A California federal judge on Monday tossed Philips North America's copyright suit alleging a competitor's former employee stole ultrasound technology by hacking into its software, after the parties agreed to settle the dispute last week.
Two former CEOs of Global Discovery Biosciences Corp. can't dodge claims that they cost the company an opportunity to develop new medical tests by siphoning the resources to another company, a Delaware Chancery Court judge has said.
An Illinois federal court on Tuesday ordered DaVita Inc., a UnitedHealth Group unit and two of the unit's former senior employees to provide a list of people they seek to depose in an antitrust suit accusing the healthcare companies of an anti-competitive no-poach scheme.
Seven crew members on a cruise to Antarctica that set off after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's no-sail order at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic urged the Eleventh Circuit on Tuesday to revive their suit against their employer, arguing the proper forum for the claims is Florida.
A lawyer who juggled his role as a Michigan county's top prosecutor with a full-time job as a sales manager lost a wrongful termination suit against his former employer Tuesday, with a judge saying concerns the prosecutor voiced about an illegal bid-rigging scheme didn't hold much water given that he took part in the alleged scheme.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP said Tuesday that it has added the longtime in-house legal chief over Goldman Sachs' executive compensation and employee benefit plans as a partner in the New York office.
More than two dozen mechanics who worked for ManTech International Corp. are looking to certify their proposed class action accusing The Carlyle Group-owned military contractor of using them as forced labor to repair armored vehicles in Kuwait.
A judge on Tuesday hinted that the Boston Globe may be entitled to some but not all prior employment records of an ousted executive related to allegedly unapproved expenditures, as the newspaper fights claims of failing to pay wages and retaliation.
A Massachusetts state judge on Tuesday delayed a disciplinary hearing for the state's suspended cannabis regulator, finding it would be unfair to force her to defend herself in a "piecemeal" process while she lacked significant information about an ongoing investigation.
In the last of a three-part series focused on labor shortages, Law360 examines how immigration restrictions are hampering the hospitality industry's recovery from widespread layoffs and resignations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
While the U.S. Supreme Court recently expressed a willingness to declare the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's in-house court system unconstitutional, experts say some justices have shown a desire to keep their ruling from spilling over into the enforcement activities of federal agencies doling out Social Security benefits or punishing alleged tax cheats.
The president of a steel reinforcing installation company is facing a civil arrest warrant after failing to produce financial records for a union's audit in an unpaid benefits contributions case, with an Oregon federal judge saying the move was necessary because the official still hasn't complied with monetary sanctions.
The suspended chair of Massachusetts' cannabis regulator will learn by Tuesday morning whether a state court will press pause on a private hearing over misconduct allegations, a judge said.
Tesla Inc. asked a Texas federal court to force Travelers Property and Casualty Co. of America to defend it against a wrongful death suit involving a construction worker at a company factory in Austin, claiming it should be covered under a contractor's policy.
Software-based medicine venture Pear Therapeutics asked a Delaware bankruptcy court to approve a $990,000 settlement agreement with its ex-employee who filed a class action against the company under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.
A former Harvard University social media researcher said Monday the school subjected her online disinformation project to "death by a thousand cuts" after a foundation run by Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and his wife donated $500 million to the school, comparing the network's "malign influence" to tactics of organized crime or a foreign intelligence service.
A former worker at national staffing agency NSC Technologies accused the company of failing to shield its workers' sensitive personal information from hackers during a data breach this summer, according to a class action filed in Georgia federal court.
A North Carolina community bank is suing a former vice president in its wealth management division and a former administrator for allegedly absconding with a slew of client information when they quit to work for a competitor earlier this year.
Federal prosecutors accused a physical therapy clinic in Texas and its owner of billing thousands of false claims to a federal workers' compensation fund, alleging that they defrauded the government of $2 million.
A Maine businessman sentenced for pandemic aid fraud urged the First Circuit on Monday to erase a stipulation of his post-prison release that bars him from self-employment, arguing the judge didn't "connect the dots" between the crime and how the restriction would protect the public.
