Civil Litigation Outlook For 2016

Law360, New York (February 1, 2016, 10:43 AM EST) -- The landscape of civil litigation is constantly changing, and staying ahead of the curve is a requirement for lawyers and businesses alike. Looking toward 2016, there are several significant civil litigation trends emerging. In this article we highlight a handful of them, including burgeoning antitrust litigation at the Department of Justice, growth in securities and consumer class actions, the changes to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b) and the potential for marked increases in patent litigation.

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