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  • On Patent Dance, Justices Struggle to Find Rhythm

    By Scott Graham

    The U.S. Supreme Court justices indicated they could remand a case involving the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act, a decision that would leave pharmaceutical companies without needed clarity on the law.

  • In First, Fourth Circuit to Livestream Travel Ban Hearing

    By Cogan Schneier

    Lawyers who cheered the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit’s live broadcast of oral arguments in President Donald Trump’s first travel ban case now have another show to look forward to after the Fourth Circuit said it will live livestream oral arguments in its case next month.

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  • States Take On Battle Over Regulating the Gig Economy

    By Erin Mulvaney

    Florida lawmakers will likely pass a measure that classifies drivers for companies such as Uber and Lyft as independent contractors rather than employees, marking the latest state to attempt to regulate the rapidly growing and litigious ride-hailing workforce.

  • Need Help Fighting the CFPB? One Company Turns to Trump's Justice Department

    By C. Ryan Barber

    Ocwen Financial Corp., the mortgage loan servicer fighting a new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau lawsuit, has turned to an unlikely source for help: the U.S. Justice Department. In a federal court filing styled as a motion "to invite the views of the attorney general of the United States," the company on Wednesday took the remarkable step of asking the Justice Department to weigh in on the side of a corporation fighting another federal agency.

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