A magistrate judge on Monday ordered attorneys who represented Qualcomm Inc. in a recently concluded patent fight with Broadcom Inc. to appear in court later this month for a hearing on possible sanctions against them.
Hewlett-Packard Co. is seeking to quash several counterclaims filed by Acer Inc. in a computer technology dispute, saying that the Taiwanese company's “patent-for-hire” strategy to fight HP's infringement claims is legally flawed.
After a year of vacillating in its regulatory strictness, Korea’s Fair Trade Commission will toughen its leniency requirements so that cartel heads will not qualify for whistleblower amnesty—and will sweeten the deal for second-in cartel members.
This fall, the European Court of First Instance will determine if the European Commission erred in imposing tariffs on a Chinese manufacturer, as alleged in the ironing board maker's recently filed lawsuit against the trade regulator.
European Commission regulators have warned the government of Thailand over its use of compulsory licenses for certain medicines, claiming that the country's pricing policy may violate the rights of European patent holders.
The U.S. Court of International Trade ruled Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Commerce was correct to enforce stringent anti-dumping duties against American steel companies, which had argued that its policy was “arbitrary, capricious, and not supported by governing law.”
A group of European steel companies has asked the European Union to take action against inexpensive steel imports, demanding that regulators initiate anti-dumping procedures against China.
Finnish cell phone manufacturer Nokia Corp. was hit Tuesday with a patent infringement suit that alleges one of the company’s 3G mobile handsets infringes two patents relating to wideband code division multiple access (WCDMA) systems.
President George W. Bush's chief trade advisor on Monday upheld the U.S. International Trade Commission's ban on cellular phones which contain an allegedly infringing Qualcomm Inc. chip from entering the U.S.
In a blow to Novartis AG, an Indian court has rejected the Swiss drug maker’s controversial challenge to a key section of India’s patent laws, quelling an international uproar over whether the legal battle could block global access to affordable drugs.
A former intellectual property partner at Nixon Peabody has joined Winston & Strawn, a move he thinks will grow his practice before the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Nokia Corp. has decided to dismiss claims relating to one mobile communications patent it had asserted in a counterclaim against rival Qualcomm Inc. in a pending infringement suit.
An internal dispute over the availability of affordable medicines may prevent the European Parliament from ratifying the World Trade Organization protocol on intellectual property rights.
Only months after it originally filed the infringement suit, 3M Co. has reached a settlement with Sony Corp. and other companies over patents relating to lithium-ion batteries.
In its final argument before a crucial World Trade Organization ruling in the long-running dispute over subsidies to aircraft makers Boeing Co. and Airbus, the European Union refuted U.S. claims that it had illegally funded Airbus' development programs.
Overruling protests from several European companies, the European Commission has thrown its support behind removing duties currently levied on energy-saving lightbulbs imported from China.
Eastman Kodak Co. filed an infringement suit against Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. and three of its subsidiaries Wednesday, claiming that the Japanese company’s digital camera technology violates various Kodak patents.
Bavarian Nordic and Acambis have settled a global patent feud over a smallpox vaccine, ending a fight that has lasted at least two years, the two companies said Wednesday.
A dispute over alleged dumping of Japanese steel in the United States on Wednesday resulted in the Federal Circuit reversing the Court of International Trade's decision on the matter for the third time in almost seven years.
After winning a stay of one patent infringement suit filed by Hewlett-Packard Co., Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. has sought to stay a second suit filed by the computer giant until the International Trade Commission rules on a related case.