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  1. Federal Circuit Vacates PTAB Decision Based on Overly Broad Claim ConstructionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | jdsupra.com

    ... fibrosis. Therefore, the reference did not provide an express or implicit teaching. Id . at 27 (citing Star Scientific, Inc. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. , 655 F.3d 1364, 1375-76 (Fed. Cir. 2011) (the prior art's "speculative and tentative ...

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  2. ​McDonnell rejoins law firm, starts teaching at Regent UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Cavalier Daily

    ... the trial, the Justice Department alleged McDonnell and his wife took over $177,000 in gifts and loans from Star Scientific executive, Jonnie R. Williams, Sr., in exchange for promoting a dietary product called Anatabloc. The U.S. Supreme Court, ...

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  3. Bob McDonnell to join Regent Univ. facultyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | The Hill

    ... than $175,000 in gifts and loans from Jonnie R. Williams Sr., an executive at the dietary supplement company Star Scientific. McDonnell was sentenced to two years in prison.

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  4. Bob McDonnell's legal defense fund raised $18,805 in third quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... from their acceptance of more than $177,000 in gifts and loans from Jonnie R. Williams Sr., then-CEO of Star Scientific, in exchange for promoting the company's dietary supplement, Anatabloc. The U.S. Supreme Court threw out Bob McDonnell's ...

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  5. Round Goes to ReynoldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | CSP

    R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. said it is "very pleased" with yesterday's jury verdict in favor of the company in a patent infringement lawsuit brought by Star Scientific Inc. in the U.S. District Court for Maryland, Northern Division, in Baltimore.

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  6. Judge formally dismisses charges against the McDonnellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... nine stemming from their acceptance of $177,000 in gifts and loans from Jonnie R. Williams Sr., then CEO of Star Scientific, in exchange for promoting the company's dietary supplement, Anatabloc. In June the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously threw out ...

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  7. Federal judge officially dismisses McDonnell corruption caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... the McDonnells accepted more than $165,000 worth of loans and gifts from Jonnie Williams, the former head of Star Scientific Inc. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Steve Earley) RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) - A federal judge on Friday ruled to dismiss the ...

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  8. U.S. Attorney's Office formally files motion to dismisses case againsta Read Story StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia officially filed its motion to dismiss the federal corruption case against former governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. The McDonnells were accused of taking money and gifts from businessman Jonnie Williams in exchange for helping him to promote a dietary supplement made by the company for which he used to serve as chief executive officer, Star Scientific.

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  9. Former Gov. McDonnell Owes $10M in Legal FeesRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    ... from their acceptance of more than $177,000 in gifts and cash from Jonnie Williams, the former CEO of Star Scientific, a firm trying to promote a dietary supplement called Antabloc. The U.S. Supreme Court threw out Bob McDonnell's convictions in ...

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  10. Jonnie Williamsa mansion sells for nearly half original listing priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | WTVR Richmond

    Just days after federal prosecutors announced they would not seek to retry former governor Bob McDonnell and wife Maureen McDonnell on corruption charges, the star witness in the case that found the couple guilty has sold his 28-acre Goochland County estate. The onetime home of Jonnie Williams, former CEO of Star Scientific, sold Monday for $2.7 million - nearly half its initial list price of $4.9 million.

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  11. Exclusive: Former Va. Gov. McDonnell not planning political comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... for a donor. There was never any quid pro quo. There was never any benefit received by Jonnie Williams or Star Scientific, they simply had meetings. And I tried to comply at every step with all the Virginia reporting laws and did except for a few ...

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  12. Bob McDonnell opens up about trial, overturned conviction and familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | WTVR Richmond

    ... more than $150,000 in gifts and loans from Jonnie Williams, the CEO of a Virginia based company called Star Scientific. "If I ever thought, Tracy, that setting up a meeting for a donor or asking a donor to attend a reception with 150 other peoplea ...

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  13. Bob McDonnell owes $10 million in legal fees, sister saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... from their acceptance of more than $177,000 in gifts and loans from Jonnie R. Williams Sr., then-CEO of Star Scientific, in exchange for promoting the company's dietary supplement, Anatabloc. The U.S. Supreme Court threw out Bob McDonnell's ...

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  14. Charges dropped against former Virginia governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | Jurist

    ... Maureen were accused of accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from Jonnie Williams, the CEO of Star Scientific, in exchange for favors for and promotions of the company. The McDonnells were found guilty of the 11 counts of corruption, and ...

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  15. Justice Department drops case against McDonnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Cavalier Daily

    ... the announcement. The McDonnells were previously accused of accepting over $175,000 in gifts and loans from Star Scientific CEO Jonnie R. Williams, Sr. in exchange for government favors promoting a dietary product, such as setting up meetings and ...

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  16. U.S. moves to drop corruption case against Bob and Maureen McDonnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... from their acceptance of more than $177,000 in gifts and loans from Jonnie R. Williams Sr., then-CEO of Star Scientific, in exchange for promoting the company's dietary supplement, Anatabloc. Bob McDonnell was convicted on 11 counts and Maureen ...

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  17. Bob McDonnell Will NOT Be Retried On Corruption ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | RedState

    ... exchange for promoting a dietary supplement. McDonnell has said he never took any official action to benefit Star Scientific Inc. CEO Jonnie Williams or pressured other public officials to do so. McDonnell said he simply performed routine courtesies ...

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  18. Prosecutors move to drop charges against ex-Gov. McDonnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... in exchange for using the prestige of the governor's office to promote products made by his company, Star Scientific. McDonnell's legal team and former state attorneys general argued in court that the conviction criminalized ordinary tasks that ...

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  19. Report: U.S. Attorney's Office recommends retrial of Bob McDonnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... in September 2014 of accepting $177,000 in gifts and loans from Jonnie R. Williams Sr., then CEO of Star Scientific, in exchange for promoting the company's dietary supplement, Anatabloc. In June, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously reversed Bob ...

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  20. Star Scientific Going to MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | CSP

    A determination by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's Center for Tobacco Products has big implications for Star Scientific Inc., and other companies have been watching closely to see what it will mean for new products that they are developing. Star Scientific has received notices that its Ariva-BDL and Stonewall-BDL modified-risk tobacco product applications do not fall under the current tobacco products described in the federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act .

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