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Contractor’s Damages Claim Dismissed (access required)

In plaintiff Projects Management Company’s contract action claiming defendant DynCorp International breached a subcontract, Subcontract 002, by paying invoices for over $1.2 million to a bank account in Lebanon not specifically authorized in Subcontract 002, an Alexandria U.S. District Court ...

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‘Markman’ Construction Issued for GPS Patent (access required)

In plaintiff TomTom Inc.’s suit for a declaration that defendant AOT Systems’ ‘836 patent for tracking data in a mobile Global Positioning System is invalid and therefore not infringed by plaintiff, the Alexandria U.S. District Court issues its decision after ...

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No Mandamus for Adjustment Adjudication (access required)

The Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses a Salvadoran citizen’s petition for a writ of mandamus ordering the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to adjudicate petitioner’s adjustment application; the petition is moot because USCIS already has administratively closed and dismissed his ...

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Loan Guarantee Denial Triggers ECOA Notice (access required)

A mortgage lender’s failure to secure a federal loan guarantee under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s guaranteed Rural Development program, as allegedly represented to the borrower, was an “adverse action” that required notification under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and ...

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Patent Plaintiff Must Pay PTO Lawyers’ Fees (access required)

A plaintiff seeking trademark protection for a fertilizer mark owes the Patent and Trademark Office $32,926.59 in PTO attorney and paralegal salaries under a statute that requires plaintiff to pay “all expenses of the proceeding,” an Alexandria U.S. District Court ...

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Bank Account Forfeited for Reporting Offense (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court accepts a magistrate judge’s recommendation and grants default judgment to the government in this civil forfeiture action against $60,753 held in a SunTrust bank account opened by a person who has disclaimed any interest in ...

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