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Retrial ordered in Apple, Samsung patent dispute

A US district court judge in San Jose, California, on Sunday ordered [text] a retrial to determine how much Samsung owes Apple for infringing three iPhone 3Gs patents: “black rectangular front face of a phone with rounded corners,” “the rectangular front face of a phone with rounded

US Federal Judge Dismisses RICO Lawsuit Against Greenpeace

Contributing Editor Marjorie Cohn, Professor Emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and Jonathan Moore, adjunct faculty at City University of New York School of Law, discuss recent efforts to silence environmental groups through litigation. In an audacious attempt to silence Greenpeace’s constitutionally protected criticism of what the

SC seeks to know if Yamuna Expressway belongs to Jaypee Associates

The Supreme Court on Monday said it “must be clarified” whether the multi-crore six-lane Yamuna Expressway, connecting Greater Noida with Agra in Uttar Pradesh, belonged to a Jaypee Group firm which wanted to hive it off. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra posed the query to Jaypee Associatesafter the

Bilkis case convicts get jobs back. SC asks Gujarat to explain

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed surprise over the re-employment of policemen and doctors convicted by the Bombay high court of suppressing and tampering with evidence in the Bilkis Bano gang-rape case, and sought answers from the Gujarat government. During the 2002 post-Godhra communal riots, Bilkis was gang-raped