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Enfish first sued Microsoft and other software companies in August 2012, saying Microsoft's .NET Framework software infringes its patents. (Credit: AP)

Fed. Circ. Judge Says Alice Caused ‘Tremendous Uncertainty’

A Federal Circuit judge on Friday acknowledged the Supreme Court's Alice rule has created "tremendous uncertainty" over what makes a patent an ineligible abstract idea during separate appeals involving Microsoft, Enfish and others, questioning the rule's vague exceptions for those claiming new solutions to old problems.

  • Anti-Abortion Group Barred From Releasing 'Misleading' Videos

    A California federal judge on Friday banned the Center for Medical Progress from releasing its “misleadingly edited” footage purporting to show abortion providers agreeing to sell fetal body parts for profit, finding that the raw material shows no wrongdoing and that the CMP members broke legally-binding confidentiality agreements.

  • BREAKING: Joseph Slights Of Morris James Tapped For Del. Chancery Seat

    Gov. Jack Markell on Monday tapped former Delaware Superior Court Judge Joseph R. Slights III, now a partner at Morris James LLP, for the soon-to-be-vacated seat on the state's highly respected Chancery Court, choosing a jurist with a dozen years' bench experience for the post.

  • Argentina Floats $6.5B Deal To End Epic Default Battle

    Argentine President Mauricio Macri is floating a $6.5 billion deal to settle a slew of litigation with holdout bondholders over the country’s 2001 debt default, a court-appointed mediator said Friday.

  • Ex-Fox Rothschild Atty Convicted Of Insider Trading

    An ex-Fox Rothschild LLP attorney was convicted Friday on charges that he used inside information about the firm’s work to trade ahead of a $760 million insurance industry merger in 2011.

  • Citigroup Halts DraftKings, FanDuel Transactions In NY

    Citigroup Inc. will no longer process transactions for New York residents on daily fantasy sports sites run by DraftKings and FanDuel until there is more legal clarity on the matter, as the companies face enforcement actions by the state attorney general as well as a slew of lawsuits that were recently consolidated.

  • Pa. AG Kane Loses Bid To Lift Suspension

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court rejected Attorney General Kathleen Kane's bid to resurrect her suspended law license on Friday, allowing the state Senate to take its next step toward removing her from office.