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Microsoft Request For Patent Lawsuit Review Rejected

SEATTLE – (AP) A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Microsoft Corp.’s request to review a $290 million patent ruling involving the software maker's popular word processing program. Microsoft had asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit for a review by its full roster...

Federal Circuit Affirms Rejection Of Vaccine-Autism Link

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) In the first appeal to be considered of the Vaccine Court’s rejection of a connection between childhood vaccines and autism, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed May 13 that the petitioners’ evidence was unreliable and insufficient ...

Supreme Court Takes Up Patent Inventorship Dispute

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Four months after inviting the views of the U.S. solicitor general, the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 1 agreed to hear a case that could better define the rights of federal contractor universities in patent disputes arising from federally funded research ( Board of Trustees...