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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 [...]

Blatant Antisemitic Motives by BNP Paribas Claimed by Jacob Agam in €1 Billion Lawsuit Filed by Farrugia, Gatt & Falzon

Blatant Antisemitic Motives by BNP Paribas Claimed by Jacob Agam in €1 Billion Lawsuit Filed by Farrugia, Gatt & Falzon

LONDON, Mar. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — French bank BNP Paribas, its Chairman Jean Lemierre, CEO Jean Laurent Bonnafé and the bank’s legal representative Valérie Lafarge-Sarkozy are the subjects of a lawsuit filed on behalf of Jacob Agam and Vertical Group Holding Ltd by Farrugia, Gatt & Falzon in Malta on 1st March 2019 with a claim [...]

Court Acknowledges Correlation Between Leukemia, Working Environment

Court Acknowledges Correlation Between Leukemia, Working Environment

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean court on Thursday ruled that an employee suffering from leukemia after working at Samsung Electronics Co.’s chip production line should be recognized as a victim of an industrial accident. The verdict is the latest chapter in a controversy centered on the safety of the work environment [...]

S. Korea Counters Philip Morris’ Info Disclosure Lawsuit

S. Korea Counters Philip Morris’ Info Disclosure Lawsuit

SEOUL, Nov. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s food and drug watchdog said Monday it has filed a response to Philip Morris Korea Inc.’s lawsuit over the disclosure of information on its research on harmful substances found in alternative tobacco products. The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said it has selected a local law [...]