Legal News

Congressional oversight of the Trump International Hotel, civil rights “testers,” and the death penalty

The Relist Watch column examines cert petitions that the Supreme Court has “relisted” for its upcoming conference. A short explanation of relists is available here. The Supreme Court disposed of last week’s one new relist, Chapman v. Doe, involving whethe

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Court to decide how specific a patent disclosure must be

Two pharmaceutical giants head to the Supreme Court on Monday in a dispute over a patent covering cholesterol-lowering antibodies. In Amgen Inc. v. Sanofi, the justices will consider whether Amgen’s patent is too broad to be valid under federal patent rul

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Justices appear sympathetic to Jack Daniel’s in trademark parody dispute

As expected, Wednesday’s argument in Jack Daniel’s Properties v VIP Products showcased the justices grappling with line-drawing. At issue in the case was how First Amendment trademark principles should apply to a dog toy that pokes fun at Jack Danie

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