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Three Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday urged President Donald Trump to withdraw the nomination of Scott Garrett to head the U.S. Export-Import Bank, saying that the nomination of the former Republican congressman from New Jersey, who was a vocal critic of the agency while in office, “makes no sense.”
Verizon’s former top congressional advocate fielded questions about climate change, sound science and government management from a Senate panel Wednesday as he seeks a Commerce Department post as the agency’s general counsel.
The constitutionality of inter partes review and patent proceedings before the U.S. International Trade Commission now hangs in the balance at the U.S. Supreme Court. The grant of certiorari in Oil States makes the Federal Circuit’s seeming inattention to Cascades Projection v. Epson even more curious, say Joseph Kovarik and Tyler Boschert of Sheridan Ross PC.
The World Trade Organization’s General Council on Wednesday formally adopted changes that will allow the organization more time to conduct reviews of its members’ trade policy, a small but crucial change that will give Geneva flexibility as its ranks continue to grow.
Lloyd’s of London urged a Georgia federal court Monday to pare down Coca-Cola’s breach of contract lawsuit alleging the insurer refused to cover losses from the 2015 Nepal blockade, arguing relevant law barred the beverage company's claims for attorneys’ fees and “redundant” damages for dealing in bad faith.