A former Raytheon engineer has sued the company for patent royalties, based on what he said was a verbal agreement that he would be paid if the company used his patented invention. Nagui Mankaruse, who has a PhD. In mechanical engineering from USC, invented a device for cooling missile defense radar systems. He was issued…Read more
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SEC Provides Guidance on Tweeting M&A Transactions
According to US securities laws and regulations certain financial communications must be accompanied by a legend. The following is an example of part of one such legend under Rule 134: A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may…Read more
AmEx Sued for $14 Million for Violating Software License
The American Express Co. has been sued for $14 million by a software company that claims AmEx exceeded the scope of its license. Micro Focus (US) Inc. sued AmEx for copyright infringement, saying that the credit card company continued to use Micro Focus’s Server Express software after Micro’s license to AmEx expired in 2009. According…Read more