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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 26 Apr 2019

Justices Limit Class Arbitration Absent Explicit Agreement

Nearly a year after the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis affirming the enforceability of class action waivers in


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 22 Apr 2017

Same sex common law marriage established by Superior Court

Since the striking down of the Defense of Marriage Act by the United States Supreme Court, many state courts have been trying to fill in the legal


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 10 Apr 2017

California court sets up showdown with SCOTUS over class-action waivers

The California Supreme Court has once again deviated from what many view as clear precedent of the U.S. Supreme Court concerning the enforcement of


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 28 Mar 2017

SCOTUS: No laches in patent infringement cases; six-year limit on damages is the rule

A recent Supreme Court decision may make it easier for patent holders to assert older patents, as the decision significantly restricts the


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 28 Feb 2017

Update: Band names, free speech, and the USPTO

The Asian-American rock band known as “The Slants” had their day in the highest court of the land on January 18, 2017. The U.S. Supreme Court heard


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 26 Feb 2017

NC House approves eminent domain bill

The N.C. House voted 104-9 to approve a ballot question for a constitutional amendment limiting the power of eminent domain. The amendment would ban


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 23 Feb 2017

Trump administration eliminates transgender student bathroom guidance

Yesterday, the newly confirmed Education Secretary and Attorney General issued a joint letter eliminating the Obama administration’s guidance from


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 20 Jan 2017

Chief judge Stark denies motion to stay in Kraft v. Heartland infringement action pending ruling on venue by U.S. Supreme Court

By Memorandum Order entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC v. TC Heartland, LLC et al., Civil Action No. 14-28-LPS


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 19 Jan 2017

IMDb declares war on “Actor Age Censorship Law” and seeks preliminary injunction against enforcement

Just four days after the Actor Age Censorship Law (AB 1687) took effect on New Year’s Day, the controversial anti-age discrimination statute was


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 17 Jan 2017

Supreme Court Justices (presumably 9 of them) will again address class action waivers in arbitration clauses

Last Friday, the US Supreme Court agreed to hear cases from the 9th, 7th, and 5th Circuits in which the courts are split on the issue whether class

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