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SAC Capital punished for the government’s own failure

July 26th, 2013 in 2013, Fortune, Newsmakers, School of Law, Tamar Frankel 0 comments

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Tamar Frankel, School of Law

When criminal charges were filed Thursday against the hedge fund SAC Capital, Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, held a press conference to announce the fruits of a years-long government investigation…

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Study calculates cost of patent troll lawsuits

June 26th, 2012 in 2012, Fortune, James Bessen, Michael Meurer, Newsmakers, School of Law 0 comments

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Michael Meurer, School of Law

Patent trolls last year cost defendants $29 billion in “direct costs”, according to a study by James Bessen and Michael Meurer of Boston University’s School of Law…

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