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Supreme Court Rules Rejection of Trademark License Does Not Rescind Rights of Licensee

35 min 2 sec ago
Mission Product Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC

The question for the Court was whether a debtor's rejection of its agreement granting a license “terminates rights of the licensee that would survive the licensor's breach under applicable nonbankruptcy law.          

Categories: General Law

Capital One Turns to Equifax Counsel in Data Breach Lawsuits

1 hour 21 min ago

King & Spalding's David Balser, who represented Equifax in legal actions brought over its data breach, filed an appearance Monday to represent Capital One in nearly 40 class actions brought over a cybersecurity attack announced last month.

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NY's Transition to Uniform Bar Exam Had Little Impact on Test Performance, Report Finds

1 hour 23 min ago

The study looked at performance on the bar exam in New York between July 2015 and July 2017. New York started administering the Uniform Bar Exam in July 2016.

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Gloves Are Off in Couple's Fight with Jones Day over Parental Leave Policy

3 hours 22 min ago

What could have been a humdrum extension motion by Jones Day has erupted in an early battle in the new suit against the firm.

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My Weekday Workout: Anderson Kill's Carrie DiCanio

5 hours 6 min ago

"The only thing that stands between me and exercise is sleep!"

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New York State Leads New Challenge to 'Public Charge' Rule From Trump Administration

5 hours 49 min ago

“It's really, critically important that we understand we welcome to these shores immigrants of all economic statuses, said N.Y. Attorney General Letitia James.

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Judge's Hot Temper, Stern Tongue Revealed

9 hours 57 min ago

"In my opinion, he’s made some bad decisions and overstepped his bounds in some areas," said former Wood County Judge Bryan Jeanes.

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Oliver North Set for Deposition Sans NRA, CFTC Pulls Contested Press Releases, Video Game Vulnerability: The Morning Minute

10 hours 22 min ago

Here's the news you need to start your day.

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Epstein's Shrouded Business Network Emerges in New Suits Against His Estate

15 hours 27 min ago

Details come after sources said that Epstein, before he died, tried to set up a fund to help cover the legal costs of certain employees and other associates who might be contacted by law enforcement.

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Former LA Times' Columnist Doubles Damages Award to $15.4M in Retrial

16 hours 25 min ago

A defense counsel effort to reduce a $7.1 million damages award backfired in the jury trial Monday in the age and disability discrimination lawsuit T.J. Simers brought against his former employer, the Los Angeles Times.

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Trump's Lawyers Mount New Effort to Keep DC Judge on Tax Returns Lawsuit

Mon, 2019-08-19 22:48

The president's attorneys highlighted New York state officials' ties to Washington, D.C., in a bid to keep the case before District Judge Carl Nichols, a Trump appointee.

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Opioid Judge Appoints Lead Counsel to Negotiate Potential Class Settlement

Mon, 2019-08-19 22:44

On Monday, U.S. District Judge Dan Polster appointed Chris Seeger, of Seeger Weiss, and Jayne Conroy, of Simmons Hanly Conroy, to serve as interim, co-lead counsel for a proposed negotiation class that would serve as a potential model to settle cases brought over the opioid crisis.

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Sidley Austin Makes Its House Legal Battle Debut in Trump's Border Wall Fight

Mon, 2019-08-19 19:54

Sidley partners Virginia Seitz, Carter Phillips and Joseph Guerra have each filed notices of appearance in the case unfolding in California.

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CFTC Takes Down Disputed Press Releases as Chicago Judge Mulls Sanctions

Mon, 2019-08-19 19:08

A $16 million federal settlement with Kraft Foods Group Inc. and Mondele z Global LLC contained a gag provision, and now a judge will probe whether enforcers went too far in their press statements.

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NRA Barred From Attending NY AG's Deposition of Oliver North, Judge Rules

Mon, 2019-08-19 18:37

“Despite the NRA's best efforts to silence board members, justice will prevail, and the truth will be exposed, because no one is above the law, New York Attorney General Letitia James said.

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Female GC Fuming After Plea Deal for Attorney Who Allegedly Grabbed Her Butt

Mon, 2019-08-19 18:28

“I want a conviction, said Houston attorney Michelle Acosta about San Antonio lawyer Allan Manka, who was charged with Class C misdemeanor simple assault for allegedly grabbing Acosta's buttocks. “Giving him deferred adjudication is a small slap on the wrist.

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Female GC Fuming After Plea Deal for Lawyer Who Allegedly Grabbed Her Buttocks

Mon, 2019-08-19 18:28

“I want a conviction, said Houston attorney Michelle Acosta about San Antonio lawyer Allan Manka. “Giving him deferred adjudication is a small slap on the wrist.

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General Mills Takes Lead to Reduce Pesticides in Supply Chain, Avoids Proxy Fight

Mon, 2019-08-19 18:13

General Mills recently released its Global Responsibility Report 2019 and published new information, which outlines specific strategies for reducing pesticide use.

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Amazon General Counsel Contributed to Congressman's Re-Election Right Before Committee Investigation

Mon, 2019-08-19 17:50

General counsel David Zapolsky made a donation of $2,800 in May to Rep. David Cicilline, chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law. Amazon was involved in a subcommittee hearing two months later.

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Avenatti Argues Litigation Privilege Bars Prosecution on Nike Extortion Charges

Mon, 2019-08-19 17:40

Lawyers for Michael Avenatti on Monday asked a Manhattan federal judge to dismiss a criminal indictment accusing the embattled attorney of waging a multimillion-dollar extortion plot against athletic apparel company Nike Inc., saying their client had been acting in his legitimate capacity as an attorney.

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