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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07:45 ET U.S. patent granted for Benitec hepatitis B program

Benitec Biopharma Limited (ASX:BLT; NASDAQ: BNTC; NASDAQ: BNTCW) is pleased to announce that a new patent relating to the Company's hepatitis B...


07:33 ET Legal-Bay Lawsuit Funding Turns Focus Toward Wrongful Termination In California And New York Markets

Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reports today that they are focusing a large portion of their pre-settlement cash advance...


Oct 17, 2017, 16:53 ET EQUITY ALERT: Goldberg Law PC Announces the Filing of a Securities Class Action Lawsuit against J. Jill, Inc.

Goldberg Law PC, a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit against J. Jill, Inc. ("J. Jill" or...


Oct 17, 2017, 16:52 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Silver Spring Networks, Inc. - SSNI

Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a boutique securities firm headquartered at the Empire State...


Oct 17, 2017, 16:52 ET The Vrdolyak Law Group Recovers $700,000 for a Semi-Truck Accident Victim

The Vrdolyak Law Group has recovered $700,000 for an Illinois man who was severely injured in a motor vehicle accident with a large semi-truck. The...


Oct 17, 2017, 16:44 ET Bernstein Liebhard LLP Announces Investigation Into The Proposed Sale Of Rockwell Collins, Inc.

Bernstein Liebhard LLP is investigating whether the Board of Directors of Rockwell Collins, Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (NYSE: COL) is...


Oct 17, 2017, 16:44 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Calgon Carbon Corporation - CCC

Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a boutique securities firm headquartered at the Empire State...


Oct 17, 2017, 16:43 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of J. Alexander's Holdings, Inc. - JAX

Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a boutique securities firm headquartered at the Empire State...


Oct 17, 2017, 16:43 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Orbital ATK, Inc. - OA

Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a boutique securities firm headquartered at the Empire State...


Oct 17, 2017, 14:45 ET Vernon Litigation Group Files Another Case Today Regarding Former Advisor Abraham/Avi Heimann

Vernon Litigation Group, based in Atlanta and Naples, and Kristian Kraszewski, Esq. have joined forces once again to file another FINRA arbitration...


Oct 17, 2017, 14:07 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating General Finance Corporation for Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By Its Board of Directors

Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP, a class action law firm dedicated to representing shareholders nationwide, is investigating a potential breach...


Oct 17, 2017, 14:05 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating Telenav, Inc. for Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By Its Board of Directors

Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP, a class action law firm dedicated to representing shareholders nationwide, is investigating a potential breach...


Oct 17, 2017, 14:00 ET Deere wins trademark lawsuit in protection of green and yellow colors

A U.S. District Court in Kentucky has ruled in favor of Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) in a lawsuit that was filed to protect use of the trademark...


Oct 17, 2017, 13:08 ET ALERT: Rowley Law PLLC is Investigating Proposed Acquisition of NewStar Financial, Inc.

Rowley Law PLLC is investigating potential claims against NewStar Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: NEWS) and its board of directors for breach of fiduciary...


Oct 17, 2017, 12:40 ET Bernstein Liebhard LLP Announces Investigation Into The Proposed Sale Of Silver Spring Networks, Inc.

Bernstein Liebhard LLP is investigating whether the Board of Directors of Silver Spring Networks, Inc. ("Silver Spring" or the "Company") (NYSE:...


Oct 17, 2017, 12:39 ET Boxabl Announces New U.S. Patents On Breakthrough Construction Technology

Game-changing building technology startup Boxabl announced today that they have filed two additional building technology patents with the United...


Oct 17, 2017, 12:21 ET Bernstein Liebhard LLP Announces Investigation Into The Proposed Sale Of YuMe, Inc.

Bernstein Liebhard LLP is investigating whether the Board of Directors of YuMe, Inc. ("YuMe" or the "Company") (NYSE: YUME) is breaching its...


Oct 17, 2017, 11:55 ET Families Of Americans Killed And Injured By Iranian-Backed Iraqi Militia Sue Medical Companies For Allegedly Engaging In A Continuing Bribery Scheme That Supports Terrorism

A group of American veterans and civilians, and their families, filed a lawsuit against five major pharmaceutical and medical-supply corporations...


Oct 17, 2017, 11:05 ET U.S. Stainless Steel Bar Producers Applaud Affirmative Preliminary Determination to Reinstate Two Indian Bar Producers Back Under Existing Antidumping Duty Order

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced on Friday, October 13, 2017, its preliminary determination that two Indian producers, Viraj Profiles Ltd....


Oct 17, 2017, 10:47 ET Fish & Richardson Principal Anita Meiklejohn, Ph.D., Named 2017 "Top Woman of Law" Honoree by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Fish & Richardson announced today that principal Anita Meiklejohn, Ph.D. has been named a 2017 "Top Woman of Law" by Massachusetts Lawyers...


Oct 17, 2017, 10:00 ET ENCO Announces Patent for Providing Automated Captioning

ENCO Systems, Inc. has acquired a patent that specifically applies to providing automated captioning by using speech-to-text. The United States...


Oct 17, 2017, 09:22 ET NewStar Financial (NEWS) Alert: Johnson Fistel Investigates Proposed Sale of NewStar Financial, Inc.; Are Shareholders Getting a Fair Deal?

Shareholder rights law firm Johnson Fistel, LLP has launched an investigation into whether the board members of NewStar Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:...


Oct 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Beauty Tools Maker Michael Todd Accuses DD Karma Of Frivolous Lawsuit Over Competing Beauty Devices

Michael Todd Beauty LP maker of the Sonicsmooth sonic dermaplaning device reports that it has been sued by Dermaflash maker DD Karma. In a U.S....


Oct 17, 2017, 08:45 ET Soryn IP Group Announces Successful Fintech Patent Portfolio License Agreement For Financial Industry Giant

Soryn IP Group, LLC ("Soryn IP Group"), a patent advisory and litigation finance firm, announced today the close of a financial technology...


Oct 17, 2017, 08:35 ET 3-Part Webinar Series Collaboration Between Leopard Solutions and Adam Smith, Esq.

Leopard Solutions and Adam Smith, Esq. are pleased to announce a three-part webinar series collaboration beginning October 31, 2017. The webinar...