Imperial Valley News
FTC Report on Drug Patent Settlements Shows Potential Pay-for-Delay Deals Decreased Substantially in the First Year Since Supreme Court’s Actavis Decision
Washington, DC - Pharmaceutical companies entered into substantially fewer potential pay-for-delay patent dispute settlements in fiscal year 2014, according to a new FTC staff report.
Sacramento, California - Agricultural officials and citrus farmers continue to work with California residents and other stakeholders to control the spread of the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), a citrus pest of grave concern because it can spread a devastating disease that is fatal to citrus trees - huanglongbing (HLB), also known as citrus greening.
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission’s PrivacyCon event is being held tomorrow, January 14, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Speakers will include FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, Commissioner Julie Brill and Chief Technologist Lorrie Cranor.
Washington, DC - Food Tank is excited to present our 2016 Winter Reading List, a collection of the recent literature on food and farming this winter. Topics cover Asian-American recipes, Senegalese food, references for sustainable farming entrepreneurs and aid workers, books on folklore and food history, as well as scientific research and books devoted to specific ingredients like coffee and food additives. The ingredients, dishes, people, and ideas featured here are the perfect way to satiate your intellectual appetite and inspire your cooking.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "I'm very pleased that our Sailors have been safely returned to U.S. hands.
Kwok Cheung Chow (Aka “Raymond Chow,” Aka “Ha Jai,” Aka “Shrimp Boy”) Convicted Of Murder And Various Racketeering Crimes
San Francisco, California - A federal jury in San Francisco convicted Kwok Cheung Chow, aka Raymond Chow, aka “Ha Jai,” aka “Shrimp Boy,” Friday of racketeering, murder, money laundering, and conspiracy charges, announced Acting United States Attorney Brian J. Stretch, FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson and Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation, Special Agent in Charge Michael Batdorf. In completing its verdict form, the jury found Chow guilty of every one of the 162 charges leveled against him.