Legal news from Saturday, January 11, 2014
14:01 EDT

[JURIST] Friday, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit [official website] ruled [text, PDF] that Apple Inc. did not infringe on any of Google Inc.'s [corporate profiles] Motorola Mobility patents in the creation of the iPhone. Motorola Mobility, newly acquired by Google in the attempt to gain their [read more]

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[JURIST] A federal appeals court ruled [opinion; pdf] on Friday to uphold a district court ruling approving BP's [corporate website] settlement with parties who claim to have suffered financial loss due to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill [JURIST news archive]. BP argued that the settlement should not be enforced [read more]

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[JURIST] A French administrative appeals court ruled [text, PDF, in French] on Thursday, upholding a ban on performance by French comedian Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala that was deemed anti-semitic. Dieudonne was appealing the prohibition order issued by courts in Nantes and eight other cities. The court refused to lift the prohibition [read more]

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[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Friday granted review [order, PDF] for ABC, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc. [docket materials], to decide the legality of Aereo's [corporate website] online service that streams and records publicly broadcast television programming without paying the broadcasters. Aereo charges users a monthly fee to [read more]

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