Insisting that the material is still private, a lawyer for Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is attempting to block Intel Corp.'s attempts to get its mitts on a study that claims $60 billion of the company's profits over the past decade originate from anti-competitive conduct.
An agreement an inventor inked with his former Silicon Valley employer, promising to hand over all his rights to the technology relevant to its business that he invented while there, has cost his co-inventor a patent suit against licensees of the electronic design automation system he helped create.
A former Advanced Micro Devices Inc. employee has filed suit against the microprocessor maker, claiming she was wrongfully exposed to hazardous chemicals while pregnant, which caused multiple birth defects in her son.
The Federal Communications Commission may soon impose new regulations on the cable television industry, after determining that the last 11 years of deregulation have led to cable companies becoming too powerful and higher cable bills for consumers.
A federal judge has granted AT&T Corp. summary judgment in an ERISA suit brought by four retired management employees seeking recovery of plan benefits on behalf of a proposed nationwide class.
Australian telecommunications giant Telstra Corp. has agreed to dole out up to $4.4 million to bury a shareholder class action, reportedly becoming the first company in the country to pay to settle breach of fiduciary duty accusations.
DVD software maker MedioStream Inc. filed a vastly expanded complaint against a slew of technology giants on Friday, contending that the firms infringed on its patents and two companies had misappropriated its trade secrets and stolen its employees as well.
The fight to get former Comverse CEO Jacob “Kobi” Alexander back to the United States from Namibia to stand trial on criminal options backdating charges is not getting any easier for federal prosecutors, who may not see Alexander until the end of 2008 thanks to a recent decision by a Namibian court.
The plaintiffs in the multidistrict litigation over thin film transistor liquid crystal display products have filed a consolidated class action complaint that accuses a dozen companies of operating a global cartel to fix the prices of LCDs sold in the United States.
The European Union's top trade official continued to lambaste the U.S. de-facto ban on online gambling during a visit to the U.S. capital, saying it discriminated against European companies.
After challenging the validity of four patents over high-speed networks for multimedia products, Apple Computer Inc. on Thursday won the dismissal of several claims. But the company was unable to kick all of Burst.com Inc.'s patents out of federal court.
The U.S. Department of Justice said Friday that there was no legal basis for extending an antitrust consent decree against Microsoft Corp., even though several states have argued otherwise.
After a court document mix-up, the judge overseeing an antitrust action against Intel Corp. has decided to vacate a controversial order that would have required the class representatives to produce personal tax returns and other financial records.
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. and Samsung SDI Co. said on Friday that they are cooperating with Japanese antitrust authorities, which reportedly searched the companies' cathode ray tube production facilities.
The former CEO of Smart Online Inc. was charged in federal court along with his brother and two stockbrokers of participating in a scheme to inflate the value of the company's stock.
A California federal court jury has found Seoul Semiconductor Co. Ltd. guilty of willfully infringing four Nichia Corp. light-emitting diode design patents, though Seoul said damages were limited to just $62.
A California federal court judge has denied Nanya Technology Corp.'s request to halt Fujitsu Ltd.'s infringement case pending a re-examination of computer memory patents, ruling that Nanya waited too long and had a slim chance of canceling all of the asserted patents' claims.
German licensing company Papst Licensing GmbH & Co. KG has filed a lawsuit against ACT-RX Technology Corp. and its U.S. arm alleging a breach of a patent-licensing agreement related to fans used to cool electronics.
Vonage Holdings Corp. said Thursday that it was close to reaching a settlement with AT&T in a patent lawsuit over Voice-over Internet Protocol — likely for $39 million.
BlackBerry manufacturer Research In Motion Ltd. has launched a suit against LG Electronics Inc. for alleged trademark infringement through its Black Label line of wireless handheld devices, including the Strawberry and Black Cherry versions of its popular Chocolate phones.