Working with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer¬† (London), Duch analysed the attitudes of the European public regarding smoking and health.¬† The report supported submissions that were being made as part of administrative hearings before the European Commission.
One of the issues in this litigation concerned public awareness of the health harm associated with cigarette smoking; of particular concern was public awareness of the health harm of smoking Light and Mild cigarettes.¬† Duch submitted a report in these proceedings that analyzed extensive historical public opinion data on public attitudes toward smok
Working with Cross-Pen legal counsel, Colucci and Umans (New York), Duch conducted surveys to establish that Cross-Pen competitors were employing a pen design the infringed on the Cross Pen copyrights.¬† Duch testified in this trial heard before the district court of Minneapolis.
Duch assisted Baker and Botts (Houston) in their defense of a class action suit brought against the owners of a senior citizen facility. His contribution to the defense focused on assembling and analyzing public opinion data in order to gain insights into the attitudes of potential jurors regarding issues related to the trial.