A Justice Department deal becomes fodder for a political fracas in Washington.
What should Congress focus on, if it tries to revise a 37-year-old law?
The Securities and Exchange Commission just announced the issuance of the agency's second Dodd-Frank whistleblower award—serving as a reminder to in-house counsel to bolster their companies' own internal reporting programs
The U.S. Supreme Court gave something to both sides in a closely watched dispute over so-called "pay-for-delay" agreements between brand-name and generic drug manufacturers that put off the production of generics in return payments by brand-name patent holders.
David Carstens of Carstens & Cahoon discusses some implications of President Obama's new initiative on "patent trolls."
Just two years ago, the U.S. International Trade Commission was ground zero for high-stakes patent fights, a place where some of the world's biggest smartphone and electronics companies met to duke it out. But since fiscal year 2011, the agency's intellectual property caseload has been on a downward spiral.
Revlon Inc. put too much lipstick on its 2009 go-private deal and misled shareholders, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission, which charged the cosmetics company with violating federal securities law.
A unanimous Supreme Court ruled that "naturally occurring" DNA segments cannot be patented. Justice Clarence Thomas wrote the opinion for the court in Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics.
New guidelines released by the Department of Justice's U.S. Trustee Program aim to ensure that law firms don't charge a premium to bankruptcy clients. Earlier versions of the rules were met with fierce opposition.
In the first ruling of its kind since the America Invents Act established a new system for reviewing patents, the Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruled that a patent used in a case brought by Versata Inc. against SAP America Inc. is too abstract and therefore invalid.
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