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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

20 Jul 2018

U.S. court rejects Allergan bid to shield patents through tribe deal

A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected a novel strategy adopted by drug company Allergan PLC to shield patents from review by an administrative court by transferring them to a Native American tribe.

20 Jul 2018

U.S. court rejects Allergan bid to shield patents through tribe deal

July 20 A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected a novel strategy adopted by drug company Allergan PLC to shield patents from review by an administrative court by transferring them to a Native American tribe.

20 Jul 2018

At patent trial, Groupon casts IBM as shaking down other tech companies

A lawyer for discount e-commerce company Groupon Inc told a court in Delaware on Thursday that International Business Machines Corp has shaken down practically every large tech firm for patent fees.

18 Jul 2018

Appeals court reverses denial of fair use in copyrighted tech standards case

A federal appeals court on Tuesday expressed doubts about whether private organizations use copyright law to control the publication of technical standards incorporated into state and federal laws.

17 Jul 2018

IBM seeks $167 million from Groupon in dispute over early internet patents

WILMINGTON, Del. International Business Machines Corp on Monday asked a U.S. jury to award it $167 million in a lawsuit accusing e-commerce marketplace operator Groupon Inc of using patented technology without authorization.

13 Jul 2018

U.S. court denies Jazz Pharma bid to revive narcolepsy drug patents

A U.S. appeals court on Friday ruled invalid patents owned by Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC covering its narcolepsy drug Xyrem, giving Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc a boost in its effort to launch a generic version of the medicine.

13 Jul 2018

U.S. court denies Jazz Pharma bid to revive patents on narcolepsy drug

July 13 A U.S. appeals court on Friday ruled invalid patents owned by Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC covering its narcolepsy drug Xyrem, opening the door for Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc to launch a generic version of the medicine.

13 Jul 2018

Federal Circuit will not rehear Apple challenge to wireless data patent

A federal appeals court on Thursday declined to reconsider a recent decision reinstating a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple Inc.

10 Jul 2018

Nike, Fitbit awarded attorneys' fees in 'meritless' patent case

A patent holding company aggressively litigated a meritless patent case against Nike Inc, Fitbit Inc, GoPro Inc and other makers of fitness trackers and cameras and must cover their attorneys' fees, a federal judge ruled on Friday.

21 Jun 2018

Despite Trump order, border child separations could go on - legal experts

The much-vilified U.S. policy of separating children from parents who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border could continue under certain circumstances because of ambiguous language in President Donald Trump's order meant to end the practice, legal experts said.

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