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Practical Law Feature Article: International Litigation: Applying Foreign Law in US Litigation

Mar 20, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

A party’s decision to bring a cause of action under foreign law or to apply foreign law to the facts of litigation taking place in a US district court is a critical and strategic one that affects how a case is proven.

Documenting partner or member dissociations

Mar 20, 2014 By: Alan Gutterman

Business counselors must carefully advise the parties about the various structures that can be used to complete the dissociation

Computer-Implemented Inventions and Patent Eligibility: Five Points of Reference for Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International

Mar 20, 2014 By: Lisa M. Brownlee

In the next two weeks you will read an increasing number of misleading headlines about the patentability of “computer software inventions” because the Supreme Court will be hearing a case over whether the computer-implemented inventions in question are directed to patent-eligible subject matter.

ALR: Right of Plaintiffs Winning Preliminary Injunction to Attorney’s Fees Under 42 U.S.C.A. § 1988(b)

Mar 20, 2014 By: ALR

This American Law Reports annotation collects and discusses all of the cases which addressed the right of plaintiffs that have obtained a preliminary injunction to attorney’s fees under 42 U.S.C.A. § 1988.

How to get up to speed quickly on “anti-troll” patent legislation?

Mar 20, 2014 By: Robert Greene Sterne

In a three part video webinar series on the West LegalEdcenter, panelists provide a comprehensive, open-minded, and candid discussion of the pending anti-patent troll legislation

Legal writing series: Hitting the “sweet spot” in your demand letter

Mar 20, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

Making your “demands” in your demand letter can be a balancing act between going to far and not going far enough. How can you tell where to come down?

Send in the Clones

Mar 20, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

A lineup of clones is not required to prevent an identification procedure from being impermissibly suggestive…

Virtual Practice: Not Just for Solo Firms

Mar 19, 2014 By: Jared Correia

From Thomson Reuters’ Independent Thinking series, Mobile in Practice: The Benefits of a Virtual Law Firm examines the success of virtual law firms.

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Mar 19, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Last week, I was away, but I’m back now with some goodies. Highlights from the past week’s litigation headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include a suit over testosterone drug AndroGel, federal guidance for marijuana businesses and Delaware high court ruling on admissibility of social media evidence:

Free webinar on courts workflow

Mar 19, 2014 By: Julia Madigan

Join us for a live, interactive seminar on Wednesday, March 26 at 2:00 pm CST to learn about where courts are headed and how Thomson Reuters can help.