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Explainer: Why an obstruction case against Trump was so difficult

11:36am GMT

WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr's conclusion that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice, revealed publicly on Sunday in a letter to lawmakers, reflects inherent difficulties in proving such an obstruction case, legal experts said. | Video

Explainer: Why Trump's legal woes go beyond the Mueller report

11:33am GMT

WASHINGTON The closure of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election does not mark the end of legal worries for President Donald Trump and people close to him. Other continuing investigations and litigation are focusing on issues including his businesses and financial dealings, personal conduct, charitable foundation and inaugural committee.

Explainer: Why Trump's legal woes go beyond the Mueller report

24 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON The closure of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election does not mark the end of legal worries for President Donald Trump and people close to him. Other continuing investigations and litigation are focusing on issues including his businesses and financial dealings, personal conduct, charitable foundation and inaugural committee.

Explainer - How much of the Mueller report must U.S. attorney general disclose?

23 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON Now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted the report on his investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, Attorney General William Barr must decide how much of the document - if any - to make public.

Explainer - Why Trump's legal woes go beyond the Mueller report

23 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON The closure of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election does not mark the end of legal worries for President Donald Trump and people close to him. Other ongoing investigations and litigation are focusing on issues including his businesses and financial dealings, personal conduct, charitable foundation and inaugural committee.

ITC to hear chip patent dispute against Qualcomm, MediaTek

22 Mar 2019

The U.S. International Trade Commission on Thursday agreed to hear patent infringement claims brought by a New Hampshire licensing company against semiconductor makers including Qualcomm Inc and MediaTek Inc, as well as a group of Chinese smartphone companies that use their chips.

Fed Circuit endorses PTAB's nixing of Paice hybrid vehicle patent

21 Mar 2019

A federal appeals court on Thursday invalidated a patent on hybrid vehicle technology co-owned by a licensing company and philanthropic organization that have already licensed the patent and related ones to major car companies.

Fed Circuit trims research center's patent win against Cisco

20 Mar 2019

A federal appeals court on Wednesday significantly cut a jury verdict worth about $57 million that the research institute SRI International Inc had won against Cisco Systems Inc in a patent case relating to cybersecurity technology.

Fed Circuit stands by nixing of "abstract" Intellectual Ventures patents

20 Mar 2019

A federal appeals court on Tuesday said it would not reconsider a recent decision tossing patent infringement claims brought by licensing firm Intellectual Ventures against mobile telecom carriers T-Mobile Inc, Sprint Corp, and United States Cellular Corporation.

U.S. judges lean toward Trump in hotel 'emoluments' case

19 Mar 2019

A three-judge U.S. appeals court panel signalled sympathy toward President Donald Trump on Tuesday in his appeal in a Democratic-backed lawsuit that accuses him of violating anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution with his Washington hotel.

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