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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Including Arbitration Provisions in Contracts

(c) 2012.  Shanen R. Prout.  All rights reserved. Conventional wisdom among many business lawyers says that arbitration is usually preferable over litigation in court because it avoids expensive, time consuming, and inefficient dispute resolution.  It has become standard practice for many attorneys to include […]

Recent Ninth Circuit Opinion Demonstrates the Difficulty for Fashion Wholesalers and Retailers Accused of Copyright Infringement to Dismiss Cases Before Trial

(c) 2012.  Shanen R. Prout.  All rights reserved. On April 9, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a decision in L.A. Printex Industries, Inc. v. Aeropostale, Inc., Case No. 10-56187, holding that the defendants Aeropostale, Inc. and Ms. […]