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Expert Analysis: 'Rocket Docket' Justifies Its Name For 11th Straight Year

USA - June 10 2019 For the 11th year in a row, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia "rocket docket" is the fastest federal civil trial court in...

2015 Eastern District of Virginia IP Year In Review

USA - February 8 2016 The District considered numerous trademark cases in 2015, many of which were decided on default judgment. Our review focuses on three trademark cases...

Stephen P. Demm, John Gary Maynard, III, Anne Pearlman, Yisun Song, M. Thomas Andersen.

False Claims Act litigation score two for the defendants, one for the relator

USA - May 21 2012 The federal False Claims Act (“FCA”) is a powerful statute....

Kevin J. Cosgrove.

Government contractors must now assert some defenses as affirmative claims or lose them

USA - July 7 2010 n a recently decided appeal, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that a party could not assert a set-off defense to the government's claim when the party had not asserted a formal claim for the setoff amount under the Contract Disputes Act....

Kevin J. Cosgrove, Carl D. Gray.

Fourth Circuit upholds summary judgment dismissing material supplier’s Miller Act (40 U.S.C. 3131 et seq.) lawsuit due to collusion between a subcontractor and its supplier

USA - May 12 2010 In a recent unpublished opinion, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed under the Miller Act by a supplier of air-conditioning parts....

Kevin J. Cosgrove, Carl D. Gray.