A television news anchor for an NBC affiliate in Nevada said Thursday she had sued the station, alleging she was ousted from her job because she is Indian and over the age of 40.
The Second Circuit on Friday upheld the dismissal of derivative and class action claims alleging mutual fund manager American Century Cos. Inc. is liable for investments in an online gambling operation that saw its stock plummet after a government crackdown.
An advertising agency settled its copyright infringement and breach of contract suit against beauty supplier Avon Products Inc. in New York on Thursday.
The European Union's highest court ruled Thursday that companies that help consumers duplicate copyrighted materials in nations with a private-use exception could be responsible for paying a fee designed to compensate rights holders.
A patent holder sued file-sharing companies BitTorrent Inc. and Kontiki Inc. in California on Tuesday, alleging they infringed a patent covering software that helps transmit large amounts of data.
The European Commission referred a proposed €3.16 billion ($4.52 billion) German cable merger to the German antitrust authorities on Friday over competition concerns, saying the sale could affect free TV services at housing associations across the country.
Four former executives of Cabletron Systems Inc. and two spinoff companies agreed to pay about $700,000 in New Hampshire on Friday to settle allegations that they helped artificially inflate the companies' financial conditions.
Penn National Gaming Inc. said Friday it would sell its interest in the Maryland Jockey Club — host of Baltimore's Preakness Stakes — to a partnership controlled by developer the Stronach Group, eliminating a dual-ownership situation that had drawn criticism.
The California Coastal Commission on Thursday rejected applications by U2 guitarist The Edge and business associates for a project that includes five mansions near the state's Malibu coastline.
The Ninth Circuit on Thursday upheld the dismissal of a writer’s copyright infringement suit alleging National Broadcasting Co. and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. ripped off his screenplay when they created the TV show “My Name is Earl.”
The Third Circuit on Thursday threw out three multiplaintiff lawsuits brought by former Viacom Inc. employees who accused the company of terminating them because of their age, ruling that the actions had been brought too late and there were no grounds for tolling the deadline.
Performing rights organizations told the Second Circuit on Thursday that adjustable fee blanket licenses won by DMX Inc. in 2010 gave the background music provider an unfair market advantage and did not adequately reimburse artists the organizations represent.
Employee complaints are nothing new, but social media sites like Facebook have given workers a new avenue for their gripes. While online venting may not sit well with employers, lawyers say that businesses should be cautious about taking disciplinary action over arguably insulting posts and tweets.
A songwriter who claims he co-authored and co-produced four songs performed by pop sensation Lady Gaga filed a lawsuit in New York federal court on Wednesday accusing his collaborator of failing to credit him for the tracks.
Teachbook.com LLC, a social networking site for teachers, asked an Illinois federal court Wednesday to dismiss a trademark infringement suit against it by Facebook Inc., maintaining that the names of the two companies "bear no distinctive resemblance to one another whatsoever."
An Indiana federal judge on Thursday nixed a trademark suit brought by John Dillinger's heirs over Electronic Arts Inc.'s use of the famed gangster's name in video games, finding that the games were protected by the First Amendment.
A divided Third Circuit sitting en banc ruled Wednesday that a plaintiff does not prevail for purposes of obtaining attorneys’ fees under a federal civil rights law if it wins a temporary restraining order but the defendant moots the case by changing its position.
Former “Two and a Half Men” star Charlie Sheen was blocked from airing his $100 million wrongful termination suit against the hit show's co-creator Chuck Lorre in public, as a California judge ruled Wednesday that the case must be handled in arbitration.
Hip-hop artist Ja Rule and producer Irv Gotti filed a fraud suit in New York on Monday, claiming that Rich Kid Music Inc. misrepresented itself as their copyright administrator, executed a fraudulent licensing agreement and stole royalties from several of the rapper’s songs.
A California state judge on Wednesday refused to toss a suit over the rights to Bing Crosby's “White Christmas” on grounds that a contract was unenforceable under California law, but dismissed the suit without prejudice on other grounds.