A Munich, Germany-based company partially financed by hedge fund manager Fortress Investment Group LLC has targeted Nokia Corp. in a $17.8 billion infringement suit over mobile communication patents, according to a news report.
An administrative law judge for the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined that French firm Alcatel-Lucent infringed one of Microsoft Corp.’s patents covering devices that integrate telephones and computers.
A federal judge has denied Qualcomm Inc.'s motion to stay his permanent injunction against importing and selling certain chips and devices that infringe three Broadcom Corp. patents, a Broadcom representative said Tuesday.
A federal judge on Monday shot down STMicroelectronics NV's move to stop chip maker Tessera Inc. from participating in International Trade Commission proceedings against it, finding that the products under investigation by the commission were not covered by a license defense.
Whirlpool Corp. has targeted rival LG Electronics Inc. in an infringement action that alleges LG’s refrigerators imported into the United States violate five Whirlpool patents.
California-based computer gadgets maker Ennova Direct Inc. filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against several technology companies, including LG Electronics USA Inc., accusing them of infringing a patent regarding flash memory drives with retractable USB connectors.
The U.S. International Trade Commission will investigate Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.'s claims that Japan-based Sharp Corp. and its U.S. subsidiaries are infringing liquid crystal display patents through the importation of televisions, laptops and cell phones.
In an effort to better align itself with international antitrust standards, India is revamping its draft merger regulations to require companies to file notification papers before closing deals and to reduce the mandatory waiting period the country’s competition commission can use to evaluate any potential anti-competitive effects.
McKool Smith PC is branching out from its Texas roots to open a New York office and has brought in a veteran intellectual property partner from Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP to lead the firm's practice in the Big Apple.
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP announced last week that Mark P. Wine, formerly co-chair of McDermott Will & Emery LLP's Los Angeles intellectual property group, has joined its Orange County, Calif., office.
A quick settlement is still not on the horizon for rival aircraft manufacturers Boeing Co. and Airbus, as the companies' dispute over government funding continued in another round of hearings at the World Trade Organization on Wednesday.
Japan reportedly plans to ask the World Trade Organization for permission to impose up to an additional $250 million in duties and tariffs on imports from the United States to retaliate for the U.S.'s controversial method of calculating anti-dumping duties, known as “zeroing.”
The former senior director of intellectual property with semiconductor equipment giant Applied Materials Inc., Joseph Bach, has now joined the Silicon Valley office of Nixon Peabody LLP as partner.
Law firm Clifford Chance LLP has lured the head of the European Commission's legal service into private practice, boosting the firms expertise on European Union regulation and policy.
The former head of the intellectual property group at Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman will now lend his expertise to a different firm after jumping ship to become a partner at Morgan & Finnegan LLP.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP has hired former Arnold & Porter LLP senior partner Charles D. Ossola to join its central Washington, D.C., office as a litigator in its growing intellectual property practice.
Greenberg Trauring continues to strengthen its intellectual property practice, adding former Howrey LLP partner J. James Li to its Silicon Valley office.
Motorola Inc. subsidiary, Symbol Technologies Inc., and Metrologic Instruments Inc. have agreed to a cross-licensing deal which settles all pending patent litigation between the companies regarding bar-code scanning and mobile computing technology.
The U.S. International Trade Commission announced Friday it will take up Tessera Technologies Inc.'s request that it investigate the importation of certain allegedly infringing semiconductor technology in products that use dynamic random access memory (DRAM).
The U.S. International Trade Commission has launched an investigation into whether Bose Corp.’s two patents are being infringed by the importation of noise-reducing headphones made by Panasonic Corp. of North America, Logitech Inc. and other headset manufacturers.