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2012


Are You Willing To Put Your Money On It?

Are You Willing To Put Your Money On It?

February 7, 2012

In this article, shareholder Martha Chumbler discusses how the timely and proper filing of bid protest bonds is crucial to challenging state agency purchasing decisions. This article discusses the bid protest bond requirements and the consequences of failing to file a proper bond.

E-Discovery Practice Pointer: Don’t Stipulate To Search Terms Until You Count Your Hits

E-Discovery Practice Pointer: Don’t Stipulate To Search Terms Until You Count Your Hits

February 8, 2012

This e-discovery practice pointer, by shareholder Marty Solomon, explores the risks of prematurely stipulating to search terms, using lessons learned in I-Med Pharma Inc. v. Biomatrix, Inc.

Corporate Internal Investigations: A Modern Cost of Doing Business

Corporate Internal Investigations: A Modern Cost of Doing Business

February 7, 2012

When companies learn of potential wrongdoing, they may wish to conduct an internal investigation and share what is learned with the government in exchange for leniency. But while cooperation can have tremendous benefits, it also creates substantial risk. This article, by shareholders Paul Calli and Marissel Descalzo, provides an overview of the concerns involved in conducting corporate internal investigations.

Florida Legislature Rejects Bill Restricting Bad Faith Suits Against Insurers

Florida Legislature Rejects Bill Restricting Bad Faith Suits Against Insurers

February 6, 2012

The Civil Justice Subcommittee of the Florida House of Representatives voted down a bill that would have imposed limitations on third-party bad faith lawsuits against insurers whose policyholders have suffered a judgment in excess of their policy liability limits.

A Guide to Secondary Meaning Surveys

A Guide to Secondary Meaning Surveys

February 6, 2012

In this article, Carlton Fields attorney Gail Podolsky discusses the importance of conducting secondary meaning surveys, and provides information on how to construct, defend, and attack them. If you don’t need it right away, can you hold onto it until you do?

A Non-Debtor’s Intellectual Property Rights In Light of A Licensor’s Declaration of Bankruptcy

A Non-Debtor’s Intellectual Property Rights In Light of A Licensor’s Declaration of Bankruptcy

February 6, 2012

This article, by attorney Stephen Leahu, discusses several options designed to protect the intellectual property rights of non-debtor licensees when the debtor licensors file bankruptcy.

E-Discovery Pop Quiz:  Shared Electronic Database Costs May Create Trap for Unwary Litigants

E-Discovery Pop Quiz: Shared Electronic Database Costs May Create Trap for Unwary Litigants

February 6, 2012

This article, by shareholder Marty Solomon, discusses the trap that awaits unwary litigants who share electronic database costs, and offers guidance on how it can be avoided.

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