Positive Software Solutions Inc. has asked a bankruptcy court judge to lift the stay in the Chapter 11 case of subprime lender New Century Holdings Inc. so that a multibillion-dollar copyright dispute between the two companies can proceed.
A judge has partially dismissed Interactive Communications International Inc. and one of its units from a patent infringement suit brought by TGIP Inc. against a number of prepaid calling card makers.
Indirect purchasers of Dynamic Random Access Memory asked the northern California district court Tuesday for class certification and a document seal in their ongoing antitrust litigation over the memory chip manufacturers' pricing.
Finding that there was a “question of law or fact in common” between the civil multidistrict litigation over collusion in the LCD industry and a criminal grand jury investigation, a court on Tuesday granted the U.S. Department of Justice's request to limit discovery in the civil case.
Two defendants in the multidistrict securities litigation brought by a group of pension funds in the wake of the $3 billion accounting scandal at Qwest Communications International Inc. are asking a federal judge to keep in place a discovery stay, arguing that the plaintiffs are engaged in a “fishing expedition” for additional claims.
YouTube Inc. and parent company Google Inc. on Monday responded to class action charges that the popular online video-sharing Web site does not take sufficient steps to prevent the posting of copyrighted material, denying that they have violated the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Adding to Microsoft Corp.'s troubles over its Xbox 360 video game console, a proposed class action was filed against the software giant on Monday alleging that the machine causes “destructive scratches” to game discs, rendering them unplayable.
The U.S. Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency have reached a settlement with a small Illinois company that manufactured an electronic device that could override cars' built-in emission control mechanisms.
Siemens AG's troubles increased Tuesday when a former foreman at the international engineering company acknowledged in a German court that he had facilitated and paid out bribes in connection with contracts for a Frankfurt skyscraper.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday that injured investors of Time Warner Inc. would start receiving money from a government settlement with the company over fraud and accounting improprieties in 2005.
A federal court on Monday rejected the arguments of the California Attorney General, denying the state's request for amicus brief status in the ongoing antitrust multi district litigation over possible collusion in the Dynamic Random Access Memory chip market.
Seven Networks has agreed to a licensing deal involving Visto Corp.'s patent portfolio for technology that sends e-mail to wireless devices, ending a three-year legal dispute between the mobile e-mail companies.
Nanya Technology Corp. has reasserted a slew of counterclaims alleging Rambus Inc.’s memory device patents were invalid and the chip maker engaged in a scheme to diminish competition in the dynamic random access memory market.
Employees of information technology company Electronic Data Systems Corp. amended a class action complaint against their employer on Monday, following a ruling earlier this year by an appeals court ordering the district court to reconsider class certification.
Europe's competition watchdog is reportedly set to consider Google Inc.'s proposed $3 billion buyout of online advertising firm DoubleClick Inc. after national regulators did not ask to review the merger.
The U.K.'s Competition Commission detailed the focus of its investigation Monday into British Sky Broadcasting's controversial purchase of a 17.9% share of independent television broadcaster ITV.
Rival communications companies MediaTek Inc. and Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. reached a settlement on Friday that ended three pending lawsuits about various patents.
A subsidiary of electronics giant Toshiba Corp. has urged a court to compel a Silicon Valley rival to produce documents in a patent infringement case, arguing the material is central to its defense.
A California district court threw out several counts in a patent suit on Monday, filed by LED company Bridgelux Inc. against rival company Cree Inc. and Boston University over six of the defendants' patents related to producing semiconductors.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday asked a court to limit discovery in the ongoing civil litigation over possible collusion in the thin film transistor LCD market, saying it needed more time for a criminal grand jury investigation.