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Finally, Teeth-Straightening Companies Settle Patent Battle

Mon, 2019-04-01 20:13

Align Technology Inc. and ClearCorrect Inc. for 14 years have been thrashing out claims and counterclaims over patented appliances, methods and treatment plans.

         

Big Law Associate Who Was Fired at 61 Clears Hurdle in Age Bias Suit

Mon, 2019-04-01 18:51

Alan Laufer was Pryor Cashman's oldest associate when he was fired. The firm says that's not why they let him go.

         

Judge Won't Name Foreign Corporation Fighting Mueller Subpoena

Mon, 2019-04-01 18:39

Chief Judge Beryl Howell did agree to unseal redacted versions of other records in the case, including briefs, transcripts and orders.

         

Once Adversaries, 4 Trial Firms Unite to Represent Fired Juror

Mon, 2019-04-01 18:07

A 19-year-old juror was fired from his car dealership job during a four-week trial in Houston, and lawyers on both sides of that case are helping him sue his ex-employer.

         

Report: Half of World's Largest Companies Fail Pay Equality Test

Mon, 2019-04-01 17:27

Companies in the financial, technology, retail and health care industries were graded across five categories: equal pay gap, median pay gap, racial pay gap, transparency and commitment to pay equality. The results suggest companies in every sector are struggling, though some more than others.

         

Court Tosses Uber Derivative Suit Over Stolen Trade Secrets

Mon, 2019-04-01 16:58

The ruling found that Travis Kalanick faced a "substantial likelihood of liability" for failing to heed warnings that Otto founder Anthony Levandowski had downloaded thousands of proprietary files from Google's self-driving business Waymo before he left to form the San Francisco-based startup.

         

Judge Sides With Skadden Lawyers in ICE Raid FOIA Fight

Mon, 2019-04-01 16:30

The bench ruling came in response to a open records request seeking the names of ICE agents involved in a Tennessee raid.

         

Gorsuch's 'Troubling Dicta' in Death Case Draws Sotomayor Rebuke

Mon, 2019-04-01 14:27

“Last-minute stays should be the extreme exception, not the norm," Gorsuch wrote Monday. Sotomayor was having none of it.

         

Women Lawyers' Group Stands Up for Jessie Liu After DOJ Nomination Scuttled

Mon, 2019-04-01 14:07

The National Association of Women Lawyers, where Jessie Liu was once a vice president, issued a broad statement Monday condemning criticism focused on her ties to the nonprofit and its opposition to Samuel Alito's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.

         

A Primer on Ethics Topics Relating to Commercial Litigation Funding

Mon, 2019-04-01 11:22

Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019Time: 2:00 p.m. EST |11 a.m. PSTEarn: 1.0 Ethics Credit*Cost: ComplimentarySponsored by:    Amidst

         

SCOTUS Inaction in Zappos Case Continues Circuit Split Over Breach 'Damages'

Mon, 2019-04-01 11:00

While the U.S. Supreme Court's 2016 Spokeo v. Robins ruling offered some clarity over how lawsuits stemming from data breaches can move forward, it declined to weigh in on the circuit split over what constitutes concrete harm.

         

The Rising Tech Tide: Australia's Legal Tech Scene is Making Waves

Mon, 2019-04-01 09:30

Australia's legal technology ecosystem is in some places still being developed. But in it's focus on data and fostering innovation, it's already proving to be a force on the global stage.

         

Register Now! How Can 'Lean' Methods Be Applied to Everyday Legal Tasks

Mon, 2019-04-01 07:00

Learn how to apply the efficiency principles from auto manufacturing to everyday legal tasks and cut wasted time from meetings, emails and other routine work.

         

Testy Judges, Li'l Mergers, Raid Release: The Morning Minute

Mon, 2019-04-01 06:00

Here's the news you need to start your day.

         

After 50-Plus Years, Times and Customs Are Changing at Williams & Connolly

Mon, 2019-04-01 05:00

Last year, Dane Butswinkas still chaired the firm, Kevin Hodges was managing partner, and men were in the majority on the firm's executive committee. In 2019, all of that has changed.

         

NYSBA to Study if Move to Uniform Bar Exam Led to a Rise in Lawyers Unprepared to Practice

Mon, 2019-04-01 03:00

'To me, it is unfathomable that practitioners who plan to practice in New York would start their careers without the most basic knowledge of the rules that govern almost every aspect of practice in the New York State Courts,' said state Supreme Court Justice Barry Ostrager of the commercial division.

         

Ted Cruz Claims Law Limiting His Campaign From Repaying His Loans is Unconstitutional

Mon, 2019-04-01 00:13

The complaint explained that the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act, an amendment to the Federal Election Campaign Act, says if a candidate takes out loans for his campaign, then the campaign committee can't repay any loan over $250,000 after the election is over.

         

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