Seoul Semiconductor Ltd. has asked a California federal court to reverse a ruling for willful infringement of four Nichia Corp. light-emitting diode design patents, claiming that there was insufficient evidence for a jury to reach the verdict.
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP announced Tuesday that it has hired intellectual property attorney Joe Calvaruso, former head of Chadbourne & Parke's IP group, as a partner in its New York office.
A patent infringement trial against Motorola Inc., Qualcomm Inc. and other technology companies has been stayed pending a re-examination of Tessera Inc. chip-packaging patents.
Relations between rivals Whirlpool and LG Electonics chilled Friday, after the ITC launched investigations into LG's alleged infringement of several refrigerator patents.
Experienced patent litigator Kristin L. Yohannan has left Wiley Rein LLP to join Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP’s patent litigation group.
Two semiconductor developers have lost their second bid for a preliminary injunction against Tessera Inc., which is suing them for patent infringement related to flash memory products.
A Japanese maker of pneumatic devices has prevailed against patent infringement allegations in a case argued before the U.S. International Trade Commission.
A federal judge has partially granted bids by makers of static random access memory chips to dismiss complaints brought by direct and indirect purchasers but has given the plaintiffs leave to replead some of their claims.
The United States has appealed a ruling by the World Trade Organization that subsidies to U.S. cotton growers breached international trade rules and kept farmers in developing countries in extreme poverty.
The World Trade Organization on Wednesday halted China's import tariffs on car parts after upholding a complaint brought by the United States, the European Union and Canada that argued the tariffs made it hard for Western car parts makers to compete in the country.
A federal judge has stayed a patent dispute between FormFactor Inc. and Micronics Japan Co. over wafer probe cards pending the outcome of a U.S. International Trade Commission antitrust investigation involving the cards.
A federal judge refused on Tuesday to block Tessera Inc. from pursuing outside the California court system certain claims against customers of several semiconductor chip makers, finding that there was no reason to issue any type of restraining order.
Thailand's new government is reportedly set to reconsider its aggressive stance on compulsory licenses for patented pharmaceuticals as it faces the threat of trade sanctions from the United States.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has cleared Belkin International Inc. and another company of charges that they infringed ATEN International Co. Ltd.’s patent for technology that allows multiple computers to be controlled from a single switch.
A federal judge has entered a final judgment against Dell USA LP after a jury found that Alcatel-Lucent did not infringe two of the computer manufacturers' method patents for managing customer and product information online.
A federal appeals court panel has sided with Eastman Kodak Co. in its patent infringement dispute with Ampex Corp., affirming a lower court ruling that dismissed the case.
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP has added some muscle to its intellectual property team with the addition of two new IP partners.
Months after a California federal jury found Seoul Semiconductor Ltd. liable for willfully infringing four of Nichia Corp.’s light-emitting diode design patents, a judge has determined that a permanent injunction against it is unnecessary.
Sidestepping a potential high-profile battle over compulsory licensing, Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis AG has agreed to provide its cancer drug Glivec free of charge to most patients in Thailand.
Trek 2000, maker of portable digital storage devices such as flash memory sticks, has suffered a defeat before the U.K.'s High Court of Justice, losing its bid to hold on to a patent in a case brought by M-Systems Flash Disk Pioneers Ltd.