The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday that products made with nanotechnology don't need special labels or tailored regulations—at least not yet.
A former executive of SafeNet Inc. was arraigned Thursday on charges stemming from an options backdating scandal that rocked the software company last year.
BellSouth Telecommunications Inc. will have to comply with a state utility commission's rule requiring to open its services up to smaller competitors, an appeals court has ruled, overturning a district court decision declaring the rule invalid.
Rambus Inc. has challenged Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.’s efforts to shield a chief executive at Samsung’s research unit from becoming involved in Rambus’ memory device patent suit.
Technology services company Electronic Data Systems Corp. filed a motion Tuesday urging a court to dismiss its employees' ERISA claims, arguing the plaintiffs' third amended class action complaint does not conform with prior court rulings.
A court dismissed a derivative shareholder suit against Computer Sciences Corp.'s diretors over alleged options backdating on Wednesday for the second time, saying that the plaintiffs had failed to show that it would be futile to ask the company's board of directors to file a suit.
A slew of technology giants have asked a federal court to stay proceedings in a legal battle with an individual inventor's patent covering digital rights management technology, arguing that an upcoming reexamination of the patent will likely invalidate all asserted claims and moot the case entirely.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission capped off its investigation into backdating of stock option grants at KLA-Tencor Corp. by reaching a settlement agreement with the company and filing civil charges against its former chief executive.
As part of an ongoing effort to create a single market for telecommunications services, the European Commission has proposed a plan that will lift restrictions on use of the radio spectrum for wireless services.
Mobile phone carrier Amp’d Mobile LLC’s days are numbered, as the bankrupt company told customers Tuesday that it could potentially cut off service on July 31.
Three months after defeating a patent infringement claim from Bancorp Services LLC, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. has been hit with another lawsuit from the patent-holding company over insurance policy management systems.
A move by a subsidiary of electronics giant Toshiba Corp. to avoid a jury trial in a patent infringement case has been slammed by its rival as a blatant attempt to sidestep harsh sanctions imposed by a judge.
A federal judge has refused to dismiss lawsuits filed by several states to discern whether wireless communications companies violated state law by allegedly providing information to the federal government.
Apple Computer Inc. has asked a federal judge to review documents belonging to a company suing the tech giant for patent infringement to determine if they may have helped further fraud, exempting them from attorney-client privilege.
Cybersettle Inc. has suffered a blow in its battle to protect its patent for an online dispute resolution system capable of multiple rounds of bidding, with the Federal Circuit vacating a lower court's judgment that a rival had infringed the technology.
In a patent dispute between licensing company Hybrid Patents Inc. and cable companies Comcast Corp., Time Warner Cable Inc. and Cox Communications Inc., a judge has denied a motion by Cox Communications to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction.
After winning a stay of one patent infringement suit filed by Hewlett-Packard Co., Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. has sought to stay a second suit filed by the computer giant until the International Trade Commission rules on a related case.
Auditor Ernst & Young has prevailed in an appeal brought by shareholders of electronics company Applied Tactical Systems Inc., with a panel of Third Circuit judges affirming dismissal of securities fraud claims against it.
Patent licensing company Online Reservations LLC has fired off a lawsuit against a group of restaurant booking services, including OpenTable Inc. and Zagat Survey LLC, accusing them of infringing its patented system for reserving tables over the Internet.
Cable operator Charter Communications Inc. won a longstanding patent dispute involving high speed cable Internet access on Monday, when a jury returned a verdict rejecting claims that Charter infringed three patents held by Hybrid Patents Inc.