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What took you so long? District court denies leave to amend patent infringement contentions finding plaintiff didn’t act diligently

USA - January 5 2022 The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently denied a motion by Philips North America seeking leave of the Court to…

Ecuador welcomes arbitration (back)

Ecuador - January 4 2022 2021 marked a new chapter for arbitration in Ecuador: after re-joining the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes Convention in…

NY court re-affirms privilege protection for personal emails sent by law firm partner on firm email account

USA - December 14 2021 Citing new deposition testimony, actor Justin Theroux in a recent motion asked the New York Supreme Court to reconsider its December 2020 denial of…

Without equitable monetary relief, no need for asset freeze or receivership to preserve resources, and more Takeaways from the Eleventh Circuit

USA - December 1 2021 The Eleventh Circuit’s opinion last month in FTC v. On Point Capital Partners LLC, et al., clarifies the ramifications of the Supreme Court’s ruling…

Price gouging litigation continues apace

USA - November 2 2021 As price gouging restrictions remain in place in many states and municipalities, new and ongoing enforcement actions continue to advance or settle…

Expanding FSIA to criminal cases would not save a Turkish bank from U.S. prosecution, holds the Second Circuit

USA - November 1 2021 The Second Circuit recently held that a denial of a motion to dismiss a criminal indictment based on the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (“FSIA”) is…

Ninth Circuit splits from the Second, Third and Fourth Circuits in “Brain Twister” Arbitration case

USA - October 5 2021 Arbitration provisions are common features of commercial agreements. Arbitration is often touted as a cost-effective alternative to litigation that…

Litigation update on Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act

USA - October 4 2021 Earlier this year, we reported on the potential breeding ground for litigation under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”). A recent…

State infringement of copyright cannot proceed in federal court, Fifth Circuit says

USA - September 30 2021 When there is a right, there is a remedy—or so the maxim goes. But when a state infringes upon your copyright, such a remedy may be more difficult to…

Online marketplaces could expose third-party sellers to price gouging liability

USA - September 30 2021 On July 2, 2021, a group of consumers filed a putative class action in Washington District Court alleging Amazon engaged in unlawful price gouging…