Randy Lipsitz


  • Monday, October 10, 2011
  • Forum Selection Clauses - Never Mere Boiler Plate
    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Parties to a contract will, more often than not, include: (i) a forum selection clause to identify the agreed location where disputes among the parties should be litigated and (ii) a choice of law clause to select the law governing the contractual relationship. However, as demonstrated in the recent Second Circuit decision in Phillips v. Audio Active Ltd...
  • Patent Assignments - Employers: Check Your Employment Agreements Before Bringing A Patent Infringement Suit
    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    All of the "owners" of a patent must generally be included in an action to enforce the patent. The failure to include any such necessary party may be grounds for dismissal of the action (entities declining to join in the action may, however, be joined involuntarily). Such defects in "standing" might not be curable by subsequently acquiring, such as through...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Editor: Would each of you give our readers something of your professional experience?
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Editor: Would each of you gentlemen give our readers something of your background and experience? How did you come to Kramer Levin? Spilko: I joined Kramer Levin in 1996 as a lateral associate. I was attracted to the firm for its diversified corporate practice and the opportunity for professional growth. Today I am a partner in the Corporate Department,...