Wireless company Speedus Corp. has continued its aggressive patent infringement campaign, asserting two patents for wireless transmission technology against Alltel Corp. less than one month after launching a similar suit against Verizon Wireless.
Professionals that worked on Mirant Corp.’s Chapter 11 case will be heading back to court, this time to defend charging $365 million in fees over the course of the company’s bankruptcy.
Three months after a crucial stay was lifted, the noteholders of bankrupt financial services outfit Thaxton Group Inc. have reached a $10 million partial class action settlement over the allegedly fraudulent sale of $120 million worth of debt to individuals.
A bankruptcy judge has stopped a small cable television channel from interfering in the impending sale of bankrupt Adelphia Communications Corp. with an antitrust lawsuit.
An angry rival of Lockheed Martin Corp. has hit the defense contractor with a countersuit, claiming Lockheed used intimidation tactics and “sham litigation” to block the rival from bidding on a $1 billion military training contract.
Unable to resolve the feud outside of court, a New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company has filed suit against a Florida generic drugmaker over a line of dermatological products used to treat acne and other skin diseases.
Swedish-U.K. drug manufacturer AstraZeneca AB has fired off a lawsuit to block an Israeli company from making a generic version of its gastrointestinal treatment drug Prilosec OTC.
A small cable television channel has taken on broadcasting powerhouses Time Warner Inc. and Comcast Corp., hoping to block their impending acquisition of now-bankrupt Adelphia Communications Corp.
Jumping ship from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, seasoned securities attorney Jay Tannon has joined international powerhouse DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary LLP to serve as a partner in the firm’s corporate and securities group in Washington, D.C.
Atlanta hedge fund manager Kirk Wright has been formally indicted on charges of mail fraud stemming from the loss of over $100 million in investments, the bulk of which has yet to be recovered.
The founder of now-insolvent hedge fund International Management Associates has been formally indicted on charges for mail fraud after over $100 million disappeared from the fund, prompting its Chapter 11 filing.
The U.S. Senate has passed a resolution calling on institutions of higher education to take a more active role in preventing the use campus networks for illegal piracy of copyrighted material.
Lawyers for former American International Group Inc. (AIG) chairman Maurice “Hank” Greenberg have asked a Delaware judge to throw out a lawsuit alleging high-ranking AIG executives received millions of dollars in improper payments.
Lots of private antitrust practices in Washington, D.C. talk a big game when it comes to understanding government thinking and processes. At Arnold & Porter LLP, however, that knowledge and breadth of experience is more than just a claim: it’s a mentality.
Strained to the breaking point, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. has accused bankrupt Delta Airlines Inc. of violating federal pension law with its proposed new pilot contracts, an arrangement that could cost the government-backed insurer billions of dollars.
Settling a score between network broadcasters and EchoStar Communications Corp., a federal appeals court has ruled the satellite TV provider violated federal copyright law by misusing a compulsory license scheme intended to benefit rural households.
Just weeks after Venable LLP added a patent judge to its Washington office, the firm has bolstered its intellectual property practice once again by nabbing a new partner for its New York office.
British industrial ingredients firm Tate & Lyle PLC has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Chinese chemical companies and U.S. importers, accusing the group of violating its right to a manufacturing process for the popular sweetener Splenda.
As antitrust issues become more prominent for expanding companies, many corporate clients are choosing to cherry-pick their legal teams. But even as law firms face rising competition, Dechert LLP remains ahead of the curve, with one of the top antitrust practices nationwide.
Still knee-deep in an alleged $11 billion accounting scandal, government-sponsored mortgage provider Fannie Mae has replaced the chairman of its board's audit committee, a position deemed critical to the company’s efforts to get back on its feet.