Two companies that offer online debt collection services have squared off in a New Jersey court over patents covering computerized dispute resolution systems.
Intel Corp. has fired back at Transmeta Corp., which sued the chip maker for allegedly infringing 11 patents, filing an answer and counterclaims accusing Transmeta of infringing 7 Intel patents and asking the court to declare the patents asserted by Transmeta invalid.
Internet search giant Google Inc. has launched a new Web site that it hopes will make patent information as easy to seek out and pinpoint as the hundreds of millions of Web pages it sifts through every day.
The battle between Toshiba Corp. and Hynix Semiconductor Inc. over NAND flash memory chips rages on, with Toshiba filing a new patent suit against Hynix in the United States International Trade Commission.
Micron Technology Inc. followed in its competitors’ footsteps on Tuesday, becoming the latest company to settle allegations that it conspired to fix prices of DRAM products.
Rival printer manufacturers have reached a $525,000 settlement over a top executive who allegedly violated his non-compete agreement by making a jump between companies.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission settled civil charges Wednesday with William F. Sorin, the former general counsel of Comverse Technology, Inc., over an alleged scheme to backdate stock option grants.
Things are looking bright for Philips Lumileds after an administrative law judge of the US International Trade Commission awarded it a favorable ruling in its current patent litigation against Taiwanese company Epistar Corp.
A former CEO of Aspen Technology has been charged with accounting fraud in a scam to artificially inflate the company’s revenues to meet targets and earn a promotion.
Embroiled in a lawsuit over options backdating, software company McAfee Inc. will extend the exercise period for several of its stock options grants and record a charge that will affect the results of several fiscal quarters.
Chinese chip designer Actions Semiconductor Co. Ltd. has asked an appeals court to review a ruling against it by the U.S. International Trade Commission, marking the latest development in its drawn-out patent war with SigmaTel Inc. over digital audio processing technology.
Former Qwest CFO Robin Szeliga, who had already pled guilty to one criminal count of insider trading, has now settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission over her role in the company’s massive accounting fraud.
An audio conferencing technology company filed a suit against two companies and two individuals, one a former employee, last Wednesday, claiming misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract.
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal by EchoStar Communications Corp., forcing the satellite company to comply with an appeals court order barring it from providing local television programming to subscribers outside of local areas.
The director of the internal team tasked with investigating alleged stock options backdating at computer giant Apple Inc. once headed the committee that approved the options in question, a conflict of interest that could have disqualified him from the position.
A Texas-based investment company has decided to stick it to Microsoft Corp., Nintendo Co. Ltd. and Sony Corp., filing a lawsuit against the three video console producers over a patent for a low-voltage joystick port.
Motorola Inc. was ordered Monday to pay $17 million in costs and attorneys’ fees in a drawn-out trade secrets case in Florida state court. But bigger sanctions still loom, after the judge found that Motorola’s lawyers broke court rules, according to plaintiffs’ attorneys.
Motorola Inc. was ordered Monday to pay $17 million in costs and attorneys’ fees in a drawn-out trade secrets case in Florida state court, but bigger sanctions are looming after the judge found Motorola’s lawyers broke court rules, according to plaintiffs attorneys.
An age discrimination lawsuit filed against a Silicon Valley company is the latest to take on the high-tech industry's alleged bias against older, more experienced employees.
A fresh class action has taken aim at Nvidia Corp., ATI Technologies Inc. and Advanced Micro Devices Inc., just a few weeks after the three graphics chip companies were slammed with five class actions over alleged anti-competitive activities.