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Timothy Law and Jeremy Heinnickel of Reed Smith: Tenth Circuit Finds Duty to Defend Patent Infringement Allegations under Advertising Liability Coverage

By Timothy P. Law and Jeremy F. Heinnickel, Attorneys, Reed Smith LLP "In Dish Network Corp. v. Arch Specialty Ins. Co. , -- F.3d --, 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 20955 (10th Cir. Oct. 17, 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case...

Covington & Burling LLP on 10th Circuit Rules that Insurers Have a Duty to Defend Patent Infringement Suits under “Advertising Injury” CGL Coverage

A team of lawyers from Covington & Burling's insurance practice group and patent litigation group have issued a commentary on the October 2011 decision of the Tenth Circuit in Dish Network v. Arch Specialty Insurance Company , 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 20955 [ enhanced version available to lexis.com...

The Duty To Defend Is Coming To Town: 10th Circuit Uses “Extrinsic Evidence” To Sleigh Insurer

Randy J. Maniloff, White and Williams, LLP Some people get into bar fights. Others, such as those that are 5‟4" and wear glasses and a bowtie, are also involved in bar fights - they analyze the insurance issues that arise from them. We all have our roles to play. I love a good bar fight...

SNR Denton on James River Insurance Co v. Rapid Funding, Inc.: Inadmissible Expert Opinions May Not Be Presented as Lay Opinions

By William T. Barker, Partner, SNR Denton Expert opinions are admissible only if they satisfy usually stringent standards. But lay opinions are admissible in some circumstances. In James River Insurance Co v. Rapid Funding, Inc., 658 F.3d 1207 (10th Cir. 2011), an insurance bad faith case, the...