John G. Roberts Jr., nominated by President Bush to be the nation’s 17th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, will face several important intellectual property cases if he is affirmed by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Trading Technologies International Inc. has settled another patent lawsuit over its futures trading software, only days after filing yet another lawsuit over its patented trading platform.
Colorado-based CQG Inc. has joined the growing list of companies tangled in litigation with trading software developer Trading Technologies Inc.
Acacia Research Corporation reached a settlement with Sony Corp. Thursday, ending patent infringement litigation over audio/visual enhancement technology.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reversed a lower court’s decision on patent validity, vindicating a patent asserted by Illinois-based Broadcast Innovation LLC against cable company Charter Communications Inc.
InternetAd Systems LLC, the Illinois-based subsidiary of patent holding firm Acacia Technologies, has wrenched a settlement out of defendant PriceLine.com in a patent dispute over a feature common in online advertising.
Trading Technologies Inc. is pressing on with its international campaign to win licensing agreements for its futures trading software, forcing yet another settlement with a major industry player.
Popular Christian cartoon maker Big Idea Productions Inc. prevailed in federal appeals court over a copyright-related breach of contract, winning back a $10 million jury verdict that had forced it into bankruptcy.
Trading Technologies, the company behind a slew of patent infringement lawsuits against major players in the futures trading industry, has pried settlement agreements out of another pair of companies.
Software developer Trading Technologies pushed through additional settlement deals Thursday, bringing two competitors to the bargaining table just days after filing patent infringement suits in the Northern District of Illinois.
Fresh from a bevy of settlements with several players in the futures market, software developer Trading Technologies is pressing on with a legal onslaught against another batch of competitors.
A patent dispute that has unsettled the futures industry escalated this week when Trading Technologies, the software vendor at the center of the brawl, filed a lawsuit against the Chicago-based futures trading firm Peregrine Financial Group.
Trading Technologies, the company at the center of a patent dispute that has shaken up the global futures industry, has settled another patent infringement lawsuit against a maker of trading software.
In a worldwide crackdown on online copyright-infringement, the U.S. Justice Department said it had netted roughly $50 million in pirated works in a raid targeting pirated software, games and movies in 11 countries.
In a case with broad implications for antitrust suits against patent holders, the U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it would hear an appeal by Illinois Tool Works Inc. over business contracts in a market where a company enjoys presumed monopoly powers arising from patents.
A judge with a federal district court in Illinois has granted Abbott Laboratories a preliminary injunction against Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. to keep the Israeli drug maker from launching a generic extended-release version of the antibiotic Biaxin.
A small Connecticut firm that won one of the most important patent cases in recent years has helped redefine the law.
Patsystems PLC, one of the companies targeted by Trading Technologies’ broad legal assault over patents for a trading platform for the futures market, has agreed to settle the dispute out of court, the company said.
U.K. drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has agreed to settle a patent infringement lawsuit brought against Bentley Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in Spain over a generic version of its Paxil antidepressant.
Once again, GlaxoSmithKline has been accused of gaming the patent system to fend off generic competition for its popular antidepressant Paxil.