A former McAfee Inc. executive plans to square off with the computer security company before an arbitrator over his claims that McAfee didn't honor his employment contract and committed “additional wrongful acts” connected to the expiration of his stock options.
A California federal court has allowed Foley & Lardner LLP to add new defenses against a pharmaceutical development company that claims it lost international rights to drug delivery technology because the law firm filed a patent application late.
A patent holding company's lawsuit against DaimlerChrysler Corp. and Mercedes-Benz USA Inc. has stalled, with a federal judge, ruling on a bevy of different motions in complicated litigation, throwing out the plaintiff's infringement claims.
German bank HSH Nordbank AG is seeking to recover more than $275 million from UBS AG for alleged fraud involving investments linked to the mortgage market.
The Bank of New York Trust Co. NA will get a new trial in a case involving the collapse of an alleged Ponzi scheme, now that a California appeals court has upheld a ruling that the jury's $15 million verdict in favor of investors was excessive.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has overturned an award handed down against Allmerica Financial Insurance and Annuity, adopting a tough stance on whether companies can recoup lost profits from market timing practices.
After nearly a year of investigations, the United Kingdom's energy regulator on Monday blasted power company National Grid Plc with a record £41.6 million ($81.7 million) fine for restricting competition in the domestic gas meters market.
A federal judge has allowed the “hot fuel” multidistrict litigation, pitting consumers in more than two dozen states against defendants including several major oil companies, to proceed. The decision keeps open the prospect of a potential class action alleging that gas prices at the pump are unlawfully elevated when the fuel's temperature goes above the standard of 60 degrees.
Creditors of Kentucky coal miner Black Diamond Mining LLC are trying to push the faltering company into Chapter 11, claiming they are owed more than $150 million.
A Tennessee federal court has held that federal civil procedure rules prohibit employers from subpoenaing internal collective bargaining information from a union.
A federal judge has granted Microsoft's motion for summary judgment in a patent case involving a Symantec Corp. subsidiary, declaring the patent at issue invalid and ruling the Microsoft did not infringe on it.
McDermott Will & Emery has expanded its labor and employment and class action practices with the addition of longtime Los Angeles employment litigator Jeffrey Webb to its Boston office.
An arbitration panel has dismissed the wrongful termination case of a former GFI Securities Inc. general counsel who allegedly forged documents in order to increase his pay and authority with the firm.
A transit workers union has succeeded in shifting from state to federal court a lawsuit in which more than 400 of its members allege that it refused to help them through a dispute with their employer.
MGA Entertainment, makers of the popular Bratz dolls, will hand over $13.2 million to video game company Ubisoft Entertainment, after an arbitrator ruled that Ubisoft had not violated the Bratz trademark but MGA had violated a contract between the two companies.
Solutia Inc. wants to question Citigroup Inc. CEO Vikram Pandit under oath about his bank's decision to renege on a $2 billion loan in the bankrupt chemical company's adversary suit accusing Citi and two other prominent banks of fraudulently violating an exit financing agreement.
A dispute between two energy companies over legal fees has erupted into litigation, after Chevron USA Inc. filed a lawsuit against Energen Resources Corp. asking a court to force Energen to comply with the terms of a 1990 agreement.
As its client base in the Southwest continues to expand, employment law firm Jackson Lewis LLP has responded by adding a partner and an associate to the firm's San Diego office.
Trustees of JRR Tolkien's estate are suing film studio New Line Cinema for compensatory damages of more than $150 million and punitive damages, alleging a breach of contract for the Oscar-winning “Lord of the Rings” films.
After a fight lasting more than a decade, a U.S. Court of Federal Claims judge has determined the U.S. government must reimburse Shell Oil Co., Union Oil Company of California, Atlantic Richfield Company and Texaco Inc. for the costs of cleaning up World War II aviation gas waste byproducts.