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 email@example.com.
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...
Whether we like it or not, there’s a new nicotine in town and we’re always striving to keep you at the forefront of new litigation. Here’s what’s trending in ...
When we recently learned about the SEC awarding $4 million to a whistleblower, we had to wonder how and when expert witnesses come into play in a qui tam action. As the most knowledg...
Uber rates are often cheaper and the experience more comfortable than taking a cab. The Third Circuit may soon have to decide—if this pushes traditional taxicab companies out o...