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  • September 18, 2017

    Self-Insured Hospital Must Produce Docs In Med Mal Suit

    In a split opinion Friday, an Illinois appeals court lifted a contempt order against Advocate South Suburban Hospital on Friday, writing that the hospital still had to produce documents in the medical malpractice suit following a patient's heart attack and death.

  • September 18, 2017

    Waymo Seeks Trial Delay In Self-Driving IP Row With Uber

    In a what Uber called a “do-over request,” Waymo asked a California federal judge Saturday to delay the trial date for its trade secret misappropriation suit against Uber, saying it needs to scale a “mountain of evidence” revealed by a report that was only proffered after a Federal Circuit ruling last week.

  • September 18, 2017

    DOJ Appeals Block Of Trump Sanctuary City Defunding Order

    The U.S. Department of Justice on Monday said it has appealed to the Ninth Circuit a California federal court’s decision to block President Donald Trump’s executive order that would withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities for immigrants.

  • September 18, 2017

    Siemens Tells 1st Circ. Brook Cleanup Verdicts Should Stand

    If a lawsuit over the cost of the environmental cleanup of a brook running through a Boston neighborhood is remanded for a new trial, the jury verdicts related to a Siemens AG subsidiary and an affiliate should stand, the companies told the First Circuit on Friday.

  • September 18, 2017

    Sony's Headphone Patent Rehearing Bid Nixed Under Nautilus

    Without elaborating on its reasoning, the full Federal Circuit on Monday unanimously denied Sony Corp. and other tech companies’ request to reconsider the revival of wireless headphone patents that One-E-Way Inc. accused them of infringing before the International Trade Commission.

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