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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

Jun 15 2018

Apple, Qualcomm battle over possible ban on some U.S. iPhone imports

The staff of the U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday recommended that a trade judge find that Apple Inc infringed at least one of Qualcomm Inc's patents, a move that could lead to blocking the import of some iPhones.

Jun 12 2018

Dyson wins $16.4 million false advertising verdict against vacuum rival

Vacuum cleaner maker Dyson Inc on Monday prevailed in a long-running false advertising lawsuit against rival SharkNinja Operating LLC.

Jun 12 2018

Huawei patent case shows Chinese courts' rising clout

A smartphone patent fight between Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and Samsung Electronics Co could reach a global resolution through a ruling by a Chinese court, a development that reflects the growing attractiveness of China as a quick and effective forum for intellectual property disputes.

Jun 06 2018

Trump commutes sentence after appeal by Kim Kardashian

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday commuted the life sentence of a woman for a first-time drug offense whose cause was taken up by celebrity Kim Kardashian West, and he is prepared to use his constitutional clemency powers to give relief to dozens more convicts, a White House source said. | Video

Jun 04 2018

Federal Circuit weighs validity of Allergan patent deal with tribe

A federal appeals court on Monday appeared divided on whether a deal by which pharmaceutical company Allergan PLC transferred drug patents to a Native American tribe would shield them from administrative review.

May 31 2018

Appeals court tosses PTAB ruling canceling inventor's balloon toy patent

A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived a patent on a best-selling toy that fills dozens of water balloons at once, handing the device's inventor a victory in his crusade against the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

May 29 2018

In win for Ericsson, appeals court guts Intellectual Ventures patent

A federal appeals court on Tuesday gutted a patent owned by licensing company Intellectual Ventures, handing a win to Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson.

May 26 2018

Weinstein attorney Brafman could face 'impossible' task: lawyers

After sexual assault charges were dropped against former International Monetary Fund Chairman Dominique Strauss-Kahn in 2011, his lawyer Ben Brafman assailed the accuser's credibility, telling Reuters: "This encounter was quick, it was consensual and she was a willing participant." | Video

May 25 2018

Weinstein attorney Brafman could face 'impossible' task -lawyers

After sexual assault charges were dropped against former International Monetary Fund Chairman Dominique Strauss-Kahn in 2011, his lawyer Ben Brafman assailed the accuser's credibility, telling Reuters: "This encounter was quick, it was consensual and she was a willing participant."

May 25 2018

Weinstein attorney Brafman could face 'impossible' task - lawyers

After sexual assault charges were dropped against former International Monetary Fund Chairman Dominique Strauss-Kahn in 2011, his lawyer Ben Brafman assailed the accuser's credibility, telling Reuters: "This encounter was quick, it was consensual and she was a willing participant."

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