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  • Obama and Democrats count on Senate wins out West

    Obama and Democrats count on Senate wins out West

    National News 11/02/2010

    President Barack Obama heads to California and Washington state this week to drum up support for endangered incumbents Barbara Boxer and Patty Murray in the last days of a campaign that finds his Democrats playing defense around the country. Wins in ...

  • Law firm drops Adorno's name after suspension .

    Law firm drops Adorno's name after suspension .

    Lawyer News 11/02/2010

    Hank Adorno's law firm has dropped his name from the letterhead. Adorno & Yoss, which Adorno founded in 1986 with two other lawyers, announced Monday it was officially changing its name to Yoss LLP following Adorno's suspension by the Florida Sup...

  • Law Firms Orrick and Akin Gump End Merger Talks

    Law Firms Orrick and Akin Gump End Merger Talks

    Lawyer News 11/02/2010

    The big law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has seen its share of merger discussions fizzle out in recent years. Add its talks with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld to the list. Less than a week after confirming that they were in preliminar...

  • Jones Day law firm expanding into Brazil

    Jones Day law firm expanding into Brazil

    Lawyer News 11/02/2010

    The Jones Day law firm said today it will open an office in Brazil, one of the world's fastest-growing economies. The office will be Jones Day's 33rd and its second in Latin America after Mexico City. The Sao Paulo office will support global clients ...

  • Richard B. Thomas Promoted to Associate

    Richard B. Thomas Promoted to Associate

    Lawyer News 11/02/2010

    Richard B. Thomas, a long-time patent engineer with Armstrong Teasdale LLP, has become an associate in the law firm’s Intellectual Property practice group. With Thomas’ promotion, the firm expands its Intellectual Property group to 70 people. Much of...

  • Marc D. Goldstein Joins Law Firm of Gallop, Johnson & Neuman

    Marc D. Goldstein Joins Law Firm of Gallop, Johnson & Neuman

    Lawyer News 11/02/2010

    Marc D. Goldstein has joined the law firm of Gallop, Johnson & Neuman, L.C., as an associate focusing his legal practice in the areas of Labor and Employment Law, and Government Relations. Mr. Goldstein earned a J.D. degree from Washington Univer...

  • Rambus says FTC has dropped antitrust claims

    Rambus says FTC has dropped antitrust claims

    Headline Legal News 11/02/2010

    Rambus Inc. said Thursday that the Federal Trade Commission has dropped its claim that the memory chip company violated antitrust laws in patenting technologies that were eventually incorporated into industry standards. The company's shares jumped 14...

  • Court dismisses credit-reporting antitrust claims

    Court dismisses credit-reporting antitrust claims

    Headline Legal News 11/02/2010

    Two of the three U.S. credit- reporting companies, TransUnion LLC and Experian PLC, won a court bid to dismiss antitrust claims filed by credit-score provider Fair Isaac Corp. U.S. District Judge Ann Montgomery in Minneapolis granted a motion July 24...

  • Wis. court backs $5.6M fee award against Microsoft

    Wis. court backs $5.6M fee award against Microsoft

    Headline Legal News 11/02/2010

    An appeals court is ordering Microsoft Corp. to pay $5.6 million to a national law firm involved in a Wisconsin antitrust case against the software giant. Zelle, Hofmann, Voelbel & Mason LLP represented consumers who bought Microsoft equipment in...

  • U.S. court revives antitrust suit on music downloads

    U.S. court revives antitrust suit on music downloads

    Headline Legal News 11/02/2010

    The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said a lower court judge erred in dismissing the complaint alleging violations of the federal Sherman Act in October 2008. Among the named defendants in the case are Bertelsmann AG, EMI Group, Sony...

  • Mitsubishi files antitrust suit against GE

    Mitsubishi files antitrust suit against GE

    Headline Legal News 11/02/2010

    Mitsubishi filed an antitrust lawsuit Thursday against General Electric Co., accusing the company of monopolizing part of the wind-turbine market and making "baseless" patent-infringement claims against Mitsubishi to gain a competitive edge. The suit...

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