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Court Delivers Decisive Blow in IP Dispute Between Former Partners

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tesat sdafsdf asdfasdf An ongoing intellectual property (IP) dispute between a biotech firm and one of Delaware’s leading research institutions was dealt a decisive blow late last month, after a judge ruled in favor of the biotech company. iBio, the biotech firm in question, had previously been located in Delaware and enjoyed a decade-long partnership […]

Oklahoma Man at Odds with Area HOA Over Residency

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An Oklahoma man is engaged in a residency dispute with his homeowners association (HOA), after he was ordered to leave due to his status as a registered sex offender. According to court documents, the man, who was found guilty of charges stemming from secretly videotaping a young girl and several other women in his Oklahoma […]

New Texas Ordinance Requires Police Get Approval to Enter Tribal Lands

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An ordinance that was recently passed by the Tigua tribal council in Texas requires state police get approval before attempting to go undercover on tribal lands to gather evidence. The ordinance, which came on the heels of an attorney general inquiry into the potential gaming violations by the Tiguas, extends to police and government officials, […]

Resolving Business Disputes Between Partners

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Entering into business with one or more partners is often the ideal way to start an enterprise. Not only can it take away some of the associated stress, but two or more heads focused on the success of the company is better than one. The problem with any kind of partnership is that it can […]

Homeowner Returns to Find Yellow Home Gray

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A news story began circulating the World Wide Web in early 2016 about a Louisiana woman who painted her house yellow. Her neighbors made it clear that they disapproved of her color choice, but as she did not live in a planned community which was controlled by a homeowner’s association (HOA), she believed was free […]

Needless Death of Young Native American Largely Ignored

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Last month Oklahoma State hosted a BBC World Service for a panel discussion to dig deeper into how much and why things are changing for Native Americans in Oklahoma. According to the BBC, because native Oklahoma tribes have exercised their tribal sovereignty, these tribes have become “economic powerhouses” and contribute a large amount to the […]

HOA Using Selfie Sticks for Spying

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Some Homeowners Associations have allegedly gone to incredible lengths to prove that those who are in their jurisdiction are breaking the HOA code. But homeowners across this nation are claiming that the HOA has taken their “snooping and spying” to a whole new intrusive level by using “selfie sticks” to capture footage of their property […]

Consulting an Attorney over Native American Legal Issues

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Native Americans living in the United States are governed by the Indian Law and the state laws, a combination which creates a unique business and legal environment for them. In addition, Native Americans are recognized as a sovereign tribe with the right to make their own laws. They have tribal council, tribal laws and a […]

Breach of Contract Suits Claim Billions Owed by Chesapeake Energy

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A recent Texas lawsuit joins others filed against Oklahoma-based Chesapeake Energy for breach of contract in failing to make billions of dollars in royalty payments owed on drilling leases. The suit claims that Chesapeake violated the terms of gas leases by intentionally miscalculating the wellhead price of gas and by impermissibly deducting expenses to which […]

Court Ruling Settles Suzuki and VW Business Dispute

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A court ruling by the International Chamber of Commerce has settled a four-year business dispute between Suzuki and VW, bringing a close to the companies’ failed partnership.   Business Gone Bad   Back in 2009, the automobile giants came to an accord to collaborate on fuel-efficient cars. However, the deal soured when Suzuki accused VW […]