What is a Patent Annuity or Patent Maintenance Fee? Patent annuities are payments that are made to national or regional patent offices to maintain the validity of patents or patent applications. Most patent offices require a payment every year (an “annuity”) to maintain a patent or patent application. Making these... READ MORE
Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces Investigation of David Lerner Associates, Inc. Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm, is investigating potential securities violations by David Lerner Associates in the sale of DLA’s “Apple REIT” products. The investigation focuses on whether DLA violated the law by: (1) misleading investors,... READ MORE
On July 8, 2011 Faruqi & Faruqi, along with co-counsel, filed a class action complaint against Citimortgage alleging it violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act by improperly foreclosing upon the homes of Veterans. The parties are currently engaging in the initial phases of discovery.