Baker & McKenzie, Willkie Farr and Katten Muchin boast the largest securities practices in the United States, measured by the number of practicing lawyers, according to the 2009 Law360 Litigation Almanac.
Littler Mendelson, Jackson Lewis and Ogletree Deakins boast the largest employment practices in the United States, measured by the number of practicing lawyers, according to the 2009 Law360 Litigation Almanac.
Fish & Richardson, Finnegan Henderson and Morrison & Foerster boast the largest IP practices in the United States, measured by the number of practicing lawyers, according to the 2009 Law360 Litigation Almanac.
Former customer service representatives at AT&T call centers have sued the company for failure to pay overtime wages in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act, accusing the telecommunications giant of requiring them to show up at work early to boot their computers in preparation for taking customer calls but not paying them for that off-the-clock time.
Indian authorities have arrested the brothers who co-founded Satyam Computer Services Ltd. and tapped three new directors to run the leading outsourcing vendor just days after one brother released a tell-all letter admitting to massive accounting fraud.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Monday affirmed a decision to throw out a suit Friskit Inc. filed against RealNetworks Inc. in 2003 over several patents related to searching and playing back online media content, in a case that turned on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in KSR v. Teleflex.
Dell Inc. has agreed to pay $3.85 million in a settlement with 46 states over allegations that it misled consumers about financing, warranties and rebates.
Kirkland & Ellis, Greenberg Traurig and Jones Day top the list of busiest competition practices, ranked by number of cases for which the firms were retained as counsel over a recent a one-year period, according to the 2009 Law360 Litigation Almanac.
Patent-holding company Lonestar Inventions LP has filed a lawsuit alleging that certain Advanced Micro Devices Inc. chips, including one used in the popular Wii video game console, infringe its patent for a high-capacitance structure in a semiconductor.
Seven amicus briefs have been filed in support of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's effort to have its antitrust appeal against Rambus Inc. heard by the nation's highest court.
A federal judge has ruled that an incriminating personal e-mail by Henry T. Nicholas III, the embattled co-founder of Broadcom Corp., can be used as evidence in the criminal trial over an alleged $2.2 billion backdating scheme he is accused of orchestrating.
As his case was heading to trial, a former general counsel at Peregrine Systems Inc. has pled guilty to having a hand in the accounting scandal that plunged the Silicon Valley software company into bankruptcy.
Cable operator Charter Communications Operating LLC and its subsidiaries have hit Verizon Communications Inc. with a patent infringement suit over its Verizon FiOS fiber-optic television services.
In a significant blow to Rambus Inc., a federal judge has ruled that the company cannot enforce 12 of its semiconductor patents in a suit against Micron Technology Inc. because Rambus destroyed documents about them.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has agreed to hear O2 Micro International Ltd.'s complaint accusing LG Electronics and other technology companies of infringing patents related to backlighting technology for liquid crystal displays.
A federal judge has ruled that Taiwanese computer peripheral maker Lite-On IT Corp. can go ahead with an unfair competition claim against rival Toshiba Corp. in the DVD technology market, although the two companies previously settled a lawsuit involving some of the same issues.
In a victory for bankruptcy professionals working on a contingency basis, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that attorneys representing bankrupt Smart World Technologies LLC are entitled to a full agreed-on contingency fee — despite attempts by the debtor and creditors to later reduce that amount.
A federal judge has upheld a $6.5 million jury verdict and added prejudgment interest for Telcordia Technologies Inc. in the former research division of the Bell telephone companies' patent infringement suit against Cisco Systems Inc., but the judge declined to treble the damages or award attorneys' fees.
A New York man has filed a $2 billion lawsuit against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, accusing the agency of suppressing evidence, interfering with his e-commerce company's initial public offering and witness intimidation, less than a month before his trial in a securities fraud suit brought by the SEC is set to begin.
Two months after a jury found that Emptoris Inc. infringed two patents held by Ariba Inc. for electronic auction technology, the judge in the case has awarded Ariba a total of $6.6 million and issued an injunction barring Emptoris from selling the allegedly infringing software.