Huawei-Samsung Patent Case Shows Chinese Courts’ Rising Clout

A smartphone patent fight between Huawei Technologies Co and Samsung Electronics Co could reach a global resolution through a ruling by a Chinese court, a development that reflects the growing attractiveness of China as a quick and effective forum for intellectual property disputes. The size of the US market and the strength of the country’s independent judiciary have historically given its courts the final say in most big cross-border patent disputes. Legal experts say US courts’ pre-eminence in intellectual property matters has helped foster a culture of innovation that China wants to emulate. The case is…

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Seizing on Rising Costs, Trump Says Health Law Is ‘Over’

Donald J. Trump, desperate for a winning political issue in the final two weeks of the presidential race, fiercely attacked Hillary Clinton on Tuesday over sharp premium increases that will hit some Americans covered under the Affordable Care Act. “The rates are going through the sky,” Mr. Trump said at a rally in Sanford, Fla., referring to double-digit increases in battleground states like North Carolina and Iowa. “Repealing Obamacare and stopping Hillary’s health care takeover is one of the single most important reasons that we must win on Nov. 8.”…

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Milan Fashion Week, Days 4 and 5: Bottega Veneta Celebrates and a Rising Star Shines

And just like that, the end of Milan Fashion Week is nigh. But if you thought there would be a respite this weekend, think again. There are more shows than ever packed in on Saturday and Sunday, ahead of Tuesday’s start in Paris of the final leg of fashion month. Here is what should be on your radar over the next 48 hours: Photo Models backstage at a Bottega Veneta spring 2016 fashion show. CreditValerio Mezzanotti for The New York Times • Tomas Maier has been the creative director at…

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