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Judge drops some charges against ex-Trump campaign aide Manafort

Oct 19 2018

ALEXANDRIA, Va. U.S. prosecutors on Friday agreed to drop criminal charges against Paul Manafort that a jury deadlocked on in August, as a federal judge set a Feb. 8 date for the former Trump campaign manager's sentencing on charges of bank fraud and filing false tax returns.

Expedia discount program draws American Airlines trademark lawsuit

Oct 17 2018

American Airlines Inc on Tuesday sought a court order blocking online travel booking company Expedia Inc from calling a new discount feature "Add On Advantage," saying consumers would confuse it with the airline's "AAdvantage" frequent flyer program.

Fed Circuit clears Cisco unit in 'abstract' teleconferencing patent case

Oct 17 2018

A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing Cisco Systems Inc's cloud communications unit Broadsoft of infringing patents on call processing technology.

Apple fails to move software patent case out of Texas

Oct 16 2018

Apple Inc on Tuesday lost a last-ditch bid to move a patent infringement case brought against it by software developer AGIS Inc out of the Eastern District of Texas.

SCOTUS declines to review invalidation of 'abstract' streaming patents

Oct 15 2018

The Supreme Court on Monday denied cert to patent holding company Two-Way Media Ltd, whose audio and video streaming patents were invalidated as too abstract in 2017 by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Lawsuit accuses Staples of infringing three-ring binder patent

Oct 12 2018

A Hong Kong-based office products company on Friday filed a lawsuit alleging Staples Inc infringed a patent on cushioned tabs for three-ring binders.

Gilda Radner documentary draws copyright challenge from journalist

Oct 12 2018

A New York journalist has sued the distributors of the recently released Gilda Radner documentary "Love, Gilda" for using her interviews with the comedian and actress without authorization.

U.S. appeals court upholds ruling that canceled Teva Copaxone patents

Oct 12 2018

A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld a ruling that canceled patents owned by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd on its blockbuster multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone.

UPDATE 1-U.S. appeals court upholds ruling that canceled Teva Copaxone patents

Oct 12 2018

Oct 12 A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld a ruling that canceled patents owned by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd on its blockbuster multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone.

Puma fails to chip away at Nike sneaker patent case

Oct 11 2018

German athletic footwear maker Puma SE's U.S. subsidiary on Wednesday lost a bid to pare down a patent infringement lawsuit filed by rival Nike Inc.

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