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By James Butler, Jr.
For well over a decade, the members of the hotel industry's preeminent think tank, "LIIC – The Lodging Industry Investment Council," are annually surveyed to develop a list of the major hotel investment...
By Kerry Shapiro, Matthew J. Sanders
On January 13, 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management ("BLM") released maps showing the areas that BLM, on December 28, 2016, proposed to withdraw from mining.
By Stanley Gibson
In a previous order, the district court granted a motion to stay pending Inter Partes Review ("IPR") but deferred ruling on the Motion to Stay with respect to EMC Corporation...
By Susan Allison
In Nasrawi, the appellate court reversed a trial court order which sustained a demurrer filed by defendants Buck Consultants...
By Stanley Gibson
As this patent infringement action proceed toward trial, plaintiff Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. filed a request with the district court on an "extremely time-sensitive case management issue concerning the use of depositions at trial and deposition designations."
By Garrett Colli
This session's California Environmental Quality Act reform bill, Senate Bill 743 packs a potentially large punch, but only for a narrow group of projects.
By Stanley Gibson
Robocast filed patent infringement actions against Apple and Microsoft.
By James Butler, Jr.
The number of hotel transactions is up by more than 50% for the first 6 months of 2013 over the comparable period last year, and is expected to top $18 billion for 2013, according to Jones Lang LaSalle. And HVS reports that the sales transaction volume of hotels is now intersecting its 22-year moving average, and predicts that hotel values will continue to grow at an average of 12% for each of the next 3 years.
By Stanley Gibson
Orbis Corporation, a manufacturer of commercial baking trays, owns U.S. Patent 6,273,259, which covers a baking tray.
By James Butler, Jr.
The hotel world has been fascinated by the civil litigation and criminal actions swirling around the former President and owner of Molinaro Koger, Robert T. Koger
By Stanley Gibson
In this patent infringement action, the patent owner sought a reasonable royalty in the form of a lump sum payment.
By James Butler, Jr.
There are some significant new developments in the saga of Robert T. Koger and the high profile civil and criminal cases surrounding him.
By Stanley Gibson
Defendant Green Max Distributors, Inc. filed a motion for leave to amend its invalidity contentions.
By Stanley Gibson, Gregory Cordrey
In a recent case, the United States Supreme Court held that a naturally occurring, isolated segment of DNA is a product of nature and is not patentable.
By Stanley Gibson
In this patent infringement action, a number of the defendants moved to stay the case pending an Inter Partes Review of the patent-in-suit.
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