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Pierce Atwood boosts electronic patent law practice with four new hires

Renee Cordes |

Portland-based law firm Pierce Atwood LLP has beefed up its intellectual property and patent practices with four new attorney hires in three offices.

'Boxing day' for Eaton Peabody on eve of Portland move

Renee Cordes |

After outgrowing its Portland office in just four years, Bangor-based law firm Eaton Peabody will move to bigger digs this Friday at 100 Middle St.

Former con artist offers business tips to avoid scams

Renee Cordes |

Frank W. Abagnale Jr., the former con artist now working with the FBI and as a corporate cybercrime consultant, was in Portland Thursday to raise awareness about scams and fraud.

Superior court justice upholds $13.6M verdict against wind power firms


Maine Superior Court Justice Michaela Murphy on Friday denied motions filed by First Wind Holdings LLC and its four subsidiaries in response to last fall's $13.6 million verdict in favor of the...

Visa delays: Headache for hospitals, but keep immigration lawyers busy

Renee Cordes |

Maine's rural hospitals face new hurdles hiring foreign doctors after the Trump administration abruptly halted fast-track visa processing, immigration lawyers with a Portland firm that represents...

Patients’ personal data hacked from Bangor mental health practice

Behavorial Health Center in Bangor is the latest Maine health organization to report being hacked, or targeted by phone scammers seeking patients’ confidential information as two Maine...

Rockland’s Broken Egg eatery takes crack at new name amid trademark dispute

A Rockland restaurant named Broken Egg has been forced to close temporarily amid threatened legal action brought by a Destin, Fla., chain called Another Broken Egg.

Second Maine hospital reports phone phishing scam

MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta is the second Maine hospital in the past month to report being the target of phone scammers. The scammers offer to help people pay hospital bills or reduce...

UMaine Law launches rural lawyer pilot project


The University of Maine School of Law is launching its Rural Lawyer Pilot Project Saturday with a “Preparing for Rural Practice” workshop for attorneys and law students.

Owner of shuttered GNP mill counter-sues prospective buyer

The owner of the shuttered Great Northern Paper mill in East Millinocket has filed a counterclaim against the prospective buyer that was granted a temporary restraining order in February halting...