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, 2018, 15:22 ET Investor Alert: Kaplan Fox Announces Investigation Of Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. ("Synergy" or...


Feb 24, 2018, 07:34 ET Block & Leviton LLP Announces It Has Filed A Class Action Against MiMedx Group, Inc. (MDXG)

Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a securities litigation firm representing investors nationwide, announces that it has filed a...


Feb 23, 2018, 22:50 ET QUANTUM CORPORATION 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 Quantum Corporation - QTM

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


Feb 23, 2018, 22:50 ET RIOT BLOCKCHAIN 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 Riot Blockchain, Inc. - RIOT

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


Feb 23, 2018, 22:50 ET WELLS FARGO 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 Wells Fargo & Company - WFC

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


Feb 23, 2018, 16:48 ET Investor Alert: Kaplan Fox Announces Investigation Of Super Micro Computer, Inc.

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Super Micro Computer, Inc. ("Super Micro" or...


Feb 23, 2018, 16:42 ET EQUITY NOTICE: Nationally Ranked Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Aerohive Networks, Inc. - HIVE

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces it has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of...


Feb 23, 2018, 16:33 ET EQUITY NOTICE: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against MetLife, Inc. - MET

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces it has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of...


Feb 23, 2018, 16:26 ET EQUITY NOTICE: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. - AMC

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of AMC...


Feb 23, 2018, 16:23 ET Gana LLP Files Complaint Concerning Brittney Sias and Clement Lancelot Chichester's Senior Investor Fraud

The law firm of Gana LLP filed an arbitration claim against Western International Securities, Inc. (Western) related to its former employees,...


Feb 23, 2018, 16:20 ET Sallyport Global Files Lawsuit Against Former Employees For False Statements About Operations At Balad Air Force Base

Sallyport Global Holdings today filed a defamation lawsuit against two former employees who made false and misleading statements to the Associated...


Feb 23, 2018, 15:47 ET EQUITY NOTICE: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against TESARO, Inc. - TSRO

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of...


Feb 23, 2018, 15:43 ET Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP Announces Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Wynn Resorts, Limited - WYNN

The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP announces that a shareholder class action lawsuit has been filed against Wynn Resorts,...


Feb 23, 2018, 14:01 ET In MI, a Battle between Veteran Asbestos Cancer Victims and the Asbestos Industry

Two weeks ago a bill HB 5456 titled Asbestos Claim Transparency, drafted by the National Chamber of Commerce and Asbestos companies was pushed into...


Feb 23, 2018, 13:54 ET ALERT: Rowley Law PLLC is Investigating Potential Breach of Fiduciary Duty by Officers and Directors of Civitas Solutions, Inc.

Rowley Law PLLC is investigating potential claims for breach of fiduciary duty involving the directors and officers of Civitas Solutions, Inc....


Feb 23, 2018, 12:37 ET Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Statement on Sexual Harassment Complaint Filed Against Ogletree

Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, released a statement...


Feb 23, 2018, 11:52 ET ALERT: Rowley Law PLLC is Investigating Proposed Acquisition of Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc.

Rowley Law PLLC is investigating potential claims against Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc. (NASDAQ: BUFF) and its board of directors for breach of...


Feb 23, 2018, 11:31 ET Block & Leviton LLP Investigates Seven Stars Cloud Group, Inc. (SSC) After The Company Slashes Its Guidance And Replaces Its Auditor

Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a securities litigation firm representing investors nationwide, is investigating whether Seven Stars...


Feb 23, 2018, 11:17 ET Brooklyn Law School Congratulates Professor Alex Stein On His Appointment To Israeli Supreme Court

Brooklyn Law School congratulates Professor Alex Stein on his appointment to the Israeli Supreme Court by the country's Judicial Appointments...


Feb 23, 2018, 10:00 ET Lanny J. Davis Announces New Podcast Series To Rebut Ford Claims in Litigation

Versata Washington D.C. attorney Lanny J. Davis announced today a new podcast series describing Versata's allegations that Ford compromised Versata...


Feb 23, 2018, 09:59 ET Fish & Richardson Wipes Out $2.5 Billion Patent Verdict Against Gilead Sciences on JMOL

Fish & Richardson won a motion for Judgment as a Matter of Law (JMOL) that reversed a $2.5 billion jury verdict against its client Gilead...


Feb 23, 2018, 08:27 ET Blue Buffalo (BUFF) Alert: Johnson Fistel Investigates Proposed Sale of Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc.; Is $40.00 a Fair Price for Shareholders?

Shareholder rights law firm Johnson Fistel, LLP has launched an investigation into whether the board members of Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc....


Feb 22, 2018, 18:49 ET Catalyst Appeal of Justice Newbould Judgment Dismissed

TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - West Face Capital Inc. issued the following statement after the Ontario Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal...


Feb 22, 2018, 17:40 ET RE/MAX Announces Conclusion Of Internal Investigation

The Board of Directors (the "Board") of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (the "Company" or "RE/MAX Holdings") (NYSE: RMAX), parent company of RE/MAX, one of...


Feb 22, 2018, 17:00 ET SiNANOde® Silicon Nanowires, from Fundamental Research to Industrial Production

OneD Material™ ("OneD") announces the issuance on January 30th of US Patent No. 9,881,999 ('999) for an invention from Professor Peidong Yang, at...