In this patent infringement case, the court addressed the “classic chicken-and-egg” problem of requiring initial disclosures regarding damages where “[t]o provide meaningful calculations, patentees need lots of information from accused infringers.
The package of changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure presents a powerful opportunity to cut litigation discovery costs, risks and burdens – particularly for skilled legal advocates and businesses that are prepared.
Technology has impacted the legal profession greatly, yet many attorneys are not keeping up—at least, according to some judges.
Facing an Involuntary Chapter 7 Case in Colorado, Airborne Media Group, Inc. Files a Voluntary 11 in Delaware
On May 8, 2015, Airborne Media Group, Inc. filed a voluntary chapter 11 petition in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
If you do a Lexis search using the words “Special Master” in the Code of Civil Procedure you will find “no results.” This is because there is no statutory authority for such an appointment.
Facebook Service Breaks Onto the Scene: Is a Person’s Virtual Life Now at Risk of Being a Platform for Service of Process?
We talk quite a bit on this blog about how the law often lags behind technology rather significantly. There is no more fundamental a legal concept than service.
Legal Tech New York 2015 took place in early February and the Morris James eDiscovery team was lucky enough to attend for the third straight year.
On February 3, 2015, the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court affirmed the dismissal of a complaint two attorneys filed against the Office of Attorney Ethics and its Director (collectively “OAE”) claiming OAE lacked authority to investigate and prosecute ethics grievances against them for “friending” a party to a litigation on Facebook.
Lawyers are constantly asked by clients if there is any way to recover attorneys’ fees and costs from the opposing party.
In Armstrong Pump, Inc. v. Hartman, No. 10-CV-446S, 2014 WL 6908867 (W.D.N.Y. Dec. 9, 2014), discovery in the breach of contract case was contentious, protracted and resulted in a multiple motions to compel, the first of which the court granted in favor of the defendant.