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B&B Hardware v. Hargis U.S. Supreme Court declares TTAB findings can have preclusive effect on subsequent federal court decisions
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2015

On Tuesday, March 24, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its second decision in substantive trademark law in nearly a decade. B&B Hardware, Inc. v


SCOTUS: no unlimited suspension of the statute of limitations under the False Claims Act; “first-to-file” doctrine does not bar related suits in perpetuity
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

In an opinion released May 26, 2015, Kellogg Brown & Roots Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Carter, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held


The Supreme Court upholds the availability of subsidies on the federal exchangewhere do we go from here?
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

One of the most highly anticipated decisions of the termat least among the Sheppard Mullin Healthcare teamwas issued today by the Supreme Court:


Baker v. Microsoft Corporation revisited: video gaming company seeks to stop class action plaintiffs from shortcutting the appeals process
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2015

We recently reported on a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals opinion reversing a district court’s decision to strike class action allegations in a


California Court of Appeal refuses to enforce forum selection clause because employer would not stipulate to apply California law and did not show that the foreign state’s legal protections were equal to California’s
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2015

In Verdugo v. Alliantgroup, L.P., the California Court of Appeal held that a forum selection clause in an employment agreement was unenforceable


The Second Circuit’s Apple ebooks opinion
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2015

The Second Circuit affirmed the district court and held, 2 to 1, that defendant Apple Inc. had violated Section 1 by masterminding the creation


Mind your attorney's fees in Calif. CEQA litigation
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

In Save Our Uniquely Rural Community Environment v. County of San Bernardino, Cal.App.4th (4th Dist., Div. 2, 2015), the Fourth District Court of


Delaware Supreme Court holds that a stockholder plaintiff must plead a non-exculpated claim to avoid Section 102(b)(7)-based dismissal when seeking damages from independent and disinterested directors
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

In the consolidated appeal In re Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc., Stockholder Litigation and In re Zhongpin Stockholders Litigation, Nos. 564, 2014 and


Justice Anil C. Singh appointed to New York County Commercial Division
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2015

On Tuesday, April 7, 2015, Justice Anil C. Singh of the New York Supreme Court was appointed to the New York County Commercial Division. Justice


California Court of Appeal lowers the bar on ascertainability requirement in consumer class actions
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2015

In Aguirre v. Amscan Holdings, Inc., Case No. 073059, 2015 Cal. App. LEXIS 214 (Cal. Ct. App. Feb. 11, 2015), a California Court of Appeal reversed