A federal appeals court panel has put a patent infringement suit between Qualcomm Inc. and Nokia Corp. on hold until the U.S. District Court in San Diego can decide whether arbitration is warranted.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Monday reversed a lower court ruling that Medrad Inc.’s patent for MRI technology was invalid because it failed to file supplemental reissue declarations while seeking the reissue of its patent.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has agreed to investigate claims made by Honda Motor Co. Ltd. that an emerging Chinese engine manufacturer is infringing the Japanese auto maker’s U.S. patents.
An International Trade Commission judge dispensed a mixed initial ruling Tuesday in the ongoing feud between Qualcomm and Broadcom. Qualcomm lost one of its patent cases and Broadcom ultimately walked away without an injunction against its rival.
A Delaware jury dealt a blow to Fairchild Semiconductor Inc. Tuesday, finding that the company willfully infringed four patents held by rival semiconductor company Power Integrations Inc. and awarding almost $34 million in damages.
The founders of rival California-based cell phone chip companies Qualcomm Inc. and Broadcom Corp. failed to reach a settlement regarding 10 pending patent lawsuits in a judge-ordered face-off in federal court Wednesday.
Most intellectual property work done these days is by large, general law firms. But there are still a few IP boutiques around, including Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP, a Wilmington, Del.-based firm that has recently begun expanding throughout the United States.
Suffering a setback in its battle with semiconductor maker Broadcom Corp., a district court Monday denied Qualcomm Inc.’s bid to prevent its rival from shipping processors Qualcomm claims use stolen trade secrets.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case challenging President George W. Bush’s 2003 decision not to restrict imports of motorized wheelchair components from China, a decision that ran counter to a recommendation from the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Orthodontic rivals battling over patents for high-tech braces have straightened out their differences with a global settlement, in which plaintiff Align Technology Inc. agreed to buy the defendant’s intellectual property and force it out of the market.
International aid organization Medecins Sans Frontieres lashed out at Novartis AG on Tuesday, saying the Swiss drug maker’s challenge to a key section of India’s recently enacted patent laws could seriously impact future access to essential medicines in other nations.
The European Union on Friday pressed the World Trade Organization once again for new consultations with the United States over its controversial method for calculating anti-dumping tariffs.
Pioneer Corp., a Tokyo-based electronics maker, has asserted two of its plasma display patents against South Korean competitor Samsung SDI Co. Ltd. and its affiliates.
The majority of Korean conglomerates agree that antitrust rules enforced by the nation’s Fair Trade Commission obstruct their investment activity and shouldn’t be tightened to appease the United States.
The chairmen of Broadcom Corp. and Qualcomm Inc. have been asked to appear together before a magistrate judge in San Diego federal court to attempt to settle 10 pending patent lawsuits between the two companies.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has planned to hear a patent infringement case between Samsung Electronics Co. and Ericsson over Samsung’s alleged violation of handset function patents.
With more than 20 years of experience litigating before the U.S. International Trade Commission, Sturgis M. Sobin has signed on as a shareholder with Heller Ehrman LLP’s intellectual property practice group.
Continuing to beef up the firm's global trade practice, Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP has plucked three veteran trade attorneys from Miller & Chevalier to join its Washington, D.C. roster.
Ending a two-year dispute, Japan’s Toshiba Corp. and U.S. semiconductor maker Micron Technology have settled their patent battle over flash NAND memory chips.
The head of Acambis said Wednesday the company would be willing to settle its patent dispute with Bavarian Nordic over a smallpox vaccine, but that he’s not optimistic the companies can come to an agreement.