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Defendant’s Home Forum More Convenient (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court orders this patent infringement case filed by plaintiff Texas company transferred to the District of Columbia U.S. District Court, which is a more convenient forum for both the Texas-based plaintiff and the D.C.-based defendant. Plaintiff ...

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Court Construes Terms in Cell Phone Patent Case (access required)

The Richmond U.S. District Court issues its construction of disputed claim terms for the patent in suit, which has never been practiced, and which involves a navigation system for cellular telephones that provides direction and traffic information to users. Claim ...

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Case Transferred Under ‘First-Filed’ Rule (access required)

In George Mason University Foundation’s suit against defendant siblings who are contesting their mother’s decision to leave her million-dollar estate to the Foundation in the wake of the mother’s death in Alabama, a Richmond U.S. District Court transfers venue to ...

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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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Computer Issues, Illness Are ‘Excusable Neglect’ (access required)

Computer problems and illness are circumstances beyond plaintiff’s control that constitute the “excusable neglect” under Fed. R. Civ. P. 6(b)(1)(B) and the Richmond U.S. District Court grants an extension of time for plaintiff’s filing of a motion for summary judgment ...

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