Critics fear U.S. will force through DMCA-style legislation as part of talks over free trade agreement.
SiGen ordered to pay $5 million in damages, but court invalidates five of the six claims on Soitec's patent for wafer layer-transfer technology.
Call-center software provider drops lawsuit against Texas rival after losing preliminary injunction proceeding over trademark.
Music industry to seek support from film and computer games companies in call for federal inquiry on copyright enforcement.
In a decision seen as favoring the music industry, District Judge grants RIAA’s request to move venue to Washington, D.C.
Appelate judge challenges Intel claim at hearing with $100 million at stake.
Revised language would strip patents from legislation and remove criminal sanctions for copyright infringement.
Following intense lobbying activity, European Union ministers decide to put off vote on controversial patent legislation until September 2004.
E-learning companies settle claims and DigitalThink agrees to license IP Learn's technology.
Jury to decide in March whether "Windows" is a valid trademark or a generic term.
$100 million at risk if Intel loses appeal over patents for Itanium chip.
Software companies with nearly identical names were founded in 1985 and 1988.
Industry group to stop short of suing individual consumers.
Number of music downloaders who are paying for files doubles in less than a year, Ipsos-Insight survey finds.
New lawsuit complicates legal battle over patents for popular portable e-mail device.
Cable company asks judge to delay order after she refuses to block subpoena.
AT&T joins growing list of companies that are suing eBay in the wake of its loss against MercExchange earlier this year.
Jury awards Kensington damages of at least $1.1 million in case concerning locks for laptop computer.
U.S. won't enter talks until island bolsters intellectual property protection, former Secretary of Defense William Cohen says.
Wolfson says ITC investigation was expected following Cirrus complaint about chips used in Xbox games console, the Apple iPod MP3 player, as well as in DVD players, palmtop computers and other entertainment systems.