Expert Rulings, News, & Commentary
BullsEye is a weekly column that focuses on ethical issues surrounding the use of expert witnesses, how to best utilize experts, and the changes in relevant case law. We sift through the latest court rulings, legislation, and commentary that matter most to litigators and experts alike. To submit an original article for consideration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do you police people not truly acting in your realm? As use of cyber reality grows, our worlds are becoming more virtual, creating new, previously non-existent privacy, property,...
Apparently, you don’t have to have experience with the specific rule, as long as you’re familiar with the whole rule book. If you are looking to qualify your expert on a ...
Someone woke the “anti-troll.” Filing more than eighty lawsuits over a single patent in a little over a year will do that. The PTAB’s grant of Unified Patents&rsquo...
Is it? If so, defense counsel in a case recently decided by the Ninth Circuit are waking up to a bitter reality in the form of a reversal of the lower court’s exclusion of plai...
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the December 2015 finding by the ITC and ruled that two of Navico’s patents were invalid.
Communications with a consulting expert are not discoverable, you tell yourself. “But, Your Honor, the consulting expert in this case was later retained as the testifying exper...
Trademark confusion can be—for lack of a better word—confusing. There are many lessons to be learned from this excluded expert’s mistakes in conducting a trademark ...
Not only has Tesla dropped “Motors” from its name, it has also denounced patent wars, specifically referring to a patent as “a lottery ticket to a lawsuit.” L...
A wine bar near Trump’s Pennsylvania Ave hotel is claiming Trump’s “brand” is unfairly hindering competition. This not only begs the question of whether polit...