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Fried Frank Expands Litigation Practice Into UK

LONDON - Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP has announced that Nick Cherryman and James Kitching are joining the firm's litigation practice as partners based in the London office. These significant hires highlight the expansion of the...

Kyle C. Bisceglie
Kyle C. Bisceglie On Zubulake Revisited: 6 Years Later - Pension Committee And The Duty To Preserve In 2010 And Beyond

Six years after her pivotal Zubulake decisions [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], U.S. Judge Shira A. Scheindlin of the Southern District of New York revisits e-discovery issues and reinforces the importance of the duty to preserve...

johnlwatkins
Thoughts From The HB Litigation Conference On BP Oil Spill, Developing Legal, Insurance Issues

By John L. Watkins, Shareholder, Chorey, Taylor & Feil Last week, courtesy of my friends at LEXIS, I attended the HB Litigation Conference in Atlanta on litigation and insurance coverage issues arising from the BP oil spill disaster in the...

Melissa Ritti
U.S. Supreme Court Affirms Rejection, Says No Exclusive Test For Patentability

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) In a long-anticipated ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court on June 28 agreed with the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that a method for hedging consumption risk costs is not patent-eligible and is instead an "abstract...

Gerald C. Matics
Oregon High Court Voids $100 Million Punitive Awards, Grants New Trial On Amount

SALEM, Ore. - (Mealey's) A cigarette manufacturer that had been on the hook for a $100 million punitive damages award will get another shot at convincing a jury that it deserves a lesser penalty after the Oregon Supreme Court decided June 24 that...

Tom Moylan
Jury Awards Plaintiff $8 Million In Fosamax Lawsuit

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) A jury returned an $8 million compensatory damages verdict against Merck & Co. Inc. on June 25 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York in the retrial of the first Fosamax multidistrict litigation...