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Payroll Count May Show Title VII ‘Employer’ (access required)

A daycare teacher who alleges she was demoted then terminated in violation of Title VII and the Americans with Disabilities Act has raised a genuine issue of material fact that defendant daycare center is a covered employer, says a magistrate ...

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Challenge to Patent ‘Revival’ Is Timely (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court declines to dismiss a drug company’s suit challenging defendant U.S Patent & Trademark Office’s decision to revive an abandoned international patent application as the ‘218 patent. Plaintiff challenges the revival decision under 35 U.S.C. § ...

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Refusal to Sell to Tenant Not Discrimination (access required)

In this suit alleging defendant real estate company discriminated against plaintiffs, an African-American woman and her black Hispanic fiancé who had rented a townhouse for eight years, by declining to sell them the townhouse, an Alexandria U.S. District Court grants ...

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Discharge for Alleged Bogus Harassment Claim (access required)

A government contract employee who alleges he was removed from his consultant position on complaints by the supervising company that his work was shoddy and he had sexually harassed a female independent contractor has not alleged claims for race discrimination ...

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Company’s Investment Arbitration Claim Transferred (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court says it has both subject matter and personal jurisdiction over this suit seeking confirmation of a $2.8 million arbitral award in favor of plaintiff insurance company and against the Argentine Republic, but the court transfers ...

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