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Court Rules on Dueling Drug Company Experts (access required)

In a pharmaceutical company’s Lanham Act suit alleging defendant pharmaceuti­cal company cut into plaintiff’s profits by listing in industry databases a proposed generic equivalent to plaintiff’s Donna­tal drug for irritable bowel syndrome, a Charlottesville U.S. District Court ex­cludes testimony from ...

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Case Removed on Counterclaim Remanded (access required)

In Northrop Grumman’s suit, started in Virginia state court and demanding that DynCorp produce documentation for sub­contract labor charges and damages for breach of that contract to support count­er-narcotics operations in Afghanistan, the Alexandria U.S. District Court orders remand to ...

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Background Check Case Can Go to Trial (access required)

Plaintiffs who assert they were denied employment on allegedly inaccurate and incomplete criminal histories supplied by defendant CoreLogic National Background Data LLC (NBD), which provides custom­ers access to a database of criminal record information, can try their claim that defen­dant ...

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No Business Tort Claims from Failed Venture (access required)

A businessman who, following bankruptcy of a struggling business venture, has sued his partners alleging various business tort claims, sees his claims for tortious inter­ference, fraud and business conspiracy dis­missed by the Norfolk U.S. District Court, on recommendations from the ...

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Sport Gear License Agreement Not Enforceable (access required)

In this dispute between two companies that produce and sell sporting goods, in­cluding gear for the game of “FlingGolf” or “ThrowGolf,” the parties’ Nov. 2, 2014 “Term Sheet” discussing a possible license agree­ment involving a “Flingstick” was an “agree­ment to ...

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Law Firm Settlement Approved in FDCPA Case (access required)

In this consumer class action alleging de­fendant law firm’s communication violated certain requirements of the 30-day validation notice disclosure in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Richmond U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge approves the par­ties’ amended Settlement Agreement settling ...

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No Patent Term Extension for Drug Company (access required)

In this Administrative Procedure Act case, the Alexandria U.S. District Court upholds defendant Patent and Trademark Office’s de­nial of a patent term extension for plaintiff pharmaceutical company’s ‘447 patent. In addition to holding the rights to the ‘447 patent, plaintiff ...

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