Blog Posts in September, 2016

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  • Court Delivers Decisive Blow in IP Dispute Between Former Partners
    Court Delivers Decisive Blow in IP Dispute Between Former Partners

    An ongoing intellectual property (IP) dispute between a biotech firm and one of Delaware’s leading research institutions was dealt a decisive blow late last month, after a judge ruled in favor of the ...

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  • US Government Settles Lawsuit with Muscogee Creek Nation for Over $8 Million
    US Government Settles Lawsuit with Muscogee Creek Nation for Over $8 Million

    The U.S. government has settled 17 lawsuits claiming it mismanaged tribal assets and underpaid tribal nations for land. The total settlement is for $492 million. According to a joint press release by ...

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  • Oklahoma Man at Odds with Area HOA Over Residency
    Oklahoma Man at Odds with Area HOA Over Residency

    An Oklahoma man is engaged in a residency dispute with his homeowners association (HOA), after he was ordered to leave due to his status as a registered sex offender. According to court documents, the ...

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  • New Texas Ordinance Requires Police Get Approval to Enter Tribal Lands
    New Texas Ordinance Requires Police Get Approval to Enter Tribal Lands

    An ordinance that was recently passed by the Tigua tribal council in Texas requires state police get approval before attempting to go undercover on tribal lands to gather evidence. The ordinance, ...

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  • Oklahoma Joins Suit Against the Department of Labor Challenging New Overtime Rule
    Oklahoma Joins Suit Against the Department of Labor Challenging New Overtime Rule

    In late September, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt joined a suit challenging the new Department of Labor overtime rule. The new rule would go into effect December 1, 2016, and doubles the ...

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