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The Texas Court of Appeals for the Third District Holds that the Texas Anti-SLAPP Statute Applies to a Conspiracy to Misappropriate Trade Secrets Claim
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2018

The Texas Court of Appeals, Third District, issued an opinion in Tejas Vending, LP, et al. v. Tejas Promotions, LLC further delineating the


Third DC District Court Judge Reaffirms that DC anti-SLAPP Statute Inapplicable In Federal Court
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • June 14 2018

Last April, a picture was taken of Cassandra Fairbanks and Mike Cernovich in the White House press room flashing an ok hand gesture. At the time


Ninth Circuit Clarifies Standards for Applying SLAPP Procedure in Federal Court
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2018

The Ninth Circuit issued an opinion last week clarifying the standards applicable to anti-SLAPP motions in federal court, which is accompanied by a


Don't Be Surprised When an Employment Case Is SLAPP'ed
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2018

Consider a scenario that many in-house lawyers and HR professionals are all-too familiar with: an employee is terminated or leaves the company. After


Employer’s Action Against Opposing Attorney Was Properly Dismissed On Anti-SLAPP Grounds
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2018

MMM sued Marc Reich, an attorney who had represented a former employee of MMMMSO of Puerto Rico (Jose Valdez) in a whistleblower qui tam action


California Court of Appeal Holds That Disclosure of Confidential Information Protected by Anti-SLAPP Statute
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2018

In 2010, Jose “Josh” Valdez was promoted to president of MSO of Puerto Rico, Inc. (“MSO”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of MMM Holdings, Inc. (“MMM”


When Does a Party “Prevail” Under the DC Anti-SLAPP Statute
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • April 24 2018

When I last wrote about the Jacobson v. Clack case, Jacobson had voluntarily dismissed the suit (two days after a hearing on the defendants’


CA Court of Appeal Confirms Narrow Construction for Anti-SLAPP Commercial Speech Exemption
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2018

A recent California Court of Appeal decision highlights the narrow construction given to the commercial speech exemption of California’s anti-SLAPP


The 2017 Roundup of California Anti-SLAPP Appellate Decisions
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2018

In 2017, California’s state and federal appellate courts issued 34 published opinions interpreting the State’s anti-SLAPP statute (C.C.P. 425.16 et


A Glimmer of Hope to Bring D.C. Anti-SLAPP Back to Federal Court
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2018

Following the D.C. Court of Appeals' December 2016 decision in Competitive Enter. Inst. v. Mann, 2017 had the potential to be a big year for