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  • Trademark, Patent & Intellectual Property Rights

    Trademark, Patent & Intellectual Property Rights

    Intellectual Property 09/10/2017

    Gambia Joins The Madrid Protocol! The Gambia’s recent accession to the Madrid Protocol, effective from 18th December, 2015, makes the smiling coast the 96th member of Madrid. The protocol is designed to simplify intellectual property registrati...

  • The Gorka Security Clearance Incident

    The Gorka Security Clearance Incident

    Practice Focuses 09/10/2017

    Dr. Sebastian Gorka, the newly appointed Deputy Assistant to President Trump, was charged with a misdemeanor for carrying a weapon in an airport terminal on January 31, 2015.  Gorka, who had been practicing with his 9mm pistol at the range ...

  • Supreme Court Backs Dayton Veto of Legislature Budget

    Supreme Court Backs Dayton Veto of Legislature Budget

    U.S. Supreme Court 09/09/2017

    The Minnesota Supreme Court says Gov. Mark Dayton’s veto of the Legislature’s budget was constitutional.The ruling Friday is counter to a lower-court ruling this summer that Dayton had acted unconstitutionally, but is not the last word in...

  • Supreme Court's Kagan says Scalia death forced compromises

    Supreme Court's Kagan says Scalia death forced compromises

    U.S. Supreme Court 09/09/2017

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death forced the rest of the court to learn how to work together to avoid ties, Justice Elena Kagan said during a stop Friday at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.Kagan spoke for about an hour with UW Law...

  • EU court rejects Hungary, Slovakia appeal in refugee case

    EU court rejects Hungary, Slovakia appeal in refugee case

    Attorneys in the News 09/08/2017

    The European Union's top court on Wednesday rejected legal action by Hungary and Slovakia to avoid accepting refugees under an EU scheme, a decision seen as a victory for countries bearing the greatest burden of Europe's migrant wave.In a long-awaite...

  • Trump nominates White House lawyer to important court seat

    Trump nominates White House lawyer to important court seat

    Political and Legal 09/08/2017

    President Donald Trump has tapped one of his own White House attorneys for a judgeship on one of the most important federal appeals courts, opening the door for confirmation hearing questions about the legal controversies that dominated the first sev...

  • Indian court sentences 2 men to death in 1993 Mumbai blasts

    Indian court sentences 2 men to death in 1993 Mumbai blasts

    International 09/08/2017

    An Indian court on Thursday sentenced two men to death and two others to life in prison for a series of bombings that killed 257 people in Mumbai in 1993. A fifth man was given 10 years in prison.The five men were convicted earlier of criminal conspi...

  • NC appeals court restores man's lawsuit against wife's lover

    NC appeals court restores man's lawsuit against wife's lover

    Family Law 09/08/2017

    A jilted husband's lawsuit against a doctor accused of stealing his wife's love can proceed after a North Carolina appeals court ruled Tuesday that the husband can continue suing the spouse's lover, seeking damages.The state Court of Appeals decision...

  • Wisconsin panel changes court rules for Foxconn plant

    Wisconsin panel changes court rules for Foxconn plant

    Corporate Governance 09/08/2017

    Foxconn Technology Group could appeal lawsuits directly to the conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court, skipping the state appeals court, under changes to a $3 billion incentive package the Legislature's budget-writing committee approved Tues...

  • France: Court finds topless photos violated royal’s privacy

    France: Court finds topless photos violated royal’s privacy

    Political and Legal 09/07/2017

    A French court ruled Tuesday that photographers and gossip magazine executives violated the privacy of Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge by taking and publishing photographs of the former Kate Middleton sunbathing topless.The court in a Paris subu...

  • Military parts dealer guilty in plot to steal Army equipment

    Military parts dealer guilty in plot to steal Army equipment

    Legal Business 09/05/2017

    A military equipment dealer was convicted Thursday of scheming with soldiers at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, to steal sensitive material for sale to buyers in Russia, China and Mexico.John Roberts, of Clarksville, Tennessee, was found guilty of conspirac...

  • Court: Cherokee Freedmen have right to tribal citizenship

    Court: Cherokee Freedmen have right to tribal citizenship

    Breaking Legal News 09/04/2017

    Descendants of black slaves, known as freedmen, who were once owned by members of the Cherokee Nation have a right to tribal citizenship under a ruling handed down by a federal court in Washington, D.C.U.S. District Judge Thomas Hogan ruled Wednesday...