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Exclusive: Key patent lawyer Richard Lutton to leave Apple
(Reuters) Apple Inc's chief patent counsel is leaving the company, according to a source familiar with the situation.
Top lawyer Raja Aziz Addruse dies at 74
He was elected a commissioner of the Geneva-based International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) in 2006. Raja Aziz was the third Malaysian to be elected to this prestigious post after former Lord President Tun Mohd Suffian Hashim and senior lawyer Param Cumaraswamy.
FCC lawyer sides with Tennis Channel in dispute with Comcast
Commission's Enforcement Bureau says Comcast discriminated against the small, independent Tennis Channel and offered favorable terms to its own channels. The commission will hear arguments Tuesday. The Federal Communications Commission's Enforcement Bureau is recommending that cable giant Comcast Corp. be sanctioned for unfairly using its market muscle to squeeze the small, independent Tennis ...
Attorney accused of fraud
FARMINGTON — A local attorney faces charges of fraud after he allegedly accepted casino winnings from a client who was attempting to avoid paying child support.
Charleston, WV Personal Injury Attorney Michael Martin Named 2011 West Virginia Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers magazine names Charleston, WV personal injury attorney Michael Martin of Michael Martin & Associates one of the top attorneys in West Virginia for 2011.Charleston, WV (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 Charleston, WV attorney Michael Martin of Michael Martin & Associates has been named by West Virginia Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in West Virginia for 2011. Only five ...
Anthony lawyer rises from obscurity to legal fame
Three years ago, Jose Baez's name was barely a blip in the legal community.
Lawyer: suspected serial rapist enters plea negotiations
An attorney for rape defendant Marc Patrick O'Leary said Monday he is "in the midst of complex plea negotiations" with prosecutors and could have a deal by next month.
Prominent lawyer Raja Aziz Addruse passes away
Prominent and respected lawyer Raja Aziz Addruse passed away at 1.20pm today following a battle with cancer.
Attorney hints that Clemens may not testify
WASHINGTON — The attorney for Roger Clemens gave his strongest hint yet that the former baseball star may not testify in his trial on charges of lying to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs as he pressed potential jurors not to hold Clemens' silence again
Exclusive: Apple patent lawyer to leave
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc's chief patent counsel will soon leave the company, at a time when the company is fighting numerous legal battles around the world, according to a source familiar with the situation.
Lawyer: Assange a victim of judicial mismatch
WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange arrived at the High Court in London on Tuesday to open his appeal against a ruling to extradite him to Sweden to face allegations of rape.
Report: Apple Replaces Its Chief Patent Lawyer
Apple's current chief patent lawyer is reportedly leaving the company after failing to block Android manufacturers from using iPhone-like features.
Lawyer: Assange's sexual relations 'consensual'
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange returned to a U.K. court Tuesday for the latest installment in his fight against extradition to Sweden, where he is accused of rape.
Kentucky Car Accident Lawyer Says New Report Emphasizes Dangers of Distracted Driving
As enforcement of Kentucky’s new anti-texting law has proven difficult, Lexington auto accident attorney Frank M. Jenkins III suggests implementing recommendations from a comprehensive new report on the dangerous practice of distracted driving.Lexington, KY (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 Given that Kentucky’s new anti-texting law has been difficult to enforce, Lexington car accident attorney Frank M ...
Apple's chief patent attorney leaving, report says
Reuters says that Richard "Chip" Lutton Jr. is being replaced by BJ Watrous, the former deputy general counsel for Hewlett-Packard. Originally posted at The Digital Home
Apple's chief patent attorney leaving, report says
Reuters says that Richard "Chip" Lutton Jr. is being replaced by BJ Watrous, the former deputy general counsel for Hewlett-Packard.
Attorney: 'Sister Wives' polygamous family to challenge Utah bigamy law in federal court suit
SALT LAKE CITY - A polygamous family made famous by the reality TV show "Sister Wives" plans to challenge the Utah bigamy law that makes their lifestyle illegal, a Washington-based attorney said Tuesday.
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - 07/12/11) - Rocket Lawyer, the fastest growing online legal service, today introduced Rocket Lawyer On Call, a new member benefit that makes it easier and more affordable to get professional legal help from an experienced local attorney. Available exclusively to Rocket Lawyer Legal Plan members, Rocket Lawyer On Call connects members with a local attorney who ...
Attorney: Chicago restaurant sparked Karzai brother's political interest
Ahmed Wali Karzai found his political footing as he listened to fellow expatriates talk about their home country during the time he ran a restaurant in Lakeview in the 1980s and early 1990s, his attorney said Tuesday.
Farmington Attorney Accused of Fraud
Farmington attorney Ronald Adamson is facing charges of fraud for allegedly accepting casino winnings from a client who was apparently attempting to avoid paying child support, The Daily Times reported.... Read more »
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Lawyer in Galea case: Tiger didn't receive PEDs
The lawyer for the former assistant to the Canadian doctor who treated Tiger Woods said the golfer never received performance-enhancing drugs as a patient, the New York Daily News reported Tuesday.
Anthony lawyer: From bikini salesman to legal star
Three years ago, Jose Baez's name was barely a blip in the legal community. Now he's arguably one of the most recognizable attorneys in the country.
Report: Apple Replaces Its Chief Patent Lawyer
Apple's current chief patent lawyer is reportedly leaving the company after failing to block Android manufacturers from using iPhone-like features.
Apple chief patent lawyer to leave
Apple Inc.'s chief patent counsel will soon leave the company, at a time when the iPhone maker is fighting numerous legal battles around the world, according to a source familiar with the situation.
