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The Federal Circuit's clerk's office on Monday sent home staff and temporarily suspended its limited on-site operations for the day on the recommendation of authorities, amid protests over police killings that led to buildings near the court being set on fire Sunday night.
Jennifer Lopez's production company is urging a New York federal judge to toss a $40 million defamation lawsuit brought by the woman whose story inspired the hit movie "Hustlers," calling it her "most recent attempt to capitalize on her involvement in this scheme."
A digital marketing company has repeatedly failed to show its trade secrets were stolen by an energy company that had licensed its software or that its information ever qualified as trade secrets, an Illinois federal court ruled Sunday.
Converse Inc. is claiming that Steve Madden Ltd. copied its Run Star Hike sneaker design, infringing two of its design patents, according to a suit filed Friday in Massachusetts federal court.
The first person ever convicted of economic espionage by a federal jury, for stealing manufacturing secrets from DuPont Co. and selling the information to Chinese-owned companies, has asked for early home release, saying he contracted COVID-19 in prison and is on a ventilator.