Companies Get New Suit Limits as Supreme Court Backs Bristol-Myers

BloombergThe U.S. Supreme Court gave companies a new tool to defeat some legal claims, siding with Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. in a bid to limit a consumer lawsuit in California over its Plavix blood thinner. The justices, voting 8-1, said the California Supreme High court sides with drugmaker in Plavix lawsuit ..

Supreme Court Ruling Could Hinder ‘Patent Trolls’

ReutersWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday placed tight limits on where patent lawsuits may be filed — a unanimous decision that was a blow to so-called patent trolls, or companies that buy patents not to use them but to demand royalties and sue for …US top court tightens patent suit rules in blow to ‘patent trolls’ ..

US Supreme Court limits where companies can be sued

Washington PostWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday tightened rules on where injury lawsuits may be filed, handing a victory to corporations by undercutting the ability of plaintiffs to bring claims in friendly courts in a case involving litigation over the …High court sides with drugmaker in Plavix lawsuit ..

Supreme Court limits SEC’s power to recover ill-gotten gains

ReutersThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission logo adorns an office door at the SEC headquarters in Washington, June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst. By Sarah N. Lynch and Lawrence Hurley | WASHINGTON. WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court …SEC Power to Recoup Illegal Profits Curbed by Top U.S. Court ..

Supreme Court limits ‘venue shopping’ for patent cases

The HillA Supreme Court decision on Monday will limit the controversial practice of “venue shopping” — where plaintiffs pick court locations that they believe will be favorable to the cases they’re arguing. The court reversed a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Supreme Court limits locations of patent lawsuits ..