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Parties held to contract; investor in distressed loans loses chance at windfall

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 19 2014

Courts, especially the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, are noted for holding parties to the terms of their contract, particularly sophisticated

In California, a settling defendant may not be truly out of the case

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2012

The California Supreme Court recently ruled that in cases where the trial judge has not certified that a settlement was reached in good faith, the non-settling defendants may later sue the settling defendant if the jury apportions additional fault to the settling defendant

Who is a supervisor? the ball is in the Supreme Court's court

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2012

On November 26th, the U.S. Supreme Court heard argument in a case where the main question presented was who is a "supervisor" under the employment discrimination laws

Overlooked problems with induced infringement

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2014

The focus of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in Limelight Networks Inc. v.Akamai Technologies Inc. has been on divided infringement, but

Japanese parent may be jointly liable with its subsidiary

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2014

Todd Brown worked in the New Business Development Group for Daikin America, Inc. ("DAI"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Daikin Industries Ltd. ("DIL"

Reasonable accommodations for employees with multiple sclerosis - what does the law require?

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 9 2013

With an estimated 400,000 people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis ("MS") in the United States, it is not surprising that legal issues have flared up

In Illinois, corporate officers and directors can owe a fiduciary duty to corporate creditors

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2012

Recently, the First District of the Illinois Appellate Court reversed the trial court's dismissal of an action for breach of fiduciary duty because it found that corporate directors and officers, in certain circumstances, owe a fiduciary duty to the corporation's creditors

Fictional clean slate computer program used in Batman movie is not infringing existing trademark

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

A recent decision of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals discussed the concept of "confusion" with respect to an unusual trademark infringement claim

Slow creditor loses out on chance to collect $8 million

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 13 2013

There are cases when creditors, who are rarely favored with the passage of time, wait far too long to collect their debt. An example of a creditor

Statute of Frauds defense fails based on course of dealing

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2013

The Statute of Frauds requires certain contracts to be evidenced by a writing to be enforceable. It is based on an English statute from the 17th