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Attorneys cheer (and jeer) high court’s cheerleading outfit copyright holding

Mar 23, 2017 By: Patrick Hughes

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a two-dimensional cheerleading uniform design may be protected under copyright law even if the outfit

Patent Act liability needs more than one U.S.-made component, justices say

Feb 24, 2017 By: Patrick Hughes

One American-made component — no matter its qualitative importance — cannot qualify as a “substantial portion” of a multifaceted product produced overseas

Does Cigna’s suit against Anthem signal the end of the billion-dollar breakup fee?

Feb 22, 2017 By: Amy Watkins

Billion-dollar termination fees could be on their way out as corporate dealmakers change merger negotiation tactics based on recent deal disasters, evidenced

Louisiana underfunds, understaffs and overworks public defenders, class action claims

Feb 10, 2017 By: Michael Scott Leonard

A group of law firms and civil rights organizations has filed a proposed class action accusing Louisiana of funding public defenders at

Judge suspends key parts of Trump’s travel ban as mass protests roil major airports

Jan 30, 2017 By: Michael Scott Leonard

With protests engulfing America’s major airports nationwide Saturday, a Brooklyn federal judge temporarily blocked key parts of President Donald Trump’s executive order

Courts hold that properly structured receivables purchases are not usurious loans

Jan 27, 2017 By: Richard D.R. Hoffmann

A New York court held on two separate occasions that purchases of receivables at discounted prices were not usurious loans under New

BlackRock forced employees to waive whistleblower awards, SEC says

Jan 27, 2017 By: Cory Hester

BlackRock Inc. has agreed to pay a $340,000 penalty to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges that the investment management firm illegally

New Orleans federal judge tosses suit claiming penile prosthesis defect

Jan 25, 2017 By: Ron Baker

A New Orleans federal judge has dismissed a suit by a man who says he was injured when his implanted Coloplast Corp.

Freddie Gray officers’ malicious-prosecution suit moves forward

Jan 24, 2017 By: Susan Newman

Five Baltimore police officers cleared of criminal wrongdoing in connection with the death of Freddie Gray may proceed with some of their

Delaware justices to decide if New York ruling leaves door open for new Lululemon suit?

Jan 20, 2017 By: Frank Reynolds

After hearing oral argument Jan. 18, Delaware’s Supreme Court must decide whether a New York federal judge’s ruling in a shareholder suit

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