DataTreasury Corp. has reached another settlement in its ongoing patent infringement suit over check-imaging and other banking technology, agreeing to drop its claims against City National Corp. as part of a licensing deal.
Tessera Technologies Inc. and Patriot Memory have signed a licensing agreement to end a patent spat over semiconductor technology, marking the second settlement in Tessera's wide-ranging suit.
Comcast Corp. is challenging the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's landmark decision last month to sanction the cable giant for blocking Internet users' access to certain online content.
Citing a fire hazard, Sony Corp. has recalled nearly half a million of its Vaio laptop computers.
Compass Bancshares Inc. has become the latest company to settle a patent infringement suit over check-imaging technology brought by DataTreasury Corp.
France Telecom plans to ask the Spanish courts to reconsider a decision by the country's telecommunications authority that says Telefonica SA does not have to let other carriers use its fiber-optic network.
A federal judge threw out a derivative action against certain former and current board members of JDS Uniphase Corp. on Thursday after plaintiffs' counsel failed to convince her that the shareholders had adequately pled their securities fraud claims.
Oracle Corp. co-founder and CEO Larry Ellison deliberately destroyed or withheld e-mails and over 135 hours of tapes that could prove helpful to a group of investors suing the software company, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
Nanotechnology, the process of manipulating materials 1 million times smaller than a millimeter, allows for exciting new innovations. But its rapid development has spurred a debate about regulation, especially when questions still remain about the impact such materials can have on human health and the environment.
BMW of North America LLC and Hyundai Motor America are facing a patent suit alleging that their products infringe two patents related to car entertainment systems.
Taiwanese semiconductor maker Nanya Technology Corp. and Japanese rival Fujitsu Microelectronics Ltd. announced Tuesday that they have signed a licensing agreement, effectively ending a three-year patent battle over dynamic random access memory chips that was fought in Japanese and American courts.
A judge has allowed counterclaims of monopolization, attempted monopolization and illegal conspiracy against leading phone maintenance company Avaya Inc. but dismissed some other counterclaims by a competing maintenance firm.
An appeals court has vacated a $49 million jury verdict in favor of 800 Adept Inc. in a patent infringement case the company brought over toll-free call routing technology, finding that the lower court judge erred in interpreting a critical claim construction.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a securities fraud lawsuit against the CEO and founder of a telecommunications company, alleging the man swindled $3.2 million from 250 investors by offering and selling unregistered securities related to the company.
After launching actions last week against some of the world’s biggest automakers and automotive electronics companies, Affinity Labs of Texas LLC has accused a bevy of leading stereo makers of infringing its patent for connecting portable audio devices to car sound systems.
A patent dispute between CNET Networks Inc. and Etilize Inc. has gotten narrower, with a judge granting summary judgment of noninfringement in favor of Etilize on one of the two patents at issue.
A federal judge has ruled that Qualcomm Inc. violated a court-ordered injunction against the use of chips and devices found to infringe three Broadcom Corp. patents.
A judge has thrown out an amended putative securities class action brought by shareholders against Comcast Corp. and two top executives, saying the plaintiffs had failed again to make a convincing case for fraud.
Cable technicians for telecommunications giant Comcast Corp. have filed a putative class action against their employer, alleging that the company misclassified them as independent workers in order to avoid paying them overtime wages and claiming that such labor law violations have run rampant on the Gulf Coast since Hurricane Katrina.
A federal judge Wednesday stung the founder of Controlled Semiconductor Inc., dismissing allegations that Control Systemation Inc. misappropriated a failure analysis tool of his invention while supporting CSI's counterclaims of patent infringement.