Matthew Bucksbaum, who influenced how Americans shop and invest in retail real estate as co- founder of General Growth Properties Inc., the second-biggest U.S. owner of shopping malls, has died. He was 87.
Riche T. McKnight, a partner at the law firm of Winston & Strawn and a former executive director in the Morgan Stanley litigation department, is among the candidates to succeed ousted NBA Players Association chief Billy Hunter, two people with direct knowledge of the search said.
Intellectual Ventures Inc., the company started by former Microsoft Corp. chief technology officer Nathan Myhrvold, wants to shift its image from patent troll to innovation facilitator, the Puget Sound Business Journal reported.
Anthony and Jay Robert Pritzker, brothers and heirs to the Hyatt Hotels Corp. and Marmon Holdings Inc. manufacturing fortune, settle in for salads and sandwiches at their 40th-floor office in Chicago’s West Loop. A decade ago, the duo joined family members who allied against their sister, Penny, who’s U.S. President Barack Obama’s commerce secretary, and two cousins.
Affymetrix Inc. and Life Technologies Corp.’s Navigenics unit didn’t infringe a patent owned by Massachusetts Institute of Technology and E8 Pharmaceuticals LLC over a system to analyze genes, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said yesterday.