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Patent Litigation Expert Witnesses

Patent Litigation Expert Witnesses

What areas may patent litigation expert witnesses opine on? They may consult and testify on patent infringement, patented components, patent valuations, and more. In FIRST QUALITY BABY PRODUCTS, LLC, v. KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC., the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruled for the petitioner that First Quality proved all challenged claims 15-22 of the ’876 patent are unpatentable.

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Due Diligence Expert Witness Presentation

Due Diligence Expert Witness Presentation

Attorney and due diligence expert witness Lester Rosen will present an audio conference entitled How To Avoid Fake Employment And Education Claims on June 18, 2015.

In the 90 minute audio conference, Rosen, author of The Safe Hiring Manual will review legal and effective techniques for the reference checking process.

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City Of Detroit Bankruptcy Expert Witness

City Of Detroit Bankruptcy Expert Witness

Detroit Judge Steven Rhodes appointed Martha E.M. Kopacz, CMA, CIRA, as his bankruptcy expert witness in the largest municipal bankruptcy case in U.S. history. Rhodes has the authority to approve or reject the city’s restructuring plan following the trial. Kopacz is Senior Managing Director, Phoenix Management Services in Boston and has said she won’t comment until the case is concluded. The trial is scheduled to begin September 2, 2015 and may continue until mid-October.

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Antitrust Expert Witnesses

Antitrust Expert Witnesses

What areas of law may antitrust expert witnesses opine on? These experts may consult on antitrust practices, price-fixing, monopolies, and related matters. In the news, agents from China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce made a surprise visit to Microsoft’s offices in China. The investigators not only copied contracts and financial records but also downloaded data from MS computers.

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Securities Expert Witness Will Testify In Case Against Former Virgnia Governor

Securities Expert Witness Will Testify In Case Against Former Virgnia Governor

Attorney and securities expert witness Peter H. White will testify in the case against former Virginia Govornor Bob McDonnell. McDonnell and his wife are accused of accepting more than $165K in gifts and loans from Jonnie Williams Sr., the former CEO of Star Scientific, in exchange for promoting one of Star’s dietary supplements. Their trial is set for July 28 in U.S. District Court, Richmond, VA.

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Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Ruling

Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Ruling

What areas of law may trademark experts consult on? These expert witnesses may opine on trademarks and trade dress, trademark infringement, trademark registration, trademark litigation, and more. In the news, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board canceled six federal trademark registrations owned by the NFL Redskins team. In Amanda Blackhorse, Marcus Briggs-Cloud, Philip Gover, Jillian Pappan, and Courtney Tsotigh v. Pro-Football, Inc., Cancellation No. 92046185, the TTAB wrote:

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Securities Fraud Expert Witnesses

What areas of finance may securities fraud expert witnesses consult on? They may write reports and testify on insider trading, Ponzi schemes, and SEC investigations. On February 6th former SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager Mathew Martoma was found guilty of insider trading. Officials said Martoma sold shares in two pharmaceutical companies after getting inside information from Dr. Sidney Gilman. Dr. Gilman testified he disclosed drug test data to Martoma before the information was made public in 2008. Martoma then sold the shares and made SAC $276M.

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Marketing Expert Witnesses; FTC Enforcement On Weight Loss Products

Marketing Expert Witnesses; FTC Enforcement On Weight Loss Products

Marketing expert witnesses may opine on market analysis, advertising, false advertising, branding, and related matters. The FTC has announced the law enforcement initiative “Operation Failed Resolution” directed at stopping national marketers using deceptive advertising claims to sell fad weight- loss products, from food additives and skin cream to dietary supplements.

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Advertising Expert Witnesses; Misleading Advertising Of Childrens Products

Advertising Expert Witnesses; Misleading Advertising Of Childrens Products

What may advertising expert witnesses consult on? These experts may research and opine on advertising practices and tactics, marketing, branding, promotion, and associated business matters. In December, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman reached a settlement with Abbott Laboratories Inc. regarding misleading advertising campaigns for its PediaSure SideKicks products.

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Employment Expert Witnesses & EEOC Award

Employment Expert Witnesses & EEOC Award

Employment discrimination expert witnesses may consult on labor and employment, fair employment practices, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and associated matters. In the news, an Iowa jury awarded $240M earlier this month to 32 mentally disabled men who formerly worked at Henry’s Turkey Service in Atalissa, Iowa.

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