WASHINGTON – A 2014 U.S. Supreme Court ruling on "abstract" patents has hit patent litigation hard and reduced the burden on software developers in the three years since its ruling, according to two experts in the intellectual property law.
NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit Chief Judge Carl Stewart reversed a district court’s ruling in favor of Yahoo! Inc. and ordered the web service to pay $4.4 million for breach of contract.
FORT WORTH – Reversing a trial court’s decision denying arbitration, the Texas 2nd District Court of Appeal has ruled both a roofing company and a church entitled to enforceable arbitration provisions can argue their case.
BEAUMONT – A state appeals court has denied a former Texas judge's request to dismiss a lawsuit brought against him by a man who was arrested for allegedly disrupting the court while attempting to serve the judge a summons.