Legal Issues This category contains the most recent legal news, including releases regarding new and ongoing legal action and investigations, class-action suits, appeals processes, judgements and settlements. Also included are releases pertaining to the growth and performance of the legal sector and firms, with reports of office openings and expansions as well as significant new hires and partnerships. This section also includes the latest patent law news, with releases covering new applications, granted patents, appeals, and challenges.

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Jul 23, 2016, 10:27 ET Long Term Emergent (EBS) Investors: Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP Initiates Investigation of Emergent BioSolutions, Inc.; Encourages Long Term Investors to Contact the Firm

Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP is investigating potential violations of the federal and state securities laws by Emergent...


Jul 22, 2016, 22:07 ET AMBAC SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 Of Lead Plaintiff Deadline In Class Action Lawsuit Against Ambac Financial Group, Inc. - AMBC

Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have...


Jul 22, 2016, 21:05 ET SHAREHOLDER UPDATE: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of Joy Global, Inc. -JOY

Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Joy Global, Inc. ("Joy...


Jul 22, 2016, 19:18 ET Orange County, Florida Property Appraiser's Office Recovers Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars for Taxpayers after Winning Case Against Darden Restaurants, Inc.

Darden Restaurants Inc. did not agree with the Orange County Property Appraiser (OCPA) market value of their computers, furniture, leasehold...


Jul 22, 2016, 17:18 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Insmed Incorporated of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - INSM

 Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Insmed Incorporated ("Insmed" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ...


Jul 22, 2016, 17:09 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Juno Therapeutics, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - JUNO

 Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Juno Therapeutics, Inc. ("Juno" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ...


Jul 22, 2016, 16:48 ET Syncora Guarantee Inc. Settles Proof of Claim with Lehman Brothers

HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – Syncora Holdings Ltd. ("SHL" or the "Company") today announced that its wholly owned,...


Jul 22, 2016, 14:59 ET The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement Expressing Disappointment over the Supreme Court's Ruling on the DAPA and DACA Case

On July 15, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, by majority vote, issued a statement expressing disappointment over the Supreme Court's 4-4 ruling...


Jul 22, 2016, 14:11 ET RealD Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against MasterImage 3D

RealD has won its patent infringement lawsuit against MasterImage 3D. The U.S. International Trade Commission, in a Final Determination issued...


Jul 22, 2016, 11:41 ET Shareholder Alert: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation Concerning the Sale of Golden Enterprises, Inc. to Utz Quality Foods, Inc. - GLDC

 The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP: To: All Persons or Entities who purchased Golden Enterprises, Inc....


Jul 22, 2016, 11:29 ET Shareholder Alert: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against K12 Inc. (LRN) & Lead Plaintiff Deadline: September 19, 2016

 Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC notifies investors that a securities class action has been filed on behalf of...


Jul 22, 2016, 11:00 ET Stull, Stull & Brody and Zamansky, LLC Announce Proposed Settlement of Class Action and Fairness Hearing for All Persons Who were Participants in or Beneficiaries of the Avon Personal Savings Account Plan

NEW YORK, July 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK IN RE 2014 AVON PRODUCTS, INC. ERISA...


Jul 22, 2016, 10:52 ET Ryan & Maniskas, LLP Announces Investigation of Joy Global, Inc.

 Ryan & Maniskas, LLP is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Joy Global, Inc. ("Joy Global" or the "Company")...


Jul 22, 2016, 10:46 ET Ryan & Maniskas, LLP Announces Investigation of Relypsa, Inc.

Ryan & Maniskas, LLP is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Relypsa, Inc. ("Relypsa" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:...


Jul 22, 2016, 10:42 ET Ryan & Maniskas, LLP Announces Investigation of Golden Enterprises Inc.

Ryan & Maniskas, LLP is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Golden Enterprises Inc. ("Golden Enterprises" or the...


Jul 22, 2016, 10:00 ET Ocean Tomo fungiert als Transaktionsberater für BASF SE bei Veräußerung von geistigen Eigentumsrechten im OLED-Bereich

Transaktion von geistigen Eigentumsrechten im OLED-Bereich zwischen BASF SE und Universal Display Corporation wurde von Ocean Tomo Transactions...


Jul 22, 2016, 10:00 ET Ocean Tomo sirve como asesor de transacción a BASF SE en la venta de activos de propiedad intelectual OLED

La transacción de la propiedad intelectual de BASF SE OLED a Universal Display Corporation con Ocean Tomo Transactions Group de intermediario...


Jul 22, 2016, 10:00 ET Ocean Tomo agit comme conseiller pour la transaction de BASF SE portant sur la vente d'actifs de propriété intellectuelle des diodes DELO

La transaction sur la propriété intellectuelle des diodes électroluminescentes organiques (DELO) de BASF SE à...


Jul 21, 2016, 21:36 ET SHAREHOLDER UPDATE: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of Relypsa, Inc. -RLYP

Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Relypsa, Inc....


Jul 21, 2016, 18:41 ET JOY GLOBAL INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Joy Global Inc.

 Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the...


Jul 21, 2016, 16:45 ET Granite Ventures Ltd Applies to Court toward Moving Baha Mar from Provisional to Formal Liquidation and the Appointment of Permanent Liquidators

 In an effort to protect the interests of hundreds of unsecured creditors, Granite Ventures Ltd ("Granite"), an unsecured creditor of Baha Mar,...


Jul 21, 2016, 16:11 ET California Supreme Court Issues Major Ruling Regarding Landowner Compensation For Those Affected By Governor's Proposed Water Plan To Tunnel Under Bay Delta

 The California Supreme Court issued a major ruling on July 21, 2016, affecting Governor Jerry Brown's plan to tunnel under the Bay Delta as...


Jul 21, 2016, 16:03 ET Blancco Technology Group Engages in Patent Protection Lawsuit Against ITRenew Inc.

 Blancco Technology Group (LON: BLTG), a leading global provider of mobile device diagnostics and secure data erasure solutions, today...


Jul 21, 2016, 15:26 ET Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Joy Global Inc.

 Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Joy Global Inc. ("Joy" or the...


Jul 21, 2016, 14:16 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of K12 Inc. (LRN)

Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of the securities of K12,...