Patent Act liability needs more than one U.S.-made component, justices say

February 24, 2017 by Patrick Hughes

One American-made component — no matter its qualitative importance — cannot qualify as a “substantial portion” of a multifaceted product produced overseas for the purpose of triggering potential liability under U.S. patent law, the nation’s highest court has ruled. … Read More

The New Normal: Run Your Law Firm Like a Business in 2017 // Part 2: Collaborative Clients

March 22, 2017 by Jared Correia

Editor’s Note: Jared Correia is a paid guest blogger. In many ways American culture is facing a “new normal.”  New politics, new perspective, new standards.  In the small law sphere, it’s useful to take stock of what that New Normal means for you. The ‘do it yourself’ culture represents a significant swath of the recent American experience.  There’s a whole cable network devoted to the topic.  Economic factors have played into the revival of cottage industries; but, it’s also true that anyone can find the answer to just about anything with a quick Google search.  Purchasers of services know more … Read More

Defendant to Pay $12.9M for Warehouse Fire Caused by Use of Faulty Fuse

January 24, 2017 by Jury Verdicts

Jan. 24, 2017 Defendant to Pay $12.9M for Warehouse Fire Caused by Use of Faulty Fuse Chicago Import v. Commonwealth Edison Company (Ill.Cir.Ct.) 2016 WL 7743924 Verdict summary 2012 WL 12919616 Plaintiff’s complaint   … Read More


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It is a matter of common knowledge that snow gathers on a car’s windshield during a snowstorm


It is a matter of common knowledge that snow gathers on a car’s windshield during a snowstorm.

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