• Daily Business Review

    Tobacco Jury Hands 70% of Blame to Cuban Immigrant With Cancer

    October 21, 2019

    Philip Morris maintained warnings about cigarettes were in place before the plaintiff started smoking Marlboros in the United States.

  • National Law Journal

    Dan Coats Is Latest Trump Administration Hire for King & Spalding

    October 15, 2019

    The former intelligence chief is King & Spalding's fifth senior hire this year from the Trump administration for its government matters practice.

  • Vectura Ltd. v. GlaxoSmithKline LLC

    Publication Date: 2019-09-25
    Practice Area: Patent Litigation
    Industry: Pharmaceuticals
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kelly E. Farnan and Christine D. Haynes, Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Dominick A. Conde, Christopher P. Borello and Damien N. Dombrowski, Venable LLP, New York, NY for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Jack B. Blumenfeld and Jeremy A. Tigan, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP,Wilmington, DE; Martin J. Black, Kevin M. Flannery, Robert Ashbrook, Sharon K. Gagliardi, Blake B. Greene and Katherine A. Helm, Dechert LLP, Philadelphia, PA and New York, NY for defendants.

    Case Number: D68716

    The court denied defendants' motion for judgment as a matter of law and alternative motion for a new trial, because the jury's verdict in this patent infringement matter was supported by the evidence.

  • Law.com

    How I Made Partner: Venable's Maggie Lynch Selwood

    September 19, 2019

    This is just the beginning of an opportunity to continue to grow personally and professionally. I now have a platform to help raise and sponsor other women and show through example that there is not just one way to become a partner.

  • The American Lawyer

    Another Law Firm Abandons Mandatory Arbitration as Pressure Continues

    September 19, 2019

    The move by Selendy & Gay follows a national trend of law firms dropping mandatory arbitration clauses for lawyers and other employees. But there are still plenty of holdouts.

  • The Legal Intelligencer

    As State Prosecutors Keep Teaming Up, Another State AGs Practice Is Born

    September 13, 2019

    A former Pennsylvania executive deputy attorney general is establishing a team focused on state AGs at Blank Rome.

  • Corporate Counsel

    Walmart Hires Former Amazon Lawyer as First Chief Counsel of Digital Citizenship

    September 11, 2019

    In the newly created role, Nuala O'Connor will focus on leveraging data and technology while also advising on privacy issues, cybersecurity and records management.

  • Law.com

    Compliance Hot Spots: 'We Are Acting Largely Alone,' SEC's Clayton Says | Brad Smith's Lessons | Huawei, U.S. Resolve One Suit | Squire Patton Renews China Contract | All the New Moves: Roundup

    September 10, 2019

    SEC Chairman Jay Clayton has some tough words about foreign counterparts not living up to anti-bribery enforcement, and Microsoft's Brad Smith is on a media whirl -- and has some things to say about competitors. Scroll down for Who Got the Work and more.

  • National Law Journal

    Harmon Rejoins King & Spalding as FBI Revolving Door Keeps Swinging

    September 09, 2019

    Zack Harmon, former chief of staff to FBI Director Chris Wray, is returning to the firm after another King & Spalding partner took his place.

  • Arendi S.A.R.L. v. LG Elec., Inc.

    Publication Date: 2019-09-04
    Practice Area: Patent Litigation
    Industry: Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Stark
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Neal C. Belgam, Eve H. Ormerod, and Beth A. Swadley, Smith, Katzenstein & Jenkins, LLP, Wilmington, DE, Stephen Susman, Seth Ard, and Max Straus, Susman Godfrey, LLP, New York, NY, John Lahad, Susman Godfrey, LLP, Houston, TX for plaintiffs.
    for defendant: Jeremy D. Anderson, Fish & Richardson, P.C., Wilmington, DE, Steven R. Katz and Matthew C. Berntsen, Fish & Richardson, P.C., Boston, MA, Denise S. Kraft, Brian A. Biggs, and Erin E. Larson, DLA Piper LLP (US), Wilmington, DE, Mark D. Fowler, Christine K. Corbett, and Summer Torrez, DLA Piper LLP (US), East Palo Alto, CA, Robert C. Williams and Kevin C. Hamilton, DLA Piper LLP (US), San Diego, CA, Richard K. Herrmann, Mary B. Matterer, and Kenneth L. Dorsney, Morris James LLP, Wilmington, DE, Brian C. Riopelle and David E. Finkelson, McGuireWoods LLP, Richmond, VA, Rachelle Thompson, McGuireWoods LLP, Raleigh, NC, Jack B. Blumenfeld and Jeremy A. Tigan, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE, Heidi L. Keefe and Lowell D. Mead, Cooley LLP, Palo Alto, CA, DeAnna Allen and Phillip E. Morton, Cooley LLP, Washington, DC, David E. Moore, Bindu A. Palapura, and Stephanie E. O’Byrne, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE, Robert W. Unikel, Robert Laurenzi, Michelle Marek Figueiredo, and John Cotiguala, Paul Hastings LLP, Chicago, IL, Rodger D. Smith, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE, Jeffri A. Kaminski and Justin E. Pierce, Venable LLP, Washington, DC, Jack B. Blumenfeld and Anthony David Raucci, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE, Jeffri A. Kaminsi, Venable LLP, Washington, DC for defendants.

    Case Number: D68687

    Where patent claims failed to provide sufficient structure for a term or where a POS would not be on sufficient notice to know which algorithms were claimed by a patent, such claims were indefinite.