News from February 2014

Class action over Grand Theft Auto dismissed

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 3, 2014

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More than 100 companies, business associations say they're against possible expansion of CBM program

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Feb 3, 2014

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- Last week, a group of more than 100 companies and business associations urged federal lawmakers to reject efforts to expand the Transitional Program for Covered Business Patents, also known as the CBM program.

Mostyn is treasurer of a multimillion dollar super PAC

By David Yates | Feb 3, 2014

HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) - Thought to be a "super lawyer" by some groups, Houston attorney Steve Mostyn also doubles as a treasurer of a super PAC.

Visual clustering allowed Garlock to quickly sort through asbestos claims information

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 4, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - Garlock Sealing Technologies was able to prove that a number of asbestos plaintiffs' attorneys had been gaming the asbestos trust system at Garlock's expense in a recent bankruptcy court while utilizing a new visual classification technology.

Texas company sues Apple for allegedly infringing on touchscreen patent

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Feb 5, 2014

MARSHALL, Texas (Legal Newsline) -- A Texas-based company is suing Apple Inc. in federal court, accusing the maker of the popular iPhone and iPad of patent infringement.

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