County of Los Angeles, California v. Mendez (May 30, 2017)

August 1st, 2017

“Provocation Rule”

Does not apply to claim that

Excessive force used

Opinion

Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc. (May 30, 2017)

August 1st, 2017

Patent exhaustion

Applies to sales made abroad

And with restrictions

Opinion

Water Splash, Inc. v. Menon (May 22, 2017)

August 1st, 2017

The Hague Convention

Does not prohibit service

Of process by mail

Opinion

TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Food Group Brands LLC (May 22, 2017)

August 1st, 2017

Patent venue fight

Corporation resides where

Incorporated

Opinion

Cooper v. Harris (May 22, 2017)

August 1st, 2017

State may not use race

As predominant factor

In drawing districts

Opinion

Kindred Nursing Centers Limited Partnership v. Clark (May 15, 2017)

August 1st, 2017

FAA preempts

State’s rule for agent signing

Arbitration clause

Opinion

Midland Funding v. Johnson (May 15, 2017)

August 1st, 2017

Tardy proof of claim

Not unfair practice under

FDCPA

Opinion

Howell v. Howell (May 15, 2017)

August 1st, 2017

Veteran’s ex-wife

Won’t get half of pay waived for

Disability

Opinion

 

Bank of America Corp. v. City of Miami, Florida (May 1, 2017)

July 15th, 2017

Lending practices:

New to show proximate cause

For Fair Housing claim

Opinion

Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela v. Helmerich & Payne Int’l Drilling Co. (May 1, 2017)

July 15th, 2017

FSIA Case

Non-frivolous argument

Standard too lenient

Opinion