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Bushnell v. Cisco: District Court Dismisses Willfulness Allegations Solely Based on Knowledge of Patents by Acquired Entity

Cisco moved to dismiss the plaintiff’s patent infringement complaint pre-lawsuit willfulness allegations. As the district court explained, the allegations in the first amended complaint asserted: “(i) that an investor of both the owner of the ‘951 Patent and of OpenDNS … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Court Dismisses Statutory Misrepresentation Claim against Credit Union Board in Landmark Decision

In the following guest post, Deepshikha Dutt, Douglas B.B. Stewart,of and Frank E.P. Bowman of the Dentons law firm review and analyze a recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice relating to the liabilities of directors and officers under Ontario … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Dismisses Interlocutory Appeal, Finds Order Compelling Arbitration Not a “Final Decision” Under FAA

The plaintiff filed a putative class action for alleged violations of California employment law, and the defendant moved to compel arbitration. The district court granted the motion and stayed further proceedings pending a ruling by the arbitrators as to the … Continue reading

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Illinois Supreme Court Dismisses Interlocutory Appeal Regarding Claim of Unconstitutional State Law

This interlocutory appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court was dismissed. A supervisory order was entered remanding the case back to the trial court. The plaintiff in this case filed a wrongful death and survival action lawsuit alleging medical malpractice of … Continue reading

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Georgia Court of Appeals Dismisses Personal Injury Claim Against Polk County Sheriff

In a typical personal injury claim arising from a car accident, the plaintiff is free to sue the defendant for damages at any time prior to the expiration of the statute of limitations, which is normally two years for personal … Continue reading

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