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  • January 20, 2017

    Calif., Oil Cos. Get Pollution Conspiracy Suit Nixed

    A California federal judge on Friday threw out a racketeering lawsuit accusing oil companies and state officials, including Gov. Jerry Brown, of conspiring to boost profits and tax revenue from oil production in the San Joaquin Valley, without regard for farmland pollution.

  • January 20, 2017

    Apple Sues Qualcomm Over Royalty ‘Extortion,’ $1B Withheld

    Apple accused Qualcomm on Friday in California federal court of illegal business practices, overcharging Apple “billions of dollars” in royalties, withholding nearly $1 billion in rebates and trying to extort Apple after it cooperated in a Korean regulator’s investigation into the chipmaker’s licensing practices.

  • January 20, 2017

    Mitsubishi To Pay $75M To End Direct Buyers' CRT Claims

    Direct buyers of Mitsubishi televisions urged a California federal judge Thursday to approve the company's agreement to resolve their antitrust claims for $75 million in the sprawling cathode ray tube price-fixing multidistrict litigation.

  • January 20, 2017

    Morgan Stanley Aims To Trim Calif.’s Great Recession Suit

    Morgan Stanley asked a San Francisco judge Friday to trim California’s suit over hits state public retirement funds took during the Great Recession, arguing that the state’s attorney general brought blanket fraud and securities claims that didn’t apply to all defendants or all mortgage-backed securities named in the complaint.

  • January 20, 2017

    Silicon Valley Patent Team Joins Squire Patton Boggs

    A boutique Silicon Valley intellectual property firm is joining Squire Patton Boggs in its Palo Alto, California, office, the firm announced Friday, bringing new focus and expertise to electrical and electronic devices, systems and software.

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