• Montgomery v. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.

    Publication Date: 2020-07-07
    Practice Area: Dispute Resolution | Labor Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. District Court for New Jersey
    Judge: Chief Judge Wolfson
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 3:19-cv-19948-FLW-DEA

    Defendant moved to stay and compel arbitration in plaintiff's action asserting hostile work environment, discrimination and retaliation under state and federal statutes.

  • Sabatano v. Iovato Health Services U.S.A. Inc.

    Publication Date: 2020-06-26
    Practice Area: Consumer Protection
    Industry: Pharmaceuticals
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S. - SDNY
    Judge: District Judge Vincent Briccetti
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 19 CV 8925

    Reasonable Consumer Would Not Be Misled Into Thinking Diet Supplement Alone Builds Muscle

  • Law.com

    Critical Mass: $4.7B Talc Verdict Halved, Despite J&J's 'Evil Motive.' Bayer Wins Prop 65 Battle Over Roundup.

    June 24, 2020

    An appeals court slashed a record $4.7 billion talc verdict, but left billions against Johnson & Johnson for its "evil motive or reckless indifference."

  • Law.com | News

    Appeals Court Lowers $4.7B Talc Verdict to $2.1B But Cites J&J's 'Evil Motive'

    June 23, 2020

    A Missouri appeals court has reduced a $4.7 billion talcum powder verdict to $2.1 billion but refused to toss punitive damages altogether, concluding that the evidence at trial showed Johnson & Johnson's conduct was "outrageous because of evil motive or reckless indifference."

  • The Recorder | Expert Opinion

    An Early Cure for COVID-19 Class Actions in California: Navigating New Laws in Unprecedented Times to Win the Motion to Dismiss

    June 18, 2020

    In this first installment in a two-part series, the authors, two lawyers at Williams & Connolly, consider California's new cybersecurity statute; new rulings on key issues; and available defenses at the motion to dismiss stage in class actions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Litigation Daily | Q&A

    Litigator of the Week: Sidley's Seitz Shuts Down Out-of-State Plaintiffs in Essure Mass Tort

    June 12, 2020

    The decision "recognizes that plaintiffs must bring their claims in a state that has real connections to those claims," Seitz said. "As a result, state courts will not expend their judicial and financial resources on cases that have no connection to that state or its citizens."

  • Law.com

    Skilled in the Art: The USPTO's Plan for Highlighting COVID Inventions + SCOTUS Eyes AIA Retroactivity + Killer Robots Aren't Coming for Judge Tse

    June 12, 2020

    McAndrews, Held & Malloy partner Sharon Hwang outlines Patents 4 Partnership, one of many new COVID-19 related initiatives the USPTO has been rolling out.

  • In re Renren Inc. Derivative Litigation

    Publication Date: 2020-06-02
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Commercial Law
    Industry: Investments and Investment Advisory
    Court: Supreme Court, New York
    Judge: Justice Andrew Borrok
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 653594/2018

    Shareholder Action Makes Out Prima Facie Case Under 'Fraud on the Minority Exception'

