Food supplement maker Grow Co. Inc. can pursue claims against one of the company’s former chemists for alleged use of Grow's trade secrets in his position at Pharmachem Laboratories Inc., a New Jersey appeals court has ruled.
In a clean sweep for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. and Kmart Corp., a federal judge has tossed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction a purported class action that accused the companies of selling glass-top patio tables that “spontaneously shatter.”
Finnish pharmaceutical company Orion Corp. has sued a unit of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. for seeking regulatory approval of a generic version of Orion's patented Parkinson’s treatment Comtan.
The U.S. Army has rejected the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to list former biological weapons research site Fort Detrick as a Superfund site amid concerns that contaminants at the site could taint nearby drinking wells.
Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. and Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. Inc. have dropped all claims and counterclaims related to one patent at the center of a fight over the osteoporosis drug Boniva.
McCarter & English LLP snagged former Wachovia Corp. assistant general counsel Robert J. Hoelscher in its fourth major partner hire this month, bolstering its commercial litigation and debtor-creditor practice.
Medical device company Synthes (USA) has gotten its back up in a dispute with rival Spinal Kinetics Inc., accusing the artificial disk maker of infringing a patent related to intervertebral implants.
The European Commission cleared the sale of Alitalia to a group of Italian investors Wednesday and ruled that the buyers would not be responsible for repaying a €300 million ($374 million) loan from the Italian government.
The debtors in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings of casino operator Tropicana Entertainment LLC are locked in a battle with the committee of unsecured creditors over the proposed sale of a casino that the debtors argue is necessary given the turbulent economy.
California could finally receive the waiver it has been seeking from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to regulate emissions from automobiles, allowing another dozen states to follow suit, once President-elect Barack Obama takes office next year.
Financial services giant American Express Co. is facing a proposed collective action alleging that it failed to pay proper overtime to its customer service representatives and other call center employees.
Hearing aid manufacturer Oticon Inc. is trying to muffle two of its major rivals, accusing Vivatone Hearing Systems LLC and SeboTek Hearing Systems LLC of infringing a patent for digital hearing aids.
Providing an outline for a Chapter 11 reorganization plan, bankrupt casino operator Tropicana Entertainment LLC has released a preliminary business plan signaling its strategies to reposition the company in the entertainment and gaming market.
A federal judge has denied Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.'s bid to force a Merck & Co. Inc. affiliate to produce privileged documents related to Merck's alleged fraud in obtaining the patent for allergy drug Singulair.
Seeking to calm Merrill Lynch & Co Inc. financial advisers as it prepares to take over, Bank of America has agreed to sign on to a Wall Street pact that allows brokers to leave for competitors – and take their clients with them, under certain conditions.
Days after an appeals court cleared LG Electronics Inc. in an epic patent fight with Whirlpool Corp., the South Korean electronics giant has asserted several washing machine patents against rival manufacturers, including Daewoo Electronics and Asko Appliances Inc.
A federal judge on Thursday dismissed an investment banking and managing company from a securities lawsuit alleging a speech-recognition company fraudulently inflated its earnings to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars.
The operators of a building located across the street from the World Trade Center site have sued a host of companies including the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Consolidated Edison Co. of New York and American Airlines Inc. to recoup at least $50 million in costs for remediating the property.
A federal judge has dismissed claims of willful infringement from four separate actions brought by Celgene Corp. and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. to stop several rival pharmaceutical companies from marketing and selling generic versions of Focalin XR, an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder medication.
Barclays Bank PLC, the debtor-in-possession financier for LandSource Communities Development LLC, on Wednesday filed a disclosure statement for the bankrupt real estate developer.