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Soybean seed case pits law against technology

WASHINGTON – During arguments in a case demonstrating the ongoing tension between emerging technologies and centuries-old legal doctrines, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court sought to define the limits on a farmer’s use of patented, self-replicating soybean seeds beyond ...

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Paul R. Taskier: Won $482 million patent verdict for doctor

Even the most seasoned litigator knows that intellectual property cases can be more than a bit tricky. So when Paul R. Taskier, a senior litigation partner in the Washington office of Dickstein Shapiro, agreed to represent a radiologist claiming a medical device manufacturer willfully infringed on his patent, he knew he’d have his work cut out for him. But he did have one asset that served him well – a personal and family background in the sciences.

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