Not bragging if it’s true

Posted by on Oct 14, 2015 in Featured, News | 0 comments

8 years in a row:  West Short and Associates wins prestigious award for “Very High Legal Ability and Ethical Standards” from Martindale-Hubbell/Lexis Nexis “It’s a great honor to be recognized this way by our peers,” said firm partner and founder N. West Short. “It’s a wonderful feeling to have others acknowledge what we have known all along: that West Short & Associates, PC aggressively represents its clients in all nature of civil disputes using the highest...

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5th Circuit Reverses Vacatur in Perpetual-License Case

Posted by on Apr 22, 2013 in News | 0 comments

      5th Circuit Reverses Vacatur in Perpetual-License Case By John Council |  April 22, 2013 In another example of how difficult it is to overturn an arbitration award in federal court, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed and remanded a vacatur. The decision in Timegate Studios Inc. v. Southpeak Interactive LLC, et al., comes after an arbitrator had awarded a defendant a “perpetual license” to a disputed video game –– a result not contemplated in the parties’...

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5th Circuit Upholds Award In Video Game IP Suit

Posted by on Apr 12, 2013 in Featured, News | 0 comments

        Portfolio Media. Inc. 860 Broadway, 6th Floor | New York, NY 10003 | www.law360.com Phone: +1 646 783 7100 | Fax: +1 646 783 7161 | customerservice@law360.com   5th Circuit Reinstates Arbitration Award In Video Game IP Suit By Jess Davis | April 10, 2013   Dallas (April 10, 2013, 9:54 PM ET) — The Fifth Circuit on Tuesday reinstated an arbitration award giving videogame publisher Southpeak Interactive Corp. a perpetual license to intellectual property for a game developed by...

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West Short and Associates recovers $9 million award

Posted by on Nov 10, 2011 in News | 0 comments

After a nearly 2 year process, the American Arbitration Association issued an award of $9 million to SouthPeak Interactive, a client represented by West Short and Associates, PC. “It’s extremely gratifying to be able to achieve an outcome like this for our client,” said Founding Partner West Short. “Especially when you consider that when this arbitration started, the the other side was seeking approx. $3.5 million in damages  from our client, and by the end of the case they got nothing and...

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