- ”Representative” proof supported $54 million verdict for class of truck drivers. http://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2020/01/06/17-15983.pdf
- Lack of class-wide proof of intent doomed debt collection class action. http://ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/18/18-50551-CV0.pdf
- Contract didn’t require class arbitration. https://ecf.ca8.uscourts.gov/opndir/20/01/173501P.pdf
- PTAB’s unpatentability ruling bound court in separate infringement action. http://cafc.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/opinions-orders/18-2256.Opinion.1-10-2020.pdf
- Settlement agreement didn’t wipe out previous covenant not to sue for patent infringement. http://cafc.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/opinions-orders/19-1071.Opinion.1-10-2020.pdf
- Anticipation and obviousness doomed antibody purification patent. http://cafc.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/opinions-orders/18-1933.Opinion.1-10-2020.pdf
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