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Instagram Gets Copyright Lawsuit Over Embedding Tool Dismissed

Instagram LLC convinced a federal judge in California on Friday to tentatively toss a proposed class action alleging the social media giant’s embedding tool induces third-party publishers to display works posted by Instagram users without paying them, infringing the users’ copyrights.

Comcast Gets Mixed Rulings on Eve of Patent Trial on Xfinity App

Comcast won a ruling granting its request to exclude an expert’s testimony on potential damages from a jury trial set to begin Monday with an inventor’s closely held company, but the federal judge also adopted a magistrate’s recommendation that he deny Comcast’s bid to invalidate two patents for which NexStep is seeking royalties for alleged infringement by Comcast’s Xfinity My Account app.

Assertio’s Glumetza Antitrust Settlement Is Worth $3.85 Million

Assertio Therapeutics Inc. will pay $3.85 million to exit a class action over its alleged role in a scheme to delay generic versions of the Bausch Health Cos. diabetes drug Glumetza through illegal patent settlements, according to a federal court filing in San Francisco.

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Coronavirus and Force Majeure Clauses

Covid-19 has legal teams exploring whether to turn to a rarely tested section of their contracts: the force majeure, or act of god, clause.

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