Legal

Yet another discovery has roiled the ongoing debate over the use of human embryonic stem cells in scientific research. This time, researchers believe they have eliminated the main objections to stem cell research - the destruction of embryos. ...

Selling keywords to competitors of JR Cigar landed GoTo.com in court, but is the practice of selling such sponsored links to any purchaser an example of trademark infringement? Even after several court cases, that remains to be seen, writes legal columnist Deborah Wilcox. ...

Another member of the executive suite has left Merge Healthcare amid the company's financial difficulties. This time, former interim co-president and CEO Brian Pedlar is gone, the fifth departure of a key executive to be announced this year. ...

Merge Healthcare, which has endured several financial and management upheavals over the past year, may have another count against it as it faces delisting from the NASDAQ Stock Market. The company, already behind in its financial reporting, has failed to file a quarterly report for...

The Wisconsin Department of Justice has filed a complaint in Kenosha County Circuit Court against BioCATT, Inc., and its ececutive director and chairman, alleging that the Kenosha technology center has violated the state open meetings law....

Despite what the purveyors of doom claim, Colorado's Taxpayer Bill of Rights, or TABOR, actually was very beneficial to that state's economy, according to Republican legislator Frank Lasee, author of Wisconsin's proposed TABOR amendment. In this Guest Column, Lasee responds to recent criticisms of the...

First, Mark Green suggests a tax holiday for back-to-school supplies. Then Gov. Jim Doyle suspends enforcement of the state's minimum markup law for ethanol purchases. Green, however, fell short of suggesting the total elimination of the minimum markup law, a move that is likely to...

Rexnord Corp., a manufacturer of motion technology products for the aersospace, construction, and energy industries, will begin to slash its debt after reporting a quarterly loss of $2.8 million....

The University Clinic Heidelberg will be the first of four German university hospitals to treat cancer patients with TomoTherapy's Hi-Art System as the Madison-based medical device manufacturer extends its market reach into the Deutschland. ...