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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Flippin resigns from William & Mary BOV

Laura Flippin, the northern Virginia lawyer who was found guilty of public intoxication last summer, has resigned from the College of William and Mary Board of Visitors, according to the Virginia Gazette and other media outlets. Flippin participated in the ...

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Challenge to Patent ‘Revival’ Is Timely (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court declines to dismiss a drug company’s suit challenging defendant U.S Patent & Trademark Office’s decision to revive an abandoned international patent application as the ‘218 patent. Plaintiff challenges the revival decision under 35 U.S.C. § ...

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Refusal to Sell to Tenant Not Discrimination (access required)

In this suit alleging defendant real estate company discriminated against plaintiffs, an African-American woman and her black Hispanic fiancé who had rented a townhouse for eight years, by declining to sell them the townhouse, an Alexandria U.S. District Court grants ...

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Discharge for Alleged Bogus Harassment Claim (access required)

A government contract employee who alleges he was removed from his consultant position on complaints by the supervising company that his work was shoddy and he had sexually harassed a female independent contractor has not alleged claims for race discrimination ...

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Company’s Investment Arbitration Claim Transferred (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court says it has both subject matter and personal jurisdiction over this suit seeking confirmation of a $2.8 million arbitral award in favor of plaintiff insurance company and against the Argentine Republic, but the court transfers ...

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