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Who’s in charge is the board responsible to monitor its financial advisor or vice versa?

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2014

In the case of In re Rural Metro Corporation Stockholders Litigation, the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware held that the primary financial

Antitrust class action against Graco Inc. dismissed

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2014

On March 11, 2014, Judge Ann Montgomery of the District of Minnesota dismissed a putative antitrust class action against Graco Inc. and its

Successor liability in an asset sale: court holds purchaser liable for seller’s delinquent contributions to a multiemployer plan

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2011

A federal appellate court recently held that a purchaser in an asset sale was liable for a seller's unpaid contributions to a multiemployer plan

Pro se litigants held to lesser standard to state a patent infringement claim

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 30 2007

Seemingly because of a lesser standard applied to pro se litigants, a plaintiff was able to convince the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to overturn a district court’s dismissal for failure to state a claim in his complaint, which spanned over 95 pages

Tank top tussle Britney Spears as an indicator of delicious confusion

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2010

In a decision highlighting the fact-intensive nature of trademark disputes, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Court reversed a grant of summary judgment but acknowledged that it was “far from certain that consumers were likely to be confused” by defendant’s use of the word DELICIOUS

Federal Circuit denies rehearing in prosecution laches case

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2011

An evenly (5-5) divided U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit denied a petition for a rehearing en banc of its November decision overturning a district court’s finding of unenforceability for inequitable conduct and prosecution laches

ALJ Rogers denies motion to quash a subpoena issued to non-party dupont and permits complainant to present live testimony of DuPont witness

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2012

On March 5, 2012, ALJ Rogers issued an order denying complainant Kaneka Corporation’s motion to quash the subpoena ad testificandum issued to E.I

Only musical recordings eligible for copyright first sale exception

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2007

Addressing for the first time the issue of whether the record rental exception to the copyright first sale doctrine applies to all sound recordings or only musical sound recordings, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upheld the district court, holding that only musical sound recordings are subject to the exception

Federal district court finds jurisdiction exists over foreign parent in pension plan liability suit

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2012

A recent federal district court decision defeats a long-standing assumption that a foreign corporate parent would not be subject to personal jurisdiction for a suit seeking payment of pension liabilities merely by acquiring a U.S. subsidiary

Federal Circuit rules it's own standards apply when considering preliminary injunctions

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 27 2012

Addressing the issue of preliminary injunction standards in patent cases, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit concluded that when it comes