The groups contend abuses in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s review process could affect the ability to raise capital needed to fund future research, hurting those Americans waiting for new treatments or cures.
The office issued an order this week saying the Texas-based telehealth company can proceed with its case against American Well, which filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Teladoc in federal court in June.
The California-based DVR maker alleges in its lawsuit, filed in a Texas federal court this week, that Samsung swiped its patented technology through its patent marking on retail products and other litigation.
A new poll, released by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, shows that a state’s lawsuit climate has a direct impact on its businesses. California and Alabama also were among the states with the worst legal climates for businesses.
The settlement, reached “in principle” last week, would settle claims by the plaintiffs that Sony could have prevented the 2014 cyber attack, which leaked tons of personal information about their employees.
The prominent plaintiffs firm Motley Rice is representing the Solicitor's Office in several lawsuits after signing four contracts and stands to earn between 15 and 40 percent in various cases. The antitrust cases began the year after a former Motley Rice law clerk became deputy solicitor.