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  • WiLan says loses LTE patent case against Apple Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 4:56 PM ET

    TORONTO, Oct 1- Canadian patent licensing company WiLan Inc on Wednesday said a U.S. judge had ruled in favor of Apple Inc in a litigation case against it. "WiLan has been advised that Judge Dana M. Sabraw has issued a ruling today that grants Apple's motion for summary judgment," the company said in a statement, referring to Apple's move to have two patent infringement...

  • No bluff: Lifetime ban sought against poker player Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 7:19 PM ET

    A US regulator said it is seeking a permanent trading ban against Daniel Shak after he violated a partial ban on certain futures dealing.

  • The claim by Eco Agro Resources came in a court filing in U.S. District Court in North Carolina in early September in response to an August patent infringement lawsuit against it by Koch Agronomic Services.

  • FCC considering move to ban NFL Redskins team name Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 5:39 PM ET

    The FCC is considering punishment for broadcasters that us the moniker of the NFL team, the Redskins.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 30- A federal judge said Novartis AG must face a U.S. government lawsuit accusing the Swiss drugmaker of paying multimillion-dollar kickbacks, including a $9,750 dinner for three at a Japanese restaurant, to induce doctors to prescribe its drugs.

  • Lawsuit against Templeton Rye allowed to proceed Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 12:13 PM ET

    DES MOINES, Iowa— A lawsuit alleging Iowa- based whiskey maker Templeton Rye misled consumers can proceed, according to the state attorney general's office. The proposed class-action lawsuit was filed in Illinois by a Chicago law firm on behalf of consumers in the country who have purchased a bottle of Templeton Rye.

  • Sept 29- Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan and others in his limousine were not wearing seat belts when their vehicle was struck by a Wal-Mart truck in a June highway accident, the retailer said on Monday. Wal-Mart Stores Inc made its contention in a court filing responding to a lawsuit by Morgan and three other plaintiffs over the crash on the New Jersey Turnpike.

  • District Judge William Pauley III in Manhattan cut a punitive damages award to $750,000 from $7.5 million, and additional aspects of the ruling could reduce the total amount further, according to an attorney for ex-MP3tunes Chief Executive Officer Michael Robertson.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 29- U.S. securities regulators can move forward with a lawsuit accusing two Dubai residents of making $3.7 million through insider trading in Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc and another biotechnology company, a Manhattan federal judge ruled on Monday.

  • Sept 29- Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan and others in his limousine were not wearing seat belts when their vehicle was struck by a Wal-Mart truck in a June highway accident, the retailer said on Monday. Wal-Mart Stores Inc made its contention in a court filing responding to a lawsuit by Morgan and three other plaintiffs over the crash on the New Jersey Turnpike.

  • Wal-Mart: Morgan, others weren't wearing seatbelts Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 6:34 PM ET
    Tracy Morgan performing last May.

    Wal-Mart says Tracy Morgan and other people in a vehicle struck from behind by a company truck on a New Jersey highway weren't wearing seatbelts.

  • Caffeine-infused undies brew consumer complaints Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 4:50 PM ET
    Jessica Rich, director of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection

    Bras, girdles and leggings infused with caffeine and sold as weight loss aids are being recalled by the FTC.

  • Avon wins dismissal of lawsuit over China bribery Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 1:59 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 29- Avon Products Inc on Monday won the dismissal of a securities fraud lawsuit accusing the cosmetics company of concealing its inability to stop workers from bribing officials in China to win business there.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday had a change of heart and dismissed a case it had previously agreed to hear on whether class action claims against underwriters of securities issued by a unit of the now-defunct IndyMac Bancorp Inc should be able to proceed.

  • Sept 29- A federal judge rejected a settlement of a lawsuit challenging longtime Abercrombie& Fitch Co Chief Executive Michael Jeffries' pay, saying it offered little benefit to shareholders despite "serious" allegations of wrongdoing.

  • AIG's Greenberg sues government     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    Six years after the U.S. government bailed out AIG, the company's longtime CEO Hank "Ace" Greenberg is suing for damages, and the trial begins today. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the details

  • Marvel settles with family of superhero creator Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 5:04 PM ET

    Marvel has settled a lawsuit bound for the Supreme Court that pitted the comic-book company against the family of a renowned comics artist.

  • Wynn, 72, and his company Wynn Resorts Ltd filed suit against Chanos, founder of New York- based hedge fund Kynikos Associates LP, in federal court in San Francisco.

  • Sept 26- Casino mogul Steve Wynn has filed a lawsuit accusing prominent short-seller Jim Chanos of slander. In a complaint filed on Thursday, Wynn said Chanos had told several people at an "invitation-only" event in Berkeley, California, on or about April 25 that Wynn and his company, Wynn Resorts Ltd, had violated the federal Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

  • MGM sues men proposing pot shop over trademark Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 6:31 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS— A single apostrophe won't be enough to separate M life and M'Life in the minds of customers, according to an MGM Resorts International trademark lawsuit against two people who want to open a marijuana dispensary. There should be no confusion, he said, because his business and MGM Resorts are in distinctly different trades.