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    Revlon Inks $900K Deal In 'DNA Advantage' Makeup Row

    Revlon Consumer Products Corp. asked a New York federal judge Thursday to sign off on a $900,000 deal in a proposed class action alleging that the company misled consumers into thinking its “DNA Advantage” product line could actually alter...

    Ex-AXA Broker Tells Jury Underling Sent Unapproved Emails

    Broker Steven S. Novick said Thursday at his $20 million breach of contract trial against two AXA units that he sent an email about an unapproved potential investment to one of his then-bosses, but blamed a former subordinate for dozens of similar unauthorized...

    Ex-AXA Broker Tells Jury Underling Sent Unapproved Emails

    Broker Steven S. Novick said Thursday at his $20 million breach of contract trial against two AXA units that he sent an email about an unapproved potential investment to one of his then-bosses, but blamed a former subordinate for dozens of similar unauthorized...

    Scalia's Death To Loom Over High Court's Next Term

    The death of Justice Antonin Scalia reverberated this year in deadlocked decisions and refusals to review important cases, a partial paralysis that is likely to endure for much or all of the U.S. Supreme Court’s upcoming term, attorneys say. .....

    Scalia's Death To Loom Over High Court's Next Term

    The death of Justice Antonin Scalia reverberated this year in deadlocked decisions and refusals to review important cases, a partial paralysis that is likely to endure for much or all of the U.S. Supreme Court’s upcoming term, attorneys say. .....

    ACLU Hits US With Suit Over Anti-Hacking Law

    The American Civil Liberties Union representing a group of professors and journalists hit the United States with a suit in D.C. federal court on Wednesday, saying that an anti-hacking law violates free speech by chilling research and investigations looking...

    ACLU Hits US With Suit Over Anti-Hacking Law

    The American Civil Liberties Union representing a group of professors and journalists hit the United States with a suit in D.C. federal court on Wednesday, saying that an anti-hacking law violates free speech by chilling research and investigations looking...

    Apache Wants Atty 'Expert' Booted From $44M Contract Suit

    Apache Corp. told a Texas federal judge Wednesday that Thompson & Knight LLP partner Andrew Derman shouldn't be able to testify in Apache's $44 million contract dispute with W&T Offshore over well abandonment liability, saying his opinions...

    Apache Wants Atty 'Expert' Booted From $44M Contract Suit

    Apache Corp. told a Texas federal judge Wednesday that Thompson & Knight LLP partner Andrew Derman shouldn't be able to testify in Apache's $44 million contract dispute with W&T Offshore over well abandonment liability, saying his opinions...

    Qualcomm Sues Meizu In China Over Wireless Technology

    Qualcomm Inc. on Thursday said that it has filed patent infringement suits against Meizu Technology Co. Ltd. in the intellectual property courts in Beijing and Shanghai, alleging that the Chinese consumer electronics company is infringing its patents...

    Nucap Blasts Bosch’s Antitrust Arguments In Brake IP Fight

    Nucap Industries Inc. asked an Illinois federal judge Wednesday to toss Robert Bosch GmbH's antitrust counterclaims in a suit accusing Bosch’s U.S. unit of stealing the auto parts supplier’s designs for brake components, slamming Bosch’s...

    Oral Arguments Spill Into Hallway In FLSA Suit, Judge Told

    A business owner accused of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act cursed and threatened to "crush" the ex-employee who brought the case outside the very courtroom where it was being heard, the pro se plaintiff wrote a New York federal judge...

    NJ Man Gets 70 Mos. In Jail For $65M Russian Export Scheme

    A New Jersey man was sentenced to 70 months in prison Thursday for his role in smuggling more than $65 million worth of licensed electronics from the United States to suppliers of Russian defense contractors in violation of export control laws, U.S. Attorney...

    NJ Man Gets 70 Mos. In Jail For $65M Russian Export Scheme

    A New Jersey man was sentenced to 70 months in prison Thursday for his role in smuggling more than $65 million worth of licensed electronics from the United States to suppliers of Russian defense contractors in violation of export control laws, U.S. Attorney...

    NJ Man Gets 70 Mos. In Jail For $65M Russian Export Scheme

    A New Jersey man was sentenced to 70 months in prison Thursday for his role in smuggling more than $65 million worth of licensed electronics from the United States to suppliers of Russian defense contractors in violation of export control laws, U.S. Attorney...

    2nd Circ. Ruling Doesn’t Apply To Insurance Dispute: Judge

    A New York federal judge Wednesday rejected arguments by the Evanston Insurance Co. that a Second Circuit ruling negates his decision the insurer must pay to defend a company against an employee lawsuit. ...read more

    Trump Gains Few Allies With Trade Platform Rollout

    Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump finally put his persistent anti-trade rhetoric down on paper Tuesday, unveiling a protectionism-laden policy platform that experts say reflects a blatant disregard for the machinations of the global...

    Trump Gains Few Allies With Trade Platform Rollout

    Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump finally put his persistent anti-trade rhetoric down on paper Tuesday, unveiling a protectionism-laden policy platform that experts say reflects a blatant disregard for the machinations of the global...

    Obama Signs FOIA Law To Increase Govt. Transparency

    President Barack Obama on Thursday signed into law a measure that the White House said would modernize the Freedom of Information Act request process and increase transparency at the federal level. ...read more

    DLA Piper Strikes Merger Deal With Swedish Firm Gronberg

    DLA Piper LLP is set to merge with Swedish corporate law outfit Gronberg Advokatbyra, the firms announced Thursday, in a move that will further expand the global firm’s Scandinavian footprint following its tie-up with Finnish firm Peltonen LMR earlier...

    GNC Can't Ax ThermoLife Patent Row

    A licensee's yearslong delay in suing GNC Corp. over patents for amino acids delivery devices will not nix ThermoLife International LLC's infringement suit, but will limit the sports nutrition company's damages period, a California federal...

    1 More Firm To Follow Cravath, Raise Associates' Pay

    Just a day before more than 100 law firms are set to hike associates' starting pay to $180,000 per year, one more firm on Thursday announced that it plans to do the same. ...read more

    NJ Military Contractor Settles Fraud Claims For $1.1M

    A New Jersey-based military contractor, its parent company and affiliates have agreed to pay $1.1 million to resolve civil claims that they used shell companies to bill for more work than was actually performed in a contract involving the Kuwait-Iraq...

    NJ Military Contractor Settles Fraud Claims For $1.1M

    A New Jersey-based military contractor, its parent company and affiliates have agreed to pay $1.1 million to resolve civil claims that they used shell companies to bill for more work than was actually performed in a contract involving the Kuwait-Iraq...

    Girardi Keese Could Get Costs In Nixed Excessive Fee Row

    A California judge Thursday indicated he would award costs to Girardi Keese in a dismissed lawsuit claiming the firm charged excessive fees in a Lockheed Martin class action that settled for $131 million, but possibly less than half of the $102,000 requested...