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    ‘Game Of War’ Maker Dodges Suit Over In-Game Casino

    An Illinois federal judge on Monday tossed a proposed class action against Machine Zone Inc., the company behind the popular smartphone application "Game of War," over the game’s casino-like features, saying it’s players’ fault...

    Fracking Rule Foes Ask 10th Circ. To Bury Agency's Regs

    The four states, industry groups and Native American tribe that persuaded a federal judge to strike down the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s fracking regulations urged the Tenth Circuit on Friday not to revive the measures, arguing the bureau has...

    Fracking Rule Foes Ask 10th Circ. To Bury Agency's Regs

    The four states, industry groups and Native American tribe that persuaded a federal judge to strike down the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s fracking regulations urged the Tenth Circuit on Friday not to revive the measures, arguing the bureau has...

    Fracking Rule Foes Ask 10th Circ. To Bury Agency's Regs

    The four states, industry groups and Native American tribe that persuaded a federal judge to strike down the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s fracking regulations urged the Tenth Circuit on Friday not to revive the measures, arguing the bureau has...

    Hospital Slams Recommendation To Scotch Antitrust Suit

    A Massachusetts magistrate judge erred by recommending that alleged defamatory statements made by one hospital system concerning a rival’s actions should not be deemed to fall under the purview of federal antitrust law, Steward Health Care System...

    Salvation Army, Owner Faulted In Fatal Philly Collapse

    Attorneys for seven killed and 12 injured in a 2013 building collapse in Center City Philadelphia stressed in opening arguments Monday that both the owner of the four-story building and the Salvation Army, operator of the adjacent store where casualties...

    $18M Apple-MobileMedia Phone Ring IP Battle Heads To Jury

    A six-and-a-half-year battle over claims that ring-alert and quieting features on some Apple Inc. iPhones violate a MobileMedia Ideas LLC patent headed to a federal jury in Delaware for a second time late Monday, with an estimated $18 million in damages...

    US Atty For Pa.'s Middle District Announces Retirement

    U.S. Attorney Peter J. Smith, the federal government’s top prosecutor in the Middle District of Pennsylvania, announced Monday that he will be retiring from his post effective Oct. 1 after six years overseeing an office that successfully prosecuted...

    US Atty For Pa.'s Middle District Announces Retirement

    U.S. Attorney Peter J. Smith, the federal government’s top prosecutor in the Middle District of Pennsylvania, announced Monday that he will be retiring from his post effective Oct. 1 after six years overseeing an office that successfully prosecuted...

    Party Talk Needs No Clarification, Ky. Judicial Panel Says

    The Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission said Monday the Sixth Circuit does not need to clarify its own recent ruling in a lawsuit over the state’s limitations on judges’ political speech, saying there is no dispute that judicial candidates...

    Pipeline Co. Wins OK Of Oil Spill Claim Release Form

    A California federal judge has approved a release form proposed by Plains All American Pipeline LP that would allow businesses and residents to receive cash in exchange for releasing their rights to join a putative class action over a May 2015 oil spill...

    Pipeline Co. Wins OK Of Oil Spill Claim Release Form

    A California federal judge has approved a release form proposed by Plains All American Pipeline LP that would allow businesses and residents to receive cash in exchange for releasing their rights to join a putative class action over a May 2015 oil spill...

    Pipeline Co. Wins OK Of Oil Spill Claim Release Form

    A California federal judge has approved a release form proposed by Plains All American Pipeline LP that would allow businesses and residents to receive cash in exchange for releasing their rights to join a putative class action over a May 2015 oil spill...

    NASCAR Accused Of Racial Discrimination In Lawsuit

    Auto-racing organization NASCAR was hit with a racial discrimination lawsuit in a New York federal court on Monday seeking an estimated $500 million in damages for allegedly keeping out African American drivers and team owners from its competitions, most...

    Beijing East Expands To US With Ex-Samsung Patent Atty

    Chinese intellectual property firm Beijing East IP Ltd. brought on a former Samsung Electronics Co. senior corporate counsel to anchor its first office in the U.S., setting down roots in Silicon Valley, the firm said Monday. ...read more

    6th Circ. Won't Rethink Co.'s Liability For Spouse Spying

    The Sixth Circuit on Friday refused to take a second look at a panel decision that revived a man’s claims that a tech company had violated federal wiretap law when a customer used its product to spy on his wife's chatroom conversations with...

    KBR Wants Arbitration For Aussie Builder's $1.4B Claim

    Engineering and contracting giant KBR Inc. asked a Texas federal judge on Monday to send an AU$1.8 billion ($1.4 billion) state-court case filed by an Australian contractor on a liquid natural gas project to arbitration, saying the lawsuit violates their...

    KBR Wants Arbitration For Aussie Builder's $1.4B Claim

    Engineering and contracting giant KBR Inc. asked a Texas federal judge on Monday to send an AU$1.8 billion ($1.4 billion) state-court case filed by an Australian contractor on a liquid natural gas project to arbitration, saying the lawsuit violates their...

    EFH Wins OK For Sweetened NextEra Deal, Creditor Poll

    Energy Future Holdings Corp. scored bankruptcy court approval Monday both to poll creditors on the second phase of its Chapter 11 exit plan and for the $18 billion transaction for NextEra Energy to buy the power giant after sweetened deal terms melted...

    EFH Wins OK For Sweetened NextEra Deal, Creditor Poll

    Energy Future Holdings Corp. scored bankruptcy court approval Monday both to poll creditors on the second phase of its Chapter 11 exit plan and for the $18 billion transaction for NextEra Energy to buy the power giant after sweetened deal terms melted...

    FCC Should Drop ISP Privacy Plan, 16 State AGs Say

    Sixteen attorneys general are urging the Federal Communications Commission to scuttle highly anticipated broadband privacy rules that would require internet service providers to clearly disclose how customer data is being used, in a letter released Monday...

    FCC Should Drop ISP Privacy Plan, 16 State AGs Say

    Sixteen attorneys general are urging the Federal Communications Commission to scuttle highly anticipated broadband privacy rules that would require internet service providers to clearly disclose how customer data is being used, in a letter released Monday...

    Caesars Board Members Fight Financial Doc Disclosure

    Board members of bankrupt Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. want a contentious group of junior noteholders blocked from obtaining “extremely sensitive” financial information while they appeal an Illinois bankruptcy judge’s order that...

    JF Tech Sought Deal, Then Stole Johnstech IP, Jury Told

    Johnstech International Corp. kicked off a patent infringement trial over its computer chip testing device before a California federal jury Monday, alleging in opening statements and in testimony that after its founder rejected a subcontracting proposal...

    Judge Urged To Keep $63M Arbitral Award Row In Fed Court

    A businessman from the United Arab Emirates urged a Washington federal judge on Friday to keep a suit related to a $63 million arbitration award over an electronic medical records contract in federal court if he doesn’t dismiss it altogether, saying...