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Judge says Occupy DC demonstrators must get notice before any eviction; feds ...
Washington PostFebruary 1, 2012

Mayor Vincent Gray and DC health officials have expressed concern about a rat infestation at McPherson Square and other sanitation problems, with the mayor suggesting that the demonstrators relocate to Freedom Plaza, another federal space that's been ...more »

Gyms investigated for unfair contracts
The IndependentFebruary 1, 2012

'The magic of the cup' isn'ta term often used to describe Spain's premier domestic cup competition,... Fears about flooding are rising - but of more pressing concern is the ending of the government agree... They were 27 days into their journey when ...more »

Intellectual Property News and Stories

Goodwin Procter Picks Up 2 Paul Hastings IP Litigators
Law360 (subscription)February 2, 2012

By Megan Leonhardt Law360, New York (February 02, 2012, 3:03 PM ET) -- Goodwin Procter LLP has bulked up its Los Angeles office with two intellectual property partners specializing in high-stakes patent litigation from Paul Hastings LLP, ...more »

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Canadian-Poker: Online Poker Company 888 Receives US Recognition Following ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 4, 2012

Following the exit of Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars from the US, 888 Poker has extended its partnership with Caesars Entertainment in a meaningful move towards a legal American poker market. MONTREAL, Feb 04, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Canadian-poker ...more »

Cultural Institutions
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Georgetown McDonough to Offer Three-Day Certificate Program on Political ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 1, 2012

From May 1 to 3, 2012, participants will explore: How companies articulate and execute non-market strategies to make their businesses more viable; the types of policies, agreements, and international institutions leaders can leverage; how successful ...more »

Patent Prosecution
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Occupy this: 5 Internet regulations we need to destroy
Digitaltrends.comFebruary 3, 2012

Second, ACTA gives nations' custom authorities to confiscate physical or digital goods they believe are in violation of intellectual property law at their borders, even if the final destination of those goods is not the country where they are detained.more »

Strictly Legal: Intellectual property field is challenging
Montreal GazetteFebruary 3, 2012

As close to 100 Montreal lawyers gathered at Chabad of the Town for a law symposium featuring two sitting judges, a lawyer and a rabbi pronouncing on intellectual property law learned this past Tuesday, the whole field of law that deals with the ...more »


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