Attorneys’ Fee Awards in Patent Litigation – Emerging Trends

Andrew M. McCoy Faegre Baker Daniels LLP 300 North Meridian Street, Suite 2700 Indianapolis, IN 46204 Attorney Profile Section 285 of the Patent Act allows a prevailing party to recover attorneys’ fees in “exceptional” cases. [1]. In Octane Fitness, LLC v. Icon Health & Fitness, Inc., [2] and Highmark Inc. v. Allcare Health Management Systems, Inc., [3] the […]

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The Bitter End: Using POST to Encourage Pain Relief and Convey Patients’ End-of-Life Healthcare Wishes

Lori M. Craig J.D. Candidate, 2014, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law B.A. 1997, Indiana University – Bloomington, Bloomington, Indiana. lori.m.craig@gmail.com “’For Christ’s sake, let me die in peace!’ he said. . . . ‘You know perfectly well you can do nothing to help me, so leave me alone.’ ‘We can ease your […]

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Attorney (In)Competence and Discipline

John P. Higgins, attorney Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission john.higgins@courts.in.gov The Rules of Professional Conduct provide the baseline standards by which all lawyers must conduct themselves, both in their professional and (sometimes) personal lives. Violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct may serve as a basis for professional discipline, ranging anywhere from a private admonishment […]

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Toxic Tort Symposium Details

Register Now at: http://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/events/current.cfm?eid=239 September 23, 2014 Symposium (Click Here for additional information) LIABILITY, RIGHTS AND REMEDIES IN TOXIC TORTS: Local, National and International Responses in the Age of Globalization This Conference will address local, national and international responses to Toxic Torts via robust presentations and discussions.  The first panel, Toxic Torts Liability features four […]

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