On October 27, the US District Court for the District of Minnesota issued an opinion in United States v. Adams, No. 0:17-cr-00064-DWF-KMM (D. Minn
Addressing waiver of a contractual forum selection clause, the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed a lower court's enforcement of the
On October 29, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of Inspector General (OIG) published a final rule regarding
Addressing the issue of standing to present a petition, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) granted institution of an Inter Partes
Several recent cases have given the government the upper hand in the battle over protection of privileged communications. Arguing that taxpayers
The U.S. Tax Court concludes in AD Investment 2000 Fund LLC v. Commissioner that a taxpayer's assertion of a state of mind penalty defense waives the
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled in favor of Viacom and South Park Digital Studios (SPDS), makers of the animated television show South Park, in dismissing a copyright infringement action that was still in the initial pleading stages.
The European Union’s (EU) national competition authorities (NCA) and the European Commission have agreed upon best practices on cooperation in cross-border mergers.
Determining whether a law firm should be disqualified from representing plaintiff because one of its partners received a defendant’s confidential information under a joint defense agreement in a previous lawsuit and in a previous employment, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overturned a district court decision disqualifying the firm and upheld the waiver provision of the joint defense agreement, which waived future conflicts of interest.
In a breach of contract dispute over the sale of “George Foreman” trademarks, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, in a non-precedential decision, ruled against the plaintiff, concluding that no breach of contract took place and that all remaining claims were waived.