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Supreme Court Rules Native English Teachers are Employees and Qualify for Severance Pay

Supreme Court Rules Native English Teachers are Employees and Qualify for Severance Pay

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top court has ruled that native English-speaking instructors can also receive severance pay or annual leave allowances as they are employees under the Labor Standards Act. In a lawsuit filed by eight native English teachers against their former private language institute in southern Seoul, the Supreme Court [...]

Centrient Pharmaceuticals Initiates a Second Patent Litigation in India Against Dalas Biotech Limited

Centrient Pharmaceuticals Initiates a Second Patent Litigation in India Against Dalas Biotech Limited

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Centrient Pharmaceuticals announced that on October 14th 2019, its wholly owned subsidiary, Centrient Pharmaceuticals India Private Limited, filed a second lawsuit against Dalas Biotech Limited in the High Court of Delhi in New Delhi, India for patent infringement of Indian Patent Number 318914. This patent, which is owned [...]

Court Rules in Favor of Airport-stranded Angolan Family Seeking Refugee Status

Court Rules in Favor of Airport-stranded Angolan Family Seeking Refugee Status

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – Overturning a lower court decision, a Seoul appellate court on Friday ruled in favor of an Angolan family stranded at the country’s main airport while applying for refugee status in the country after fleeing persecution in their homeland. The Seoul High Court ordered immigration officials to grant the family [...]

Courts to Decide if Government is Responsible for Pohang Earthquake

Courts to Decide if Government is Responsible for Pohang Earthquake

POHANG, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — A damages suit involving the earthquake in Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province on November 15, 2017 was filed. The trial is finally starting one year and nine months after the quake, as a government research team announced belatedly that ‘the operation of the geothermal power plant brought about an earthquake’, and [...]

Centrient Pharmaceuticals Initiates Patent Litigation in India Against Dalas Biotech Limited

Centrient Pharmaceuticals Initiates Patent Litigation in India Against Dalas Biotech Limited

ROTTERDAM, Holland, May 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Centrient Pharmaceuticals announced that on April 25, 2019, its wholly owned subsidiary, Centrient Pharmaceuticals India Private Limited, filed a lawsuit against Dalas Biotech Limited in the High Court of Delhi in New Delhi, India for patent infringement of Indian Patent Number 247301. This patent, which is owned by [...]