American Airlines has filed a lawsuit against a travel company with a similar name alleging trademark infringement and a “flagrant and willful violation” of a previous settlement between the two parties, according to court documents filed last week.
Throughout his four-decade legal career, Sayles has taken more than 150 cases to trial and has won more than a dozen jury verdicts exceeding millions of dollars.
A federal grand jury last week indicted a Houston attorney on charges that he and other unnamed Houston lawyers helped a client transfer $18 million in offshore funds to fraudulent U.S. investment accounts to evade federal income taxes.
AT&T’s legal battle with the U.S. Justice Dept. received two major boosts this week when several major pro-business organizations and nine state attorneys general filed separate amicus briefs.
Does the Papa John’s dispute hold any lessons for Texas public corporations? Porter Hedges partners Jeff Elkin and Joe Morrel outline them here.
A federal judge in Houston has refused to grant class action certification to a lawsuit claiming that hundreds of property owners between Dallas and Houston were contaminated by 200 miles of coaxial cable buried 70 years ago by AT&T.
Growing up on Long Island, Bill Munck dreamed of being a police officer like his father. Instead, Munck became a lawyer and has built one of the most successful IP law firms in Texas.
Businesses and individuals filed the fewest patent infringement lawsuits of the decade in the Eastern District of Texas during the first six months of 2018. South and West Texas also witnessed steep drops in patent disputes activity.
A group of Baker Botts lawyers secured a patent invalidity win for Samsung Electronics America in a New York federal case that alleged the Samsung Pay app infringed on technology related to protecting digital content.
Winston partner Tom Melsheimer and Dallas Judge Craig Smith recently published a book discussing the importance and effectiveness of juries in deciding disputes. TLB interviewed Melsheimer about the book and attacks on the jury system.