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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

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Assault victim can sue UCLA for failing to protect her: California court

A former student who was stabbed by a classmate can sue the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) for failing to protect her from the assailant who had been treated for mental illness and barred from campus housing because of a prior physical altercation, California's top court ruled on Thursday.

21 Mar 2018

Federal Circuit wipes out $12 million patent verdict against UnitedHealth

A federal appeals court on Wednesday wiped out a $12.3 million patent infringement verdict a health care software company had won against a UnitedHealth Group Inc subsidiary.

21 Mar 2018

Ericsson lawsuit says LG refusing to license essential patent portfolio

Swedish mobile equipment company Ericsson Inc filed a lawsuit on Monday accusing LG Electronics Inc of negotiating in bad faith and refusing to pay a fair price for a license to patented technology essential to wireless communications.

16 Mar 2018

Newegg wins $500,000 in attorney's fees in "baseless" Acacia patent case

A federal judge on Thursday ordered patent licensing company Acacia Research Corp to reimburse online retailer Newegg Inc for more than $500,000 in attorney fees and costs incurred in a long-running patent infringement case between the companies.

15 Mar 2018

Symantec prevails again in Intellectual Ventures data storage patent case

A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the dismissal of a patent infringement case the licensing company Intellectual Ventures brought against Symantec Corp.

15 Mar 2018

Appeals court hands win to Smith & Nephew in Hologic patent case

A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the validity of a surgical tool patent over which medical device maker Smith & Nephew PLC won a $4 million verdict against rival Hologic Inc.

13 Mar 2018

St. Jude, Biotronik win order nixing widely asserted Atlas IP patent

A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the invalidation of a patent a holding company asserted against medical device makers including St. Jude Medical Inc and Biotronik Inc.

12 Mar 2018

Judge slams wholesaler for discovery abuse in Abbott trademark fight

A federal judge on Friday allowed Abbott Laboratories to question a wholesaler and its former lawyer about why they withheld documents sought by the healthcare giant in a trademark infringement case, saying there is probable cause to believe they engaged in discovery fraud.

08 Mar 2018

Judge lets Immersion's patent case against Fitbit go forward

A federal judge on Monday mostly denied a bid by wearable device maker Fitbit Inc to escape a patent infringement case brought by touch feedback technology supplier Immersion Corp.

06 Mar 2018

Professors urge Federal Circuit to revive Cleveland Clinic biotech patents

A group of six patent law professors last week urged a federal appeals court to recognize the validity of diagnostic testing patents owned by the Cleveland Clinic, saying lower courts are improperly canceling biotech patents based on a misunderstanding of what constitutes eligible subject matter.

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