Wellnx Life Sciences Inc. took a blow on Wednesday when a district court judge tossed its claims that a rival sports dietary supplement maker and a bodybuilding magazines publisher illegally cooperated to exclude and debilitate competitors.
The U.S. Supreme Court will weigh in on a long-running patent dispute between Quanta Computer Inc. and LG Electronics Inc., taking on the issue of what a patentee's rights are to restrict the downstream uses of an invention after a license has been granted.
Eli Lilly & Co. has agreed to pay $18 million to settle a biotechnology company's claims that the pharmaceutical giant stole technology which converts injectable-only drugs into pills that can be taken orally.
Two congressmen have asked the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice to investigate what they say may have been a criminal failure by contractor Unysis Corp. to safeguard the security of Homeland Security's information technology.
A federal judge has paved the way for a trial in the personal injury case brought by the wife of a DaimlerChrysler Corp. employee who was killed in a shooting rampage by a suicidal co-worker, ruling that the questions at issue are best left to a jury.
Retailer TJX Companies Inc. has agreed to offer credit monitoring, store vouchers and a three-day sale under a class action settlement reached with consumers who were alleged victims of identity theft in one of the largest data security breaches ever in the United States.
"With the door slowly closing on the IP holding companies due to changes in obtaining injunctive relief, potential changes in choice of venue and damages, etc., we expect a flurry of cases to be filed by these entities before changes in the laws become effective," say Perry Viscounty and Robert Steinberg of Latham & Watkins LLP.
An appellate court has ruled that there was no breach of contract by the U.S. government when it included an economic price adjustment clause in its military fuel contracts with energy companies including ConocoPhillips Co.
Veteran CBS evening news anchor Dan Rather has filed a $70 million lawsuit against his former employer, alleging breach of contract, reputational harm and fraud related to his demotion and his eventual termination last year.
The board of directors of defense contractor BAE Systems has been hit with a lawsuit for allegedly paying more than $2 billion in bribes to a Saudi prince as part of a 1985 contract to provide Saudi Arabia with military equipment.
Rembrandt Technologies LP has come up short in its bid for a stay in a transmitter manufacturer’s declaratory judgment suit over a patent covering digital television signals.
A federal judge has dismissed antitrust and breach-of-contract claims against Snapple Beverage Group Inc. and affiliates in a once-large putative class action accusing Snapple and several transshippers of price discrimination among New York-area distributors.
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.
Ecuador has asked a federal court judge to toss its lawsuit against ChevronTexaco Corp., arguing that since the oil giant is barred from taking the country and its state-owned petrol company to arbitration, the judge no longer has jurisdiction in the case.
Johnson & Johnson is asking a Manhattan court to reconsider the Aug. 29 ruling that torpedoed its sole claim against Abbott Laboratories in its $5.5 billion lawsuit over its failed bid to acquire Guidant Corp.
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Inc. and the Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board Inc. have mocked claims in a putative antitrust class action that alleges they conspired to induce an “artificial scarcity” of the late artist's works.
Day Casebeer Madrid & Batchelder will no longer represent Qualcomm Inc. in its ongoing patent battle with Nokia over cell phone technology. Instead, Cooley Godward Kronish LLP will be the telecomunications giant's lead counsel.
A federal judge has rejected a nonprofit health services research agency's bid for summary judgment against Guidant Corp., and denied the medical device’s motion for partial summary judgment on its counterclaim for tortuous interference with contracts. (Corrects an article published on Sept. 14.)
After trying for more than a month to wrench almost $800 million in mortgage loans from bankrupt American Home Mortgage Inc.’s control, Freddie Mac has asked the court overseeing the company's bankruptcy for relief from the protective stay.