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Jun 11, 2013 Alana H. Rotter
Case Highlights Importance of Timely Post-trial Motions, Los Angeles Daily Journal (June 11, 2013)

It’s important to correctly calculate the deadline for filing a federal appeal: File late, and the court will dismiss your appeal without ever reaching the merits. In this article, Alana Rotter discusses how post-trial motions impact the deadline calculations, and describes the cautionary tale of Classic Concepts, Ltd. v. Linen Source, Inc., in which the 9th Circuit sua sponte dismissed a fully-briefed appeal as untimely.