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Groups continue to rail against Innovation Act, which could be considered by House next week

Jessica Karmasek Jun. 29, 2015, 6:12am

Coalition argues bill shouldn't be considered for floor action in its current form

U.S. SC sides with Marvel in patent dispute over Spider-Man toy

Jessica Karmasek Jun. 26, 2015, 11:14am

Justices refused to overrule the high court's 1964 decision

U.S. SC rejects challenge to Fair Housing Act, rules law forbids ‘disparate impact’

Jessica Karmasek Jun. 25, 2015, 2:49pm

Minorities who allege racial discrimination don't have to prove intent to sue under FHA, ruling states

Garlock bankruptcy plan includes national ads targeting asbestos victims

Jessica Karmasek Jun. 25, 2015, 9:37am

Garlock Sealing Technologies has employed a nationally recognized firm to provide notice -- by way of newspaper supplements, magazines, television and even the Internet -- to potential asbestos claimants as part of its bankruptcy proceeding.

Prosecutor to make second bid for Vermont AG

Jessica Karmasek Jun. 25, 2015, 9:29am

Chittenden County state's attorney to challenge incumbent Bill Sorrell for second time

Class action alleges pharma company’s patent infringement lawsuit a ‘sham’

Jessica Karmasek Jun. 25, 2015, 8:03am

The United Food and Commercial Workers Unions and Employers Midwest Health Benefits Fund, or UFCW, and the Laborers Health and Welfare Trust Fund for Northern California filed the lawsuit on behalf of a class of all purchasers of Novartis’ Gleevec drug

South Dakota AG elected head of attorneys general group

Jessica Karmasek Jun. 23, 2015, 1:53pm

Marty Jackley to serve as NAAG president; Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt elected vice president

Patent appeal board’s new pilot program hopes to reduce backlog of appeals

Jessica Karmasek Jun. 23, 2015, 10:25am

Program will allow those with multiple appeals before the PTAB to expedite review

Former Hawaii AG among those recommended for federal judgeship

Jessica Karmasek Jun. 23, 2015, 9:35am

David Louie is one of three potential nominees for the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii

U.S. PTO to reexamine Invisalign maker’s patent portfolio

Jessica Karmasek Jun. 22, 2015, 2:09pm

Office granted ClearCorrect's request to review three patents assigned to its competitor.

Jawbone files patent infringement lawsuit against Fitbit over wearable fitness trackers

Jessica Karmasek Jun. 22, 2015, 9:46am

Jawbone argues in its complaint, filed in a California federal court this month, that Fitbit infringes on three patents.

Asbestos claimants committee calls proposed trust amount in Garlock bankruptcy ‘unfair’

Jessica Karmasek Jun. 19, 2015, 10:37am

The Official Committee of Asbestos Personal Injury Claimants, referred to as the ACC, submitted its preliminary objections to the confirmation of the debtors’ plan in April.

GOP state senator to run for Pa. AG

Jessica Karmasek Jun. 19, 2015, 8:35am

John Rafferty made his announcement Wednesday.

Goodlatte’s Innovation Act passes House committee, with some tweaks

Jessica Karmasek Jun. 18, 2015, 11:21am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Members of a House panel on Thursday approved one of the more aggressive pieces of patent reform legislation floating around Congress, the Innovation Act.

Colorado joins more than two dozen states in enacting patent troll legislation

Jessica Karmasek Jun. 18, 2015, 11:16am

DENVER (Legal Newsline) - Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper this month signed into law a bill aimed at combating so-called patent “trolls.”

Companies file lawsuit against Bed Bath & Beyond over Bunch O Balloons patent

Jessica Karmasek Jun. 18, 2015, 9:33am

TYLER, Texas (Legal Newsline) - Bed Bath & Beyond, along with the popular direct television marketing company, Telebrands Corp., is being sued in a Texas federal court.

Telehealth company files patent infringement lawsuit against competitor

Jessica Karmasek Jun. 11, 2015, 3:34pm

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Telehealth company American Well this week filed a lawsuit in federal court against competitor Teladoc for patent infringement.