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general/Intellectual Property

The brave new world of patent law

Apr. 18, 2018
By Steven J. Corr, Andrea Weiss Jeffries, Daniel Kazhdan, Jennifer Swize

The frequency with which the U.S. Supreme Court has, in recent years, been changing patent law is dizzying, and the court often departs from long-settled Federal Circuit precedent.

general/Appellate Practice

Navigating Appeals

Apr. 16, 2018
By Gary A. Watt

Set sail on a voyage through the California Rules of Court for civil appeals. The booty: MCLE credit.


Back to basics: establishment claims in false advertising cases

Apr. 6, 2018
By August T. Horvath

Notwithstanding some unfortunate language in prior cases, there really is not any such burden-shifting doctrine associated with establishment claims.


How lawyers can better engage the bench in e-discovery

Mar. 30, 2018
By Judy Holzer Hersher

If you want an interested judge, you need to be an attentive advocate.

general/Expert Testimony

Prevent experts from presenting hearsay to the jury

Feb. 16, 2018
By Geoffrey T. Macbride

The California Supreme Court revised an expert’s ability to rely on hearsay not long ago. Earn MCLE credit catching up with what the court said.

general/Criminal Law

Drone Searches: A New Frontier for the Fourth Amendment

Feb. 12, 2018

The use of drones spurs reassessment of time-honored privacy concerns.

general/Civil Practice

Overview of California depositions

Jan. 29, 2018
By Patricia M. Lucas, Gary Nadler

The objective of this article and accompanying self-assessment test is to provide bench officers and lawyers with an overview of depositions by oral examination in California.


Are Student Interns Employees?

Jan. 9, 2018

Ninth Circuit and the Department of Labor clarify when an intern is entitled to minimum wages and other employment benefits. By Alan S. Levins and Amanda Osowski

general/Legal Malpractice

Attorneys as defendants

Dec. 22, 2017
By Kenneth C. Feldman, Alex A. Graft

Catch up on this year's legal malpractice developments.

general/Jury Practice

Batson/Wheeler objections to peremptory challenges

Dec. 18, 2017
By Gregg L. Prickett

The objective of this article and self-study test is to review the law regarding objections to the use of peremptory challenges to remove jurors because they are members of cognizable groups.