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Apple Cleverly Admits Defeat
2012-10-26 11:59:13

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earlier this summer, a British judge handed down a very memorable ruling in the Apple v Samsung Global Tour of Legal Showmanship. It´s likely Judge Birss didn´t realize (or maybe he did) what would happen when he explained the obvious difference between Apple and Samsung tablets, referring to the latter as “not as cool,” but he certainly gave the Cupertino Kids all the ammunition they´d need for future...

2012-10-21 04:02:40

The Web´s largest source for information on Pradaxa legal news, research and side effects is available at the Pradaxa Resource Center. Visit http://www.Pradaxa-lawsuits.org Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 20, 2012 The Journal for The American Medical Association last month warned that the FDA may have rushed approval of the drug Pradaxa, overlooking key Pradaxa side effects like early trials showing there was no reversal agent for Pradaxa internal bleeding. The news comes after an FDA...

Apple Samsung Showdown Continues
2012-10-02 09:23:45

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There´s been some movement in the long courtroom saga between Apple and Samsung lately. Though the big payout was issued in late August, legal representatives for both companies have been hard at work ever since, preparing for injunction hearings and threatening to continue the lawsuits well into the future. Samsung was at the top of the heap yesterday as Judge Lucy Koh dissolved the injunction against the Samsung Galaxy...

2012-09-25 10:21:30

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A U.S. federal judge in San Francisco is inexplicably delaying the release of documents that would shed light on Chevron's extensive misconduct in judicial proceedings in Ecuador where it recently was hit with a $19 billion judgment for dumping toxic waste into the Amazon rainforest. More than a year has passed since Federal Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins was asked by rainforest villagers in Ecuador's rainforest to force Chevron...

Google Copyright Case Delayed, For Now
2012-09-18 09:10:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A federal appeals court sided with Google on Monday when it ruled to delay a court challenge to the company´s plans to build a vast digital library. Judge Raymond J. Lohier Jr. of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan granted Google´s request to stay a lower court ruling while an appeals panel considers whether authors of the books should receive class status. The ruling further extends a copyright...

2012-09-17 02:25:31

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A Los Angeles Superior Court judge put over deciding whether a preliminary injunction should issue stopping enforcement of Long Beach's controversial medical marijuana dispensary ban. Although the judge found the City's law is preempted by state law in an earlier order, he expressed concern over issuing the injunction noting that multiple cases filed before different courts challenging the law could lead to inconsistent decisions. Two weeks ago, a...

Occupy Wall Street Tweets Surrendered To Court
2012-09-16 05:16:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Much to the chagrin of online privacy advocates, Twitter has surrendered messages written by an Occupy Wall Street protester to a New York criminal court judge. More than three months´ worth of messages had been sought by the Manhattan district attorney's office in the trial of 23-year-old Malcolm Harris, one of approximately 700 protestors arrested during a mass protest that took place on the Brooklyn Bridge last October. He...

Patent Battle Continues Between Apple And HTC
2012-09-10 13:41:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple may be set and ready to trot out their latest iPhone, but if Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has their way in an ITC court, the Cupertino company won´t be able to sell any of these devices (or the newest iPad) on American soil. According to Bloomberg, Judge Thomas Pender hinted on Friday he wasn´t yet convinced by Apple that HTC´s patents are invalid. “Clear and convincing means something to...

2012-09-08 14:20:54

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Long Beach Municipal Code Chapter 5.89, a city law banning all medical cannabis collectives, was deemed preempted by state law and invalid by a Los Angeles Superior Court judge. In early July, 2012, the Ca. Second District Court of Appeal struck-down Los Angeles County Code section 22.56.196(B), a ban of all collectives similar to LBMC 5.89. In an order dated August 17, 2012, in Victoria Pappas v. City of Long Beach, LASC No. BC484645, Judge James R....

2012-08-29 02:32:06

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A U.S. District Court Judge has granted Consumer Watchdog the right to oppose Google's record $22.5 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission because it allows the Internet giant to deny any wrongdoing. "Google executives want to buy their way out of trouble with what for them is pocket change and then deny doing anything wrong," said John M. Simpson, Consumer Watchdog's Privacy Project director. "Allowing this settlement...