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VBL Defeats UC Regents

November 3, 2020 by in News

A California federal judge denied an attempt by the Regents of the University of California to dismiss Epistar Corp.’s contract suit over patent licensing Monday, finding the Taiwanese manufacturer’s arguments are specific enough to proceed. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey S. White ruled that Epistar sufficiently alleged that the Regents breached […]

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Law360 Weekly Verdict Legal Lions Lambs

July 26, 2018 by in Articles

A group of employment and civil rights attorneys, including former federal Judge U.W. Clemon, secured this week’s top legal lions spot after the Eleventh Circuit sided with them in a fight over a “discriminatory” Alabama minimum wage law, while Covington & Burling LLP and its co-counsel landed on the lambs […]

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Fed. Circ. Nixes Boston University’s $14M LED Patent Win

July 25, 2018 by in Articles

The Federal Circuit overturned a nearly $14 million infringement verdict against three LED manufacturers on Wednesday, finding that the claim in Boston University’s patent that they allegedly infringed describes something physically impossible, making it ineligible for patent protection. The claim­at­issue in U.S. Patent Number 5,686,738, which covers a certain way […]

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