News from March 2014

McCaskill introduces own legislation aimed at 'bottom-feeder' patent trolls

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Mar 3, 2014

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- Last week, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill introduced her own piece of legislation aimed at combating so-called "patent trolls."

Legal Newsline seeks evidence cited in landmark Garlock ruling

By John O'Brien | Mar 4, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - Legal Newsline is asking a North Carolina federal court to make public the evidence cited in a January order that showed asbestos lawyers were manipulating the recovery system.

Coalition to host patent reform discussion

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Mar 4, 2014

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- The Main Street Patent Coalition, along with Politico Pro, will host a discussion on patent reform and its effects on small businesses Wednesday.

Federal Circuit rejects application for patent aimed at weakening tropical storms

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Mar 5, 2014

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- A federal appeals court has struck down an appeal by two inventors seeking a patent on a system that could help weaken devastating tropical storm systems.

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