News tagged with legal case

30 Meter Telescope oral arguments set for Dec.

Oral arguments are scheduled to begin Dec. 13 for a legal case challenging Hawaii's decision to grant a permit for the construction of the world's largest optical telescope at the summit of Mauna Kea.

Oct 01, 2013
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New Zealand's top court takes Kim Dotcom appeal

(AP)—New Zealand's highest court ruled Thursday that it will hear an appeal by Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and three colleagues as they seek to avoid extradition to the United States.

May 16, 2013
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Australia cigarette plan facing new legal threat

A second global tobacco giant has flagged legal action over Australia's plain packaging plan for cigarettes, warning of violations of its intellectual property rights, a report said Saturday.

Jul 02, 2011
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Philip Morris fights Australian packaging rules

(AP) -- Tobacco giant Philip Morris launched legal action on Monday against the Australian government over the country's plans to strip company logos from cigarette packages and replace them with grisly images ...

Jun 27, 2011
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Court lets Skyhook case against Google proceed

A Massachusetts judge has ruled that Skyhook Wireless Inc. can move ahead with its legal case against Google Inc., intended to bolster its claim that the Internet search giant interfered with Skyhook's business partnerships.

May 06, 2011
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Feds: Woman illegally fired over Facebook remarks

(AP) -- A Connecticut woman who was fired after she posted disparaging remarks about her boss on Facebook has prompted a first-of-its-kind legal case by federal authorities who say her comments are protected speech under ...

Nov 09, 2010
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Hollywood lodges appeal in Internet piracy case

Hollywood film studios Thursday lodged an appeal against a landmark legal judgment which found an Australian Internet provider was not responsible for illegal movie downloads by its customers.

Feb 25, 2010
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