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Expropriation ruling explains landowner’s burden to prove severance damages to a “legal certainty.”

On November 8, the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeals added to the relatively sparse body of appellate rulings in pipeline expropriation matters. In an unpublished opinion, the court affirmed that landowners whose property is expropriated must prove their entitlement … Continue reading

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Ukraine: updated Statutory Damages for Copyright Infringement

Ilarion TomarovSince July 22, 2018, a new mechanism for calculation of the amount of statutory damages has become effective in Ukraine. From now on a court should determine damages based on the license fee the infringer would have paid to … Continue reading

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Morse on Using Tax Transfer Prices to Inform Patent Damages

In a recent essay titled, "Seeking Comparable Transactions in Patent and Tax," in the University of Texas Law School Review of Litigation, Professor Susan C. Morse discusses the merits of whether tax transfer prices can help inform patent damages.  The … Continue reading

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Muslim Inmate Wins $25,000 Damages Against Correctional Officer

In an unusual success for a prisoner case, a Nevada judge has awarded $15,000 in compensatory damages and $10,000 in punitive damages against a prison correctional officer in a suit by a Muslim inmate.  In Howard v. Foster, 2018 U.S. Dist. … Continue reading

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2 week difference leads to $10 million in damages in pregnancy estimator case

Church & Dwight Co. v. SPD Swiss Precision Diagnostics GmbH, No. 14-CV-585 (AJN), 2018 WL 4253181 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 5, 2018)Church & Dwight won an injunction, affirmed by the Second Circuit, against SPD’s advertising of its “Clearblue Advanced Pregnancy Test with … Continue reading

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