Litigation is rarely simple, but there are complex cases, and then there are “complex cases.” A “complex case” is an action that requires exceptional judicial management to avoid placing unnecessary burdens on the Court or the litigants. The designation is intended to expedite the case, keep costs reasonable, and promote effective decision-making by the court, the parties, and counsel. California Rule of Court 3.400(b) sets forth five criteria for the court to consider in […]
One of the most impactful copyright law issues of our time is whether the unauthorized use of copyrighted materials as training data for generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) models is protected fair use under the Copyright Act. A substantive ruling on this issue could arrive soon.
While the most talked about GenAI litigations are still at the pleading stage, one case—squarely addressing fair use for GenAI training data—is already awaiting a summary judgment ruling.
In Thomson Reuters Enterprise […]
Second Circuit Upholds Dismissal of AstraZeneca Investor Suit; Southern District of New York Dismisses Stockholder Suit Against Array Technologies; Eastern District of New York Tosses Stockholder Class Action Based on Ericsson Bribery Investigation
Second Circuit Upholds Dismissal of AstraZeneca Investor Suit
On May 16, 2023, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the Southern District of New York’s order dismissing an action brought by investors of AstraZeneca PLC (AstraZeneca) attempting to hold the company liable for alleged […]