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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Jun 24, 2016, 22:40 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of Skullcandy, Inc. -SKUL

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


Jun 24, 2016, 19:00 ET Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP Files Class Action Suit Against Inovalon Holdings, Inc.

 Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP ("Robbins Geller") (http://www.rgrdlaw.com/cases/inovalon/) today announced that a class action has been...


Jun 24, 2016, 16:12 ET Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Skullcandy, Inc.

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


Jun 24, 2016, 16:05 ET Vectrus statement on Thule decision

Exelis Services A/S, a Danish enterprise of Vectrus Systems Corporation, Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE: VEC), has learned that the U.S. Court of Appeals for...


Jun 24, 2016, 15:38 ET SKULLCANDY (SKUL) ALERT: Johnson & Weaver, LLP Launches an Investigation into the Fairness of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Skullcandy Inc.; Are Shareholders Getting a Fair Price?

Shareholder rights law firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP has launched an investigation into whether the board members of Skullcandy Inc. (NASDAQ:...


Jun 24, 2016, 15:09 ET Shareholder Alert: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of BlackRock, Inc.

Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors in certain BlackRock iShares Exchange Traded Funds.  Investors are advised to...


Jun 24, 2016, 14:29 ET Fair Fund zal bepaalde investeerders in American Depository Shares in BP plc compenseren

RCB Fund Services LLC, de Distributeur voor het BP plc ("BP") Fair Fund (Het "BP Fair Fund"), kondigt de opening aan van het...


Jun 24, 2016, 13:30 ET Drivers Legal Plan Renews ATA Featured Product Agreement

 Today, American Trucking Associations announced Drivers Legal Plan, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of truck...


Jun 24, 2016, 13:08 ET Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP Files Class Action Suit Against CBL & Associates Properties, Inc.

 Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP ("Robbins Geller") (http://www.rgrdlaw.com/cases/cbl/) today announced that a class action has been...


Jun 24, 2016, 12:51 ET Shareholder Alert: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of BlackRock, Inc. (BLK)

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


Jun 24, 2016, 12:03 ET INVESTOR ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of a Class Action Involving LendingClub Corporation and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of July 15, 2016 - LC

The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the Northern District of California on...


Jun 24, 2016, 12:00 ET Celebrate Independence Day With a Free Cab Ride Home

 California personal injury firm Gillin, Jacobson, Ellis, Larsen, and Lucey (GJEL) is inviting anyone in the San Jose metro area or the...


Jun 24, 2016, 11:49 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of Commencement of a Class Action Involving NewLink Genetics Corporation and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of July 11, 2016

 The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the Southern District of New York on...


Jun 24, 2016, 10:53 ET American Science and Engineering Inc. Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of ASEI Shareholders

 WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the Board of Directors of American Science...


Jun 24, 2016, 10:53 ET STAAR Surgical Company ("STAA") is the Subject of a Legal Investigation

WeissLaw LLP, a national class action, shareholder rights law firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles, announces an investigation of STAAR...


Jun 24, 2016, 10:19 ET Pittsburgh Tech Start-Up Sues Randi Zuckerberg-Financed British Toymaker For Patent Infringement

 Pittsburgh technology start-up Digital Dream Labs is suing British toy company Primo Toys for marketing and selling an educational toy in the...


Jun 24, 2016, 08:45 ET Network-1 Announces Settlement Of Patent Litigation With Sony Corporation

 Network-1 Technologies, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NTIP) announced today that it agreed to settle its patent litigation against Sony Corporation and...


Jun 24, 2016, 08:07 ET Le Fair Fund s'apprête à rémunérer certains investisseurs ayant acquis des ADS de BP plc

RCB Fund Services LLC, agent de distribution du BP plc (« BP ») Fair Fund (le « BP Fair Fund »), annonce...


Jun 24, 2016, 00:29 ET Qualcomm Files Complaint Against Meizu In China

 Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) announced that it has filed a complaint against Meizu in the Beijing Intellectual Property Court. The...


Jun 23, 2016, 18:35 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Law Office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of Chiasma, Inc. - CHMA

Law Office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces an investigation of Chiasma, Inc. ("Chiasma" or the "Company") (Nasdaq -CHMA- News) for potential...


Jun 23, 2016, 18:08 ET SHAREHOLDER UPDATE: Law Office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of CPI Card Group, Inc. - PMTS

 Law Office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces an investigation of CPI Card Group, Inc. ("CPI Card Group" or the "Company") (Nasdaq -PMTS-...


Jun 23, 2016, 17:47 ET NHCSL Condemns SCOTUS decision on DACA/DAPA

 The National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) today condemned the US Supreme Court's split decision on US v. Texas. The 4-4 ruling...


Jun 23, 2016, 17:22 ET Fair Fund zur Entschädigung bestimmter Investoren von Anteilen des Typs BP plc American Depositary Share

RCB Fund Services LLC, die Distributionsagentur für den BP plc („BP") Fair Fund (der „BP Fair Fund"), gibt die Eröffnung der...


Jun 23, 2016, 17:01 ET Shareholder Alert: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Merrill Lynch Strategic Return Notes

 Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of Merrill Lynch...


Jun 23, 2016, 16:42 ET Statement from CEO Mike Donovan of Nexus Services, Inc. Regarding DAPA/DACA Supreme Court Decision

 Today, the Supreme Court of the United States blocked President Obama's 2014 executive orders on immigration, Deferred Action for Childhood...