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Los Angeles Lawyer
The Magazine of the Los Angeles County Bar Association

 
   
 

Table of Contents

November 2009     Vol. 32, No. 8

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  Features
 
 

Eye of the Beholder
A recent Federal Circuit decision restores the "ordinary observer" standard as the sole test in design patent infringement cases

By James Juo

Operating Room
The standard of care in medical malpractice cases is not what a doctor should or would do but rather what a member of the doctor's professional community actually does

By Howard A. Kapp

Going Out of Business
There are myriad corporate, employment, and tax law issues to consider when a small business closes its doors

By Gordon Eng

Special Section
Semiannual Guide to Expert Witnesses

LACB Foundation
2008-2009 Fund Drive Results

 
  Departments  
 

Barristers Tips
Creating Effective Electronically Stored Information Systems
By Shane Loomis

Practice Tips
The Court of Appeal Splits on Asbestos Liability Issues
By Daniel L. Martens

Practice Tips
Legal and Ethical Issues Regarding Third-Party Litigation Funding
By Jonathan D. Petrus

Ethics Opinion No. 522
Whether a Lawyer for Corporate Entity Engaged in Debt Collection Aids and Abets the Unauthorized Practice of Law or Violates the Rules of Professional Conduct for Failure to Supervise Employees and Seeking Attorney's Fee Awards Based upon the Legal Work of the Entity's Unlicensed Employees

Closing Argument
We Need a Creative Solution to the Superior Court Funding Crisis
By Judge Charles W. McCoy Jr.

 
 

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