The European Union's top trade official continued to lambaste the U.S. de-facto ban on online gambling during a visit to the U.S. capital, saying it discriminated against European companies.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is under attack again after CBS reported that the government has yet to fully investigate claims of dangerous levels of formaldehyde in the trailers issued to victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
A California federal court jury has found Seoul Semiconductor Co. Ltd. guilty of willfully infringing four Nichia Corp. light-emitting diode design patents, though Seoul said damages were limited to just $62.
Five former Shell Trading Gas and Power Co. traders have agreed to pay $1 million and not to trade in energy-related markets to settle claims that they falsely reported natural gas prices to boost profits for Coral Energy Resources LP.
Four former executives for BP PLC have denied trying to manipulate U.S. propane prices three years ago, entering not guilty pleas on Wednesday in a federal court in Chicago to mail fraud and conspiracy charges.
The tangled mass of litigation arising out of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita just got a little more complicated, thanks to the Louisiana attorney general accusing a host of insurers of deliberately conspiring to keep claims payments low before, during and after the disasters.
A current trial pitting Seoul Semiconductor Co. Ltd. against Nichia Corp. over light emitting diode patents has not stopped the technology companies' intellectual property battle from spilling over into other courts.
Quest Software Inc. is accusing a rival computer diagnostics company of stealing information from protected computer systems, then using the data to launch its own rival products in violation of a Quest patent.
Though a federal court has already handed down judgment against chemical companies over the cleanup of the Turtle Bayou Superfund site, the parties are still battling over amendments to the court's order.
Dell Inc. said on Tuesday that Mass Engineered Design Inc. had been uncooperative during a deposition on claims construction in a patent dispute between the companies, and asked the court to sanction Mass by limiting the evidence it could present at the Markman hearing scheduled later this month.
Patent-holding company Tinkers & Chance has reached a settlement with educational toy firm LeapFrog Enterprises Inc. more than two years after Tinker launched its infringement suit over patents for electronic toys.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has joined T-Mobile USA and Denon Electronics USA LLC, becoming the third defendant this month to strike a licensing and settlement deal with patent-holding company Orion IP LLC and to be dismissed from the suit Orion filed in March over computerized sales method technology.
In one of its two suits alleging infringement of three prepaid phone service patents, Freedom Wireless Inc. amended its complaint Monday against Cingular Wireless LLC and Ericsson Inc. after an Arizona judge declined to take the case.
A former executive for oil-and-gas services company Willbros Group Inc. has pled guilty to bribing officials at Nigeria's state-run petroleum company in exchange for pipeline construction contracts.
Asarco LLC and the U.S. government have filed briefs following an October hearing on environmental cleanup costs at Idaho's Coeur d'Alene Basin, with each side asking the court overseeing the bankrupt mining company's Chapter 11 proceedings to accept vastly different estimates of Asarco's liability.
Even as the litigation continues, a magistrate judge has appointed a mediator to oversee settlement negotiations in i2 Technologies Inc.'s lawsuit alleging that German business-software giant SAP AG infringed its patents for supply-chain management computer programs.
Patent holding company ESN LLC is looking to dismiss its patent infringement claims against Cisco Systems Inc. just a couple of weeks after it launched the suit over a patent for voice-over Internet protocol technology.
State Farm Insurance Co. has fired off a lawsuit against Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood for purportedly reneging on an agreement to bury a criminal probe into the insurer's handling of Hurricane Katrina claims.
MicroUnity Systems Engineering Inc. and Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. said Saturday that they had reached a tentative settlement of a patent infringement suit involving Playstation game consoles.
Oil company W-H Energy Services Inc. and its subsidiary Coil Tubing Services LLC were hit with a proposed class action on Friday brought by employees who say that they were misclassified as exempt from overtime pay while working about 105 hours per week.