Alliance Data Systems Corp. has sued Blackstone Capital Partners, this time alleging that the private equity firm acted in bad faith to wriggle out of a $170 million business interruption fee in a botched acquisition.
Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc., News Corporation and Apple Inc. were just some of the companies that hired law firms to work on major IP litigation in recent weeks, according to our daily review of court dockets.
A federal judge has denied GPNE Corp.'s bid to transfer a patent infringement suit with Cisco Systems Inc. over cable modems to the district handling GPNE's case against Samsung Telecommunications America LP involving one of the same patents-in-suit.
Swedish pharmaceutical company Meda AB has settled the litigation it brought against Canadian generics maker Apotex Inc. to protect the markets for Meda's conjunctivitis treatment Optivar and its rhinitis treatment Astelin, which together brought in more than $200 million in U.S. sales in 2007.
Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil-PPC Inc. has filed suit against Perrigo Co., claiming infringement of a patent covering its one-day yeast infection treatment, Monistat 1.
Wells Fargo Bank NA is taking issue with Radnor Holding Corp.'s disclosure statement and its motion for approval of its proposed solicitation procedures, telling the court the company's restructuring plan is not up to snuff in two separate objections.
Bankrupt U.S. Energy Systems Inc. has told a court it needs an extra 60 days to negotiate with creditors and other stakeholders before filing a reorganization plan and exiting Chapter 11.
An appellate judge ruled on Friday that Hamilton Sustrand Corp. did not infringe two Honeywell Inc. patents related to aircraft power systems, affirming a ruling by a district court in 2006.
Legal consultants say a faltering economy is not slowing down U.S. law firm mergers, and the number of combinations is holding steady with merger activity from previous years.
Will the U.S. Federal Trade Commission jump into a standards-setting dispute that could affect the country's upcoming conversion to digital television? Since recent cases involving standards-setting organizations have turned up more questions than answers, many lawyers are watching the FTC closely.
A California federal court has dismissed an Impax Laboratories Inc. case against Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp. for failing to show an immediate controversy regarding a patent for popular acne medication Solodyn.
Creditors of Dura Automotive Systems Inc. have lashed out at an investment bank that claims it owns more than $100 million of the bankrupt company's bonds, saying the bank's bid for administrative fees should be denied because it hasn't made a substantial contribution to the Chapter 11 proceedings.
In a boost for Sharper Image, a California court has declined to hear a suit brought by state attorney general Edmund Brown against the once high-flying home gadgetry store over its gift-card policy, due to a lack of jurisdiction.
Air-conditioner manufacturer Fedders Corp. has asked for a third extension of its exclusivity period to file a reorganization plan, warning the court overseeing its Chapter 11 proceedings that if it allows the filing of competing restructuring plans, resulting expenses could diminish creditors' recoveries.
Former employees of recently bankrupt Skybus Airlines Inc. have filed a class action against the carrier, claiming the company broke the law by not giving them notice that they would lose their jobs.
A group of U.S. states is calling on the Supreme Court to take the side of employees when it hears a case later this year challenging the anti-retaliation provisions of Title VII.
Belgian drugmaker UCB SA and its U.S. partner, Sepracor Inc., are suing Synthon Pharmaceuticals Inc. over the company's planned generic version of the antihistamine Xyzal.
The asbestos personal injury trust created by Federal-Mogul Corp.'s reorganization plan is seeking injunctive relief against certain claimants, hoping to salvage the possibility that the court will adopt a settlement that would flood the trust's coffers with $140 million.
Ten months after filing for Chapter 11, bankrupt breast-implant maker MediCor Ltd. and its creditors are still fighting over the sale of the company’s assets.
David White, a former commissioner for the Delaware Superior Court, has joined McCarter & English LLP's business litigation practice, the firm announced Tuesday.