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Oral Arguments Held In Dispute Over Patent Ownership
Posted on 28 Feb 2011 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The scope of statutory rights bestowed upon federal contractor universities and their researchers was debated Feb. 28 at the U.S. Supreme Court in a dispute over patented HIV detection methods ( Board of Trustees of the... Read More

New Mexico Woman Sues Chili's Over Needle In Food
Posted on 19 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

FARMINGTON, N.M. - (AP) A New Mexico woman says a sewing needle pierced her tongue after she bit into a plate of ribs and mashed potatoes at a Chili's restaurant. Ashley Phillips says she pulled a needle about 2-inches long from her mouth at the Chili's... Read More

Defendant Loses China's First HIV Jobs Bias Case
Posted on 15 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BEIJING - (AP) A Chinese court ruled Friday against the defendant in the country's first lawsuit over employment discrimination against people who are HIV-positive, the man's lawyer said. The defendant, identified only by the nickname "Little... Read More

Former Porn Stars File Class Action Lawsuit Against Clinic Over Health Disclosures
Posted on 2 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - Two former actresses in the adult film industry have filed a lawsuit against Adult Industry Medical Health Care Foundation (AIM), a Los Angeles area HIV testing clinic funded by and serving the adult film industry, alleging privacy breaches... Read More