Twentieth Century Fox Television urged a California judge Friday to toss John Gertz Productions' breach of contract suit alleging the studio stole its idea for the television show 'Lie To Me,' arguing the show's creator independently developed the show with producer Brian Grazer.
The reorganized Catholic Diocese of Wilmington received approval from a Delaware bankruptcy judge Wednesday for a contract solidifying the diocese's commitment to fully fund its lay employees' $64 million pension plan.
Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings PLC on Thursday accused insurance giant Ace Group and subsidiaries of stripping a reinsurance unit of key assets and loading it with concealed liabilities before selling it to R&Q in a $1 billion deal, breaching their purchase agreement.
Paramount Pictures Corp. on Friday told a New York federal judge it would allow the estate of "The Godfather" author Mario Puzo to publish a new sequel if it puts profits in escrow while the parties work out a long-running contract and trademark dispute.
An Alabama federal jury has shot down Abbott Point of Care Inc.'s allegations of patent infringement and contract interference over a bedside blood testing system developed by rival Epocal Inc., that company's attorneys said Friday.
A Delaware bankruptcy judge cleared Capitol Infrastructure LLC on Thursday to reject hundreds of telecommunications contracts, but vowed to protect consumers from an immediate cutoff of their phone and Internet services.
A California jury awarded Grail Semiconductor Inc. almost $124 million Thursday after finding Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA Inc. broke a 2001 nondisclosure agreement involving a design for computer memory chips that's also the subject of a pending patent suit.
A California judge indicated Thursday that a marketing company’s suit accusing a former Bryan Cave LLP attorney of using privileged information to sue the company on behalf of another client could proceed despite the firm’s claim the suit is time-barred, attorneys said.
A Texas appeals court has overturned Boccard USA Corp.'s $3.5 million jury verdict against Raytheon Co. over a contract dispute involving an African methanol plant, ruling Thursday that only a former Raytheon subsidiary's bankruptcy estate had standing to sue Raytheon as the subsidiary's alter ego.
A New York district court judge on Thursday upheld a bankruptcy judge's July 2011 decision allowing grocery store owner Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. to hold onto a lease for an unused commercial space in a New Jersey shopping center.
Bankrupt New Jersey real estate development group Liberty Harbor Holding LLC hit a former business partner with an adversary suit Thursday, claiming a deed the partner purports to hold on a joint development is not valid.
A California federal judge trimmed a putative class action Wednesday accusing Wells Fargo Bank NA of deceptively promising to modify problem mortgages before foreclosing on properties, finding the homeowner plaintiffs failed to allege adequate damages but allowing them to amend their complaint.
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation on Wednesday weighed in on the Teamsters union's proposal for an agreement with Hostess Brands Inc. in New York bankruptcy court, saying the proposed deal's pension provisions are permissible as long as they comply with labor laws.
Bankrupt Prince Sports Inc. agreed Wednesday to license its iconic brands to Battle Sports Science LLC in a deal that will return at least $15 million to the ailing tennis equipment supplier and keep it in the game for the upcoming season.
Universal City Studios Productions on Thursday urged a California judge to shoot down "Battlestar Galactica" creator Glen Larson's request for production documents from shows he oversaw in the 1970s and '80s, arguing his lawsuit claiming the studio bilked him of millions in profits is time-barred.
Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Tom Coburn, R-Okla., criticized the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday for failing to request competitive bids for a flood control project involving the Napa Valley Wine Train that reportedly led costs to balloon to $79.2 million, calling the project a tax dollar sinkhole.
Satellite cable provider DirecTV on Wednesday denied that its termination of a contract with Capitol Infrastructure LLC had pushed the company into bankruptcy, blasting the debtors’ bid to quickly shut down much of their operations.
Japan's Toshiba Corp. landed a $315 million contract to provide two 660-megawatt steam turbines and generators for the Kudgi Super Thermal Power Plant, a 4,000-MW project in northern India, according to an announcement Wednesday.
A new $80 million glass facade and renovation to a 26-story midtown Manhattan office building wasn't a structural change that would cancel the building's lease, a New York state appeals court ruled Tuesday.
A former defense contractor involved in a $23 million scheme to manipulate U.S. Army contracts in Iraq pled guilty in Alabama federal court Tuesday to conspiring to commit mail and wire fraud and filing a false tax return.