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If You Checked The Box, You’re Bound By The Contract
  • Norris McLaughlin & Marcus PA
  • USA
  • March 22 2017

A recent decision by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals highlights the well-established legal maxim that “when a party enters into a signed, written

"Clean up, clean up, everybody clean up": the doctrine of clean hands
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • December 6 2016

On occasion, in response to a motion or claim by an adverse party seeking equitable relief, a party will argue that the relief sought should be denied

Why Mick Gooda should have been disqualified from NT royal commission
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 3 2016

The past week has certainly reinforced my personal suspicion that Four Corners is now the sole effectively functioning arm of the federal government

A sure way to lose your case? Challenging contract terms for uncertainty
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 4 2013

One basic principle of contract law is that terms must be certain. Certainty, however, tends to be a slippery beast and is rarely ever achieved in

Creditors and professionals: take notice if you want to serve on or represent a creditors’ committee in Delaware
  • Bracewell LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2010

Last Thursday, a Delaware Bankruptcy Court disqualified two law firms from representing an Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors based on their conduct in soliciting proxies from creditors who were not existing firm clients

Las Vegas startup sues websites: copyright trolls and the rise of the internet police
  • Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2010

Websites beware

High court rules against student-loan creditor but demands strict guidelines in future for student-loan discharge in bankruptcy
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • July 19 2010

A recent defeat by a student-loan creditor could turn out to be a victory for the industry overall

SCOTUS holds mistake of law no defense to FDCPA liability
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2010

Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued a decision in Jerman v. Carlisle, McNellie, Rini, Kramer & Ulrich LPA (“Jerman”) (Docket 08-1200) that resolves a circuit split regarding the scope of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act’s bona fide error defense and disposes of a key defense to FDCPA liability for debt collector defendants

Federal Circuit articulates how other patent validity doctrines are implicated when asserting anticipation
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2008

In two recent decisions, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit articulated the ways in which other patent validity doctrines are implicated when asserting that a reference is anticipating

South Carolina recognizes two exceptions to the economic loss rule
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2008

The South Carolina Supreme Court has modified the economic loss rule in that state to allow consumers to recover damages in tort for products that are defective but have not caused any injury to persons or property