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BAR-ometer'Tis the season for patent battle peace? ... Rush for gift tax write-offs ... Autonomy write-down a win for securities bar
2012-12-07 12:25:43 PM
At the latest showdown between Apple and Samsung, the San Jose federal judge again prodded them to settle their smartphone battle, saying it's time for "global peace."
It's a happy but hectic time of year: Estate planning lawyers are scrambling as clients clamor for advice about the possibly soon-to-expire gift and estate tax exemptions.
The state Supreme Court seemed ready to find a middle path in workplace bias cases where there's evidence of both legitimate and illegitimate motives for termination.