Klausner Technologies and Verizon Communications have entered into a patent license agreement, settling litigation over Verizon Wireless' Visual Voicemail service, Klausner announced Friday.
Semiconductor company Atmel Corp. has launched counterclaims for declaratory judgment in a patent suit brought by OPTi Inc. for alleged infringement of two patents for an interface system, claiming that the patents are invalid and unenforceable due to inequitable conduct in violation of U.S. patent laws.
The Fifth Circuit has upheld a lower court's dismissal of an antitrust case by Golden Bridge Technology Inc. that accused a slew of cell phone giants – including Motorola Inc., Ericsson Inc., Nokia Inc. and others – of freezing the technology company out of the market.
Evidence does not appear to support a senator’s inquiry of the top four U.S. cell phone carriers over rising prices for text messaging or the price-fixing allegations from the 20 different proposed consumer class actions that followed, according to an antitrust expert’s analysis.
A subsidiary of Acacia Research Corp. has entered into a licensing deal with Environmental Systems Research Institute Inc. that resolves a patent infringement suit the Acacia unit filed over CDs and DVDs with Internet hyperlinks.
Sharp Electronics was dismissed on Thursday from a suit filed against nearly a dozen major television makers for alleged infringement of a patented volume-control device.
Toymaker LeapFrog Enterprises Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of rechargeable batteries and a recharging station for one of its gaming systems amid reports that the batteries could overheat and cause burns.
In its latest run-in with competition authorities, Google Inc. has had its $140 million bid to buy one of Russia's largest online advertising companies slapped down.
A federal judge has allowed Kelley Drye & Warren LLP to continue defending Tricom Card Technologies Inc. in a patent suit over electronic authentication technology, rejecting plaintiff Intelli-Check Inc.'s argument that the firm has a conflict of interest.
Software company DataTern Inc. has reached a settlement with Visa Inc., one of numerous defendants in a lawsuit it filed earlier this year over Web design patents.
A federal judge in northern California denied product data provider Etilize Inc.’s bid to add allegations that CNET Networks Inc. ran afoul of the Sherman Act by asserting patents CNET knew were invalid to its counterclaims, and to have two database patents asserted against Etilize by plaintiff CNET declared invalid.
Almost two months after Control Systemation Inc. won summary judgment in a patent inventorship dispute, the former executive who brought the suit has agreed to stop selling the device he claimed CSI stole from him.
Telecommunications company Ericsson Inc. did not violate federal environmental cleanup laws when it sold off an industrial site and left behind an inactive, asbestos-containing boiler system, an appeals court has affirmed.
Texas patent-holding company Traffic Information LLC is going full throttle against a group of wireless communications companies, including Motorola Inc. and Samsung Telecommunications America LLC, alleging their products infringe patents covering a traffic-detection system.
PC Guardian Anti-Theft Products Inc. urged a federal judge Wednesday to grant it summary judgment in its patent dispute over lock technology for laptops with ACCO Brands Inc., which argued that its rival's failure to develop any proof supported summary judgment in its favor instead.
Technology company Infineon Technologies AG has settled an infringement lawsuit brought by rival Third Dimension Semiconductor Inc. over four patents related to semiconductor technology.
A federal judge has thrown out an antitrust suit over the market for radio frequency identification chips, ruling that Datamars SA's claim that AVID Identification Systems Inc. violated the Sherman Act by attempting to enforce a fraudulently obtained patent had already been decided.
The federal judge who presided over the insider trading trial of former Qwest Communications International Inc. CEO Joseph P. Nacchio has announced his resignation amid allegations that he visited pornographic Web sites at work, visited a strip club and hired prostitutes.
Sony Electronics Inc. has been hit with a patent infringement suit by Trans Video Electronics Ltd. over a device that links online videos and other data to compatible television sets.
Having settled a trademark infringement lawsuit with Google Inc. over keyword search terms earlier this year, American Airlines Inc. has now set its sights on Yahoo Inc. with a similar suit.