Big Guns: Quinn Emanual Urquhart & Sullivan name partner, John Quinn is in hot water with U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in the Apple Samsung dispute. Our sister publication, The Recorder, reports. He was yelled at by the judge and later published a press release that has him fending off the threat of sanction.
Payout: The biggest jury verdict of the year, according to Bloomberg, goes to Monsanto Co. in a $1 billion patent infringement suit against DuPont over seeds for herbicide-tolerant soybeans.
What's your Clearance, Clarence?: Two airplanes came within seconds of a midair collision at National Airport on Tuesday. The Washington Post reports that air traffic controllers launched two planes in the direction of a third that was coming in for a landing.
Halt: The Arizona law that would ban most abortions after 20 weeks was temporarily blocked by a federal appeals court, reports The Wall Street Journal.