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The Tenth Circuit on Tuesday upheld a lower court decision to toss a suit by Kansas over a letter from the National Indian Gaming Commission’s general counsel saying that land held in trust for the Quapaw tribe of Oklahoma was gambling-eligible, ruling that the letter shouldn’t be reviewed by the courts under federal Indian gambling law.
The owner of Vogue magazine has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit seeking to block a Taiwanese company from selling a “Legend Vogue” line of jewelry in the United States, saying the company’s use of Vogue’s trademark is likely to deceive consumers as to the origin of its goods.
Gawker, the blog that declared bankruptcy after losing a $140 million trial financed by a revenge-seeking Peter Thiel, has the right to investigate Thiel's dealings with a law firm behind the case, a New York bankruptcy judge ruled Wednesday — but prior settlements could block any fruitful inquiries.
TPG Pace Holdings Corp., a blank check company backed by private equity firm TPG and led by Hotwire.com founder Karl Peterson, priced a $400 million initial public offering on Tuesday, raising money to pursue an acquisition potentially in the technology, media or business service industries.
This week's global cyberattack, like one in May that held 300,000 computer systems around the world captive for days, is among the worst ransomware intrusions to date and likely not the last of its kind. Attorneys say that being prepared and knowing the steps to take in the wake of an attack could help reduce legal exposure and public scrutiny. Here are five things to keep in mind about ransomware attacks.