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Brad Pitt angry with Angelina Jolie’s public divorce

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Brad Pitt thinks it's "disgusting" that Angelina Jolie has gone public with their divorce. FILE: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. Picture: AFP LOS ANGELES - Brad Pitt is said to be furious that his estranged wife Angelina Jolie has started going public with their divorce because it's "terrible" for their children. The estranged couple had been working out the legalities of their split behind closed doors with a private judge, but, after the 43-year-old actress ditched her celebrity divorce attorney Laura Wasser and hired a new legal team, the details of their court battle have been made [...]

Beware of Friends Who Lead Friends to Seek Divorce

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“There is such a thing as a spirit of divorce and you see circles of friends all divorcing at the same time.” “Are you serious? How can you go back to your husband?” This woman was so angry upon hearing that a friend was going back to her husband after his infidelity that she was shaking. The two women had gotten together at a restaurant for breakfast. The extramarital affair was widely known. “It would be stupid to go back!” the wife’s friend insisted.  The husband was repentant and wanted to save their marriage. The couple were working with Greg [...]

Matt Lauer agrees to pay Annette Roque up to $20M in divorce

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Shamed “Today” host Matt Lauer is “bending over backwards” to give his soon to be ex-wife Annette Roque everything she wants in their divorce — including a multimillion-dollar payout — because he feels so guilty for cheating with multiple women at work, according to friends. Lauer — who was axed by NBC bosses in November for a string of inappropriate affairs — has already agreed to pay Roque, his wife of nearly 20 years, up to $20 million, Page Six can reveal. The couple are now getting along amicably, the friends tell us — and are both spending time at their 12-bedroom Hamptons pile, Strongheart Manor, as they prepare [...]

Improve Your Litigation Success, Predict Settlement Terms, and Write Better Patents by Analyzing Pat…

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Listen to this article Copyright © DrugPatentWatch. Originally published at Improve Your Litigation Success, Predict Settlement Terms, and Write Better Patents by Analyzing Patent Challenges Litigation related to drug patents, whether it be direct patent challenges, contract disputes, or other cases, can provide direct intelligence (through disclosures of competitive intelligence) or indirect intelligence through exposure of successful and failed tactics. Obtaining business intelligence from litigation is described in another article; this article will describe strategic intelligence. Don’t Repeat Failed Tactics The most immediate use of litigation history is to examine the failed tactics of prior patent challengers. For example, the [...]

Control: A Common Question About Litigation Finance (USA)

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David Perla Among the handful of what I would call “peace of mind” questions that U.S. lawyers new to commercial litigation finance routinely ask me when they are considering financing for their clients or their firms, probably the most common is some form of the following: “What impact does working with a provider of litigation finance have on control of litigation and settlement decisions?” I’m pleased to be able to answer, very simply, “none.” In the United States, commercial litigation finance providers largely exert no control over litigation related decisions or settlement. Control of these decisions remains precisely where it [...]