Mobile phone company Nokia Corp. has filed patent exhaustion cases against Qualcomm Inc. in Germany and the Netherlands, the latest move in the ongoing battle over cell phone chip patents.
Rival chip makers Qualcomm Inc. and Broadcom Corp. said Friday that they have reached an agreement to dismiss patent infringement and trade secret claims and counterclaims involved in two federal court cases, less than a month after claims were dismissed from similar cases.
Raising the stakes in a battle between Thai authorities and multinational pharmaceutical companies, Abbott Laboratories has decided against launching any new medicines in Thailand and has pulled its current drug applications from the government review process.
U.S. and Korean negotiators wrapped up free trade talks Monday, reaching consensus on competition policy and remaining confident both sides could strike a pact before the April 2 deadline.
There been has an infusion of new talent in Pepper Hamilton LLP’s intellectual property group recently, with the addition of 11 new attorneys in the past month. Six patent prosecutors will focus on the life sciences industry while five new litigators will concentrate on a broader technology practice.
3M Co., inventor of ubiquitous brands such as Scotch Tape and Post-Its, zapped several technology companies on Wednesday with patent infringement lawsuits related to patents over lithium-ion batteries.
One week after it was hit with the largest damage award in patent litigation history, Microsoft Corp. has been cleared of infringement in a parallel case brought by rival Alcatel-Lucent over its patents for speech recognition technology.
In a setback for Philips Corp., an appeals court has stayed New York federal court litigation and vacated its order granting Philips’ motion for summary judgment against allegations that it illegally tied patents to CD-ROM technology licenses.
A Florida-based engine maker has filed a petition with the U.S. International Trade Commission to review a judge’s ruling that Toyota Motor Corp. did not infringe on its patent related to technology for powering hybrid cars.
In an effort to expand its work before the U.S. International Trade Commission, the intellectual property practice group at Heller Ehrman LLP has added two new lawyers as shareholders in its Washington, D.C. office.
Fresh off a big intellectual property hire, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has snagged a seasoned pair of patent litigators from Baker & McKenzie to add to its Washington, D.C. office.
Mexico has reportedly joined forces with the United States and Japan in accusing China of paying illegal subsidies to manufacturers.
Arming its intellectual property group to the teeth, Crowell & Moring has added former Navy Lieutenant Commander Kathryn L. Clune, an experienced litigation lawyer, to its Washington D.C. office.
The U.S. International Trade Commission investigation into patent infringement by cell phone giant Nokia Corp., initiated by Qualcomm Inc., has been stayed by the administrative law judge, Nokia said Tuesday.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has pulled the plug for the second time on its investigation into whether foreign battery markers infringed Energizer Holdings Inc.’s patent.
Chip maker Qualcomm Inc. said Friday that it has reached an agreement with rival Broadcom Corp. to dismiss patent infringement claims and counterclaims involved in a case that was heading towards a March trial.
Footwear company Crocs Inc. won a small victory at the International Trade Commission when the commission overruled an administrative law judge’s ruling of non-infringement of one of the company’s patents.
An International Trade Commission administrative law judge, who previously ruled that Bavarian Nordic’s patents for a smallpox vaccine were invalid, will now be forced to rehear the case from scratch, Bavarian Nordic said.
Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal has snapped up a former administrative law judge to join the Washington, D.C.-contingent of its ballooning patent litigation team.
The patent litigation teams at Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP’s San Francisco and Washington, D.C. offices have grown with the addition of two lawyers from rival firms Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP and White & Case LLP.