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.
Resolving its part of a lawsuit brought five months ago by Ennova Direct Inc., Nspire Systems Inc. has consented to a judgment of infringement and agreed to pull its flash memory drive with retractable USB connectors off the market.
A trio of intellectual property partners, including the former firmwide chair of the patent litigation group, has departed Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP and joined Morrison & Foerster LLP.
A federal judge has put the brakes on LSI Corp. and Agere Systems Inc.’s patent infringement suit over a computer chip method patent to await the outcome of a parallel action before the U.S. International Trade Commission.
In a victory for domestic steel pipe manufacturers, the International Trade Commission ruled Friday that the U.S. industry is being materially injured by imports of circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe from China.
Eleven senators have asked the Bush administration to take action against oil-exporting countries for allegedly operating an illegal cartel.
In a confirmation of the U.S. Department of Commerce's power to police illegal "dumping" of cheap foreign goods onto domestic markets, an appeals court on Tuesday allowed regulators to reinstate an expired anti-dumping order against two Japanese companies after it became known that they had fraudulently misreported information.
A judge for the International Trade Commission has pulled the plug on part of a patent case between LG Electronics and Whirlpool Corp., ruling that two patents claimed by Whirlpool for refrigerator technology are invalid.
European Union regulators have launched an investigation into whether U.S. biodiesel exports violate global trade regulations.
Intel Corp., Nokia Corp. and five other semiconductor and telecommunications companies have been hit with a lawsuit alleging that they willfully infringed two patents covering flash memory chips widely used in cell phones.
The number of green energy patents in the United States continues to climb as companies look to capitalize on the public's growing concern over climate change.
The U.S. International Trade Commission will continue to investigate the possibility of increasing taxes on imports of citric acid and certain citrate salts from China and Canada, having determined that a U.S. industry was likely injured by the imports.
Citing its clients' needs, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP said Wednesday that it would close its Taiwan office, a large patent prosecution hub for the firm, in August.
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP has lured a standout intellectual property litigator with long experience at the International Trade Commission to join its Washington, D.C., office as a partner, the firm announced Monday.