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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Jan 19 2018

Cornell must arbitrate claims it was duped into Illumina patent deal: judge

A federal magistrate judge on Friday ruled Cornell University must arbitrate its claim that a former co-plaintiff duped it into settling a gene-sequencing patent dispute with Illumina Inc.

Jan 19 2018

Trump move on healthcare religious freedom prompts discrimination fears

The Trump administration's move on Thursday to protect healthcare workers who refuse to perform abortions and other medical procedures on religious or moral grounds is raising fears among some civil rights and medical groups that it will provide legal cover for otherwise unlawful discrimination.

Jan 18 2018

Trump move on healthcare religious freedom prompts discrimination fears

The Trump administration's move on Thursday to protect healthcare workers who refuse to perform abortions and other medical procedures on religious or moral grounds is raising fears among some civil rights and medical groups that it will provide legal cover for otherwise unlawful discrimination.

Jan 18 2018

Appeals court reaffirms cancellation of Helsinn patent on cancer drug

A federal appeals court on Tuesday declined to reconsider an earlier decision invalidating Helsinn Healthcare SA’s patents on its anti-nausea treatment Aloxi, rejecting arguments by the pharmaceutical industry that letting the ruling stand would hinder innovation.

Jan 18 2018

U.S. court invalidates J&J cancer drug patent, hitting UK's BTG

NEW YORK A U.S. administrative court invalidated a Johnson & Johnson patent on its blockbuster prostate cancer drug Zytiga, bringing rivals closer to selling generic versions and hitting shares in its British partner BTG Plc .

Jan 17 2018

U.S. court invalidates patent on J&J cancer drug Zytiga

NEW YORK A U.S. administrative court on Wednesday invalidated a Johnson & Johnson patent on its blockbuster prostate cancer drug Zytiga, bringing rivals closer to selling generic versions.

Jan 17 2018

U.S. court invalidates patent on J&J cancer drug Zytiga

NEW YORK, Jan 17 A U.S. administrative court on Wednesday invalidated a Johnson & Johnson patent on its blockbuster prostate cancer drug Zytiga, bringing rivals closer to selling generic versions.

Jan 16 2018

Court gives Olaplex another shot at blocking sales of L'Oreal products

A federal appeals court has revived haircare startup Olaplex LLC's request for an injunction blocking sales of L'Oreal SA products it claims infringe one of its patents.

Jan 16 2018

Big-name musicians line up against Pandora in Turtles copyright fight

Carly Simon, Carole King, Melissa Etheridge, the Isley Brothers and other stars on Friday urged California's highest court to side with members of the 1960s band The Turtles in their copyright dispute with music streaming service Pandora Music Inc over songs recorded before 1972.

Jan 15 2018

Tivo hits Comcast with new round of patent lawsuits

(This January 11 story was refiled to correct typo in "scheduling" in paragraph 6)

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