China Firm Funds US Suits Amid Push to Disclose Foreign Ties; Florida Senators Seek Disclosure of Foreign Litigation Funding
A Chinese firm that touts itself as a provider of one-stop patent solutions is financing four US lawsuits against Samsung and a subsidiary in connection with earbud, tablet and smartphone technologies, with the plaintiff describing the case as a “classic David versus Goliath”. More from Bloomberg Law. Meanwhile, Congress members and others are scrutinizing the role of foreign investment in American litigation, with two Florida senators urging the state’s three federal district court chief judges to impose disclosure requirements on foreign funders. More from Bloomberg Law.