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What’s underground is still up for grabs in Texas
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2015

Since the first oilman drilled the first water disposal well, cases have come through the courts in the U.S. trying to determine what rights each


No duty to protect the Levee Districts’ interest in the “Buffer Zone”
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2015

In a lengthy opinion issued on February 13, 2015, Judge Nannette Brown of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana


Giving new meaning to an industry term
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2014

In May 2014, PNP Petroleum I, LP, et al. v. Taylor et al. 438 S.W.3d 723 (Tex.Civ.App.San Antonio, May 21, 2014, pet. filed), PNP and Taylor


Shades of Sheppard?
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2015

In Wagner & Brown, Ltd. v. Sheppard, 282 S.W.3d 419 (Tex. 2008), the Texas Supreme Court held that the termination of Sheppard's lease (Sheppard was


PTAB permits first patent owner claim substitution during IPR
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2014

It has finally happened. The United States Patent & Trademark Office permitted a patent owner to substitute claims during an Inter Partes Review


Delaware court applies horizontal exhaustion to excess insurance policies under New York law
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2014

In a decision issued on February 28, 2014 but published only recently, the Superior Court of Delaware addressed an issue of first impression and


AIA trial practice provides robust patent validity challenges, but with potential procedural pitfalls
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2014

On April 15, 2014, the United States Patent Office held the first in a series of Roundtables to discuss administrative trials authorized by the


Texas High Court rules that contractor does not “assume liability” when agreeing to perform work in good & workmanlike manner
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2014

This past Friday, the Texas Supreme Court gave general liability insurers pointed guidance about what constitutes an "assumption of liability" for


Seventh Circuit unveils limits of confidentiality agreements
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2014

The Seventh Circuit reminded businesses in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin earlier this week that their confidentiality agreements will not be


New York Appellate Court decision raises new questions in RMBS litigation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2014

The New York Courts continue to define the rights and duties of the various entities that are parties to, or claim rights under, the contracts that