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U.S. Supreme Court Grants Farmer's Petition In Seed Patent Dispute
Posted on 9 Oct 2012 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Oct. 5 to weigh in on a dispute of "core practical importance to agriculture and of vital interest in patent law," according to a petition for certiorari ( Vernon Hugh Bowman v... Read More

Shucks, Oysters are not Agriculture
Posted on 28 Nov 2016 by Gabriela Nolen

Guest workers who worked shucking oysters for a seafood company alleged that the company violated sections of the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (AWPA). The company claimed that the AWPA did not protect workers who shucked oysters... Read More

Golden Globes Group Sues Dick Clark Productions
Posted on 19 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which puts on the annual Golden Globe Awards, is suing Dick Clark Productions, claiming it signed an agreement with NBC to broadcast the awards show without the association's consent. The... Read More

Agency Sues California Contractor, Farms In Thai Workers Case
Posted on 21 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) A federal agency has sued a California-based labor contractor and farms in Washington and Hawaii alleging discrimination against more than 200 Thai workers in what was called its largest human trafficking case in agriculture. The U... Read More