130 ABA Journal Federal Circuit Court articles.
Apr 24, 2019 10:47 AM CDT
In the latest ruling regarding the NFL’s alleged “return-to-play” scheme, a federal judge held that retired players failed to prove that the league was responsible for handing out painkillers and…
Apr 22, 2019 4:09 PM CDT
Apr 22, 2019 11:43 AM CDT
Feb 4, 2019 8:10 AM CST
An Oregon attorney who pleaded guilty to stealing money from client trust accounts and her law firm, and not paying income taxes for six years, was sentenced Thursday to serve…
Jan 11, 2019 2:30 PM CSTBig Law Business reports.
Sep 6, 2018 4:53 PM CDT
Does the usual meaning of a word carry over to a legal definition? The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on this question in a case involving sports hero Jim Thorpe.
Jul 1, 2018 1:25 AM CDTTC Heartland v. Kraft Food Brands Group that lawyers should use a narrow definition of “resides” when determining where venue is proper.
May 22, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
Jan 24, 2018 7:30 AM CST
This Supreme Court term turned out to be important for civil procedure, with three significant rulings on personal jurisdiction—when a court has control of the particular parties in a case.
Aug 1, 2017 1:20 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that patent holders may not use the doctrine of laches—that is, may not argue that defendants slept too long on their rights—as a defense…
Mar 21, 2017 3:15 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has reinstated a $119.6 million award to Apple in its infringement battle against Samsung over smartphone technology.
In an en banc decision, the U.S. Court of…
Oct 7, 2016 12:21 PM CDT
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit doesn’t appear inclined to reverse a federal judge’s order disqualifying the entire in-house legal department at Acacia Research Corp., a company…
Aug 9, 2016 7:00 AM CDT
U.S. District Judge James Gwin has struck down Cleveland’s plans for a 3.3-square-mile event zone to prohibit protests and parades during the Republican National Convention next month. Gwin cited the…
Jun 24, 2016 3:00 PM CDT
Does the same laches standard recognized by the U.S. Supreme Court in a 2014 copyright infringement case also apply in a patent infringement case?
In an en banc decision last…
May 2, 2016 2:00 PM CDT