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Congressional Democrats, White House still at impasse over coronavirus bill

03 Aug 2020

WASHINGTON The top Democrats in Congress are not close to a deal with the White House to pump more money into the U.S. economy to ease the coronavirus' heavy toll, both sides said on Saturday, after an essential lifeline for millions of unemployed Americans expired.

White House and Democrats 'not close yet' on coronavirus relief deal, Schumer says

01 Aug 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. congressional Democratic leaders had a "productive" day of discussions with the White House on a coronavirus aid bill but are "not close yet" on a deal, U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer told reporters on Saturday.

White House and Democrats 'not close yet' on coronavirus relief deal- Schumer

01 Aug 2020

WASHINGTON, Aug 1 U.S. congressional Democratic leaders had a "productive" day of discussions with the White House on a coronavirus aid bill but are "not close yet" on a deal, U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer told reporters on Saturday. (Reporting by Jan Wolfe; editing by Diane Craft)

Case of ex-Trump aide Flynn to be reheard by full U.S. appeals court

31 Jul 2020

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday agreed to rehear arguments over whether the judge assigned to the criminal case against Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, must grant a request to dismiss it. | Video

Biogen loses bid to block Mylan sales of Tecfidera while patent fight unfolds

31 Jul 2020

An appeals court on Thursday declined to temporarily block Mylan from selling a version of Tecfidera, Biogen's blockbuster multiple sclerosis drug, while an appeal in patent litigation between the two pharmaceutical companies plays out.

FanDuel loses bet at Fed Circuit over remote gambling patent fight

30 Jul 2020

A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld part of a patent that a sports-betting spin-off of Cantor Fitzgerald LP had accused FanDuel Inc of infringing.

U.S. Attorney General Barr fends off Democrats' attacks over protests

29 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday parried attacks in the Democratic-led House of Representatives, denying accusations he is doing President Donald Trump's bidding by intervening in high-profile cases and sending federal agents into U.S. cities. | Video

SCOTUS asked to hold dozens of patent cases remanded to PTAB post-Arthrex

29 Jul 2020

The U.S. government on Tuesday clarified how it wants the Supreme Court to address the constitutionality of Patent Trial and Appeal Board judges, saying dozens of cases should be put on hold if the justices agree to hear Athrex v. Smith & Nephew.

Fed Circuit clarifies TTAB standing in 'Naked' condom dispute

28 Jul 2020

An appeals court on Tuesday clarified the requirements for standing to challenge a trademark registration, saying an Australian condom company could seek to cancel a U.S. competitor's registration of the brand name "Naked."

D.C. mayor says visitors coming from coronavirus hot spots must quarantine for 14 days

25 Jul 2020

Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser on Friday said anyone coming into the District of Columbia from a coronavirus hot spot who was not traveling for essential activities will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days.

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