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Adhering to its now-familiar two-step framework for determining patent eligibility under the Supreme Court of the United States' 2014 decision in Alice ( IP Update, Vol. 17, No. 7), the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court's judgment on the pleadings, finding all of the asserted ...
"The appointments are going very quickly," said Shira Scheindlin, a retired judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. "It is an ... And there are still plenty of spots for Trump to fill, including 17 open seats on the US Court of Appeals and 124 district court vacancies. "He can ...

The ABA concluded in December that Goodwin, Trump's nominee to a lifetime seat on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, is unqualified to fulfill the demands of a federal judge given his "work habits." The ABA concluded in November that Teeter, Trump's nominee to a lifetime seat on ...
IRIDEX corporation (Nasdaq: IRIX) announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against Quantel Medical, S.A., Quantel USA, Inc., and Quantel, S.A. in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The lawsuit alleges that Quantel products infringe U.S. Patent No. 7,771,417, that Quantel ...
On December 28, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia ("District Court") held that Powhatan Energy Fund LLC, Dr. Houlian Chen, ... In August 2013, FERC Office of Enforcement ("OE") Staff issued its preliminary findings that Respondents violated the Federal Power Act ("FPA") and ...
Despite "grave misgivings" related to how the government is proceeding in the action, U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis of the Eastern District of New York granted an interlocutory appeal request by the Trump Administration in a pair of joint suits over its wind down of the Obama-era Deferred Action for ...

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16, 2016 photo, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas Lee H. Rosenthal poses for a portrait in Judge ... One high court jurist, Senior Judge Carolyn Dineen King of the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, describes Rosenthal's rulings as "first rate" ...
Recently, there has been some public debate over research regarding the validity of patents that are upheld in federal district court and which are then invalidated through various review challenges ... Another final written decision issued by the PTAB in March 2015 determined that claims of U.S. Patent No.
C., U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., and then-Gov. Nikki Haley. "Gov.McMaster will continue to do everything in his power to make sure South Carolina doesn't ... from District Court, and the judge ruled the monetary claims against the government were not under the jurisdiction of Federal District Courts.
"Political issue can be thorny, but in this case, the political issue of who should go first (oil and gas or coal) when concurrent mineral development on federal lands may not be possible, seems to be a thorny issue that the BLM should be answering," the District Court decision states. "The entity charged with ...
Two Thumb area dairy farms and their co-owner were sentenced this past week in US District Court in Bay City following charges of employing and harboring illegal aliens. Denis Burke pleaded guilty and was sentenced to two years in prison after his spouse Madeline was sentenced back in September to ...
Chief U.S. District Court Judge Christina Armijo's retirement announcement last week means there are now two vacancies that will need to be filled on the federal ... President Donald Trump, who along with the Republican majority in the Senate has put a heavy emphasis on remaking the federal judiciary, ...
4, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Seattle, Wash., struck down provisions of Idaho's "ag gag law" -- also referred to as the "ag security law" ... The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's decision that the statutory provisions prohibiting obtaining records and employment by misrepresentation ...
U.S. District Judge Lee H. Rosenthal, husband Gary, and her twin daughters Jessica, left, and Rachel, right, welcome back another daughter, Capt. ..... on how the federal courts around the United States operate," said David G. Campbell, a district court judge in Arizona who served with her on a civil rules ...
A Davenport woman pleaded guilty Thursday to a gun charge in connection with a high-speed chase and shooting that left a woman injured in September. Breanna Nicole Thompson, 22, pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm in U.S. District Court, Davenport. She faces up to 10 years in ...
Chief Judge Christina Armijo of the U.S. District Court of New Mexico will retire to senior status next month. She has served on the bench more than two decades either as an appellate judge or on the top federal court in the state. Armijo, whose retirement was announced in a news release from the ...

