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Editor: Myanna Dellinger
University of South Dakota School of Law

Wednesday, March 9, 2005

News in brief

U.S. digital media company SmartVideo Technologies has been hit with a GBP 2.1 billion suit for anticipatory breach of its 10-year contract with a European licensee.

The Japanese government is making warning noises against Intel Corp., whose share of the chip business in Japan has recently risen to 90 percent.

The Second Circuit affirms a judgment for National Geographic in a big copyright action brought by freelance writers.

Ohio State has given its men’s basketball coach a seven-year contract worth $11 million in guaranteed compensation, with additional bonuses also available.

The Oregon Supreme Court has held, 4-3, that some changes the state wants to make in public pensions are not a breach of contract and are not unconstitutional, although it struck down two particular provisions.

Student Resident Assistants at Northeastern University are battling against changes the school wants to make in their contracts.

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