A Delaware judge rejected an unusual effort by LAMPERS and its lawyers at Grant & Eisenhofer to inspect the chocolate giant's books and records for evidence that it turned a blind eye to African child labor.
As part of its $2.2 billion settlement with the government, Johnson & Johnson is required to maintain a chief compliance officer independent of the general counsel's office.
Lawyers for a Neuberger Berman shareholder have struggled for years to hold Neuberger executives and board members liable for ill-fated investments in two U.K.-traded Internet gambling companies. On Monday they struck out once again—apparently for good—at the Second Circuit.
A U.S. district court judge has sided with C.R. Bard Inc. in its epic patent fight with rival medical device company W.L. Gore & Associates Inc., ruling that Bard can collect more than $800 million in damages from Gore.
Employing one of the new provisions of the America Invents Act, the Electronic Frontier Foundation on Wednesday challenged the so-called podcasting patent that one company has asserted against podcasters in order to obtain licensing fees.
In the hot seat over accusations they leaked a confidential Apple business record, Samsung and its lawyers at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan have been ordered by U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh to explain their apparent mishandling of confidential information turned over by Apple during discovery.