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Legal news from Wednesday, January 2, 2013
16:01 EDT

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of California [official website] on Wednesday dismissed a false advertising claim by Apple against Amazon [corporate websites] over the use of the term "APP STORE" for the Android device software. While Apple claims that Amazon misused [Reuters report] [read more]

15:01 EDT

[JURIST] A study [press release] carried out by the the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) [official website] has found that more than 60,000 people have been killed in the conflict in Syria since March 2011. According to the report, the average number of deaths per [read more]

13:01 EDT

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court of Northern California [official website] on Monday denied a request by Samsung Electronics to keep sales data for some its products sealed in its long-running patent dispute with Apple [corporate websites]. Samsung had sought to delay [Bloomberg report] the implementation of a [read more]

10:01 EDT

[JURIST] Opponents of the newly signed Reproductive Health legislation [HB 4244, PDF] petitioned the Supreme Court of the Philippines [official website] on Wednesday to stop implementation of the law, which is set to go into effect by mid-January. The petition for injunction was filed [Philippine Star report] by James Imbong, [read more]

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