IMS Insights Podcast: Episode 2- The Future of STEM and Aerospace Engineering
June 12, 2019
In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Magdy Attia—a professor of Aerospace Engineering at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Dr. Attia discusses the current state of the STEM industries, and the future of where the industries are going, along with potential litigation roadblocks for these industries.
IMS Insights Podcast: Episode 1- An Aerospace Engineering Expert Witness’s Best Practices
June 6, 2019
In this episode of IMS Insights Podcast, we sit down with a professor of Aerospace Engineering at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and long-time subject matter expert with trial experience—Dr. Magdy Attia. Our discussion centers around the aerospace engineering industry, as well as best practices of an expert witness in complex commercial litigation.
Daubert Quiz: How to Hedge Uncertainties
December 14, 2017
Even with a Happy Meal, some investors still aren't happy. A recent credit swap collusion case out of the Southern District of New York shows how to prove a reliable assumption, even with uncertainties. And, how to disprove it, too. Are you up for the challenge? Let's see if you're an expert whiz with this Daubert quiz.
What Can an Emoji Expert Do For You?
October 12, 2017
“Mr. Smith, when you sent this winky face to my client on the day of the merger, what did you mean by it?” Can’t you just see this now? Inquisition over emojis. It’s coming. The more IM shorthand is finding its way into court, the more you may start to wonder: What can an emoji expert do for me?
Post Heartland Denial of Venue Change Heartless
August 1, 2017
It’s a strange phenomenon post-Heartland. Thousands of cases, according to SCOTUS, are currently pending before a court where venue no longer lies. However, a recent opinion out of S.D. Cal. proves there are procedural circumstances where a Heartland-based motion to change venue will not work.
Goliath Troll Under PTAB Review
July 13, 2017
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’ request for inter partes review of one of the industry’s “most prolific patent trolls” should offer more protection going forward.
SCOTUS to Solve the Post Alice Puzzle
May 2, 2017
A little patent quiz: How do you differentiate the mere implementation of an abstract idea on a computer from a patentable new computer program? That is the question courts are now split on post-Alice but that may change with a recent petition to SCOTUS to resolve the lingering confusion and discordant post-Alice precedent over the ever-elusive “abstract idea.”