Apple's top patent lawyer is reportedly leaving
In the midst of a variety of high-stakes legal battles, Apple’s top patent lawyer has plans to leave the company within the next month, reports Reuters. Richard “Chip” Lutton Jr. has been in charge of managing Apple’s iPhone and iPad patent portfolios.
Lawyer: Snake strangulation an accident
Testimony is underway in the trial of a Sumter County couple whose Burmese python attacked and killed a 2-year-old girl.
Attorney: Tiger never received PEDs from doctor
According to the report, Rod Personius, an attorney for Mary Anne Catalano, Galea’s former assistant, said in an email, “I tell you categorically that Tiger did not receive either banned or performance-enhancing drugs when treating with Dr. Galea.”
Laurie Giles: Red Flags That You Hired The Wrong Divorce Lawyer
Divorce cases are often won or lost because of the lawyer involved. Are there are some obvious and not so obvious red flags that you hired the wrong lawyer? Absolutely. Here, are some to consider:
Attorney recognized for child advocacy
Photo courtesy of the Office of the Texas Attorney General - First Assistant Attorney General Daniel Hodge presents the ‘Assistant Attorney General of the Year’ award to Rebecca Wadas at the Statewide Assistant Attorneys General Conference in Austin.
ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE RELAUNCHES SPANISH-LANGUAGE WEBSITE
LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that his office has relaunched its Spanish-language website to provide comprehensive, translated content that mirrors the Attorney General's main Internet site. Located at (link) , the revamped Spanish-language site offers consumer information from the Attorney General's Public ...
Winter announces run for Lake County State's Attorney
Lake Barrington attorney Bryan Winter announced Tuesday he intends to run for the Republican nomination for Lake County state's attorney in next year's election.
Lawyer well paid to verify gold existed
A German lawyer was given $500,000 to verify an alleged fraudster held more than $60 million worth of gold bullion in Switzerland, the Timaru District Court was told yesterday.
Gazette.Net: Thurmont farm owner charged in connection with string of equipment thefts
Jan H. Lawyer, the owner of Winterbrook Farm in Thurmont, has been charged with two counts of theft by the District Court of Frederick County for allegedly posessing several large pieces of stolen farming equipment.
Second lawyer announces run for Lake County state's atty.
Two Lake County lawyers will focus on proper use of DNA evidence in their quest to replace Michael Waller as Lake County State's Attorney.
Attorney facing child porn charge
Austin attorney John Ribble Moore, 52, is charged with possessing child pornography and was arrested Friday by the Attorney General's Cyber Crimes Unit.
‘Sister Wives’ lawyer to hold press conference Wednesday
‘Sister Wives’ lawyer to hold press conference Wednesday By lindsay whitehurst The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jul 12, 2011 02:04PM MDT Calling a reality show family’s challenge to the Utah law banning polygamy a demand for equal treatment, an attorney for Kody Brown and his wives said he will file a motion Wednesday asking the law be struck down. Jonathan Turley, a nationally renowned ...
Attorney wants Utah guardian office investigated
By LYNN DeBRUIN Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The U.S. Justice Department says it is reviewing a claim that the office responsible for determining guardianship of minors in Utah is racially biased. An attorney for a black father says the state gave guardianship of his 5-year-old son to the child's white grandmother even though the man claims he took steps to properly raise the child ...
Attorney: Tiger never received PEDs from Galea
Last week Anthony Galea, the Canadian doctor who treated Tiger Woods after Woods's 2008 knee surgery, pleaded guilty to bringing unapproved drugs into the U.S. As part of the plea deal, Galea may provide authorities with a list of his clients, many of whom were athletes, and the methods and substances he used to treat them.
Attorney General's Office Revamps Spanish-Language Website
(KATV – Source AG's Office) Little Rock – Tuesday, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced his office has relaunched its Spanish-language website to provide comprehensive, translated content that mirrors the Attorney General's main Internet site.
Miss. AG sues administrator of BP oil spill fund
Mississippi's attorney general said Tuesday his office is suing the administrator of BP's $20 billion oil spill fund to get access to claims filed by coastal residents.
Dispute continues over BP's $20B oil spill fund
Mississippi's attorney general said Tuesday his office is suing the administrator of BP's $20 billion oil spill fund to get access to claims filed by coastal residents.
Duped lawyer, not bank, ruled liable for losses in money-transfer scam
TORONTO - The estate of a prominent Ottawa lawyer, who inadvertently got caught up in a scam familiar to most email users, will have to pay the tens of thousands of dollars his bank lost in the scheme, Ontario's top court ruled Tuesday.
Lawyer feels judge’s wrath
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Lawyer: Police used excessive force on suspect who died
Ryan O'Loughlin died about 16 hours after his arrest by Westerly police in June.
ARDC files complaint against lawyer who represented Mitchell in workers' comp case
The lawyer who represented former Illinois State trooper Matt Mitchell in a workers' compensation claim could face discipline for exchanging emails about the merits of the case with the arbitrator, according to a complaint made public Tuesday.
Attorney for Milton McGregor tries to distance client from lobbyist Jarrod Massey in bingo trial
An attorney for VictoryLand owner Milton McGregor tried this afternoon to distance his client from prosecution witness Jarrod Massey, who worked as a lobbyist for another casino owner and has pleaded guilty in the bingo trial.
Lawyer Claims Excessive Force by Police Caused Death
A Lawyer for the O'Loughlin family is claiming that the Westerly Police Department, used excessive force when they arrested Ryan O'Loughlin.
Attorney general reaches agreement with Hazard nursing home in sex-abuse case
Attorney General Jack Conway on Tuesday reached an agreement with the former administrator of Hazard
Was Attorney General Holder in the Dark About Operation 'Fast and Furious?'
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