Patenting Natural Ingredients
Season 1, Ep. 13
Rich Schoenstein and Rachel Lin talk about the circumstances under which a patent might be obtained for products containing or based on natural ingredients.
The Verdicts Are In – Two High Profile Trials Are Decided
Season 4, Ep. 2
Legal Analyst Marie Pereira joins Rich Schoenstein to discuss the verdicts rendered last week in the trial of defamation claims against Alex Jones in Connecticut, and the trial of the convicted murderer responsible for the massacre at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Musk v. Twitter
Season 4, Ep. 1
The new season starts off with a discussion of the pending dispute between Elon Musk and Twitter, scheduled to go to trial this month. White Collar and Government Investigations Partner Robert Heim returns to the Podcast to talk over the issues with Host Rich Schoenstein.
Punitive Damage Caps
Season 3, Ep. 14
The $45.2 million punitive damage award against Alex Jones may be severely curtailed by a Texas statute capping such damages. A $5 million punitive damage award against Amber Heard was reduced by applicable Virginia law to $350,000. Where do these caps come from, how do they work, are they fair to the parties and the juries, and are they constitutional? Georgetown Professor of Law Heidi Li Feldman joins Host Rich Schoenstein to discuss the matter.