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Big News from Sayles Werbner
Because of our high-profile cases and clients, Sayles Werbner cases and attorneys often receive major media attention in publications including CNN, Fox News, Jerusalem Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today. Please follow the links below for recent news coverage.
N.Y. Judge OKs Trial for Sayles Werbner Clients in Arab Bank Terrorism Case
NEW YORK – A New York federal judge has ruled in favor of a group of terrorism victims represented by Sayles Werbner and firm co-founder Mark Werbner by denying a court motion filed on behalf of Arab Bank in the long-running lawsuit over cash payments made to the families of suicide bombers and other terrorists affiliated with the Palestinian group Hamas.
Dallas Trial Law Firm Sayles Werbner – Litigators of the Week: $60 Million More Texas Lawyer
In the two decades since they opened Dallas’ Sayles Werbner, Richard Sayles and Mark Werbner had never tried a case together until they represented Commil USA in federal court in Marshall, a collaboration that led to victory — twice.
On April 8, the retrial in Commil USA LLC v. Cisco Systems Inc. resulted in a $63.8 million verdict. The jury, which deliberated less than two hours, decided Cisco had induced infringement on a patent for wireless technology developed by three Israeli engineers; Commil had purchased that patent in 2006 for $400,000, Werbner says.
Arab Bank Ruling Featured in The New York Times
Terror victims attorney Mark Werbner of Sayles Werbner tells The New York Times that his clients will benefit from a recent federal ruling against Arab Bank.
National Publication Features Sayles Werbner’s Successful Defense of Newegg
DALLAS – Intellectual property trial lawyer Richard Sayles, co-founder of Sayles Werbner, is featured in a recent story published by The American Lawyer about a substantial, favorable verdict for Mr. Sayles’ client Newegg Inc. following a weeklong patent infringement trial against Chicago-based Soverain Software.
White Collar Criminal Defense Attorney Mark Werbner on KTVT – CBS – Dallas
Sayles Werbner co-founder Mark Werbner defends Dallas attorney Ray Jackson against federal contempt of court charges stemming from the Dallas City Hall corruption trial.
Trial Lawyer Richard Sayles Featured in The Dallas Morning News
Sayles Werbner co-founder discusses his victory in the largest patent verdict in U.S. history.
White Collar Criminal Defense Attorney Mark Werbner in the Dallas Observer
Sure, Don Hill and Ray Jackson May Have Violated Judge Barbara Lynn’s Gag Order, But They Didn’t Mean To Do It.
Attorneys for former Mayor Pro Tem Don Hill and Ray Jackson, who represented Hill during last year’s City Hall corruption trial, argued in court Thursday afternoon that any violations of U.S. District Judge Barbara Lynn’s gag order issued shortly before Hill’s trial began were not willful, and therefore not criminal. While Hill did not take the stand, Jackson spent the significant part of the six-and-a-half hour bench trial walking Lynn through the events following a June 18 interview granted to WFAA-Channel 8′s Gary Reaves.
Judge scolds pair about gag order, delays ruling on Hill case
(Courtesy of The Dallas Morning News) Ray Jackson and his counsel, Mark Werbner, arrived at the federal building Thursday for the trial on contempt of court charges.
The Dallas Morning News
06:48 AM CST on Friday, January 29, 2010
By JASON TRAHAN / The Dallas Morning News
U.S. District Judge Barbara Lynn dished out the tongue-lashings Thursday but postponed her ruling on whether former Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Don Hill and his attorney Ray Jackson were in contempt of court when they sat for an interview days before jury selection in last year’s
Sayles Werbner Attorney Darren Nicholson quoted in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Bell affiliate sues to block release of documents
A Bell Helicopter subsidiary is suing the Defense Department to block the release of government documents to a former executive who was fired last year.
The executive, Michael Prieto, was terminated as president of Bell Aerospace Services in June 2008. Prieto later filed a lawsuit alleging that Bell wrongfully fired him after he discovered and tried to investigate ethical problems, including mischarging the government for expenses on military contracts.
Dallas Attorney Mark Werbner on KDFW Fox 4 News
In this Fox news report Shaun Rabb looks into the State Bar Association’s hearing on attorneys carrying professional liability insurance. Dallas attorney Mark Werbner provides insight on the impact of what a mandatory requirement to carry this type of insurance could have.
Watch Dallas Attorney Mark Werbner Discuss Disclosure of Professional Liability Insurance
Attorney Mark Werbner Analyzes Guilty Verdicts in Dallas City Hall Corruption Trial
In this WFAA breaking-news report about the sweeping guilty verdicts related to the Dallas City Hall corruption trial, Dallas white collar defense attorney Mark Werbner provides insight and discusses the rammications for the defendants going forward.
Watch White Collar Criminal Defense Attorney Mark Werbner’s Analysis
Breach of Contract Lawyer Mark Werbner on Law.com
Jenkens & Gilchrist Wins Millions in Suit Against Former IP Client
Law.com - Texas Lawyer
Dallas firm Jenkens & Gilchrist closed its doors on March 31, 2007, but the firm just won a jury verdict valued at more than $4 million in a breach of contract suit it filed in July 2007 against a former intellectual property client.
Breach of Contract Attorney Mark Werbner in Texas Lawyer
OSHA Construction Crackdown
Construction Site Attorney Mark Werbner Tells KXAS-TV More OSHA Inspectors Needed to Address Spike in Texas Workplace Deaths
DALLAS – The federal government has launched a safety inspection drive to combat the high number of construction deaths in Texas. But the program is drawing fire from representatives of workers and contractors after another construction site tragedy this week.
Watch The Video Here
Anatomy of a $1.67 Billion IP Verdict
News of Monday’s record-setting $1.67 billion patent verdict against Abbott Labs had patent lawyers slack-jawed across the country.
But perhaps even more surprising to some was the lawyer on the losing side: WilmerHale’s William Lee, one of the biggest names in intellectual property litigation.
Lee and local co-counsel David Beck of Beck Redden & Secrest were trying to fight allegations that client Abbott’s profitable arthritis drug Humira was infringing on rival Johnson & Johnson’s IP. On Monday, they faced off in a federal courtroom in Texas in closing arguments with J&J’s lawyers: Dianne Elderkin of Woodcock Washburn and local counsel Richard Sayles of Sayles Werbner.
Securities Fraud Lawyer Mark Werbner in the Dallas Business Journal
Dallas area is battleground in Stanford case
Dallas Business Journal
Dallas attorneys and financial professionals are set to play a number of lead roles in unwinding the $9.2 billion Stanford Financial Group.
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