Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Inc. could be one step closer to selling a generic version of the colon cancer drug Eloxatin after convincing a federal appeals court to vacate and remand a settlement and injunction that a lower court had approved despite Sun's opposition.
A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that an $18 million fine against natural gas provider Southern Union Co. for illegally storing mercury at a Rhode Island facility wasn't excessive.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday agreed to move forward with greenhouse gas pollution standards for fossil fuel-based power plants and petroleum refineries as part of a pair of settlements in a federal appeals court with states and conservation groups.
American National Insurance Co. has told a federal appeals court that a lower court improperly barred it from pursuing claims that JPMorgan Chase & Co. obtained an unlawful profit of at least $1.9 billion through a scheme to strip away the contract rights of bondholders in failed Washington Mutual Bank NA.
A federal appeals court on Thursday overturned a lower court's decision to dismiss a putative class action against motorcycle helmet manufacturer Fulmer Helmets Inc., saying there was more than one way to interpret the safety tests at issue in the suit.
A federal appeals court has upheld Intel Corp.'s victories in a long-running optoelectronics patent case brought by an inventor following the technology giant's $409 million purchase of a company owned by his former business partner.
A federal appeals court has affirmed a ruling of summary judgment that ended an e-commerce entrepreneur's $2 billion lawsuit that claimed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission suppressed evidence, interfered with an initial public offering and intimidated witnesses as the agency investigated him.
A federal appeals court has reversed a ruling of summary judgment for two insurers who sought to avoid coverage for defective home construction suits under policies issued to general contractors Trinity Homes LLC and Beazer Homes Investments LLC.
A federal appeals court has revived a patent suit against Motorola Inc., Nokia Corp. and others over wireless handset technology, ruling that an exclusive licensee can bring an infringement action even if it's not the only party that can license the patent, so long as the accused infringers are not able to obtain a license.
3M Co., Pfizer Inc., BP America Inc. and others are warning the U.S. Department of Justice that companies might curtail investments in new technologies if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns an appeals court decision that Microsoft Corp.'s flagship word-processing software infringes an i4i LP patent.
Cleveland's Arena Football League team has lost its challenge to a district court's order that it arbitrate its claims in a dispute with National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., over premiums for a workers' compensation policy.
Disbarred lawyer Melbourne Mills Jr. has warned a federal appeals court that allowing a ruling that let Continental Casualty Co. rescind a $5 million professional liability policy issued to Mills' now-defunct firm would deprive claimants who sued Mills for malpractice stemming from a fen-phen class action.
A federal appeals court has given the U.S. Department of Labor the green light to argue on behalf of a class of Applebee's International Inc. workers in the restaurant chain's appeal of a lower court interpretation of the Fair Labor Standards Act's tip credit provision.
A California appeals court has upheld a settlement and licensing contract hammered out in a dispute between Blix Street Records Inc. and the parents of late singer Eva Cassidy over royalty payments and plans to make a movie about the vocalist.
A federal appeals court has ruled that insurance claims adjusters are administratively exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act, cutting down a putative class action by former American Risk Insurance Co. Inc. employees seeking to obtain overtime compensation.
A federal appeals court has denied a petition from an energy trade group to review U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations requiring new renewable fuel standards, writing that the petitioner had strained the congressional authorizing language beyond its clear meaning.
A federal appeals court has ordered the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to revisit its decision not to exempt Honeywell International Inc. from a requirement that nuclear facility licensees have a tangible net worth at least 10 times its current decommissioning cost estimate.
A plaintiff has asked a federal appeals court to revisit its decision to nix a putative class action that accused Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan of violating the Employee Retirement Income Security Act when it negotiated a deal that resulted in higher rates for participants in self-insured plans.
Pipefitters Local 636 Insurance Fund has asked a federal appeals court to reconsider its decision to allow Michigan's insurance commissioner to argue in support of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan in the health insurer's bid to undo the certification of an Employee Retirement Income Security Act class.
Following a successful re-examination of a patent for vitamin deficiency tests, Metabolite Laboratories Inc. has told a federal appeals court that LabCorp must now pay up on royalties for the products that were sold under a licensing agreement.