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Law Firm Settlement Approved in FDCPA Case (access required)

In this consumer class action alleging de­fendant law firm’s communication violated certain requirements of the 30-day validation notice disclosure in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Richmond U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge approves the par­ties’ amended Settlement Agreement settling ...

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No Patent Term Extension for Drug Company (access required)

In this Administrative Procedure Act case, the Alexandria U.S. District Court upholds defendant Patent and Trademark Office’s de­nial of a patent term extension for plaintiff pharmaceutical company’s ‘447 patent. In addition to holding the rights to the ‘447 patent, plaintiff ...

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Prosecutor Faces Claim for Deleted Post (access required)

Although a prosecutor restored plaintiff’s deleted comments on a Facebook page main­tained by the Loudoun County Common­wealth’s Attorney Office, the prosecutor still faces a First Amendment claim for injunctive relief related to one deleted comment, an Al­exandria U.S. District Court ...

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Court Upholds Child Porn ‘Playpen’ Warrant (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court says the government’s use of a Network Inves­tigative Technique to conduct searches of personal computers after its seizure of “Playpen,” a website that facilitates distribution of child pornography, is a search under the Fourth Amendment, ...

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Delivery Failure Breaches Medical Supply Contract (access required)

In this contract dispute between plaintiff BMK Solutions LLC, a Virgin­ia producer of medical kits certified as a Tactical Combat Casualty Care govern­ment contractor, and defendant BioStat LLC, a Florida LLC and distributor of Medtrade gauze and bandage products made ...

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Billing for Underqualified Employees States FCA Claim (access required)

A plaintiff who worked for defen­dant defense contractor in Iraq under a Worldwide Protective Services contract as a deputy project manager of opera­tions for the Baghdad Embassy Securi­ty Force Project states a False Claims Act claim with allegations that he ...

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