Latest US Court of Appeals Stories

Apple Did Not Violate Google Motorola Mobility Patent
2014-01-11 05:20:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A US Court of Appeals ruled on Friday that Apple did not infringe on a patent owned by Google's Motorola Mobility when developing the iPhone, Reuters reported Friday afternoon. In its ruling, the appeals court for the Federal Circuit upheld a decision last April by the International Trade Commission (ITC), a US panel that investigates patent infringement, which found that Apple did not violate a Google patent when making the...

Net Neutrality Case Heats Up As FCC Seeks Internet Regulation
2013-09-10 07:54:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Net neutrality takes center stage again this week as the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit began hearing oral arguments on Monday challenging the Federal Communications Commission’s attempt to regulate the Internet. At issue in the case, which pits Verizon Communications against the FCC, is whether the commission has the right to step in and regulate Internet-related matters. A three-judge panel will...

Can Law Officers Search Your Cellphone Without A Warrant?
2012-03-02 11:01:08

A US federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled that law officers have the right to search a cellphone for its phone number without a warrant, following a recent Indiana case in which prosecutors used evidence that police found on cellphones during an arrest. Abel Flores-Lopez, the arrestee in that case, said police acted illegally when they searched his cellphone for its number. However, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit said in its ruling that even if searching a phone...

Net Neutrality Lawsuits Consolidated, FCC Asks For Dismissal
2011-10-07 07:59:37

Verizon Communication´s lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission´s (FCC) net neutrality rules was consolidated with six other suits into one case to go before the US Appeals Court in Washington on Thursday. The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, which ordered the move, said selecting the Washington court was a random decision. The move comes after the FCC moved to have Verizon´s lawsuit dismissed, challenging it on jurisdictional grounds. The US...

2009-10-06 12:27:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Lovells LLP, an international law firm with US practices in New York and Chicago, today announced that the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a lower court's dismissal of a case, brought under the Alien Tort Statute, against Lovells' client Talisman Energy Inc. The Alien Tort Statute, enacted in 1789, has been used in recent years by plaintiffs seeking to hold multinational corporations liable for violations of international law...

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