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Taylor Swift, Apple, and John Robert Demos Jr. as Pirates: A Day In The Life of Frivolous Lawsuits

Readers, each day I get an email listing all of the new cases filed in the US District Court here in Boston, with a brief description of what they are about. Recently, two of them caught my eye. I thought I would share them and then reflect a little on the frivolous lawsuit genre.
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Case of the Day: AngioDynamics v. Biolitec

Wolfgang Neuberger
The contemnor
The case of the day is AngioDynamics, Inc. v. Biolitec AG (1st Cir. 2015). Actually, there are two cases of the day. In one, the First Circuit affirmed the default judgment against my favorite contemnor, Wolfgang Neuberger, and others, as a sanction for failing to participate in discovery. I’m not going to cover that one. In the second case, the court took up the issue of the contempt sanctions that I dealt with in my prior post.
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