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A New Jersey seller of reconditioned and refurbished items asked a federal judge not to dismiss its suit against Fitbit Inc. on Monday, arguing that their dispute over the resale of the fitness device maker’s products belongs in New Jersey’s federal courts.
A neuropathologist is disputing Dr. Bennet Omalu's much-publicized finding that deceased Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame football player Mike Webster suffered from the degenerative brain condition CTE, saying as part of the NHL's bid for CTE research materials that the evidence published was inconclusive.
The Indianapolis Colts urged a Massachusetts federal judge Monday to transfer to its home state a proposed class action over a mobile application that allegedly records consumers’ conversations, arguing that the suit should be litigated where the team and its fans, including the man leading the action, are located.
Major League Baseball asked a California federal court on Monday to consider a recent Ninth Circuit decision decertifying a class of Costco Wholesale workers as it deliberates over a renewed bid for class certification from minor league players suing over alleged wage-and-hour violations.
A ruling last month by China's highest court may be only a partial victory for Michael Jordan and Nike, but it is a great step forward for China’s trademark system. Eight messages from the decision are comforting and reassuring, say Amy Hsiao of Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP and Christopher Shen of NTD Patent & Trademark Agency Ltd.