Legal News Brief – April 12, 2013
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In gene case, Supreme Court to again address patent eligibility
The underlying issue in an upcoming case is one the justices have confronted relatively often in the last few years: What constitutes an invention that is eligible to be patented?
Post-bankruptcy, Tribune still fighting creditor attorneys
Lawyers who were hired by noteholders to take on the media company in the bankruptcy process now want their former adversary to pick up their tab.
Analysis: Critics of Libor antitrust ruling make their case
A judge’s decision to dismiss antitrust claims against the world’s major banks over manipulation of Libor came as a surprise to some legal experts.
Martha Stewart loses bid to dismiss Macy’s contract claim
The ruling may affect whether Macy’s rival J.C. Penney can sell Martha Stewart-designed home goods in bedding, bath and cookware under a “JCP Everyday” label.
Witness could help revive investors’ insider trading suit
A pair of investors said this week they expect former hedge fund executive Noah Freeman to cooperate with their case against his former firm, Sonar Capital Management.
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