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Demands that Kanye West travel to New York for a deposition on copyright accusations are “pure harassment” designed to “extract settlement leverage,” the superstar’s attorneys told a federal court Tuesday.
Apple Inc. has claimed that the European Commission misunderstood Irish law and the role of its Irish units in developing intellectual property when the competition watchdog ordered the tech giant to pay approximately €13 billion ($14.5 billion) in back taxes, plus interest, to Ireland.
FastShip LLC demanded $44 million from the U.S. Navy on Tuesday for allegedly using patented hull technology in its new littoral combat ships, closing out a two-week infringement trial that has evolved into a complex debate over boat physics.
The producers of an unauthorized Dr. Seuss play are once again blasting the late author’s estate for threatening to sue for copyright infringement without ever having read the script, accusing it of “shooting in the dark first, and asking questions later.”
Days after rejecting a challenge from Roxane Laboratories to a patent related to Novartis' blockbuster cancer drug Afinitor, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board agreed recently to review the patent based on a challenge from another generic drugmaker, Par Pharmaceutical.