Sharp Corp. is reportedly mulling whether to appeal a decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission that placed a limited ban on the Japanese electronics maker after finding it infringed Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.’s liquid crystal display patent.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has held that Sharp Corp. infringed Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.’s liquid crystal display patent and issued a ban on certain products made by the Japanese electronics manufacturer.
Light switch maker Lutron Electronic Co. has filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission, accusing energy efficient-lighting company Neptun Light Inc. of infringing a patent for dimmer switchers.
Smartphone makers Palm Inc. and Research In Motion Ltd. are the latest companies to be targeted for patent infringement by Saxon Innovations LLC, an intellectual property licensing company that has accused Palm and RIM of infringing a patent related to mailbox communication on wireless hand-held devices.
Seiko Epson Corp. has opened a new front in its battle to defend its ink cartridge patents, suing six online ink cartridge retailers for allegedly selling after-market cartridges intended for use in Epson's printers.
Having seen the decreased value of many universities’ endowments, we are seeing and will see more universities enforcing patents. In a post-eBay world, universities can argue that they are entitled to an injunction, says Yar R. Chaikovsky, head of patent litigation at Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP.
Intellectual property licensing company Saxon Innovations LLC has taken aim at several defendants, including Casio Computer Co. Ltd., Panasonic Corp. and Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd., in an infringement suit over several patents related to communications and other technology.
An administrative law judge with the U.S. International Trade Commission has found that Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. infringed four Sharp Corp. patents for technology used in liquid crystal display products.
Fujifilm Corp. has won a jury verdict of more than $11.7 million in its long-standing patent dispute with the makers of refurbished disposable cameras.
The federal court overseeing the long-running patent dispute between O2 Micro International Ltd. and four companies has approved the dismissal of claims for one of three patents related to converter circuits used in the backlighting of television and laptop computer screens.
Mayer Brown LLP has picked up a group of three veteran intellectual property litigators with a broad range of patent experience, including expertise in the Hatch-Waxman Act, for its New York office from McDermott Will & Emery LLP.
A federal appeals court has temporarily stayed an exclusion order against Vizio Inc. set to take effect Wednesday in a dispute with Japan's Funai Electric Co. Ltd. over a patent for digital television receivers, according to Vizio.
Collective Brands Inc., the parent of the Payless ShoeSource footwear chain, has fired back at Discover Property & Casualty Insurance Co. and St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Co in a duty to defend suit filed over defense costs the footwear company has racked up in ongoing trade dress litigation with shoe giant Crocs Inc.
A flash-technology patent spat between bankrupt Spansion Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. is back on, a week after a judge tossed a proposed $70 million settlement between the two companies.
Vizio Inc. has filed a patent infringement suit accusing LG Electronics Inc. of infringing patents related to the manufacture, importation and distribution of products including high-definition TVs, in the latest development in litigation between the parties.
Rambus Inc. has sought to drop four patents from its U.S. International Trade Commission case against computer chip maker Nvidia Corp. over patents for memory controllers related to graphics processors, according to the companies.
Stopping short of full consolidation, a federal judge has decided to coordinate Vizio Inc.'s antitrust suit accusing Funai Electric Co. Ltd. of monopolizing the market for digital television technology with patent infringement suits between the companies.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has said it plans to review a judge’s finding that Sinochem Modern Environmental Protection Chemicals (Xi'an) Co. Ltd.'s refrigerants infringed INEOS Fluor Holdings Ltd.’s patent covering a manufacturing process for coolant.
The judge overseeing Spansion Inc.'s Chapter 11 proceedings has rejected the flash memory solutions provider's bid for authorization to enter into a patent litigation settlement and licensing deal that called for Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. to pay Spansion $70 million.
Claims for several patents in Rambus Inc.'s U.S. International Trade Commission case have been initially rejected in re-examination proceedings by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Nvidia Corp. said Tuesday.