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Patent ruling leaves lingering questions on burden of proof (access required)

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Medtronic, Inc. v. Mirowski Family Ventures, LLC No. 12-1128, clarified the burden shifting framework for certain types of claims stemming from patent licensing agreements. But patent attorneys remain unsure whether patent licensors ...

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Mass. buffer zone law may be at risk (access required)

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WASHINGTON — A Massachusetts law that created a fixed 35-foot buffer zone around the entrances, exits and driveways of clinics where abortions are performed could be in peril — along with similar laws in states across the country. During oral ...

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Justices: Court-ordered psych evidence doesn’t violate 5th Amendment (access required)

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WASHINGTON — Defendants who offer a diminished capacity defense cannot seek to exclude rebuttal evidence from court-ordered mental evaluations on Fifth Amendment grounds, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Kansas v. Cheever, No. 12-609. The justices reversed a contrary ruling ...

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