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Hormel Foods Corp. has reached a settlement for a lawsuit alleging trademark infringement, according to a Hormel lawyer. U.S. District Judge David Doty dismissed the suit Tuesday Hormel filed against competitor Zwanenberg Food Group Inc. in March in Minnesota after both sides agreed to dismiss it.

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Apple, Crocs, Tony Chachere’s, Ninjavideo: Intellectual Property

Apple Inc. has infringed upon Samsung Electronics patents since entering the mobile-phone market with the iPhone 3G, a lawyer for Samsung told a Dutch court as the Korean company seeks a ban on some Apple products in the Netherlands.

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NHL demands Montreal restaurant pay up for using Habs logo

Fadl Issa says he’s gotten three letters from an NHL lawyer and a demand for $89,000 for trademark infringement. (4 hours ago)

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Lawyer: Some One Piece Downloaders Settle Out of Court

Funimation counsel Evan Stone responds about negotiations, criticism (4 hours ago)

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Jury Seated in Landmark Xbox Modding Trial

LOS ANGELES Opening statements in a criminal Xbox 360 modding case are set to begin here early Wednesday, a day after 12 jurors were picked to decide the outcome of the first-of-its kind trial. It took five hours to empanel a jury, whose members include a university student dean, music engineer, lawyer, social worker and car-service technician. (18 hours ago)

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Brooks Kushman’s Shovein Honored as ‘Up & Coming Lawyer’

As a result of her leadership, professional accomplishments and involvement in industry organizations, Brooks Kushman PC’s Hope V. Shovein has been named an “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. (13 mins ago)

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AT&T’s Verizon ‘Map’ Suit a Risky Necessity, Lawyer Says

The false-advertising claim is a “gamble worth taking,” says an intellectual property attorney watching the case. (19 hours ago)

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