Business / Law


Patent trolls can be bad for business

They're not hiding under bridges, but patent trolls can cause headaches for companies trying to bring their products to market.

4 days ago


No penalty for oil and gas consultant for unauthorized practice of law

Judges on the panel said the consultant’s advice provided a benefit to his clients, who were preparing to lease their property.

4 days ago


Court: MCARE doesn’t cover sex-abuse claims against hospital

Commonwealth Court ruled that recovery under MCARE is unavailable in a suit against a hospital filed by victims of a serial child molester.

1 week ago


Business Workshop: Watch out for CFIUS

More Western Pennsylvania businesses than ever are looking to foreign investors for capital or as potential buyers.

2 weeks ago


Anonymous Pa. Web speech may not be so anonymous

However, others maintain that the state’s case law governing an anonymous commenter’s identity provides sufficient instruction.

2 weeks ago


Mylan receives a $106.7 million verdict against GlaxoSmithKline

The verdict awards $106.7 million to Mylan in its breach of contract lawsuit.

3 weeks ago


Business Workshop: Keep old and new businesses separate

A owner takes many risks by co-mingling the operations, if the new business serves different customers.

2 weeks ago


Rise in dispute resolution leaves fewer courtroom opportunities for trial lawyers

With the rise of mediation and arbitration in civil cases, young lawyers may not be learning trial skills?

3 weeks ago


Cyberinsurance necessity questioned, despite threats from hackers

Despite the risk-averse nature associated with the legal industry, many law firms do not view themselves as at risk for a data breach.

3 weeks ago



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