by Michael Pezzulli1 In the United States, one of the great defining aspects of this country is the constitutional right to a jury trial. Nearly all-civil jury trials and ninety percent of criminal jury trials on the planet take place in the United States.2 The most stunning and successful experiment in direct popular sovereignty in… [Read More]
by Michael Pezzulli1 In my earlier post, I discussed why Patent Trolling has been problematic for so many in the patent ecosystem. Fortunately, help may be on the horizon. Currently there is a bill in Congress called the “Innovation Act.”2 The Innovation Act is significant in that it directs a party alleging patent infringement in… [Read More]
by Michael Pezzulli 1 Trolls can be first seen in Norse folklore, focused mainly in the early Scandinavian countries that the Vikings had total control over—such as Norway and Sweden. The word “troll” actually evolved over time and wasn’t the first name of this type of creature. In the Scandinavian languages, the word is actually… [Read More]
ABA Annual Meeting Tort & Insurance Section A practical approach to prosecuting and defending claims that involve the destruction of documents or evidence Read more here.
Advanced Creditors’ Rights State Bar of Texas Discusses the currency transaction reporting requirements, smurfing, and parallel prosecution and how a civil trial lawyer can unintentionally get in trouble. Read more here.