The "Boston Strong" catchphrase coined following the Boston Marathon bombings to describe the city's resiliency is at the center of a trademark tug of war.
A U.S. Patent and Trademark Office lawyer nominated for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit spent most of his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill answering questions about his background in patent work.
Apparel company Ralph Lauren Corp. has agreed to give up $700,000 in profits to resolve bribery allegations, marking the Securities and Exchange Commission's first nonprosecution agreement involving Foreign Corrupt Practices Act misconduct.
Too many bank lawyers sport an "unhealthy mindset" bent on finding loopholes in rules rather than on supporting the spirit of the law, according to law professor and former Federal Reserve lawyer Cornelius Hurley.
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that White House attorney Anne Small has been named the agency's next general counsel, the first woman to serve in that role.
Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act appeared to get off to a slow start this year. But it might just be a matter of timing, according to a new report from Miller & Chevalier.
In a settlement that includes one of the largest divestures of all time, beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev reached a deal with the Department of Justice to proceed with its acquisition of Grupo Modelo.
As the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) moves through the legislative process, pro-CISPA corporate interests are outspending opponents of the bill "by orders of magnitude."
The Federal Trade Commission announced its first case against mobile phone "cramming," going after defendants who allegedly took in millions by sending consumers pricey unauthorized text messages featuring horoscopes, love tips, and other information.
Uncovering and prosecuting cartel behavior will be a top priority for the U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division, while the Federal Trade Commission will continue focusing on health care and generic prescription drug markets, the heads of those agencies testified on Capitol Hill.
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