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09-1159 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University v. Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.

Intellectual Property Patents; federal contractors The Bayh-Dole Act does not automatically vest title to federally funded  inventions in federal contractors or authorize contractors to unilaterally take  title to such inventions. Section 202(a), which states that contractors may “elect to retain ...

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2010AP1344 Pahl v. American Transmission Company, et al.

Property Condemnation; easements; adverse possession Gary and Judith Pahl appeal a summary judgment dismissing their claims against American Transmission Company and ATC Management, Inc. (collectively, ATC). They contend that: (1) a 1964 easement granted to the utility is void as ...

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2009AP773-D OLR v. Nunnery

Professional Responsibility Revocation Where attorney Willie J. Nunnery is guilty of multiple aggravated acts of misconduct and has a history of discipline, revocation is appropriate. “Attorney Nunnery’s professional misconduct requires the severest level of discipline that we impose, namely, the ...

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2010AP258 Weborg, et al. v. Jenny, et al.

Torts Medical malpractice; collateral source rule; alternative treatments; jury instructions Theresa Weborg and her children, who are the surviving spouse and children of William Weborg, appeal judgments finding in favor of Dr. Joseph Rebhan, Dr. Donald Jenny and Dr. Erik ...

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2010AP926 Silverstein v. Amidzich, et al.

Torts Breach of fiduciary duty; statute of limitations Bradford Amidzich and Allen Silverstein terminated their business agreement. Amidzich appeals a judgment deciding that payments he thought due him were not royalties and that rescissory damages, a constructive trust and prejudgment ...

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2010AP1705 In the Matter of the grandparental and other visitation of S.J., O.J. & A.J.

Family Visitation; standing Melissa Dierks appeals from an order dismissing for lack of standing her petition for visitation with her deceased sister’s children. We conclude that the circuit court appropriately declined to exercise its equitable powers to determine visitation. We ...

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