James Cai

Home Renter Evicted From House Her Landlord May Not Have Owned

Home foreclosures are common in tough economic times, especially in states like California where real estate prices have plummeted from all-time highs. But home owners aren’t the only ones who face problems. Those who rent…more

| Intellectual Property, Real Estate - Residential

Kodak Relies On Patents To Survive

Eastman Kodak Company has been experiencing problems for years as its legacy film and camera business has been battered by the advent of digital technology and digital alternatives to traditional analog photography. …more

| Intellectual Property

Patent Suits Are Common In Smartphone and Tablet Industry

As previously reported, Google’s purchase of Motorola Mobility was motivated in part by its desire to acquire wireless patents to protect its own efforts in the smartphone business. It was also seen as a defensive move, since…more

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Discharge Of Debts Under Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Chapter 7 bankruptcy is often the best alternative for debtors who qualify because it allows them to discharge non-exempt debts. This means the debtor is released from personal liability for discharged debts and creditors who…more

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The Creativity Required For Copyright

How much creativity is required for a work to be entitled to copyright protection? That was the key question is Syrus v. Bennett, a case decided by the US Court Of Appeals for the 10th Circuit involving the NBA’s Oklahoma…more

| Intellectual Property

The Role Of The US Trustee Program In Bankruptcy Cases

The US Trustee Program (“USTP”) is responsible for overseeing the administration of bankruptcy cases and private trustees under US Bankruptcy Law. The specific responsibilities of the USTP as set forth on the USTP’s website,…more

| Bankruptcy

Real Estate Deal Goes Sour For Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali and his wife Yolanda are suing the couple that sold them a Louisville mansion in 2006 real estate deal for a reported $1.87 million. As many know, the former boxing champ and living legend used to float like a…more

| Real Estate - Commercial

Oracle Stung By Most Favored Nations Clause

Oracle has agreed to pay Uncle Sam almost $200 million in a settlement related to the prices it charged the Federal Government for its products. The dispute came to light after a former employee of Oracle filed suit against the…more

| Intellectual Property

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