The Chicago Litigation Blog documents noteworthy developments in commercial litigation in Illinois, the Seventh Circuit, or that otherwise affect commercial litigation in Chicago. You may also find the occasional bit of interesting legal-themed miscellany.
Historically, America's companies have depended on a reliable patent system to protect inventions. Today, despite an unprecedented pace of innovation, our patent system has tipped away from strong protection of innovation. Business De Novo addresses the effects these changes in protection of innovation have on American businesses, which depend on creativity and ingenuity to propel them to the front of global competition.
TDR partner Gino L. DiVito has prepared a color-coded guide that compares the Illinois Rules of Evidence with the Federal Rules of Evidence and provides relevant commentary on both sets of rules. DiVito served on the Special Supreme Court Committee on Illinois Evidence that drafted the Illinois rules, which were approved by the Illinois Supreme Court effective January 1, 2011. He periodically updates the guide to reflect changes in the Illinois and Federal evidence rules and developments in evidence law.