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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

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

James Bessen, School of Law
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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