The Litigation Daily
"Defensive patent aggregator" RPX Corporation and its lawyers at Latham & Watkins lost a bid to dismiss an antitrust lawsuit challenging RPX's business model.
December 3, 2013 :: Employment
A federal judge in Manhattan acknowledged that the staffers "endured a raucous work environment" in which supervisors "yelled and cursed at reporters." But she concluded that the plaintiffs' case couldn't survive summary judgment.
Siding with the defense in a closely-watched employment case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Tuesday upheld the use of class or collective action waivers in arbitration agreements.
Oracle's fight with Google is the big draw Wednesday at the Federal Circuit, but the same panel is also hearing an important appeal challenging a USPTO rule used to weigh patent indefiniteness.
A federal judge in California ruled that consumers don't have standing to challenge Apple's 30 percent cut of app sales because the cost is passed on to them by developers.
On the biggest Internet shopping day of the year, appellate heavyweights Ted Olson of Gibson Dunn and David Frederick of Kellogg Huber lost Supreme Court cert bids in cases challenging New York's online sales tax law.
December 2, 2013 :: Law Firms
To woo Sullivan to the firm many years ago, Bill Urquhart sent her a goody box containing a bottle of Cristal champagne, a laptop, a BlackBerry, and a box of Quinn Emanuel business cards. It was a good investment.
According to Apple's lawyers at Gibson Dunn, a judge blindsided the company with an unconstitutional order that would grant Goodwin Procter's Michael Bromwich "wide-ranging, intrusive and excessive inquisitorial powers of a sort reserved to prosecutors."
Marc Kasowitz of Kasowitz Benson and Simpson Thacher's David Woll faced off before a New York appellate panel weighing a crucial threshold issue for mortgage-backed securities repurchase cases.