The Litigation Daily
Top Stories December 12, 2013
By Susan Beck | November 20, 2013
In Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund, the Supreme Court has an opportunity to upend a doctrine that makes securities fraud class actions feasible for small investors. Columnist Susan Beck suggests the court should leave well enough alone.
Litigator of the Week
By Jan Wolfe | December 5, 2013
On behalf of the homebuilder D.R. Horton, Chapman persuaded the Fifth Circuit to overrule the National Labor Relations Board's controversial stand against class action waivers.
The Global Lawyer
By Michael D. Goldhaber | October 1, 2013
Did Chevron drop its jury demand because it lost a mock trial? That's The Global Lawyer's guess. But while Chevron may be scared of a jury, the Ecuadorians are afraid of justice.
How do potential pro bono clients get the attention of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz? One way, it turns out, is to work at Marc Wolinsky's ultra-exclusive Hamptons golf club.
Former Google deputy GC Michelle Lee, currently the director of the PTO's Silicon Valley satellite office, was appointed deputy undersecretary of Commerce for intellectual property and deputy director of the PTO.
Galderma SA's monopoly on its brand-name acne treatment Differin Gel 0.3% went up in smoke on Wednesday, when the generic drug company Tolmar Inc. and its lawyers at McDermott Will persuaded the Federal Circuit to invalidate Galderma's patents.
December 11, 2013 :: IP
For a company that launched on Kickstarter.com just last fall, GoldieBlox is employing some awfully powerful IP lawyers in its copyright spat with the Beastie Boys.