permanent injunction


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permanent injunction

n. a final order of a court that a person or entity refrain from certain activities permanently or take certain actions (usually to correct a nuisance) until completed. A permanent injunction is distinguished from a "preliminary" injunction which the court issues pending the outcome of a lawsuit or petition asking for the "permanent" injunction. (See: injunction, preliminary injunction, temporary injunction)

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The FDA is seeking an order of permanent injunction requiring California Stem Cell Treatment Center Inc.
For example, permanent injunctions are discretionary under the draft rules, but currently, European courts grant them routinely, and that practice might persist under the Unitary Patent system.
In conjunction with the filing of the complaint, the defendants agreed to settle the litigation and be bound by a consent decree of permanent injunction that prohibits them from committing violations of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has stated that the federal judge has issued a consent decree of permanent injunction against Ben Venue Laboratories, a subsidiary of Boehringer Ingelheim, and three of its corporate officers, it was reported yesterday.
6 on Apple's request for a permanent injunction against eight Samsung phones, according to court papers filed Tuesday.
The lawsuit seeks a permanent injunction to stop Justice Secretary Guillermo Somoza from enforcing the law as it relates to protests and demonstrations.
The complaint seeks money damages and a permanent injunction against TUC from making, using, importing, offering to sell, and selling the accused products in the US.
A spokesman for Swansea council said: "The council has secured a permanent injunction which prevents Thomas-Bellis from opening a sex entertainment venue."
EEOC is seeking compensatory and punitive damages against the company, as well as other relief, including a permanent injunction to prevent the company from engaging in any further employment practice that violates ADA.
RIM ended up paying $612.5 million to settle rather than face a permanent injunction. Once upon a time, if a patent owner sued for patent infringement, the patent owner had a good chance of winning a preliminary injunction prohibiting sales of the allegedly infringing product pending the outcome of the trial.
The case now returns to the district court in Oklahoma, which is expected to issue a permanent injunction against the law.
A permanent injunction is being considered against a composting operation in Marion County, Fla., that is said to emanate foul odors.

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