A Texas jury has reportedly ruled that Ford Motor Co. must shell out $6.5 million to a 41-year-old man who was left brain-damaged after being ejected from his Ford Explorer sport utility vehicle in a rollover accident.
The bitter trade secrets dispute between software rivals Oracle Corp. and SAP AG has taken another turn, with Oracle alleging that SAP engaged in wider copyright infringement than originally thought.
Electronic Data Systems is suing cellular phone companies Virgin Mobile USA Inc., TracFone Wireless Inc. and MetroPCS Communications Inc. for allegedly infringing two prepaid phone service patents.
The managing director of disgraced securities company AmeriFirst Funding Inc. has been found in contempt for violating an asset freeze imposed after he was accused of conning elderly investors out of roughly $35 million, by selling a painting that was included in the freeze.
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP has continued its drive to expand its presence in Texas with the addition of corporate and energy attorney Bill Parish as a partner in the firm's business and finance practice group.
The National Athletic Trainers' Association Inc. has accused the American Physical Therapy Association of maintaining a monopoly in the market for physical therapists by keeping fitness trainers from completing the coursework necessary to compete.
Canadian Semiconductor company Mosaid Technologies Inc. has reached a settlement with two of the four defendants it accused of infringing its patents covering dynamic random access memory technology.
BP Products North America Inc. was hit with a lawsuit Friday alleging BP schemed to corner the market on propane in the gas distribution network of eastern Texas.
While a Microsoft Corp. acquisition of Yahoo Inc. could pass muster with regulatory officials, a deal involving Google Inc. and Yahoo has a greater chance of getting shot down because of Google's dominance in the Internet search and online advertising markets, antitrust experts said on Monday.
Though the U.S. Supreme Court declined Friday to hear a case filed against Enron's major underwriters, the plaintiffs will have one last chance to prove their claims against the banks.
The U.S. Department of Justice has refused to become involved in a whistleblower lawsuit that alleges State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. and other insurers tried to bilk the government in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Two Tyson Foods Inc. workers, whose previous Fair Labor Standards Act claims against the company were dismissed, have filed a putative collective action in Texas, accusing the company of not paying employees for all time spent working.
Patent-holding company ESN LLC has refiled a patent lawsuit against Cisco Systems Inc. and its subsidiary Cisco-Linksys LLC, a few months after dropping an identical suit over voice over Internet protocol technology.
Tyson Foods Inc. workers in Tennessee are expected to have their wage-and-hour lawsuits conditionally certified as collective actions after filing the suits before a court-imposed deadline.
Trek 2000, maker of portable digital storage devices such as flash memory sticks, has suffered a defeat before the U.K.'s High Court of Justice, losing its bid to hold on to a patent in a case brought by M-Systems Flash Disk Pioneers Ltd.
A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court's ruling that EchoStar Communications Corp. infringed TiVo Inc.'s patent covering digital video recording software and has affirmed nearly $74 million in damages.
A civilian contractor who alleges she was sexually assaulted on two separate occasions while working for Halliburton Co. in Iraq must arbitrate her claims against the company rather than pursuing them before a jury, a federal judge has ruled.
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. and its rival Samsung Electronics have settled all ongoing patent infringement suits in the United States and Japan over semiconductor technology, the companies announced Wednesday.
Sybase Inc. has sued rival software company Vertica Systems Inc. for allegedly infringing one of its columnar database patents.
Lowe's Home Centers Inc. has been hit with a putative collective action alleging that the home improvement retailer violated federal law by failing to pay salaried sales employees in Florida a premium rate for overtime hours.