Business Law

Representatives for disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong filed a motion in the District of Columbia requesting that the courts dismiss federal lawsuit claiming that he defrauded the United States government by using banned substances in violation of his team’s contract with the U.S. Postal [...]

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Once again, Rutgers University is being shamed on a national level. Julie Hermann, the new Rutgers Athletic Director, is already facing a wave of criticism over a sexual discrimination lawsuit she was involved in during her tenure as the senior athletics administrator at Louisville in 2008, [...]

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A Colorado jury awarded a young man who suffered severe brain injuries while playing high school football millions of dollars in a lawsuit brought against helmet-maker Riddell. Rhett Ridolfi, now 22 years old, was awarded $11.5 million in damages after suing Riddell, football coaches and his [...]

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  The recent release of video showing disturbing actions of the former head basketball coach belies the national reputation of one of the oldest colleges in the nation.  Unfortunately, this debacle reinforces the pattern of ill advised decisions that have been made since my days as a proud [...]

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Apple Inc. is facing a patent lawsuit brought against it by Intertrust Technologies, which alleges that the innovative company infringed on 15 of its patents. Intertrust, which is a private venture owned by Phillips, Sony and Stephens, Inc., develops and licenses software and technology to help [...]

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Cable customers may soon be permitted to drop unwanted channels they are forced to pay for with their bundle if distributor Cablevision wins its antitrust lawsuit against Viacom. The company argues that Viacom, which owns MTV and Nickelodeon, violated antitrust law by bundling undesired and [...]

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Will Facebook “Like” this Patent Lawsuit? The “like” button is one of Facebook’s most popular features, and members use it for everything from showing support for businesses to affirming a friend’s status. However, the site’s feature has landed Facebook [...]

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Members represented in a class-action lawsuit against social media giant Facebook may be entitled to a $10 payout after the networking site agreed to a $20 million-dollar settlement. The class-action lawsuit revolves around Facebook’s use of members’ names, photos, likenesses and [...]

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Two home and entertainment gurus represented on the Home Shopping Network are in hot water over allegations that they knowingly and willfully committed trademark infringement when marketing a line of German cutlery. The Chamber of Industry and Commerce Wuppertal-Solingen-Remscheid, a German [...]