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Brann & Isaacson Lawyers File Motion to Dismiss ADA Website Lawsuit

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Internet retailers and others have faced thousands of lawsuits across the country claiming that their websites are not accessible and thus violate the Americans with Disabilities Act. Because the plaintiffs usually price settlements at less than the cost of responding to the lawsuit, most companies settle them even though they believe their websites are accessible,...

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NewsCenterMaine Features Peter Brann on Maine School Assistance Case in U.S. Supreme Court

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Partner Peter Brann was featured in a news piece on WCSH-TV in Portland, “SCOTUS hears arguments in Maine tuition assistance program case.” On December 8, 2021, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in a case challenging a Maine rule that authorizes tuition assistance to Mainers in cities or towns without public schools to attend any...

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Peter Brann is Guest Lecturer at Cornell Law School

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Partner Peter Brann was a guest lecturer at Cornell Law School on Nov. 11, 2021. Addressing the class, The Role of the State Attorney General, Brann spoke about the role of Solicitors General in the U.S. Supreme Court. Brann has co-taught a similar class at Columbia, Harvard, and Yale law schools for the past 12...

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Brann & Isaacson Again Named IP Litigation Law Firm of the Year in Maine by Corporate Intl Magazine

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Brann & Isaacson has been named the IP Litigation Law Firm of the Year in Maine for 2022 by Corporate Intl Magazine. Corporate Intl Magazine’s awards commemorate those who have been successful over the past twelve months and who have shown excellence not only in expertise but in service. B&I has litigated patent, trademark, trade...

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B&I Partner on Harvard Panel Concerning Amicus Briefs

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Brann & Isaacson partner Peter Brann will be a panelist at Harvard Law School on October 27, 2021, speaking about the role and importance of amicus briefs in advocacy before the Supreme Court and elsewhere. Brann is also a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Harvard co-teaching a class entitled The Role of State Attorneys General....

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Ten Brann & Isaacson Attorneys Honored by Super Lawyers for 2021

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Brann & Isaacson congratulates its attorneys honored by Super Lawyers for 2021. Brann & Isaacson attorneys listed in the 2021 New England Super Lawyers include: George S. Isaacson Martin I. Eisenstein Ben Lund Martha E. Greene Kevin R. Haley Peter J. Brann Stacy O. Stitham B&I attorneys listed in the 2021 Super Lawyers New England...

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Nine Brann & Isaacson attorneys have been selected for inclusion in rankings published by The Best Lawyers in America© 2022:

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Included in The Best Lawyers in America (2022 Edition): George S. Isaacson, Commercial Litigation; Litigation and Controversy—Tax; Martin I. Eisenstein, Litigation and Controversy–Tax; Tax Law; Martha E. Greene, Trusts and Estates; Peter D. Lowe, Employment Law—Management; Benjamin W. Lund, Corporate Law; Real Estate Law; Peter J. Brann, Commercial Litigation; Litigation—Intellectual Property; Litigation—Patent; and Daniel A....

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B&I Defeats Preliminary Injunction Motion in Maine Patent Case

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On August 6, Chief Judge Jon Levy of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine sided with Brann & Isaacson client, Armaid, and denied a motion for preliminary injunction filed by the plaintiff, Range of Motion Products. After briefing and oral argument from partner Peter Brann, Judge Levy issued a comprehensive, 31-page ruling...

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Peter Brann Speaks on Ranked Choice Voting

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Partner Peter Brann spoke to the ACS (American Constitution Society) at Duke Law School about ranked-choice voting (RCV). He was joined in the presentation on “Ranked Choice Voting: Past, Present, and Future,” by Prof. David Kimball, a political scientist specializing in election law. Brann spoke about the legal challenges to RCV in Maine and elsewhere,...

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Peter Brann Quoted in Leading Patent Blog

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IPWatchdog, which bills itself as one of the most-read patent blogs, reached out to counsel who submitted friend-of-the-court briefs and other leading practitioners to comment on the oral argument in the closely-watched U.S. Supreme Court case, United States v. Arthrex, concerning the constitutionality of the Patent and Trademark Appeal Board. Partner Peter Brann’s statement—”Based on...

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