Judge Randall Rader

Silicon Valley tech firms have been looking to the Federal Circuit to make life harder on patent trolls. But last week the chief took a swipe at defensive litigation tactics instead.

Verbose plaintiffs lawyers

Judge Jeffrey White spiked an investor suit against Zynga, which he said had too many pages but not enough relevant details.

Timothy Alger

Rejecting First Amendment arguments from Google’s lawyer at Perkins Coie, the Ninth Circuit ordered the removal of an anti-Islamic film clip from YouTube. A case of bad fatwas making bad law?

Recorder Editors

Last week in this space we gave Jenner & Block a down arrow for the firm’s win against Aereo Inc. rather than the up arrow we intended.