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Four approaches and counting: the circuit split on “mooting”

  • Vedder Price PC
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  • USA
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  • March 26 2015

By now, most attorneys who handle class action litigation are familiar with the defense strategy commonly known as "mooting."(This terminology is

B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc

  • Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2015

Today the Supreme Court concluded that a decision of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ("TTAB") denying registration of a trademark on likelihood

Government generally may not discover attorney-expert communications

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2015

In U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Newell, 301 F.R.D. 348 (N.D. Ill. 2014) (No. 12-6763), the court held that the CFTC generally could

Plaintiff to advance half of defendant’s costs to produce back-up tapes with final allocation to be determined post-production

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2015

In SCR-Tech LLC v. Evonik Energy Services LLC, No. 08 CVS 16632 (N.C. Super. Ct. Dec. 31, 2014), the defendants argued that the plaintiff should bear

Conflicting decisions re: “functional equivalent” doctrine

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2015

When a party hires a third party marketing or public relations consultant, the party may later assert that the communications are within the

Virginia requires “sole” rather than “substantial” cause to prove liability

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2015

In Wannall v. Honeywell, Inc., 775 F.3d 425 (D.C. Cir. 2014) (No. 13-7185), the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals addressed the dismissal

District court may decide rule 11 motion re statements in remand motion

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2015

In Barlow v. Colgate Palmolive Co., 772 F.3d 1001 (4th Cir. 2014) (Nos. 13-1839, 13-1840), the Fourth Circuit, sitting en banc, reversed a panel

Insured’s request for independent counsel does not breach policy’s cooperation clause

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2015

A federal district court in California recently dismissed an insurer's breach of contract action based on an insured's request for independent

Federal court extends final adjudication requirement to exclusion for matters uninsurable by law

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2015

A federal district court recently applied a final adjudication requirement to a policy provision excluding coverage for matters uninsurable by law

Sanctions ordered as document collection procedure no substitute for litigation hold

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2015

In Fidelity National Title Insurance Co. v. Captiva Lake Investments, LLC, No. 10-cv-1890 (E.D. Mo. Jan. 7, 2015), the defendant moved for sanctions