O2Micro International Ltd. and Sony Corp. said Monday that they had settled a long-running patent infringement lawsuit over back light inverters for liquid crystal display monitors and televisions.
SAP AG has filed its answer to Oracle Corp.'s amended complaint in the trade secret suit between the two companies, admitting that one its subsidiaries inappropriately downloaded material from Oracle's Web site, but insisting that SAP had no access to Oracle's intellectual property through the subsidiary.
Google Inc. has appealed the ruling of a Belgian court in February that it infringed on Belgian media company Copiepresse's copyright by showing snippets from news articles in its search results.
Microsoft Corp. has asked a district court to throw out several infringement claims made by mobile e-mail software maker Visto Corp. regarding patents for synchronizing data between servers and mobile devices.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed civil fraud charges against five former officers of Veritas Software Corp., alleging they artificially inflated and manipulated financial results and misled independent auditors.
The European Commission has fined Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica SA €152 million for abusing its dominant position, the largest fine handed down in the Commission's crusade against anti-competitive behavior in the telecom industry.
A judge overseeing a patent dispute between technology company GraphOn Corp. and Autotrader.com LLC has issued an order resolving claims constructions of the two patents-in-suit, setting the stage for the case to move towards trial.
In what the European Commission has called “one of the fastest ever political agreements between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission,” the European Union has implemented a policy that caps mobile phone roaming rates across Europe.
An administrative law judge with the International Trade Commission handed Philips Semiconductors BV a sound victory against semiconductor maker Biax Corp. after issuing an initial decision that Biax's patents in the ongoing litigation over digital processing systems were either invalid, unenforceable or not infringed upon.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has decided to reexamine a ruling that 24 companies violated Seiko Epson Corp. patents for ink cartridges, marking the first time the agency will review patent validity issues in relation to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Asserting that it had sped up the discovery process in an ongoing patent case over flash memory chips, Memorex Products Inc. on Monday defended itself against accusations by SanDisk Corp. and called the rival chip maker's claims both “incorrect and misleading.”
A German licensing company has filed suit against Olympus Corp. and its American subsidiary, Olympus Imaging America Inc., claiming that the Japanese electronics company’s digital cameras infringe its patents.
A grand jury has indicted the head of tech company CyberKey Solutions Inc. for allegedly orchestrating a securities fraud scheme and then lying about it to the U.S. government.
Wireless technology company Ameranth Inc. sued its rival Menusoft Systems Corp. on Thursday for allegedly infringing three of its patents.
A few weeks after a judge tossed most of the claims in an ongoing antitrust case against Dynamic Random Access Memory manufacturers, the indirect purchasers in the multidistrict litigation have amended their complaint.
A California state judge has thrown out the remaining charges against three defendants involved in the Hewlett-Packard spying scandal, finding that while their conduct showed a “betrayal of trust and honor,” it did not amount to a criminal offense.
An Illinois man has sued Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Inc. and T-Mobile USA Inc. after his cell phone allegedly exploded while he was talking on it.
Qualcomm Inc. has rejected a proposal by its rival phone company Broadcom Inc. to settle a long-running patent dispute by letting Qualcomm pay a six dollar licensing fee on phones that the U.S. International Trade Commission has already found to infringe Broadcom's patents.
The judge presiding over a long-running patent suit between rivals MediaTek Inc. and Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. has refused to take a side in the electronics makers' fight for summary judgment.
Canadian telecommunications company Mitel Networks Corporation on Wednesday sued Sunnyvale, Cal.-based ShoreTel Inc. for allegedly infringing on three of its telephone patents and one of its Internet patents.