As a starting point for negotiations at World Trade Organization meetings in Geneva on Tuesday, the United States offered to lower the subsidies it pays to farmers to $15 billion, an offer that has reportedly struggled to pass the “laugh test.”
The German Federal Patent Court reportedly struck the latest blow to Qualcomm Inc.'s GSM patent infringement claims against rival cell phone giant Nokia Corp. on Wednesday, ruling the patent invalid.
Great patent attorneys develop a knack for knowing how the law will look at a client's invention now and also five years down the road, said David L. Feigenbaum, principal at Fish & Richardson PC.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has unanimously ruled that U.S. producers of laminated woven polypropylene sacks are being materially injured by dumped and subsidized imports of the products from China.
The World Trade Organization said Friday that China is violating global trade rules by requiring Chinese automobile makers to buy most of their components from local suppliers or face exorbitant tariffs.
Cree Inc. has lost its summary judgment bid in a patent infringement suit filed by a retired Columbia University professor over light-emitting diode semiconductors.
Both the economic turmoil at home and emerging markets abroad are affecting patent litigation in the U.S., as an increasingly diverse group of companies fights to retain market share and attack both established and would-be competitors, say the intellectual property lawyers at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
The World Trade Organization's highest court has sided for the most part with India and Thailand in their claims against the U.S.' bond requirements for shrimp imports.
Companies have begun to realize the importance of protecting not only their brand names but any nontraditional trademarks, such as the color combination in their logos or their product packaging, thereby creating new and different work for IP attorneys, said Raymond Kurz, head of the intellectual property group at Hogan & Hartson LLP.
The intellectual property group at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP has gained three new partners from Hogan & Hartson LLP.
If you own a patent these days, you'd better be sure that the terms are rock solid because the stakes for protecting your intellectual property have gotten much higher, according to the attorneys at McDermott Will & Emery LLP.
In a blow to steel plate maker Nucor Corp., an international trade court has upheld a ruling by the U.S. International Trade Commission, which found that revoking an anti-dumping duty placed on foreign steel plate makers would not harm domestic industry.
Shoemaker Crocs Inc. has sued competitor Skechers USA Inc. over a line of slip-on foam clogs that Crocs says knocks off its patented designs and logo.
Company executives who once thought there was no point to patenting their technology in China because of the country's historically lax enforcement attitude are thinking again, said Sharon Barner, chair of the intellectual property department at Foley & Lardner LLP.
InterDigital Inc. said Tuesday its infringement case against Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. was off to a discouraging start, as the staff of the U.S. International Trade Commission has found that Samsung’s cell phone handsets do not violate InterDigital's patents.
Wireless technology companies Nokia Corp. and InterDigital Inc. have agreed to lay down their swords in a protracted patent battle in British court over 3G mobile technology.
Robert W. Dickerson, the former head of Jones Day's Los Angeles-based intellectual property group, has left the firm to join Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.
A long-standing patent dispute between Fujifilm Corp. and the makers of refurbished disposable cameras is again headed for trial after a federal judge ruled that Fuji's patents cover products at issue in the case.
Pretec Electronics Corp. has settled a patent infringement lawsuit brought by computer storage device maker SanDisk Corp. over flash memory devices.
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. and digital camera maker General Imaging Co. have become the latest targets for alleged infringement of St. Clair Intellectual Property Consultants Inc. patents for formatting digital media.