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A Massachusetts federal judge on Thursday threw out Palomar Technologies Inc.'s lawsuit accusing rival MRSI Systems LLC of infringing its manufacturing patent, concluding there is "dramatically less to the claimed invention than meets the eye."
A Massachusetts federal judge said Thursday the state attorney general's suit claiming ExxonMobil Corp. lied to investors and the public about climate change-associated risks relies on "mundane theories of fraud" that can be litigated in state court.
A research engineer who worked for General Electric Co. for more than eight years admitted Thursday to swiping trade secrets from his previous employer in hopes of using the information to start his own venture.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has geared up for round two of its patent fight with Ford Motor Corp., lodging another lawsuit in Delaware federal court that accuses the auto giant of stealing its technology for fuel-efficient engines.
A Kansas federal judge has ended a dispute between General Electric and the Boilermaker-Blacksmith National Pension Trust over who should oversee a $205 million withdrawal liability arbitration, appointing the arbitrator neither side wanted and condemning the parties' "regrettable" and "most unnecessary" "petty squabbling" on Thursday.