понедельник, 4 августа 2014 г.

США. Судья отменил задним числом приговор о пожизненном заключении несовершеннолетнего. Лучшая юридическая служба года по представительству в суде. Вновь, о групповом иске бывших футбольных игроков. Какие факты должны быть доказаны при требовании взыскать убытки с тех кто разговаривал по мобильному телефону во время управления автомобилем? Адвокат лишен лицензии за осуществление неразрешенной практики. Нарушение антимонопольного законодательства и признание патента на лекарственное средства не имеющим силы. Утверждено минирование соглашение в деле о нарушении антимонопольного законодательства в сфере услуг развозной торговли и общественного питания.


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Cephalon Can't Rely on Patent in Reverse-Payment Antitrust Case

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