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  • Alleged troll that sued eBay over PTO reexamination dismisses lawsuit

    MARSHALL, Texas (Legal Newsline) – An alleged “patent troll” that sued eBay earlier this year for daring to ask the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a reexamination of three patents has dismissed its lawsuit. On Monday, a judge with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of...

  • Attorney says Garlock’s estimation ‘pales in comparison’ to importance of disclosure

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – With the unsealing process in the Garlock Sealing Technologies bankruptcy proceeding ongoing, attorney Mark Plevin has detailed the importance of access to the protected evidence that led to Bankruptcy Judge George Hodges’ landmark decision. Plevin’s article,...

  • Ky. Consumer Protection Division obtains indictment against contractor

    Conway FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – A Jefferson County grand jury returned an indictment on Thursday against contractor Kevin Carter on one count of theft by deception over $10,000 — a class C felony — for allegedly failing to perform home repair services for a Louisville resident....

  • Delaware receiving $51K in national J.P. Morgan settlement

    Biden DOVER, Del. (Legal Newsline) – J.P. Morgan Securities recently paid $51,400 to the Delaware Department of Justice for allegedly failing to ensure its agents were properly registered and failing to properly record trade data. The settlement agreement spans multiple states, and J.P....

  • PTO extends comment period on new trial proceedings under AIA

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is extending the deadline for comments on new administrative trial proceedings under the America Invents Act. In a June 27 request in the Federal Register, the PTO stated it was seeking public comment on “all aspects” of...

  • Motions ask bankruptcy judge to keep Garlock evidence sealed

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – Thirteen motions to seal were filed in the Garlock Sealing Technologies bankruptcy proceeding before the deadline ended on Thursday, meaning Bankruptcy Judge George Hodges will release all sealed documents without pending motions to the public no later than...

  • Disney, Pixar named in class action alleging antitrust law violations

    SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A former senior character effects artist is suing DreamWorks Animation and other companies he claims “conspired to systematically suppress the wages and salaries of those who they claim to prize as their greatest assets.” Robert A. Nitsch Jr.,...

  • Health insurer paying $3.8M in settlement with Schneiderman

    Schneiderman ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced on Tuesday that his office reached a settlement with New York’s largest health insurer, GHI. The agreement requires improved member communications for New Yorkers, including...

  • Injunction entered against Texas pool company

    Abbott AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – Based on Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s suit alleging multiple violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, a Hidalgo County district court has frozen the assets of and entered a temporary injunction against RGV Flamingo Pools...

  • Travel club scammed members, Madigan claims

    Madigan SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan recently filed a lawsuit against Global Discovery Vacation Program for allegedly cheating Illinois residents out of nearly $80,000 in a travel club scam. The Cook County Circuit Court lawsuit against...



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