News from 2014

N.Y. AG reaches settlement with 'scanner troll' MPHJ

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jan 15, 2014

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has reached what he calls a "groundbreaking" settlement with "scanner troll" MPHJ Technology Investments LLC.

Hood praises U.S. SC's ruling in LCD case

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jan 15, 2014

JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) -- Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is praising the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold the right of attorneys general to enforce their state's laws in state court.

Judiciary aide: Garlock case proves reform needed in asbestos litigation

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 15, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - The recent ruling in favor of Garlock Sealing Technologies in a North Carolina federal bankruptcy court shows the need to support the Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act, or FACT Act, according to a House Judiciary Committee aide.

U.S. SC declines to hear Internet patent infringement case; company president declares it 'a tough time to be a patent owner'

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jan 16, 2014

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a software company's case against an online retailer for allegedly infringing on its "shopping cart" patents.

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