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  • WASHINGTON, April 14- Generic drug manufacturers on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to allow a lower court ruling favoring them to take effect while the high court considers an appeal in a patent fight over Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's top-selling multiple sclerosis drug, Copaxone.

  • Chief Justice John Roberts on Tuesday asked generic drug manufacturers to respond to a request from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd seeking to prevent a lower court ruling from taking effect while the high court considers an appeal in a patent fight over Teva's top-selling multiple sclerosis drug, Copaxone.

  • WASHINGTON, April 7- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to stop a lower court ruling from going into effect while the justices consider an appeal in a patent fight over Teva's top-selling multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone.

  • WASHINGTON, April 2- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a key pillar of federal campaign finance law by allowing donors to give money to as many political candidates, parties and committees as they wish.

  • April 2- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a key pillar of campaign finance law by allowing wealthy donors to give money to as many political candidates, parties and committees as they wish.

  • WASHINGTON, April 2- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday expanded how much political donors can give candidates and parties in federal elections by striking down a key pillar of campaign finance law. Chief Justice John Roberts, writing on behalf of the court, said the justices did not reach the question of whether to overturn a key 1976 ruling, called Buckley v.

  • WASHINGTON, March 31- U.S. Supreme Court justices stepped gingerly into a raging debate over computer software on Monday, voicing concerns about vaguely defined patents but signaling they would avoid any radical change to existing law.

  • WASHINGTON, March 31- U.S. Supreme Court justices gave little indication on Monday they would set new guidelines on patent eligibility of software.

  • WASHINGTON, March 5- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday appeared to look for a compromise that would give publicly traded companies better defenses against securities class actions without overruling a 26- year-old precedent that made it easier for plaintiffs to negotiate large settlements.

  • Hedge fund manager Griffin gives $150 million to Harvard Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 8:14 PM ET

    BOSTON, Feb 19- Billionaire investor Kenneth Griffin, who started his hedge fund in his dormitory room at Harvard University, is donating $150 million to his alma mater in what will be the largest single gift ever made to the Ivy League school.

  • *Adjusted earnings $0.48/ share vs estimates $0.37/ share. Feb 11- U.S. chemical maker Huntsman Corp's forecast higher earnings across all its business units this year, after posting a better-than-expected quarterly profit as cost cuts boost margins.

  • Jan 29- Dow Chemical Co hiked its dividend and tripled its share buyback program, but signaled that it was in no hurry to fall in line with activist shareholder Daniel Loeb's demands to spin off its slow-growing petrochemical businesses. Shares of Dow Chemical, the largest U.S. chemical maker by sales, rose as much as 6 percent in early trading on Wednesday.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 14- The U.S. federal court system objects to key proposals by a presidential review panel to reform the secret court that supervises the classified electronic eavesdropping activities of the U.S. National Security Agency, a former chief judge of that court said on Tuesday.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 12- When a prominent U.S. appeals court last year slashed President Obama' s power to appoint government officials, many legal experts said the Supreme Court would be unlikely to let that surprising decision stand. Noel Canning, revolves around the president's power to appoint top officials with the "advice and consent" of the Senate.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 26- A U.S. judge on Thursday said Daimler AG and Rheinmetall AG cannot be held liable for allegedly aiding and abetting South Africa's former apartheid government in race-based attacks and injustices.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 26- A U.S. judge on Thursday said Daimler AG and Rheinmetall AG cannot be held liable for aiding and abetting South Africa's former apartheid government in race-based attacks and injustices. She declined, however, to immediately dismiss related claims against two U.S. companies, Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 10- U.S. Supreme Court justices offered President Barack Obama's administration some encouragement on Tuesday as it weighed the lawfulness of a major federal air pollution rule regulating emissions that cross state lines.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 13- A U.S. Supreme Court justice on Wednesday declined a request from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries for a stay of an appeals court ruling that would strip the company's $4 billion- a-year multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone of patent protection in 2014, rather than in 2015..

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 4- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand Facebook Inc's $9.5 million class action settlement over allegations the social networking company's defunct "Beacon" service violated its members' privacy rights. One member of the three-judge panel dissented, saying the settlement unfairly benefited Facebook and plaintiff attorneys.

  • Oct 24- Dow Chemical Co said it now expects to raise between $3 billion and $4 billion from asset sales in the next 18 to 24 months, at least double its earlier target, as it looks to shed businesses exposed to commodity price swings.

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