2011AP2163 Zawatzke v. Wisconsin Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund, et al.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons Inc. could have a direct effect not only on copyright law, but also on consumers’ ability to do things as commonplace as hold garage sales, see works at a museum or buy and sell personal goods online.
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The Eighth Amendment’s prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment does not preclude a mandatory life sentence for dealers who possess a smaller quantity of crack cocaine than the quantity of powder cocaine necessary to trigger a similar sentence, the 7th Circuit has ruled.Read More »
The first lawsuits have been filed by plaintiffs claiming they have experienced symptoms of meningitis or contracted the bacterial infection after receiving contaminated steroid injections distributed by a Massachusetts-based company.Read More »
The Milwaukee County Circuit Court entered a consent judgment Sept. 12 by which the Utah alarm service company Vivint Inc., agreed to pay up to $148,000 in refunds to consumers who had been misled regarding their ability to cancel their alarm service contracts.Read More »
A defendant can be found liable for induced infringement of a method patent if it has performed some of the steps of a claimed method and induced other parties to commit the remaining steps, or if it has induced other parties to collectively perform all the steps of the claimed method, the Federal Circuit ruled.
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