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  • August 22, 2006

    Newly Bankrupt Radnor To Sell Its Assets

    Foam cup maker Radnor Holdings Corp. filed for Chapter 11 protection Monday, having already found a buyer for nearly all of its assets.

  • August 21, 2006

    Tower Records Scouts For Potential Buyer

    Music retailer Tower Records Inc., which voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 on Sunday, is on the lookout for a potential buyer and hopes to wrap up the sale in time for the busy holiday season.

  • August 21, 2006

    Logging Co. Files For Ch. 11 With $264M In Liabilities

    Inland Fiber Group LLC filed for Chapter 11 protection Friday, though it also submitted a prenegotiated reorganization plan that it hopes will be approved by the end of the year.

  • August 21, 2006

    London Fog Lets Go Of Trademark

    Still selling off its assets, bankrupt rainwear maker London Fog Group Inc. has unloaded its famed trademark, with Iconix Brand Group Inc. snapping up the recognizable brand for $30.5 million in cash and $7 million in stock.

  • August 21, 2006

    Court Orders DaimlerChrysler To Repay Shareholders

    Rejecting an earlier court proposal has cost DaimlerChrysler AG millions more after a German court on Monday ordered the auto maker to shell out $295 million to former shareholders of Daimler-Benz AG to resolve a dispute stemming from DaimlerChrysler’s 1998 merger with U.S.-based Chrysler Corp.

  • August 18, 2006

    PTO Rejects 15 Claims In Synopsys Patent

    Magma Design Automation Inc. got a piece of good news when the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rejected all 15 claims in one of three patents at issue in the suit between Magma and rival Synopsys Inc.

  • August 18, 2006

    Shareholders Take Aim At Riverstone’s General Counsel

    The shareholders of Riverstone Networks Inc. have accused the company’s former general counsel of trying to block an investigation into alleged potential wrongdoing committed by the telecommunications equipment maker’s top executives.

  • August 18, 2006

    DexCom Scores Stay, Partial Dismissal In Abbott Suit

    DexCom Inc. revealed Friday that it received a favorable ruling in a patent infringement dispute with rival Abbott Diabetes Care Inc. over technology related to glucose monitors used by diabetics.

  • August 17, 2006

    Ranbaxy Bids For Second Look In Lipitor Feud

    Swiping back in the battle over Pfizer Inc.’s Lipitor, Indian drug maker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. on Wednesday asked a U.S. appeals court to reconsider part of a ruling that would block a generic version of the cholesterol medicine from hitting the market until 2010.

  • August 17, 2006

    Honeywell $46.58 Million Jury Verdict Overturned

    A federal judge has overturned a $46.58 million jury verdict in a patent infringement case from 2001 over aircraft power unit systems.

  • August 16, 2006

    Intel Can Subpoena Merger Docs From ATI, Court Says

    Computer chip giant Intel Corp. can subpoena a 3-D graphics company for documents related to its merger with Intel rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc., a judge ruled on Monday.

  • August 16, 2006

    Trademark Dispute Sparks Rum-Fueled Courtroom Battle

    Two liquor companies have squared off in federal court in Delaware over the trademark rights to “Havana Club” after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office declared the Cuban government’s U.S. registration of the mark null.

  • August 15, 2006

    ZymoGenetics Punches Bristol-Myers With Suit

    Drug developer ZymoGenetics Inc. has hit Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. with a lawsuit, accusing the pharmaceutical giant of infringing on its patented fusion protein technology.

  • August 15, 2006

    Meridian Scores Extension Of Exclusivity Periods

    Less than a month after a federal bankruptcy judge gave the green light to Meridian Automotive Systems Inc.’s third amended disclosure statement, the auto parts maker has gained court approval for an extension to its exclusive filing and solicitation periods.

  • August 15, 2006

    Monsanto To Face Antitrust Concerns Over Acquisition

    Agricultural biotech company Monsanto Co. is hoping antitrust regulators will cast an approving eye on its acquisition of Delta and Pine Land Co., after antitrust concerns thwarted an earlier merger deal and spawned years of legal wrangling between the companies.

  • August 14, 2006

    Another Krispy Kreme Franchise Files For Chapter 11

    The owner of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. franchises in Arizona and New Mexico owes the parent company around $3.5 million after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

  • August 14, 2006

    Werner Creditors Demand Financial Documents

    The unsecured creditors of Werner Holdings Co. have demanded access to the bankrupt ladder company documents, and they will not take no for an answer.

  • August 11, 2006

    Solvay Sues Canada Co. Over ANDA For Generic Aceon

    Determined to keep its hypertension treatment Aceon out of the hands of generic pharmaceutical makers, Solvay Pharmaceuticals Inc. has brought a suit against a Canada-based company known for aggressively pursuing generic versions of brand-name drugs.

  • August 11, 2006

    AMD, ATI Merger Holds Valuable Clues: Intel

    Computer chip giant Intel Corp. wants to subpoena a 3-D graphics company about to merge with rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc., citing its belief that details of the $5.4 billion deal could help in its defense against AMD’s antitrust allegations.

  • August 10, 2006

    Company Takes Aim At Amazon’s “One Click” Patent

    Internet security company Cordance Corp. may only have six employees, but the company is not afraid to take on industry giants. The tiny company has set its sights on Amazon.com, alleging that the online retailer’s “One Click” feature infringes a Cordance patent.