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2013-02-18 23:02:40

Resource4thePeople now offering referrals to free lawyer consultations to determine compensation possibilities (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/pradaxa-lawsuits.html As new developments advance the multidistrict litigation* involving allegations that the popular blood thinner Pradaxa allegedly caused severe internal bleeding Resource4thePeople announced that it is now providing links to lawyers offering such victims free consultations. The...

Motorola Patent Claims Against Microsoft Invalid: Says US Judge
2013-02-08 12:45:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Yesterday, US Judge James Robart found that more than a dozen patent claims being lobbied against Microsoft by Motorola are invalid. This decision now narrows the lawsuit between these 2 tech titans and earns a slight win in the overall battle for Redmond, Washington-based software giant. Judge Robart´s decision leaves only 3 valid patent claims in the case, each of which pertains to the H.264 video codec and bears the...

Apple Request For More Money From Samsung Denied
2013-01-30 21:06:23

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last night, Judge Lucy Koh, the U.S. District Judge overseeing the ongoing legal saga between Apple and Samsung, made a few new rulings that not only prevented a retrial, but also saved Samsung even more money. Though the hearings part of the trial was conducted last August, the two companies have been trading appeals and making follow-up arguments ever since. These companies are also in the middle of gearing up for a second...

FTC Supports POM False Advertising Claims 011713
2013-01-17 13:42:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says that POM Wonderful has made some deceptive advertising claims, portraying its products as having unmerited health benefits. The commission upheld a ruling by an internal FTC judge that POM was using deceptive advertising by claiming its products have been clinically proven to reduce the risk of heart disease and other ailments. Both POM and the FTC have been embroiled in a battle for more...

Apple, Google, Several Other Tech Giants Work Together To Buy Kodak Patents
2013-01-14 14:29:12

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s always nice to see companies that are normally at each others' throats come together to help out a struggling company in need. Of course, it´s a little different when these companies are buying out a portfolio of patents so the pressured company can stay out of bankruptcy court. A judge today has approved the sale of Kodak´s digital imaging patents to a group of rival companies. Included in this group are...

2013-01-12 05:00:36

U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Judge Cynthia M. Rufe announced during a Pre-trial order issued last month that the first Zoloft birth defects trial is set for September 14, 2014. See In re: Zoloft (Sertraline Hydrochloride) Prods. Liab. Litig., 856 F. Supp. 2d 1347 (J.P.M.L. 2012). There have been approximately 250 Zoloft birth defects pending in the MDL. Even in this past August, as many as 5 lawsuits were added to the MDL in one day. (PRWEB) January 11, 2013...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.