Asbestos-related cases have long been a focal point in the legal arena, and the year 2024 brings pivotal shifts and emerging trends that demand attention.
The recent surge in class action lawsuits has left many businesses and their legal teams scrambling to keep up with the ever-evolving legal landscape.
Employment law class actions remain a pivotal sphere within the legal domain, exerting significant influence on businesses, employees, and the overarching legal fabric. Keeping abreast of the ever-evolving employment law class action developments isn’t just prudent—it’s an imperative for legal practitioners, businesses, human resources personnel and anyone touched by these judicial proceedings.
In the ever-evolving world of real estate and property rights, it is essential for property owners, developers, and government agencies alike to understand eminent domain laws and land valuation litigation.
Asbestos litigation remains a dynamic and pivotal facet of the legal realm, holding profound consequences for both victims and implicated industries. In this enlightening session, we will unravel the intricate factors that shape legal proceedings involving asbestos. Our panel of experts will delve into crucial subjects, encompassing recent advancements in diagnosing and treating asbestos-related diseases, navigating the complexities of jurisdictional challenges within asbestos cases, and elucidating the strategic approaches employed by plaintiff firms to construct formidable cases. Furthermore, we will scrutinize contemporary trends within asbestos litigation, dissecting the legal intricacies and regulations that exert influence on this legal domain.
In today’s competitive business landscape, companies have become more aggressive in guarding their patented inventions. As new court rulings emerge and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) continues to enforce stringent rules and regulations on patent damages, calculating reasonable royalties and lost profits have become more complex. Proving and recovering damages in court requires a rigorous understanding of the intricacies involved in patent infringement actions and developing a strategic approach to boost the chances of success becomes paramount.
The pharmaceutical labeling carve-out regulations remain a source of complexity in several cases. The Hatch-Waxman Act created a way for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve generic drugs even if they omit information about protected use to encourage competition among generic products. However, following the Teva v. GSK ruling, businesses must exercise caution and recognize the intricate relationship between Orange Book listed use patents, reference listed drug’s prescribing information, and promotional labeling and other related activities.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has actively pursued significant enforcement actions for FY 2023 H1 period, zeroing in on various violations within the securities industry. Notably, the SEC has taken measures against unregistered cryptocurrency exchanges and securities offerings while continuing to ramp up its enforcement efforts in the ESG space.
In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in What to Expect in Securities Litigation & Enforcement. Speakers will also present all important issues surrounding this significant topic. Join us for this Knowledge Group Webinar!
Section 337 investigations at the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) involve high-stakes and complex procedures. These are governed by unique cross-disciplinary rules which call for a deep understanding of the ITC’s thought process and a specialized defense strategy for one’s intellectual property rights. To prevail in Section 337 investigations and dodge red flags, attorneys and practitioners should stay close to the recent developments in this field of law.
Commercial litigation can be a complex and costly process. Stakes are often high especially when it comes to calculating lost profits. In the battle over lost profit damages, both sides must face the tough challenge of choosing which calculation methodologies, documentation, and expert evidence to use. Defendants will often try to push back, citing credible damages studies that often leave the opposition with little to no significant damages awards.
On March 29, 2022, the United States Senate passed Resolution 561 which aims to educate the general public about the prevalence of asbestos-related diseases and the risks of asbestos exposure. To this day, it remains heavily monitored by US regulators and many corporations face a difficult road ahead in dealing with various complex asbestos issues.
In today’s highly competitive work environment, trade secrets are the lifeblood of a business. As more and more companies move to hybrid and remote work structures, the risk of misappropriation magnifies. This underscores the need for businesses to level up their trade secret protection and create sophisticated confidentiality controls without stifling collaborative workspaces.