recent rulings

Cisco Asks High Court To Clarify Standard For Enhanced Infringement Damages.

In the case of Cisco Systems v. SRI Int’l., Cisco Systems is petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court for cert, asking for guidance on whether […]

CAFC Rules Against PersonalWeb

The Court of Appeals for the Federal District has issued a precedential decision that PersonalWeb Technologies’ patent claims against Google, Facebook, EMC Corporation and […]

$38 Billion and Counting

Germany’s highest civil court, The Federal Court of Justice, has ruled that Volkswagen must fully compensate customers who took out loans to buy diesel […]

CII Charges SEC With Weakening Investors’ Power

The Council of Institutional Investors is raising the alarm about the SEC’s Sept. 23rd approval of fundamental changes that will deprive many shareholders of […]

Tesla Wins In Ruling Vs Ex-Employee

Tesla

In the latest turn in a protracted legal battle, a federal judge dismissed a defamation claim by a former Tesla employee, while allowing the company’s trade secrets case…

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

In July 1991, President George H.W. Bush nominated Clarence Thomas to replace Thurgood Marshall on the Supreme Court. Marshall, was a civil rights champion […]

Courts Holding Amazon Liable For Defective Products

More than 2.5 million third-party vendors, based everywhere from Arkansas to China, sell their goods on Amazon, which typically takes a cut of roughly […]

Ghost Docket Hides Supreme Court Actions

An article in Vox examines the way the Supreme Court takes major actions without exposing them to public scrutiny through the use of what […]

PACER Takes A Hit From Appeals Court, May Have To Return Some Fees

“Information wants to be free” is only half of Stuart Brand’s famous quote from the early information age, in 1984. The other half is […]

Federal Judge Lambasts “Qualified Immunity,” Then Allows It For A Cop

The opinion and order from U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves in the Clarence Jamison case is a startling document, beginning abruptly with a list […]