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Dentists allege 3M's crowns defective

Robbie Hargett May 23, 2016, 12:25pm

MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) - Several dentists and dental practices are suing the makers of a dental crown product, alleging it is defective.

Federal lawmakers say PATENT Act, with some changes, has best chance of passing

Jessica M. Karmasek May 7, 2015, 2:55pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A bill introduced last week by a bipartisan group of U.S. senators aimed at ending patent abuses still needs some tweaking, but lawmakers said Thursday the legislation, compared to other reform bills, has the best chance of passing.

House subcommittee moves forward with patent TROL bill

Jessica M. Karmasek Apr. 23, 2015, 3:35pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A U.S. House subcommittee has advanced a piece of patent reform legislation that would rein in abusive demand letters.

Contractors paying Oregon $1.5 million in settlement

Bryan Cohen Feb. 10, 2014, 3:34pm


Minn. AG Swanson appeals disqualification of outside counsel

John O'Brien Oct. 17, 2012, 7:08pm


Judge disqualifies outside counsel in Minn. AG's 3M case

John O'Brien Oct. 12, 2012, 4:40pm

Swanson MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) - A Minnesota judge has ruled a private firm can't represent state Attorney General Lori Swanson in her lawsuit against 3M Company.

DOJ thwarts sticky notes merger

Michael P. Tremoglie Sep. 6, 2012, 1:00pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Fortune 100 company 3M of Minnesota backed away from its acquisition of Avery Dennison Corp.'s Office and Consumer Products Group after the Department of Justice said it would file an antitrust lawsuit to block the deal.

Federal judge tosses 3M blackmail suit

Michael P. Tremoglie Feb. 4, 2012, 8:31pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The latest development in the ongoing legal battle between 3M, attorney Lanny Davis and a British investment group has a Washington, D.C., federal judge tossing the blackmail lawsuit 3M filed against Porton for lack of jurisdiction.

Davis' motion to dismiss 3M defamation suit denied

Michael P. Tremoglie Feb. 3, 2012, 11:35am

Davis WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Former Clinton adviser Lanny Davis lost the latest round in the ongoing legal battle he is waging with 3M.

3M files amended complaint against Lanny Davis

Michael P. Tremoglie Dec. 27, 2011, 9:51am

Davis WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The ongoing litigation between 3M Company and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, political pundit and attorney Lanny Davis, continues.

D.C. attorney general intervenes in 3M v. Lanny Davis

Michael P. Tremoglie Nov. 8, 2011, 4:14pm

Nathan WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - District of Columbia Attorney General Irving Nathan is intervening in a lawsuit filed against former Clinton adviser Lanny Davis in order to defend the validity of an anti-SLAPP statute.

3M requests discovery in Lanny Davis case

Michael P. Tremoglie Nov. 7, 2011, 4:40pm

Davis WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A legal war between former Clinton adviser - and Fox News contributor - attorney Lanny Davis and 3M Co. continues with a new shot fired by the business giant.

Lanny Davis fires back at 3M with anti-SLAPP motion

Michael P. Tremoglie Oct. 11, 2011, 8:15am

Davis WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Former Clinton advisor and prominent Washington D.C. attorney Lanny Davis returned fire in a legal battle being waged between he and 3M company.

3M claims former Clinton adviser attempted coercion

Michael P. Tremoglie Sep. 8, 2011, 4:20pm

Davis A lawsuit filed against Washington D.C. lawyer Lanny Davis accuses the former Clinton Administration adviser and others of conspiring to unlawfully coerce 3M into paying tens of millions of dollars in a United Kingdom breach of contract case.

Swanson turns to suing 3M

Jessica M. Karmasek Jan. 3, 2011, 12:53pm

Swanson ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) - Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson last week filed a lawsuit against 3M Company for damages it allegedly caused to the state's ground and surface water and natural resources.

Van Hollen, 3M settle

Keith Loria Jul. 27, 2010, 2:39am

Van Hollen PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced on Tuesday that he has filed settled with an industrial facility over alleged state air pollution law violations.

Justices' recusals allow anti-apartheid suit to go forward

Legal News Line May 12, 2008, 1:25pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit will move forward against 33 companies that did business in South Africa during apartheid because the U.S. Supreme Court was unable to form a quorum.