A company found liable for antitrust violations will be required to divest a doorskin manufacturing facility in order to restore competition to the industry. Background Steves and JELD-WEN both sell interior molded doors that include a product called “doorskins” JELD-WEN ...Read More »
In prioritizing competing liens on personal property, the court found a bank’s interests were superior to those of the Internal Revenue Service, which had tax liens against the property, because it had perfected its interests first. Background On Dec. 18, ...Read More »
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Three patents for “high-tech snooping” processes used for online marketing were not enforceable. The internet context didn’t establish sufficient inventiveness over conventional, abstract concepts. Background This case involves technology that helps businesses pry into peoples’ personal preferences and privacy. Advertisers ...Read More »
In this suit alleging that plaintiff Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, as receiver, suffered $216 million in losses due to this North Carolina bank’s failure, the 4th Circuit says the district court erred in granting summary judgment to defendant bank officers ...Read More »
On a bank’s emergency motion to show cause, a Newport News U.S. District Court issues a contempt finding against defendant law offices and related businesses allegedly owned by lawyer Stuart Berger and his wife Deborah as sole shareholders of Alternatives ...Read More »
Defendant lounge violated federal statutes with an unlicensed closed circuit broadcast of a fight, and the Richmond U.S. District Court enters default judgment for plaintiff sports production company and against defendant in the aggregate amount of $16,631.44. Plaintiff alleges violation ...Read More »