Litigation

In a bitterly fought litigation over the term “comic-con,” the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ordered a stay pending the appeal of a large attorney’s fees award. This case goes back several years and spans a costly litigation pitting two different conventions from two...

An important tool available to defendants of lawsuits in California is an Anti-SLAPP motion. This important tool can be the means of defeating a lawsuit before it ever reaches trial, but it can only be used in limited circumstances.To begin, understand what Anti-SLAPP means. Historically,...

In a recent decision that will have implications nationwide, the U.S. Supreme Court revised how labor unions will operate going forward. The decision was a lightning rod for all sides of the conversation, and led to a decades-old opinion being overturned by the Supreme Court....

For several weeks the news has included allegations of misconduct and bad acts by leading people in Hollywood, elected representatives in Washington DC, and others. I believe that news of past bad acts and misconduct will continue.The allegations and alleged circumstances are disturbing, very disturbing,...

Disaster Response & Recovery Roger Royse: Disaster Response and Recovery. Steps to take in the wake of a disaster. Good morning. This is Roger Royse. I'm the founder of the Royse Law Firm. Today's webinar is on disaster response and what to do to ensure business continuity...

It was recently announced in a press release that large and well-known California-based tech company is being sued for employment discrimination. This suit is purported to be a class action that will represent those former employers of the company who were laid-off (allegedly) because of...

An academic association is being sued by a number of their members over a boycott of Israel. That association recently began a boycott of the country and its products over relations between that country and its neighbors. But not all of the association’s members are...

The Delaware Supreme Court upheld on May 8 in ATP Tour v. Deutscher Tennis Bund a corporate bylaw stating that losing plaintiffs of intra-corporate litigation must reimburse the company’s litigation expenses.The decision may have large repercussions if other firms follow suit because it means that...

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