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House panel says 'time is of the essence' in Trump tax return fight

3:21pm EDT

A U.S. House of Representatives committee on Tuesday urged a federal judge to quickly resolve its bid to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns, which the Trump administration has refused to turn over.

Judge trims Weight Watchers' false advertising case against upstart Noom

Aug 19 2019

A federal judge on Monday trimmed a false advertising lawsuit the weight-loss company WW International Inc (formerly Weight Watchers) brought against upstart app-based rival Noom Inc.

NFL and DirecTV can't shake antitrust case over 'Sunday Ticket' TV rights

Aug 13 2019

A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a putative class action alleging the National Football League's telecasting agreement with AT&T Inc's DirecTV unit unlawfully blocked competition.

Jury says L'Oreal stole startup's hair care technology

Aug 12 2019

A Delaware jury on Monday issued a verdict worth about $37 million to Olaplex LLC, a beauty startup that says industry giant L'Oreal SA copied its hair bonding technology.

Fed Circuit says PTAB too quick to chop down MTD lawn mower patent

Aug 12 2019

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office erred in cancelling a patent on lawn mower technology owned by outdoor power equipment maker MTD Products Inc, a federal appeals court said on Monday.

Trump: Kim says ready to restart talks when U.S.-South Korea joint drills end

Aug 10 2019

WASHINGTON/SEOUL U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that Kim Jong Un told him he was ready to resume talks on North Korea's nuclear and missile programs and would stop missile testing as soon as U.S.-South Korea military exercises end. | Video

Eli Lilly wins Fed Circuit decision fending off generic Alimta

Aug 09 2019

Eli Lilly and Company won a federal appeals court decision on Friday that protects its chemotherapy drug Alimta from generic competition from Pfizer Inc and Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.

Former top FBI official McCabe sues agency over firing

Aug 08 2019

WASHINGTON Former top FBI official Andrew McCabe, who was dismissed from the agency following a tumultuous relationship with President Donald Trump, filed a lawsuit on Thursday alleging the termination violated his constitutional rights to free speech and due process. | Video

SCOTUS urged to revisit bedrock internet law in Grindr stalking case

Aug 08 2019

A man who says he was stalked and harassed through the dating app Grindr on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a novel lawsuit he filed against the platform that challenges a bedrock internet liability law.

IN BRIEF: Lawsuit over LexisNexis housing-law book evicted by N.Y. court

Aug 07 2019

A New York state appeals court on Tuesday said it would not reconsider an earlier decision throwing out a lawsuit alleging a LexisNexis Inc treatise on housing law contained inaccuracies.

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