In the second of a three-part series focused on labor shortages, Law360 examines the types of immigration changes that will likely prove essential to President Joe Biden's ambitions to advance the U.S. as a global leader within the semiconductor industry.
A California federal judge on Friday questioned the standing of the three named plaintiffs seeking class certification in a federal benefits class action against Prime Healthcare Services Inc., saying she is "befuddled" about how certification would change the case at all.
ByteDance Inc. urged a California federal judge at a remote hearing Friday to send an engineer's wrongful termination suit accusing it of being the Chinese Communist Party's "propaganda tool" to arbitration, arguing the plaintiff has engaged in "gamesmanship" to avoid that and get to the state court's "bully pulpit."
Timothy Sloan, the onetime chief executive of Wells Fargo & Co., sued the California banking giant on Friday over roughly $34 million in compensation he alleges was wrongfully withheld from him after his 2019 exit from the scandal-tarnished firm.
Delaware's Supreme Court let stand on Friday a Court of Chancery ruling that space infrastructure company Momentus Inc. has no obligation to advance legal fees to its co-founder and former CEO after he waived most of his rights to indemnification and advancement when he left the company in 2021.
Though not formally effective until last week, some courts have been relying for several years on amended federal rules clarifying judges’ gatekeeping role, so counsel should be prepared to justify their expert witnesses’ methodologies and expect additional motion practice on expert testimony admissibility, say Colleen Kenney and Daniel Kelly at Sidley.
The 2022 World Cup in Qatar and the 2023 Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand set new standards for sustainability, human rights and sponsorship — and with those new standards come new challenges for those involved in the planning of the 2026 World Cup in North America, say attorneys at Morgan Lewis.
The Second Circuit’s recent decision, holding accusers in Connecticut Title IX sexual misconduct cases are not immune to defamation claims, means that New York higher education institutions should reassess whether their disciplinary hearing procedures both protect due process and encourage victim and witness participation, says Nicole Donatich at Cullen and Dykman.
Authoring several thriller novels has enriched my work by providing a fresh perspective on my privacy practice, expanding my knowledge, and keeping me alert to the next wave of issues in an increasingly complex space — a reminder to all lawyers that extracurricular activities can help sharpen professional instincts, says Reece Hirsch at Morgan Lewis.
Initial recommendations from the State Bar of California regarding use of generative artificial intelligence by lawyers have the potential to become a useful set of guidelines in the industry, covering confidentiality, supervision and training, communications, discrimination and more, say attorneys at Debevoise.
The American Bar Association's recent research study into Native American women attorneys' experiences in the legal industry reveals the glacial pace of progress, and should inform efforts to amplify Native voices in the field, says Mary Smith, president of the ABA.
Research shows that color is a powerful sensory input that affects memory and perception, so attorneys should understand how, when and why to use certain shades in trial graphics to enhance their narrative and draw jurors’ focus, says Adam Bloomberg at IMS Consulting.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission recently approved data privacy regulations under the state's sports wagering act to promote responsible gaming, showing a trend of regulators directing companies on how to protect personal information used by artificial intelligence systems, say Liisa Thomas and Kathryn Smith at Sheppard Mullin.
The U.S. Department of Education’s proposed Title IX regulations for campus disciplinary proceedings would ease the administrative burden on institutions, but raise fairness and due process questions that will likely lead to follow-on litigation, say Markus Funk and Christopher Wilkinson at Perkins Coie.
Attorneys and businesses must adapt to the unique discovery challenges presented by generative artificial intelligence, such as chatbot content and prompts, while upholding the principles of fairness, transparency and compliance with legal obligations in federal civil litigation, say attorneys at King & Spalding.
Mark Rosman at Wilson Sonsini discusses the reasons many criminal no-poach cases that appear simple are actually more complicated than they seem, following several jury trial acquittals and two dismissed cases.
In today's competitive legal hiring market, an intentionally designed training program for law school graduates awaiting bar admission can be an effective way of creating a pipeline of qualified candidates, says Brent Daub at Gilson Daub.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s recent whistleblower action against Monolith Resources holds important implications for private companies, who could face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny amid the agency's efforts to beef up environmental, social and governance reporting and enforcement, say attorneys at Wiley.