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Bar groups prepare to evaluate judge candidates

Virginia bar groups have announced their procedures for vetting candidates for the federal district judgeship to be vacated by the decision by Judge James Spencer to take senior status. Spencer has announced he will become a senior judge on March ...

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Contest Ends Over Telecom Software Patents (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to defendant, an Irish company with U.S. headquarters in Reston, on all patent infringement claims asserted by plaintiff, an Israeli company that sells software portfolios to telecommunications companies,  and summary judgment for ...

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No Jurisdiction from Securities Counterclaims (access required)

Plaintiff company’s suit against former employees and a competitor alleging conspiracy to misappropriate trade secrets is remanded back to state court by the Richmond U.S. District Court; language in the two federal securities statutes cited in defendants’ counterclaims does not ...

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Guarantors Liable for Promised Rent Payments (access required)

Plaintiff lender wins summary judgment against defendant guarantors on loans to develop a retail site in the Richmond area; once the borrower defaulted on its loan payments, it owed plaintiff the remainder of the rent payments after paying property-related expenses, ...

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