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Legal news from Thursday, November 22, 2012
by Blake Lynch

A federal judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of California on Wednesday ordered Apple to disclose a full copy of its settlement agreement with HTC to Samsung Electronics. HTC and Apple announced earlier this month that they had reached a global settlement dismissing all patent lawsuits between …

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by Benjamin Minegar

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Tuesday passed a resolution condmening extrajudicial, summary, and arbitrary executions on the basis of "gender identity" for the first time. In a vote of 108 to 1, the UNGA amended the resolution to include language urging states around the world "to investigate...all killings committed for any discriminatory …

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by Sarah Posner

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (Lululemon), a Canadian clothing company, settled a lawsuit on Tuesday with Calvin Klein Inc. over alleged patent infringement of yoga pants. A spokesperson for Lululemon said that the terms of the settlement are confidential. After both companies agreed to settle, Lululemon withdrew the case in a filing in federal court in Wilmington, …

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by Sarah Posner

The UN Security Council on Wednesday condemned piracy and acts of armed robbery against vessels off the coast of Somalia. The Security Council urged the international community to develop a comprehensive response to discourage these acts. The Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 2077, which renewed pressure on States and regional organizations to fight sea …

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