Legal news from Tuesday, December 20, 2011
15:12 EDT

[JURIST] The US International Trade Commission (USITC) [official website] ruled [text, PDF] on Monday for Apple [corporate website; Bloomberg backgrounder] on a patent complaint against HTC [corporate website; Bloomberg backgrounder] for infringing its "data tapping" patents. The USITC found that HTC had violated section 337 of the Tarriff Act of [read more]

13:12 EDT

[JURIST] Hungary's Constitutional Court [official website, in Hungarian] on Monday struck down [press release, in Hungarian] certain provisions of the country's recently passed media law as an unconstitutional restraint on press freedom. Rights groups had urged Hungary to amend [JURIST report] the media law. The media law created the National [read more]

10:12 EDT

[JURIST] UN High Commissioner for Human Rights [official website] Navi Pillay [official profile] on Monday condemned the brutal crackdown [press release] on protesters by military and security forces in Cairo. Since Friday the brutal suppression of demonstrations has led to 11 deaths and more than 500 injuries. This is the [read more]

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