Finnish cellular giant Nokia Corp. is facing an investigation by the U.S. International Trade Commission into whether some of its cell phones with GSM devices infringe Qualcomm Inc.’s technology.
In a vindication for semiconductor company Broadcom Corp., a federal appellate court has reinstated its Sherman Act claims against cell-phone microchip maker and bitter rival Qualcomm Inc. one year after a district court dismissed Broadcom's complaint in its entirety.
Lenovo Group Ltd. on Tuesday became the latest technology company to settle allegations that it infringed on 3M Corp.'s lithium ion battery patents.
After 13 years in the making, China has finally established its anti-monopoly law. Though the initial reaction has been positive, some aspects of the new law still give rise to caution, lawyers say.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has denied Taiwanese company Epistar Corp.'s request to stay an exclusion order, a ruling which a Royal Philips Electronics unit said sets the stage for a ban on the import of light-emitting diodes.
The European Commission agreed in a compromise on Wednesday not to lift duties on energy-saving light bulbs imported from China until next year after the issue caused a rift among commissioners.
Arguing that Qualcomm Inc. shouldn't be able to halt only Nokia Corp.'s claims in just one among myriad patent suits between the two companies, the Finnish cell phone giant on Friday asked a federal judge to stay Qualcomm's claims as well.
Citing his new firm's geographic spread and subject matter expertise, IP litigator William J. Bohler has made the jump from Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP to Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP.
In the latest move in a protracted patent battle over cellular technology, Finnish cellular giant Nokia Corp. on Friday filed a complaint with the International Trade Commission, asking it to ban the importation of certain Qualcomm Inc. chipsets into the United States that allegedly infringe on Nokia's patents.
The European Commission and the government of Norway have two different opinions on the outcome of a World Trade Organization dispute over European Union laws on salmon dumping, with the EC refuting Norway's assertion that it has won the battle.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has affirmed its earlier decision that Philips Semiconductors BV was not infringing on Biax Corp.'s patents in the ongoing litigation over digital systems.
A court approved a settlement on Wednesday between technology companies Lund LLC and its two rival technology companies Fujitsu Computer Systems Corp. and Panasonic Corp., ending a patent dispute that began early last year.
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.
The United States has looked to the World Trade Organization to mediate its ongoing dispute with China over intellectual property rights, asking the international body to rule on its copyright infringement complaint.
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.