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April 15, 2020
Litigation partner Steve Baughman was quoted in a recent Law360 article about the first week of telephonic oral arguments at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The article discussed the challenges attorneys experienced in delivering their arguments over the phone and offered tips for litigators preparing for these novel hearings. Steve, who argued for Chugai Pharmaceutical on Friday, April 10, recommended asking regularly whether the judges have questions before moving on. In the courtroom, there is “pretty continuous feedback about whether the court … has enough information on something, but you find yourself having to make that [explicit] when you’re on a phone call,” Steve said.
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