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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Feb 24, 2017, 08:00 ET Moroccanoil® And Zotos International, Inc. Settlement Agreement

The Moroccanoil® group of companies ("Moroccanoil") and Zotos International, Inc. ("Zotos") have recently resolved certain disputes, which...


Feb 24, 2017, 07:11 ET Silver Lining in Immigration News: Free Automated Program for Dreamer Kids by Immigration Attorneys and Technologists

One group specifically exempted from the harsher new immigration procedures announced Tuesday are those who qualify for DACA (Deferred Action for...


Feb 23, 2017, 20:51 ET County of Santa Clara Seeks Preliminary Injunction to Block President Trump's Unconstitutional Executive Order

Today, the County of Santa Clara asked a federal court to prevent the Trump Administration from implementing an unconstitutional executive order...


Feb 23, 2017, 17:30 ET Hongli Clean Energy Technologies Corp. Announces Receipt of Delinquency Letter from NASDAQ Relating to December 31, 2016 Form 10-Q

Hongli Clean Energy Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: CETC) ("Hongli" or the "Company"), a vertically integrated producer of clean energy products...


Feb 23, 2017, 16:37 ET U.S. Supreme Court Declines Review of Massachusetts First Marblehead Corp. Decision

The U.S. Supreme Court denied the request to review the apportionment decision in First Marblehead Corp. v. Massachusetts Commissioner of Revenue.1...


Feb 23, 2017, 16:26 ET Imaging Supplies Coalition (ISC) Files Amicus Brief in Impression Products Inc. v. Lexmark International Inc.

The Imaging Supplies Coalition (ISC), a non-profit trade association comprised of leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of consumable...


Feb 23, 2017, 16:05 ET VisionChina Media Receives Petition from Former DMG Shareholders

VisionChina Media Inc. ("VisionChina Media" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: VISN), China's largest out-of-home digital television and advertising...


Feb 23, 2017, 15:25 ET South Texas College of Law Houston Wins 124th and 125th National Advocacy Titles in Single Weekend

In the arena of law school advocacy championships, South Texas College of Law Houston stands alone in the United States, as evidenced by its 124th...


Feb 23, 2017, 15:04 ET Lisa Miree-Luke to Lead Heffler Claims Marketing Department

Heffler Claims Group (Heffler) is proud to announce that Lisa Miree-Luke recently joined the firm as Director of Marketing. Miree-Luke is...


Feb 23, 2017, 14:41 ET Teamster UPS Aircraft Mechanics File For Release From Mediation

After more than three and a half years of UPS refusing to agree to a new contract with aircraft mechanics and related classifications, Wednesday...


Feb 23, 2017, 14:18 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against SITO Mobile, Ltd. (SITO) & Lead Plaintiff Deadline: April 18, 2017

Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC notifies investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed against SITO Mobile,...


Feb 23, 2017, 12:35 ET Bloomberg BNA Publishes Revised Edition Of Section 409A Handbook

Bloomberg BNA today announced the publication of the revised edition of the Section 409A Handbook. The book addresses the proposed...


Feb 23, 2017, 11:52 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Boston Scientific Corp. (BSX)

Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of Boston Scientific Corp....


Feb 23, 2017, 11:16 ET International SOS Foundation and Fisher & Phillips, LLP, Publish White Paper on Legal Duty of Care Framework in the US

The International SOS Foundation, the global not-for-profit organization striving to improve the safety, security, health and welfare of the mobile...


Feb 23, 2017, 10:27 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Boston Scientific Corp. - BSX

Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Boston Scientific Corp. ("Boston Scientific" or the "Company") (NYSE: BSX). Such...


Feb 23, 2017, 10:10 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Cemtrex, Inc. (CETX)

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


Feb 23, 2017, 09:36 ET TransAsia Commodities Wins Judgment Against NewLead Holdings

A New York court has granted London-based commodity trader TransAsia Commodities Ltd. a major victory in its three-year battle seeking damages for...


Feb 23, 2017, 09:34 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses In Excess Of $100,000 Investing In Banc of California, Inc. To Contact The Firm Before Lead Plaintiff Deadline

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in Banc of California, Inc. ("Banc of California" or the...


Feb 23, 2017, 09:00 ET U.S. Patent Office validates RiseSmart's innovation in outplacement with broad technology patent

The United States Patent Office has granted RiseSmart, the leading provider of contemporary career transition services, a patent for ontology...


Feb 23, 2017, 09:00 ET Bruce A. Montoya named President of American Board of Trial Advocates - Colorado Chapter

The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) Colorado Chapter has named Messner Reeves' partner, Bruce A. Montoya, as President. He assumes the...


Feb 23, 2017, 08:00 ET Santa Clara County Seeks National Injunction to Block President Trump's Unconstitutional Executive Order

Today, the County of Santa Clara asked a federal court to block implementation of the Trump Administration's plan to strip the County of nearly...


Feb 23, 2017, 07:07 ET Hynes Keller & Hernandez, LLC Announces Investigation of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN)

Hynes Keller & Hernandez, LLC is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:...


Feb 23, 2017, 06:30 ET New Patent Transmits Audio, Video and Holograms from Internet Stations and Platforms -- World Renowned Inventor, Donald Spector, says Holography, and 3D Got Sidetracked with Glasses and Is Now Ready for a Transformation!

New York College of Health Professions announces the issuance of U.S. Patent No. 9,584,913 on February 28th 2017, a transformational patent in its...


Feb 23, 2017, 06:00 ET Trindent obtains consent Court Order and injunction against Carpedia, Peter Hryniak and Jordan de Lima

TORONTO, Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Trindent Management Consulting Inc. ("Trindent") announced that it has obtained a consent order against...


Feb 23, 2017, 02:38 ET The County of Santa Clara Seeks Nationwide Injunction to Block President Trump's Unconstitutional Executive Order

Today, the County of Santa Clara asked a federal court to block implementation of the Trump Administration's plan to strip the County of nearly...