  • Revitalizing Auto Communities Envtl Response Trust v. Nat'l Grid USA

    Publication Date: 2020-05-18
    Practice Area: Environmental Law
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, U.S. - NDNY
    Judge: District Judge David Hurd
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorneys for Plaintifs: Alan J. Knauf, Esq., Linda R. Shaw, Esq., Amy K. Kendall, Esq., Jonathan R. Tantillo, Esq., Melissa Valle, Esq., of counsel, Knauf Shaw LLP, Rochester, New York. Attorneys for Defendants National Grid USA and Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation: Yvonne E. Hennessey, Esq., of counsel, Barclay Damon LLP-Albany, Albany, New York. Attorneys for Defendants Carrier Corporation, United Technologies Corporation, and Carlyle Air Conditioning Company Inc.: Erick M. Sandler, Esq., Elizabeth C. Barton, Esq., of counsel, Day, Pitney Law Firm-Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut. Attorneys for Defendant Center Circles LLC: Longstreet & Berry, LLP, Martha L. Berry, Esq., of counsel, Fayetteville, New York. Attorneys for Defendant General Electric Company: Dean S. Sommer, Esq., Kristin Carter Rowe, Esq., of counsel, Young, Sommer Law Firm, Albany, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Bristol-Meyers Squibb Company: Bernard J. Garbutt, III, Esq., of counsel, Morgan, Lewis Law Firm, New York, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Bristol-Meyers Squibb Company: Glen R. Stuart, Esq., Adina D. Bingham, Esq., of counsel, Morgan, Lewis Law Firm-Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Attorneys for Defendants New Process Gear Corporation, Magna Powertrain USA, Inc., and New Process Gear, Inc.: John Joseph Kuster, Esq., of counsel, Sidley, Austin Law Firm-New York, New York, New York. Attorneys for Defendants Thompson Corners, LLC, 6181 Thompson Road, LLC, Thompson Lawn, LLC, and Thompson NW, LLC: John T. Kolaga, Esq., of counsel, Rupp, Baase Law Firm-Buffalo, Buffalo, New York. Attorneys for Defendants Metalico Syracuse Realty, Inc. and Metalico New York, Inc.: Albert J. Millus, Jr., Esq., of counsel, Hinman, Howard Law Firm-Binghamton, Binghamton, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Gardner Denver, Inc.: Daniel Flaherty, Esq., Daniel Narvey, Esq., of counsel, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C., Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Attorneys for Defendant Gardner Denver, Inc.: Gary S. Bowitch, Esq., of counsel, Bowitch, Coffey Law Firm, Albany, New York. Attorneys for Defendant ONX1 LLC: Donald W. O'brien, Jr. Esq., of counsel, Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP, Rochester, New York. Attorneys for Defendants Onondaga Pottery Company, Inc., Syracuse China Company, and Libbey Glass Inc.: Andrew C. Rose, Esq., Peter C. Trimarchi, Esq., of counsel, Nixon, Peabody Law Firm-Albany, Albany, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Amparit Industries, LLC: Lori E. Petrone, Esq., of counsel, Kenney, Shelton Law Firm-Buffalo, Buffalo, New York. Attorneys for Defendants Carrier Circle Business Complex LLC, Syracuse Lepage LLC, and North Midler Properties LLC: Michael A. Fogel, Esq., of counsel, Brown Duke & Fogel, P.C., Syracuse, New York.
    for defendant: Attorneys for Defendant Carrier Circle Business Complex LLC and Syracuse Lepage LLC: Patrick D. Donnelly, Esq., of counsel, Brown Duke & Fogel, P.C., Syracuse, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Telesector Resources Group, Inc.: Philip H. Gitlen, Esq., of counsel, Whiteman, Osterman Law Firm-Albany, Albany, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Western Electric Company, Incorporated and Nokia of America Corporation: David Venderbush, Esq., of counsel, Alston, Bird Law Firm-New York, New York, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Western Electric Company, Incorporated and Nokia of America Corporation: Meaghan G. Boyd, Esq., Geoffrey C. Rathgeber, Esq., of counsel, Alston, Bird Law Firm, Atlanta, Georgia. Attorneys for Defendant Lennox Industries Inc.: Charles T. Wehland, Esq., of counsel, Jones, Day Law Firm-Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Attorneys for Defendant Lennox Industries Inc.: Allison L. Waks, Esq., of counsel, Jones, Day Law Firm-New York, New York, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Syracuse Deere Road Associates, LLC: Gregory M. Brown, Esq., of counsel, Brown Duke & Fogel, P.C., Syracuse, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Jagar Enterprises, Inc.: Linda E. Alario, Esq., of counsel, Linda E. Alario, Syracuse, New York. Attorneys for Defendants Calocerinos and Spina, and C& S Engineers, Inc.: Paul D. Sylvestri, Esq., Peter H. Abdella, Esq., of counsel, Harter, Secrest Law Firm-Rochester, Rochester, New York. Attorneys for B&B Family Limited Partnership: Joseph R. Talarico, II, Esq., of counsel, Talarico Law Firm, Fayetteville, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Hauler's Facility LLC: Edward A. O'Hara, III, Esq., of counsel, Office of Edward A. O'Hara, III, Syracuse, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Honeywell International Inc.: Lauren Cole Daniel, Esq., of counsel, Arnold, Porter Law Firm-DC, Washington, DC. Attorneys for Defendant Lockeed Martin Corporation: Steven T. Miano, Esq., Peter V. Keays, Esq., Robert A. Wiygul, Esq., of counsel, Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Attorneys for Defendant Northeast Management Services, Inc.: Douglas H. Zamelis, Esq., of counsel, Law office of Douglas H. Zamelis, Cooperstown, New York. Melody D. Westfall, Esq., of counsel, Westfall Law PLLC, Syracuse, New York.

    Case Number: 5:18-CV-1267

    CERCLA Recovery Action Dismissed; Plaintiffs 'Hasty' in Testing Expanded Territory

  • Smart Study Co. Ltd. v. A Pleasant Trip Store

    Publication Date: 2020-05-13
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Intellectual Property
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S. - SDNY
    Judge: District Judge Mary Kay Vyskocil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 1:20-cv-1733

    Counterfeit 'Baby Shark' Products De-Value Korean Firm's Intellectual Property