Federal prosecutors on Monday dropped their appeals of six-month prison sentences handed to husband-and-wife Hollywood producers Gerald and Patricia Green, who were convicted of bribing a Thai official for film festival contracts.
General Motors Co. said Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Commerce has stubbornly refused to comply with the U.S. International Trade Commission's order revoking anti-dumping duties on ball bearing imports from the U.K. and Japan.
A Dutch court granted Apple Inc. a preliminary injunction Wednesday barring Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. from selling three models of its popular Galaxy smartphone in a number of European countries amid a tricontinental patent battle between the two technology giants.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday unveiled a $500 million settlement with Google Inc. in an investigation into Canadian pharmacies that illegally import prescription drugs and target U.S. customers through the Internet giant's AdWords marketing program.
China vowed Wednesday to appeal a recent World Trade Organization ruling that the country's restrictions on the export of certain raw materials — which it says are meant to conserve scarce resources and limit pollution — violate international trade agreements.
The U.S. Department of Commerce on Tuesday announced a partial rescission of anti-dumping reviews on multiple South Korean steel companies related to circular welded nonalloy steel pipe, after two domestic steel makers rescinded their requests for review.
AT&T Inc. and Best Buy Co. Inc. argued Monday that six patents for flat-screen technology that AU Optronics Corp. has asserted in a U.S. International Trade Commission case are invalid.
An Australian bill seeking to mandate the labeling of palm oil in food would breach the country’s obligations under the World Trade Organization and stick businesses with $150 million in compliance costs, according to the country’s minister for trade on Tuesday.
An environmental group hit the U.S. government with a suit Friday in New York federal court, seeking to force action on a 3-year-old petition to ban the chemical bisphenol A from food packaging.
Masimo Corp. sued Philips Electronics North America Corp. on Friday in Delaware seeking to stop the electronics giant from importing and selling medical monitors that allegedly infringe its patent for measuring blood oxygen levels, the latest in a long-running dispute.
While counterfeiting remains a rampant problem in China, the Chinese government is becoming more responsive to complaints and U.S. companies have a number of legal tools at their disposal to enforce their intellectual property rights, attorneys say. Here are six ways for U.S. companies to wage an attack against counterfeiting in China.
Siemens AG lighting unit Osram said Monday that it had sued units of LG Group and Samsung Group for allegedly infringing patents for light-emitting diode lights, escalating an ongoing intellectual property fight between the rivals.
Agriculture powerhouse Syngenta AG sued grain exporter Bunge North America Inc. in Iowa federal court Monday, alleging that it misrepresented Syngenta’s genetically modified corn as unapproved for major U.S. export markets.
Fox Rothschild LLP said Monday that it had absorbed intellectual property and business firm Chan Law Group LLP, bringing veteran IP and international trade attorney Thomas Chan into the fold at its Los Angeles office.
Del Monte Fresh Produce NA Inc. sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday in Maryland, arguing the agency unfairly restricted its imports from a major Guatemalan supplier without proof that salmonella-contaminated cantaloupes originated there.
Proceedings in Microsoft Corp.'s U.S. International Trade Commission patent case against Motorola Solutions Inc. over smartphone technology kicked off Monday with attorneys pressing expert witnesses on separating prior art from claimed innovations.
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative announced Friday that it was seeking comments from the public after China asked the World Trade Organization last month to review the U.S.’ use of zeroing to calculate dumping duties on exports of saw blades.
A U.S. International Trade Commission hearing is set to begin Monday on Microsoft Corp.'s allegations that Android-based mobile devices imported by Motorola Mobility Inc. infringe nine of its patents for smartphone functions such as email.
A U.S. International Trade Commission judge on Thursday shot down a bid by Astra Tobacco Corp. and other respondents seeking to invalidate one of two patents Schweitzer-Mauduit International Inc. asserts are infringed by their self-extinguishing cigarette paper wrappers.
Union Pacific Railroad Co. on Friday agreed to spend $50 million to improve supply chain security between the U.S. and Mexico in exchange for U.S. Customs and Border Protection dropping more than $500 million in fines over drug smuggling on trains.