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Skilled in the Art: How an Economic Bust Could Lead to an IP Litigation Boom + Cisco Wins $1.9M in Flat Fees

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman partners offer some provocative takes on the state of IP law mid-pandemic.

Expert Ruling Was 'Tipping Point' for J&J's Talc Withdrawal, Lawyers Say

Johnson & Johnson attributed its decision this week to discontinue sales of talc-based baby powder to COVID-19 and declining demand, but lawyers and law professors point instead to an April 27 ruling allowing plaintiffs' experts to testify in trials.

Pay Cuts, Layoffs, and More: How Law Firms Are Managing the Pandemic

Our firm-by-firm guide to how law firms are protecting their bottom lines from the economic fallout of the coronavirus.

Devin Nunes' Defamation Case Against CNN Transferred to Manhattan Federal Court

U.S. District Judge Robert E. Payne of the Eastern District of Virginia said it would be more convenient for the parties and witnesses to appear in Manhattan, where CNN is headquartered; he also said the California congressman has no clear ties to Richmond.

Our Weekday Workout: Green Griffith & Borg-Breen's Wendy and Jeff Ward

"Olympic weightlifting not only keeps me healthy physically (and gives me energy), but it also keeps me healthy mentally. Because it takes such intense focus to do it well, it's almost like yoga or meditation."

Back to Brick-and-Mortar: Law Firms Reopen S-L-O-W-L-Y in the COVID-19 Era.

Temperature checks. Plexiglass partitions. Crowd-controlled elevator access. Law offices for the foreseeable future will look very different, an issue we explore with David Bario, business of law senior editor. Plus, one Legal Speak co-host bids adieu.

Wigdor Drops Biden Accuser Tara Reade as a Client, Decries 'Double Standard' in Coverage

Wigdor said the decision did not reflect any change in his view of the truthfulness of Reade's claims. Instead, he cited a "double standard" in the media coverage his former client had received.