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Courts Awards $1.9 Million Default Judgment to Photographer

On June 4, 2018, a judge in the Central District of California (Los Angeles) granted to Edgar Babayan a $1.9 million default judgment for copyright infringement of Babayan’s three photos. [Learn more about default judgment in my prior blog entry.] Woo … Continue reading

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Jury Awards Former Students $540,000 in Nevada Lawsuit

The Clark County School District in Nevada has been ordered by a jury to pay some former students $540,000 because of an attack that happened on school property in 2013. Plaintiffs in the case say that Canyon Springs High School, … Continue reading

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Jury Awards $12M in Punitives, $20M Total, at Trial Against RJR & Philip Morris Over Smoker's Death

Stock image.  Fort Lauderdale, FL—The nation’s two largest tobacco companies were hit with $12 million in punitive damages last Friday, wrapping a $20 million total jury award at trial over a Florida woman’s cancer death. Landi v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, … Continue reading

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DOE Awards $2 Million To 13 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfe

By Lynn L. Bergeson On May 24, 2018, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that, as part of the DOE’s Bioenergy Technologies Office’s (BETO) support to small businesses, BETO has awarded approximately $2 million, out of $13 million awarded by … Continue reading

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Cryptocurrency Compensation: A Primer on Token-Based Awards

Posted by Alfredo B. D. Silva, Ali U. Nardali, and Aria Kashefi, Morrison & Foerster LLP, on Saturday, May 19, 2018 Editor's Note: Alfredo B. D. Silva is a partner, Ali U. Nardali is Of Counsel, and Aria Kashefi is an associate … Continue reading

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