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.
Stiff an expert witness and an attorney may face more than just a lawsuit for the unpaid fees. The attorney could also risk losing his or her license to practice law.
Attorneys with larger law firms, as well as the vendors that work with them, may find there’s a new sheriff in town, one who earned his badge at business school.
A number of recent cases have involved experts walking out of deposition, switching sides or changing opinions at the last minute. Faced with these unfortunate circumstances, s...
On the first of this month, Judge Phyllis Hamilton of the U.S. District Court for Northern California declared the use of the hypothetical license theory to be invalid in Oracle v SA...
The damages debate between Oracle and Google rages on as another expert witness is added to the mix. The newest addition to this case does not represent either side, and instea...
Remember those hopeful, pre-Bilski days when patent lawyers believed the Supreme Court would bring clarity to the law of business-process and software patents? Instead, the court&rsq...
In a 93-5 vote on Tuesday, the America Invents Act of 2011 cleared the Senate after a filibuster. It is now at the White House and is expected to be signed by President Obama early n...
Last month, we discussed in general terms the implications of scripting your expert. When it comes to expert reports, however, do the same rules apply?
We are taking a break from our typical blog posts to take a moment to celebrate an IMS achievement. For the fifth year in a row, IMS ExpertServices has just been recognized by Inc. M...