The liquidation trustee in the Bombay Co. bankruptcy case fired off more than 100 adversary proceedings Thursday seeking the return of millions of dollars transferred during the 90 days prior to the retailer's 2007 Chapter 11 filing.
German telecommunications developer Teles AG Informationstechnologien has sued Cisco Systems Inc. for allegedly infringing a newly issued patent related to the transmission of telecommunications data online.
Former clients of Foley & Lardner LLP have filed a breach of contract suit against the firm, claiming that it failed to adequately represent their interests in a patent suit and overcharged for its services.
Lawyers for a number of insurance giants have squared off in court against Louisiana Attorney General James D. “Buddy” Caldwell, hoping to derail a lawsuit he inherited from his predecessor that seeks to force the companies to pay more in connection with hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
A judge has signed off on a request to drop Nokia Corp. without prejudice from an infringement suit brought by Skullcandy Inc. over two patents for an integrator that allows a user to use a music player and a mobile telephone through one set of headphones after the two sides agreed to resolve the dispute out of court.
The Federal Trade Commission has agreed to suspend its administrative case against Whole Foods Market Inc. over the company’s merger with rival Wild Oats Markets Inc. in order to review a settlement proposal from the organic grocery chain.
Acceleron LLC has dropped IBM Corp. from a complaint in which the intellectual property holder accuses a slew of computer makers of selling products that infringe a patent that lets computer blade servers operate with little or no downtime.
Cisco Systems Inc. is continuing to press for access to patent attorney Eric Albritton's medical records as proof of his “mental anguish” in his defamation lawsuit over comments made on a Cisco employee's “Patent Troll Tracker” blog.
A bankruptcy court judge on Wednesday approved a Chapter 11 liquidation plan for bankrupt oil services company Superior Offshore International Inc. and its unsecured creditors committee.
Microsoft Corp. and a Wilmington, Del.-based patent holder have agreed to resolve a patent feud over file encrypting software found in Windows operating system products.
In an economic downturn, public companies aren’t the only ones to face an increased risk of legal challenges from shareholders. Attorneys who specialize in so-called shareholder oppression suits say times of financial stress become fertile ground for shareholder disputes in private corporations.
Intellectual property firm Fish & Richardson PC announced Thursday it was cutting 30 staff positions across eight of its U.S. offices, as unconfirmed reports came out that associates were also being let go.
A state panel has shot down a proposal stemming from an unusual compromise between a Houston-based oil company and several anti-oil organizations that would have allowed the first new drilling venture off the California coast in four decades.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit is about to undergo a major transformation, as two-thirds of the 12 judges sitting on its bench will be eligible for retirement or senior status soon.
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday confirmed Eric Holder as the next U.S. attorney general in an overwhelming 17-2 vote.
Already facing considerable opposition to its Chapter 11 liquidation plan, American Home Mortgage Holdings Inc. has come under fire from federal regulators who contend the plan seeks to release the company’s brass from potential lawsuits over securities violations.
The European Commission has fined a group of marine hose makers $173 million for allegedly participating in an international market-sharing and price-fixing cartel that spanned more than two decades.
Medtronic Inc. and Boston Scientific Corp. have agreed to halt all ongoing patent litigation between them over stents, balloon catheters and other endovascular devices, settling two disputes and standing down in three others.
A wrongful death product liability suit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is back on track as a Texas appeals court won't reconsider its decision to revive allegations a defective Wal-Mart lamp caused a fatal house fire.
Houston's largest hospital system has agreed to a five-year injunction to settle the Texas attorney general's charges that it pressured insurance providers such as Aetna Inc. not to add competing hospitals to their coverage networks.