Litigation

    • Brann & Isaacson Wins Jurisdictional Fight In Contract Dispute

      On January 24, 2018, Justice MaryGay Kennedy sided with plaintiffs represented by Connor Beatty and Peter Brann in denying a motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction filed by Idaho–based defendants. The plaintiffs, Daniel Mason and Kira Barber, allege in their complaint that the defendants, Rocky Mountain Wings LLC and Stace Schrader, shipped them a defective airpla ...

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  • Class Actions: What Might Be On Your Horizon as a Direct Marketer?

    … Act, which can lead to substantial penalties for each text. This is just a taste of the kinds of actions that are being filed, reinforcing the important lesson of vigilance in regulatory compliance. It is impossible to predict all of the kinds of cases that will end up in costly litigation, but scanning the class action landscape now might help prevent a costly lesson in the future. The post Class Actions: What Might Be On Your Horizon as a Direct Marketer? appeared first on Brann & Isaacson. …

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  • B&I Lawyers Prevail in Federal Civil Rights Jury Trial

    … On November 2, 2017, following a two-day federal jury trial, associate Connor J.K. Beatty, supervised by litigation partner Daniel A. Nuzzi, obtained a unanimous plaintiff verdict in a federal civil rights case. In this case in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine, the jury found that the prison disciplinary captain and prison…

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  • Leverage Your Research History with Docket Alarm Search History

    … Docket Alarm is excited to announce the release of visual search history, allowing you to easily track and browse your past research activity. Having search history at your fingertips means you never have to waste time reconstructing a previous search or digging up a document you previously found. If you find a great case or formulate a good…

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  • B&I Lawyers Prevail in Federal Civil Rights Jury Trial

    … On November 2, 2017, following a two-day federal jury trial, associate Connor J.K. Beatty, supervised by litigation partner Daniel A. Nuzzi, obtained a unanimous plaintiff verdict in a federal civil rights case. In this case in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine, the jury found that the prison disciplinary captain and prison…

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  • Class Actions: What Might Be On Your Horizon as a Direct Marketer?

    … Act, which can lead to substantial penalties for each and text. This is just a taste of the kinds of actions that are being filed, reinforcing the important lesson of vigilance in regulatory compliance. It is impossible to predict all of the kinds of cases that will end up in costly litigation, but scanning the class action landscape now might help prevent a costly lesson in the future. The post Class Actions: What Might Be On Your Horizon as a Direct Marketer? appeared first on Brann & Isaacson. …

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  • Spokeo Speaks — Again

    … In Robins v. Spokeo, Inc., a case that made its way up to the U.S. Supreme Court and back again, the U.S. Court of Appeals for Ninth Circuit has allowed a case to go forward on the slenderest thread of alleged “harm,” despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s admonition that a concrete injury must alleged. Spokeo: Background Spokeo publishes online…

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  • B&I Partners Assist Microsoft In Ending Patent Case

    … Partners Stacy Stitham and Peter Brann, acting as local counsel, assisted Microsoft in obtaining a dismissal with prejudice of a patent lawsuit filed in the District of Maine. While the federal lawsuit was pending, Microsoft invalidated the patent in the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), which was then affirmed on appeal. The plaintiff sought…

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  • Brann & Isaacson attorneys selected for The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

    … Seven Brann & Isaacson attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018: George S. Isaacson, Commercial Litigation; Litigation and Controversy—Tax; Martin I. Eisenstein, Litigation and Controversy–Tax; Tax Law; Martha E. Greene, Trusts and Estates; Peter D. Lowe, Employment Law—Management; Benjamin W…

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  • School District Prevails In Major First Amendment Jury Trial

    … On June 12, 2017, a federal jury entered a unanimous defense verdict in favor of School Administrative District 75 in a long–running First Amendment test case over whether a special education student had a constitutionally protected right carry an all–day recording device at school. After prevailing on the majority of issues at the summary…

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  • Brann & Isaacson A Leading Support Of Campaign For Justice

    … Brann & Isaacson is proud to be a strong supporter of the Campaign for Justice in Maine. Though not one of the larger Maine law firms, B&I punched above its weight, giving the sixth–highest, per–lawyer average award in the State. The Campaign for Justice assists adults and children in the state who cannot obtain access to justice in civil…

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