• $5 Million Legal Malpractice Verdict

    A jury in a federal court in Detroit has imposed $5 million in damages for legal malpractice against a Michigan law firm that provided advice on an acquisition. Trade magazine Business Insurance America reports that Jaffe Raitt...

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  • Court Oks Privilege For Non-Attorney Emails

    A recent opinion from the Northern District of Illinois sided with defendant Experian, in a case where a plaintiff wanted to see email exchanges involving Experian non-attorney employees. The question in this matter devolved, in part, to...

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  • Competitors’s Case Vs Malwarebytes Is Dismissed

    A case alleging that computer security software from Malwarebytes Inc. illegally classifies a competitor’s software as a potentially unwanted program, or “PUP,” was dismissed by Judge Edward J. Davila in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...

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  • Chamber, Big Pharma, Take On Trial Lawyer Ads

    The Chamber of Commerce, in coordination with the pharmaceutical industry, is mounting a PR and lobbying challenge against what they call an “active volcano” of ads seeking clients in mass tort cases. They want the Federal Trade...

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  • Brand-Animal Brawl In Vermont

    No sooner had Fish IP Law and Fish & Richardson settled their litigation over fish logo rights, than a new legal scuffle broke out, this one featuring a moose. Moosehead Breweries Limited, the largest independent brewer in...

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  • Sex Accusations Spawning Lawsuits

    A lawyer who specializes in online defamation cases, Mark G. Clark, says he gets calls daily from people who say they’ve been defamed, but have no recourse with Twitter or Facebook, platforms that claim their neutrality doesn’t...

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  • Harvey Weinstein Sues To Get His Own Emails

    Ex movie-mogul Harvey Weinstein has sued his former company to regain access to his email account, as well as his own employment file. Weinstein is the founder and was co-chair of Weinstein Company Holdings LLC, until getting...

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  • Cybersecurity Standard For Liability Is Muddled

    The Equifax case may set the standard for bad cybersecurity and bungled incident-response combined with the importance of the data and the number of people affected, according to an article in Lawfare. But, the authors observe, the...

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  • You Won’t Need A Lawyer To Play This Money-Laundering Game

    The head of an international investigation outfit, the Mintz Group, has teamed up with a professor of “interaction design” to unleash a game app called Kleptocrat, which got the attention of New Yorker writer Mark Singer. Players,...

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  • Celebrity Chef Sues New York Restaurant

    Celebrity Chef Cat Cora is suing Fatbird, a New York restaurant that features dixieland cuisine. The former Iron Chef America contestant claims that Fatbird has been operating the restaurant in a shoddy manner, for which Cat Cora...

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