Ross Todd

Ninth Circuit Says Google May Be Ubiquitous, but It's Not Generic

Ross Todd

The name Google hasn't gone the way of thermos, cellophane and aspirin—at least not yet.

What 9th Circuit Is Saying About Trump's New Travel Ban

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At the outset of the closely watched hearing, Circuit Judges Ronald Gould, Michael Daly Hawkins and Richard Pae kept their questions narrowly focused. But acting Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall was quickly called to defend Trump's motivation for the order and allegations that it discriminates against

Koh Picks Lead Lawyers for Qualcomm Suits

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U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh has selected three lawyers to spearhead antitrust litigation against Qualcomm Inc. over its patent licensing policies.

As Feds Probe Uber, a Litany of Lawyers on Standby

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The company's legal woes seem to keep growing—and so does its roster of lawyers.

SF Judge Approves $1.2B VW Settlement

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Plaintiffs lawyers led by Lieff Cabraser's Elizabeth Cabraser intend to seek roughly 15 percent of the settlement fund, or $180 million.

Convicted Art Fraudster Gets No Reprieve from Ninth Circuit

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The fallen real estate tycoon whose pro se defense tested the patience of U.S. District Judge William Alsup lost his appeal Thursday.

Judge Won't Force Morgan Lewis to Open Files to Feds in Fraud Case

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U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer said the government's obligation to disclose favorable evidence in a criminal prosecution doesn't extend to lawyers conducting a parallel internal investigation.

Ex-Simpson Thacher Partner to Head SEC Division

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William Hinman, who recently retired as a partner in Simpson Thacher & Bartlett's Silicon Valley office, has been named the head of the agency's Division of Corporation Finance.

Morgan Lewis Files Become Flash Point in HP-Autonomy Fraud Case

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If defense lawyers get their way, records from the firm's investigation of Hewlett-Packard's botched deal with a British software firm could become evidence.

En Banc Ninth Circuit to Review FTC Authority in Data-Throttling Case

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The court will consider whether AT&T's status as a common carrier shields it from an enforcement action pursued by the Federal Trade Commission.

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