The Litigation Daily
Top Stories December 4, 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 Julie Triedman | November 27, 2013
Baio, a longtime photography collector, scored a groundbreaking copyright victory for Haitian photojournalist Daniel Morel when a jury found that Getty Images and AFP willfully infringed images posted to social media.
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.
December 4, 2013 :: Regulatory
Can Eugene Scalia improve his 6-2 record in challenges to government regulations promulgated under Dodd-Frank?
The satellite radio company lost a bid to streamline a major copyright battle over its rights to broadcast pre-1972 recordings, leaving the company to defend itself on multiple fronts.
December 4, 2013 :: IP
One week before trial, U.S. district judge T.S. Ellis III in Alexandria, Va. has disqualified a damages expert proffered by Rembrandt Social Media, a non-practicing entity that accuses Facebook of infringing two of its patents. Rembrandt is represented by Fish & Richardson while Facebook is being advised by Cooley.