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  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday gave its stamp of approval to a government review process prized by high technology companies as an easy and cheap way to combat "patent trolls" and others that bring patent infringement lawsuits. The court ruled against Oil States International Inc, a Houston- based oilfield services company that had...

  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday gave its stamp of approval to a government review process prized by high technology companies as an easy and cheap way to combat "patent trolls" and others that bring patent infringement lawsuits. The court ruled against Oil States International Inc, a Houston- based oilfield services company that had...

  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday gave its stamp of approval to a government review process prized by high technology companies as an easy and cheap way to combat "patent trolls" and others that bring patent infringement lawsuits. The court ruled against Oil States International Inc, a Houston- based oilfield services company that had...

  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday gave its stamp of approval to a government review process prized by high technology companies as an easy and cheap way to combat "patent trolls" and others that bring patent infringement lawsuits. Conservative Justices John Roberts and Neil Gorsuch dissented from the decision to uphold the reviews.

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday appeared divided over a challenge to the constitutionality of the Securities and Exchange Commission's selection of in-house judges to enforce investor protection laws in a case involving a former radio host and investment adviser backed by the Trump administration. The court heard arguments in...

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday appeared divided over a challenge to the constitutionality of the Securities and Exchange Commission's selection of in-house judges to enforce investor protection laws in a case involving a former radio host and investment adviser backed by the Trump administration. The court heard arguments in...

  • *Online retailers battle South Dakota over sales taxes. *South Dakota is backed by the Trump administration. South Dakota asked the justices to overturn a 1992 Supreme Court precedent that states cannot require retailers to collect state sales taxes unless the businesses have a "physical presence" in the state.

  • *Online retailers battle South Dakota over sales taxes. *South Dakota is backed by the Trump administration. South Dakota asked the justices to overturn a 1992 Supreme Court precedent that states cannot require retailers to collect state sales taxes unless the businesses have a "physical presence" in the state.

  • WASHINGTON, March 19- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider rolling back the wide latitude federal agencies are given to interpret their own regulations in a case that could have bolstered President Donald Trump's push toward deregulation and curbing agency power. The court turned away an appeal by Garco Construction Inc of a lower court...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 27- Supreme Court justices on Tuesday wrestled with Microsoft Corp's dispute with the U.S. Justice Department over whether prosecutors can force technology companies to hand over data stored overseas, with some signaling support for the government and others urging Congress to pass a law to resolve the issue. Liberal justices Ruth Bader...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 27- Supreme Court justices on Tuesday wrestled with Microsoft Corp's dispute with the U.S. Justice Department over whether prosecutors can force technology companies to hand over data stored overseas, with some signaling support for the government and others urging Congress to pass a law to resolve the issue. As the nine justices grappled...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 27- Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared unsure how to resolve a dispute between Microsoft Corp and the Justice Department over whether U.S. law should allow prosecutors to compel technology companies to hand over data stored overseas. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito, both conservatives, hinted at support for the...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 29- U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled on Wednesday they may impose limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data from wireless providers to track the location of criminal suspects in a major test of privacy rights in the digital age. Liberal Justice Sonia Sotomayor sounded the alarm about the increasing amount of data that the...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 29- U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled on Wednesday they may impose limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data from wireless providers to track the location of criminal suspects in a major test of privacy rights in the digital age. The justices heard an extended 80- minute argument in an appeal brought by a man named Timothy...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 27- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday appeared divided over whether a federal agency's in-house process for challenging patents violates the constitutional rights of patent owners, leaving the fate of a system that has led to a high rate of patent cancellations uncertain. In one of the most important Supreme Court patent cases in years, the...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 27- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday appeared divided over whether a federal agency's in-house process for challenging patents violates the constitutional rights of patent owners, leaving the fate of a system that has led to a high rate of patent cancellations uncertain. In one of the most important patent cases to come before the Supreme...

  • The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

    President Donald Trump is set to attend the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday for the investiture of new Justice Neil Gorsuch.

  • U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, from left, stands with fellow justices Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Elena Kagan.

    The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to reinstate North Carolina's voter ID law that a lower court said targeted African Americans "with almost surgical precision."

  • Neil Gorsuch

    The influence of the newest Supreme Court justice, Neil Gorsuch, is likely to have an immediate effect on one of the most important cases yet to be heard.

  • Supreme Court Nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch stands with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 1, 2017.

    The nation's top court is friendlier to business than any court since 1946. Neil Gorsuch is likely to make it even more so.