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Patent owner could sue distributor who sold copycat product (access required)

Where the owner of a patent for a radiation shield provided a distributor with products to use for a demonstration and copyrighted photos to use in its marketing materials and the distributor then altered the photographs to sell its own ...

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Patent term adjustment time properly calculated by agency (access required)

A pharmaceutical company was not entitled to additional patent term adjustment time because the Patent and Trademark Office correctly determined that any time that could be awarded based on a delay caused by the PTO’s failure to act by certain ...

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Medicare provider must reimburse agency for overpayments (access required)

Where a Medicare-certified home health services provider should have known, based on publicly available guidance, that certain claims it submitted were not actually covered by Medicare, the provider was required to reimburse the Department of Health and Human Services for ...

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Resignation precludes discrimination claims (access required)

An employee’s resignation prior to her reassignment made it impossible to evaluate whether the reassignment could be considered an adverse employment action, and because the resignation was not the result of intolerable working conditions such that it could be deemed ...

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U.S. can’t be sued for detention and removal of U.S. citizen (access required)

The U.S. could not be sued for the unlawful detention and removal of an El Salvadoran native who obtained derivative U.S. citizenship when his father became a naturalized citizen in 1995 because the decisions by immigration officials to investigate, detain ...

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