In a bipartisan 325-91 vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed patent reform legislation Thursday that would bring sweeping changes the intellectual property landscape and curb litigation abuse by so-called "patent trolls."
Five Archie Comics employees have filed a gender discrimination suit against the company's female co-CEO, claiming, among other things, that she refers to them by their male anatomy. The CEO says the employees can't be discriminated against because they are white men.
Popular file-hosting site Hotfile must cease operations and pay $80 million over allegations it assisted in the downloading of pirated movies, in what the film industry is touting as the first ruling that a so-called "cyberlocker" can be liable for copyright infringement.
A divided Ninth Circuit panel has rejected the United Parcel Service's challenge to a nearly $700,000 attorney fee award in a gender discrimination case that resulted in a jury verdict of just $27,280.
The Montgomery County, Pa., clerk who started issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples this summer and was ordered to stop by the Superior Court has asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to empower him to issue the licenses.
A federal appellate court in Atlanta has affirmed the conviction of a bank robber who refused to attend his own trial after embracing a fringe political movement known as "sovereign citizenry."
A housekeeper at a hotel in the Poconos who was fired after wearing her hair in cornrows won $25,000 in damages after she brought a racial discrimination case.
An advocate for a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana struggled to defend the wording of a ballot measure that the attorney general claims is misleading.
The Delaware Court of Chancery ruled that a director's communication with his personal attorney over the company's email system were not privileged.
Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone insisted in a Wednesday filing that its role as counsel to the Public Lighting Authority of Detroit in bond negotiations aimed at ensuring that all of the hard-pressed city's 80,000 streetlights remain lit does not constitute a conflict...
Three U.S. district judges and a U.S. magistrate participated in a roundtable discussion in Dallas, "Patent Law: Best Practices As Seen From The Bench."