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No Preemption of False Marking Claims (access required)

In this suit alleging false marking under Section 292 of federal patent law, a Roanoke U.S. District Court rejects defendant’s multi-pronged claim that plaintiff’s claims under California and Washington state law are preempted by the America Invents Act, and defendant’s ...

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Railroad Wins Supervisor’s Race Bias Case (access required)

An African-American former division superintendent for Norfolk Southern railroad loses his suit alleging race discrimination in his demotion after his handling of an employee’s on-the-job injury, and retaliation in the company’s subsequent failure to promote him; a Roanoke U.S. District ...

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