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Liberty Ammunition, Inc. v. United States  
Date: August 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-5057

Justia Opinion Summary: Liberty’s 325 patent, issued in 2010, is “directed to a projectile structured to be discharged from a firearm and designed to overcome the disadvantages and problems associated with conventional firearm projectiles such...

ESTES v. MSPB
Date: August 25, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1801
Otter Prods, LLC v. United States  
Date: August 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1866

Justia Opinion Summary: OtterBox imports protective cases designed for smartphones. The Customs Department classified the cases as “similar containers” under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTSUS) subheading 4202.99.00 with a duty rate of 20% a...

SMITH v. GARLOCK EQUIPMENT COMPANY
Date: August 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1758
GUARDIAN MOVING AND STORAGE CO v. US
Date: August 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-5132
Jones v. Dept. of Health & Human Servs.  
Date: August 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1792

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2015, Jones, a veteran, filed 16 appeals with the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), alleging that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) violated the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment...

E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS v. MACDERMID PRINTING SOLUTIONS
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1777
SEMCON TECH, LLC v. MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC.
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1936
MATHIS v. MCDONALD
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-7094
TECSEC, INC. v. ADOBE SYSTEMS INCORPORATED
Date: August 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1686
Piszel v. United States  
Date: August 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-5100

Justia Opinion Summary: Freddie Mac is a privately-owned, publicly-chartered financial services corporation, 12 U.S.C. 1452, created to provide stability in the secondary residential mortgage market. Piszel began working as the CFO of Freddie M...

Kerrigan v. Merit Sys. Protection Bd.  
Date: August 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3200

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1985-1986, Kerrigan was a Navy carpenter. He injured his back and was awarded workers’ compensation benefits by the Office of Workers Compensation (OWCP). In 1993, Kerrigan raised concerns regarding his benefits. Over...

Zafer Taahhut Insaat v. United States  
Date: August 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-5083

Justia Opinion Summary: Zafer, an Ankara, Turkey, contractor, and the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) entered into a firm-fixed-price contract to construct the MILCON Support Facility at the Bagram Air Force Field in Afghanistan. Zafer was resp...

APOTEX INC. v. WYETH LLC
Date: August 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1871
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC v. ERICSSON INC.
Date: August 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1947