The Litigation Daily
December 5, 2013 :: Litigator of the Week
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.
A pair of Silicon Valley judges have dramatically parted ways on how much wiggle room email providers have under federal wiretap laws to gather user information.
December 4, 2013 :: Regulatory
Can Eugene Scalia improve his 6-2 record in challenges to government regulations promulgated under Dodd-Frank?
Google lawyer Robert Van Nest tried to defend a judge's ruling Oracle's Java copyrights before a clearly skeptical panel.
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, a judge in Virginia has disqualified a damages expert proffered by Rembrandt Social Media, a nonpracticing entity that accuses Facebook of infringing two of its patents.
"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.