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Claim Constructions Issued in Water-Toy Patent Case (access required)

In this litigation over a patent for a “self-propelled figure” used to give water toys a life-like motion, the Norfolk U.S. District Court issues its claim constructions after the court’s Markman hearing. The court construes the disputed terms as follows: ...

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Company Fired for Hiring Competitor’s Employees (access required)

A company that sells medical equipment may sue a competitor that hired two of plaintiff’s former employees for tortious interference with contract and statutory business conspiracy; the Supreme Court of Virginia’s recent opinion in Dunlap v. Cottman Transmission Systems LLC ...

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Directors Face ‘Control Person’ Liability Claim (access required)

Investors in a bank that collapsed have sufficiently pleaded “control person” liability claims against defendant bank executives and director defendants, based on allegations of conduct such as defendants signing at least two financial statements that were purportedly fraudulent; the Norfolk ...

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