The protest against the United States’ allegedly illegal aid to its corn farmers has grown significantly louder, with 32 countries joining Canada in the dispute at the World Trade Organization.
Three South American members of the World Trade Organization have joined Canada in a dispute against the United States, which they claim is violating international trade standards by handing out corn subsidies to American farmers.
Broadcom Corp. may owe Qualcomm Inc. $8.3 million in royalties for patents the telecommunications company has infringed upon for over a year, according to an expert witness who testified Wednesday on behalf of Qualcomm in the final throes of the telecom’s patent litigation against its rival.
Philips Electronics, the Dutch electronics company, has called on the European Commission to help it obtain a World Trade Organization ruling in its patent standoff with Taiwan’s government.
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has expanded its core practices in securities, intellectual property, antitrust and other areas of law on the East Coast with the opening of a new office in Washington D.C.
The federal circuit has ruled against the majority of appeals made by a photo company owner who claimed he did not violate patents held by Fuji Photo Film Co., but remanded the case back to the U.S. International Trade Commission to adjust civil penalties based on a favorable ruling on one appeal.
The battle between Toshiba Corp. and Hynix Semiconductor Inc. over NAND flash memory chips rages on, with Toshiba filing a new patent suit against Hynix in the United States International Trade Commission.
The World Trade Organization’s top court has ruled that the United States is breaking international trade regulations in its calculation of anti-dumping tariffs.
Chinese chip designer Actions Semiconductor Co. Ltd. has asked an appeals court to review a ruling against it by the U.S. International Trade Commission, marking the latest development in its drawn-out patent war with SigmaTel Inc. over digital audio processing technology.
Adding further tension to its trade relationship with the United States, Canada has taken its corn subsidy concerns to the World Trade Organization, convinced that the U.S. is violating international trade standards through its handouts to American corn growers.
Things are looking bright for Philips Lumileds after an administrative law judge of the US International Trade Commission awarded it a favorable ruling in its current patent litigation against Taiwanese company Epistar Corp.
As India weighs the introduction of a data exclusivity clause into its patent laws, intellectual property experts in the country and around the globe remain fiercely divided over whether such a move would fuel investment or unfairly benefit multinational drug makers.
Digital camera makers Kodak and Sony have agreed to lay down their swords with a cross-licensing deal that ends a long-running intellectual property fight.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Wednesday rejected a request to review an earlier ruling that reinstated a long-running patent dispute between Tyco Healthcare Group LP and Medrad Inc.
Legislators returning to Capitol Hill for the 110th Congress will have a full menu of proposed intellectual property bills to tackle over the next year, including the evergreen Patent Reform Act and a revamped bill to overhaul the Copyright Act.
Thailand faces a barrage of criticism from drug manufacturers after deciding earlier this month to issue a compulsory license for a generic version of HIV/AIDS drug Sustiva.
U.S. regulators have accepted Roche Holding AG’s Biologic License Application for its hotly litigated anti-anemia drug Mircera, but will extend their review for another three months to review extra data submitted by the company.
Broadcom Corp. scored one victory in the ongoing war between it and rival cell phone chip manufacturer Qualcomm Inc., after the U.S. International Trade Commission decided on Friday to uphold an earlier determination that Qualcomm had infringed on one of Broadcom’s patents.
In the latest development in a legal battle between chip makers Broadcom Corp. and Microtune Inc., the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has confirmed one of Microtune’s patents after reexamining it at Broadcom’s request.
Free-trade talks between the United States and South Korea came to a standstill on Wednesday when discussions over U.S. anti-dumping laws allegedly unfairly applied to South Korean products were suspended, according to Korean negotiators.