News from February 2014
George E. Brown, Jr. Federal Building and United States Courthouse
More than 100 companies, business associations say they're against possible expansion of CBM program
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.
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.
Robert T. Matsui Federal Courthouse in Sacramento, Calif.
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.
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.