Tag Archives: U.S.Supreme Court

IP Frontiers: Supreme Court curtails design patent damages in Samsung v. Apple

There are generally three types of patents — utility, design and plant patents. Plant patents cover new plant breeds and hybrids. Utility patents cover the function and/or structure of processes, articles of manufacture and compositions of matter. Design patents cover ...

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Who Obama might nominate

WASHINGTON — Republicans are near-unanimous in demanding that President Barack Obama leave it to his successor to nominate a candidate to fill the Supreme Court seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia. But the president insists he plans to come forward ...

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Western NY activists: Immigration case before Supreme Court to affect thousands here

The Supreme Court’s decision to conduct an election-year review of President Barack Obama’s executive action to grant legal status to some immigrants living in the U.S. illegally ultimately will affect thousands of immigrant workers in western New York, activists said ...

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Western NY attorneys: Ruling maintains ‘status quo’ for class actions

The U.S. Supreme Court’ decision in the Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez case is remarkable, not for any change it brings to the viability of class-action lawsuits, but for what it leaves intact, western New York attorneys say. “People who follow ...

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