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- Lawyers on the Move
Reuters Legal | September 21, 2015
This news brief notes that Maria Swiatek has been named Silicon Valley office managing partner.
- Fed. Circ.'s Apple Ruling Makes Patent Injunctions Easier
Law360 | September 17, 2015
Silicon Valley IP Litigation partner Shawn Hansen discusses a federal patent-infringement decision and how it could now be easier for patent owners to secure injunctions in disputes over complicated technology and boost their bargaining power in settlement negotiations.
- Collecting Fees Still Tough After Octane, Highmark Cases
Law360 | August 28, 2015
Silicon Valley IP Litigation partner Shawn Hansen provides commentary in this article discussing how two Supreme Court rulings have helped accused patent infringers gain leverage to resolve weak cases earlier and get attorneys' fees awarded.