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Sixth Circuit says, “I’m with the Underhills!”

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2014

You might recognize the last name “Underhill” from the 1980’s movie, Fletch. In the movie, the main character, Irwin “Fletch” Fletcher overhears

Thoughts on a new age of consent: what does consent mean with respect to Stern claims?

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2014

By now, readers of the Weil Bankruptcy Blog should be familiar with the myriad issues raised in the wake of Stern v. Marshall and Executive Benefits

Crumbs Bake Shop finds layers of rights under a rejected trademark license

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

As previously discussed here and here, section 365(n) of the Bankruptcy Code offers special protection for licensees of intellectual property. When a

First Circuit takes broad view of reasonableness in extending personal jurisdiction over foreign defendants

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

Last week the First Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a trial court's dismissal of a contract suit against a foreign corporation that had no physical

Solicitor General to participate in oral argument in False Claims Act case

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

On November 10, 2014, the Supreme Court granted the motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae in

SCOTUS asked to resolve Daubert circuit split

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2014

We'd like to call your attention to a recent development in expert issues. In September, SQM North America Corporation (SQMNA) petitioned SCOTUS to

Free trade, comity, and the Bankruptcy Code

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • November 13 2014

Those of us old enough to remember the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (or NAFTA) recall its promise of free movement of goods

Computers are people too: “the computer did it” is no defense to violations of the automatic stay

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2014

The automatic stay set forth in section 362 of the Bankruptcy Code is one of the hallmarks of bankruptcy if debtors are not afforded a breathing

Ascertainability challenge remains a viable weapon in defendants’ arsenals

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2014

The district court for the Northern District of Illinois recently denied plaintiff's motion for class certification in Langendorf v. Skinnygirl

Forced sales, unconstitutional takings, and BAPCPA oh my

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2014

If a homestead interest in a residence is a separate vested property interest in and of itself, does a forced sale of that home without compensation