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Apple, Qualcomm gird for next phase of patent battle after mixed U.S. rulings

9:34pm EDT

Split decisions on Tuesday by a U.S. government panel in acrimonious patent disputes between iPhone-maker Apple and chip supplier Qualcomm left their battle lines largely unchanged ahead of a U.S Federal Trade Commission ruling and a major trial next month.

Diagnostics firm Natera hit with patent case over kidney transplant test

6:03pm EDT

Medical diagnostics company CareDx Inc on Tuesday filed a lawsuit accusing larger rival Natera Inc of using patented organ transplantation technology without authorization.

Congress faces long road ahead in fight over Mueller documents

7:06am EDT

Lawmakers seeking Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report are likely to face a protracted legal battle that will turn on President Donald Trump's right to keep communications with his advisers private, legal and political experts said.

Congress faces long road ahead in fight over Mueller documents

Mar 25 2019

Lawmakers seeking Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report are likely to face a protracted legal battle that will turn on President Donald Trump's right to keep communications with his advisers private, legal and political experts said.

Explainer: Why an obstruction case against Trump was so difficult

Mar 25 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr's conclusion that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice, revealed publicly on Sunday in a letter to lawmakers, reflects inherent difficulties in proving such an obstruction case, legal experts said. | Video

Explainer: Why Trump's legal woes go beyond the Mueller report

Mar 25 2019

WASHINGTON The closure of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election does not mark the end of legal worries for President Donald Trump and people close to him. Other continuing investigations and litigation are focusing on issues including his businesses and financial dealings, personal conduct, charitable foundation and inaugural committee.

Explainer: Why Trump's legal woes go beyond the Mueller report

Mar 25 2019

WASHINGTON The closure of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election does not mark the end of legal worries for President Donald Trump and people close to him. Other continuing investigations and litigation are focusing on issues including his businesses and financial dealings, personal conduct, charitable foundation and inaugural committee.

Explainer: How much of the Mueller report must U.S. attorney general disclose?

Mar 24 2019

WASHINGTON Now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted the report on his investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, Attorney General William Barr must decide how much of the document - if any - to make public.

Explainer: Why Trump's legal woes go beyond the Mueller report

Mar 24 2019

WASHINGTON The closure of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election does not mark the end of legal worries for President Donald Trump and people close to him. Other ongoing investigations and litigation are focusing on issues including his businesses and financial dealings, personal conduct, charitable foundation and inaugural committee.

ITC to hear chip patent dispute against Qualcomm, MediaTek

Mar 22 2019

The U.S. International Trade Commission on Thursday agreed to hear patent infringement claims brought by a New Hampshire licensing company against semiconductor makers including Qualcomm Inc and MediaTek Inc, as well as a group of Chinese smartphone companies that use their chips.

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