Judge May Trim Damages in ‘Blurred Lines’ Infringement

A federal judge has tentatively upheld a nearly $7.4 million jury verdict in the copyright battle over the hit song “Blurred Lines” but plans to reduce the damages amount.

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  • Morning Wrap: SCOTUS by the Numbers | Union Fees Challenged

    By Happy Carlock

    The U.S. Supreme Court agrees to take up a challenge to union fees in California. The NSA's bulk collection of Americans' phone records is set to continue, if temporarily. And by-the-numbers looks at the just-ended high-court term. This is a roundup from ALM and other publications.

  • Justices Take California Union-Fees Case

    By Marcia Coyle

    Raising the stakes in the new term beginning in October, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday added a potential union-breaking challenge to its docket along with important securities and redistricting cases.

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Regulation

  • Takata Executive 'Deeply Sorry' for Air Bag Defects

    By Mike Sacks

    A senior executive from Takata Corp. appeared before the Senate Commerce Committee on Tuesday to update lawmakers on the recall of nearly 34 million vehicles installed with the company's air bags.

  • Trade Agency Weighs Banning Import of Nokia Phones

    By Jenna Greene

    Four technology companies tell the U.S. International Trade Commission that banning the importation of some Nokia phones could harm the public interest. A coalition of research and development companies and a U.S. senator took the opposite tack, urging the agency to protect patent rights.

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