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10-382 U.S. v. Jicarilla Apache Nation

United States Supreme Court CIVIL OPINIONS Indians Attorney-client privilege The fiduciary exception to the attorney-client privilege does not apply to the general trust relationship between the United States and the Indian tribes. In cases applying the fiduciary exception, courts identify ...

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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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