Several letters of support for Lambert have been filed in the last two weeks and are addressed to U.S. District Court/Southern District of Ohio Judge Susan J. Dlott, as Lambert is scheduled to appear in court Friday morning, Jan. 5 for sentencing. The United States is recommending "a total sentence of 200 ...
As an organization representing more than 1,300 public and private nonprofit hospitals and health systems in the federal 340B drug pricing program, 340B Health issued a statement saying it was disappointed by the ruling, but the ruling "in no way ends the debate over this onerous and harmful regulation.
The dropped state charges accuse MacLean of possessing four separate images depicting sexually explicit conduct by girls about 9 years old or younger, including a "toddler." A trial in U.S. District Court in Concord has been scheduled for February. Paul Cuno-Booth can be reached at 352-1234, extension ...
That should have cleared the way for the discovery phase of the litigation in U.S. District Court in Seattle, including demands for records and depositions with key company figures. But an early December decision by a federal judicial panel means big changes for the case. The U.S. Judicial Panel on ...
With President Donald Trump's nomination of Colm Connolly and Maryellen Noreika to serve on Delaware's district court, the state's federal bench is finally poised to return to full strength, after a year in which the shorthanded court saw a steep rise in patent filings. However, if confirmed, the U.S. District ...
The Supreme Court release states Julien has litigated cases in U.S. Court in all three of Louisiana's federal divisions, as well as federal courts in Arkansas, Kansas, South Carolina and Texas. He has practiced on the state level in civil district court, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeal and the Louisiana Supreme ...
Giampietro served as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin for 13 years before joining Northwestern Mutual. He was a civil ... "We are thrilled that Gordon has been nominated to serve on the federal bench," said Ray Manista, general counsel for Northwestern Mutual. "Gordon is a ...
Last Congress, Mr. Jung was recommended to us by our joint Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission, and we both supported his nomination. Earlier this year, we asked President Trump to again nominate Mr. Jung to serve as a federal district court judge for the Middle District of Florida. We are ...
Waterbury Superior Court Judge Kari A. Dooley was nominated to the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut by President Donald Trump Wednesday. Before her current post, which she has held since 2004, Dooley served for 12 years as an assistant U.S. attorney for Connecticut in Bridgeport.
SALISBURY -- Noble Horizons welcomes United States District Court Judge William F. Kuntz and former 17-year ACLU president, author and law professor Nadine Strossen for a discussion of Strossen's new book, "Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship." The event will be held ...
The judge in the U.S. District Court for the District Of Columbia case, English v. Trump et. al., will ultimately rule on the president's authority to appoint an acting director and the appropriate statutes for CFPB leadership. "Much of the legal questions in the case surround not only what statute should dictate ...
... the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington blocking the implementation of the administration's restrictions on admission of refugees from 11 countries for a minimum of 90 days. The ruling will halt the ban on admission of refugees with bona fide relationships in the United States, including ...
A man convicted in federal court of two armed robberies will get a chance at a more lenient sentence after the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals determined recent U.S. Supreme Court precedent warranted review of the sentence previously imposed on the man. In United States of America v. Robert E. Fox ...
On remand from the Supreme Court of the United States, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court decision granting defendant's motion for judgment as a matter of law (JMOL) that patent owner failed to prove its infringement case under 35 USC §§ 271(a) and 271(f), and ...
Mobile filed its suit on Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama and publicly announced it on Thursday. ... charged with doing under the federal Controlled Substances Act - monitor, identify and report suspicious activity in the size and frequency of opioid shipments to pharmacies ...
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed in part, reversed in part, vacated in part and remanded the district court's findings of definiteness, grant of absolute intervening rights, denial of enhanced damages, award of lost profits and grant of permanent injunction. Presidio Components, Inc. v.
NEW YORK, Dec. 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP announces that a federal securities class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of persons and entities that acquired Kobe steel, Ltd.
For the second time, a federal appellate court has refused to intercede in proceedings against the Trump Administration's wind-down of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigration program. On Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit joined its sister circuit in ...
Muskogee County District Court 12.29.17. 43 min ago. marriage licenses. Daniel Jay Dibble, 30, and Shelby Nichole Ketchum, 26, both of Savanna. Christopher ... U.S. Bank National Association vs. Crystal L. Firestone, et al., foreclosure. Creditors Recovery Corp. vs. Lacy Breanna Keahbone, petition for ...
Late last week, the U.S District Court in Seattle struck down a federal immigration policy that prevented family members in other countries from joining their ... memo that the injunction would apply to currently banned refugees "with a bona fide relationship to a person or entity within the United States.
With President Donald Trump's nomination of Colm Connolly and Maryellen Noreika to serve on Delaware's district court, the state's federal bench is finally poised to return to full strength, after a year in which the shorthanded court saw a steep rise in patent filings. However, if confirmed, the U.S. District ...
Another man has been indicted on federal charges related to a forced labor operation at an egg farm in Marion County after being apprehended near the Mexican ... In 2016, ringleader Aroldo Castillo-Serrano was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison U.S. District Court Judge James Carr in Toledo.
The Supreme Court release states Julien has litigated cases in U.S. Court in all three of Louisiana's federal divisions, as well as federal courts in Arkansas, Kansas, South Carolina and Texas. He has practiced on the state level in civil district court, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeal and the Louisiana Supreme ...
As we have discussed previously, in early September the U.S. ... The DOL abandoned its appeal in light of the district court's ruling on August ...
A federal judge has denied the state's request to halt the legal process in a ... the NAACP filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Baton Rouge that aims ... Obviously we want this case to remain in the district courts and move ...
Chief U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Freudenthal sentenced Carroll Thomas Manning, Jr., 40, of Casper for being a felon and unlawful user of ...
Brett Talley, a deputy assistant attorney general at the Justice Department, has been approved for a lifetime federal district judgeship by the ...
She is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and before the U.S. Supreme ... Cooper to become the next Wake County district court judge," ...
veterans get aid with Anne Arundel County District Court's new Veterans Docket ... who have worn the uniform and offered their lives to the United States. ... Robert Fonesca was back from his fourth deployment as a U.S. Navy ...
They argue that the U.S. Constitution requires the same jury that ... in an earlier attempt to raise the issue before a federal district court judge.
District Court ... Jerry Vestal Kirby, 23, of 7111 U.S. 2 and 41, Gladstone, pleaded guilty to failure to display a valid license; $325 fines and costs ...
A district court judge has declined to enter default judgment against the ... However, Judge William T. Lawrence of the U.S. District Court for the ...
JUAREZ, Kristi Michelle, 32, of Sanger, Texas. Theft by officers or employees of an Indian gaming establishment. McLEMORE, Darrell Lee, 55, ...


 

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