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High court upholds process for challenging patents

The Supreme Court in 2014.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has upheld the process for challenging invalid patents, making it easier for companies to fight so-called patent trolls. The justices ruled 6-2 Monday to uphold the legal standard used to invalidate patents by a new ...

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Justices rule against VA in disabled vets contract dispute

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs failed to comply with a law aimed at increasing the number of federal contracts awarded to small businesses owned by disabled veterans, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The justices sided with Kingdomware Technologies ...

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High court ruling helps federal workers file job bias claims

WASHINGTON –€” The Supreme Court is making it easier for federal workers to file employment discrimination lawsuits after quitting their jobs over conditions they consider intolerable. The justices ruled 7-1 Monday that workers who bring so-called “constructive discharge” claims have ...

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