Tyco Healthcare Group LP has agreed to remove itself from a patent suit the company filed against medical product maker E-Z-EM Inc., leaving the suit to move forward with two other Tyco units as plaintiffs.
Almost two months after being sued for infringement over a patent covering background advertising for computer messaging programs, Yahoo Inc. has filed its answer and counterclaims against licensing company Creative Internet Advertising Corp.
A federal judge on Wednesday granted an emergency request by Source Inc. to compel American Express Co. to cooperate with discovery orders in an ongoing patent case over customer rewards in credit cards.
"The cases that I find most difficult are those where a patentee is not merely seeking monetary compensation, but instead is seeking to put a competitor out of business. In these types of cases, it is often necessary to come up with some kind of creative business solutions in order to resolve the case," says Anthony F. Lo Cicero of Amster Rothstein.
The New York Legislature has passed a law requiring that employers allow women to take breaks to pump breast milk but has left a number of questions open about how broadly the law will apply and how infringing employers could be penalized.
As more energy companies look to build new nuclear power plants in the United States, they face mounting challenges from regulators, investors and the public.
Bankrupt copper mining company Asarco LLC has urged a bankruptcy court to quash a $68 million claim by Texas officials for environmental damage to the state's coast, a claim it argues was filed too late.
Biotech company Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. has filed a lawsuit against Eppendorf AG alleging patent infringement over a piece of equipment typically used in life science and genetic research.
A federal judge agreed on Monday to stay an ongoing patent suit between DataTreasury Corp. and banks and financial institutions until the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office finishes its re-examination of several check-imaging patents.
A unit of patent-holding company Acacia Research Corp. has filed a patent infringment suit against 11 U.S. retailers over a system meant to protect financial transactions from fraud.
The first civil trial stemming from a deadly explosion at BP PLC's Texas City refinery has drawn to an early close with a settlement for the four plaintiffs.
A Texas couple whose daughter was killed in a car crash involving a Volkswagen AG Beetle wants to combine two lawsuits that accuse the car manufacturer of negligence for not equipping its vehicles with electronic stability control technology.
Silicon Laboratories Inc. has sued rival integrated circuit maker Analog Devices Inc. for allegedly infringing its patent through the sale of Blackfin processors.
The high-profile implosion of two Bear Stearns Cos. Inc. hedge funds is shaping up to be a definitive test for the baby of U.S. Bankruptcy law: Chapter 15, a law designed for cross-border bankruptcy cases.
A Texas federal court judge has approved a $10 million class action settlement between Dynegy Inc. and employees of the company's former subsidiary who invested in the energy provider's stock.
Bankrupt lender Aegis Mortgage Corp. wants to halt a pending employment lawsuit filed against the company and its hedge fund owner by Aegis’ founder and former chief executive, claiming the suit could hurt its Chapter 11 case.
Six former distributors of the Houston Chronicle have lost their wrongful termination and antitrust suit after an appeals court affirmed a ruling in favor of Hearst Corp., which owns the daily newspaper.
A federal judge has dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit that accused Encysive Pharmaceuticals Inc. of misleading investors about the prospects for its pulmonary arterial hypertension treatment Thelin.
A Texas jury has slapped AT&T Corp. with a $156 million verdict in a lawsuit brought by TGIP Inc. over patents relating to activating telephone calling cards, reportedly one of the largest awards ever handed down in the Eastern District of Texas.
American Electric Power Company Inc. and its subsidiary, Southwestern Electric Power Co., asked a federal judge on Friday to throw out certain claims in an environmental lawsuit accusing the energy generators of polluting the air near a plant in Eastern Texas.