Opti Inc. has gone after eight technology companies, alleging they are infringing two its patents for its Compact ISA-Bus technology.
A judge overseeing a patent dispute between technology company GraphOn Corp. and Autotrader.com LLC has issued an order resolving claims constructions of the two patents-in-suit, setting the stage for the case to move towards trial.
A grand jury has indicted the head of tech company CyberKey Solutions Inc. for allegedly orchestrating a securities fraud scheme and then lying about it to the U.S. government.
Asserting that it had sped up the discovery process in an ongoing patent case over flash memory chips, Memorex Products Inc. on Monday defended itself against accusations by SanDisk Corp. and called the rival chip maker's claims both “incorrect and misleading.”
In what the European Commission has called “one of the fastest ever political agreements between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission,” the European Union has implemented a policy that caps mobile phone roaming rates across Europe.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has decided to reexamine a ruling that 24 companies violated Seiko Epson Corp. patents for ink cartridges, marking the first time the agency will review patent validity issues in relation to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.
A German licensing company has filed suit against Olympus Corp. and its American subsidiary, Olympus Imaging America Inc., claiming that the Japanese electronics company’s digital cameras infringe its patents.
An administrative law judge with the International Trade Commission handed Philips Semiconductors BV a sound victory against semiconductor maker Biax Corp. after issuing an initial decision that Biax's patents in the ongoing litigation over digital processing systems were either invalid, unenforceable or not infringed upon.
The judge presiding over a long-running patent suit between rivals MediaTek Inc. and Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. has refused to take a side in the electronics makers' fight for summary judgment.
A few weeks after a judge tossed most of the claims in an ongoing antitrust case against Dynamic Random Access Memory manufacturers, the indirect purchasers in the multidistrict litigation have amended their complaint.
A California state judge has thrown out the remaining charges against three defendants involved in the Hewlett-Packard spying scandal, finding that while their conduct showed a “betrayal of trust and honor,” it did not amount to a criminal offense.
An Illinois man has sued Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Inc. and T-Mobile USA Inc. after his cell phone allegedly exploded while he was talking on it.
Wireless technology company Ameranth Inc. sued its rival Menusoft Systems Corp. on Thursday for allegedly infringing three of its patents.
Qualcomm Inc. has rejected a proposal by its rival phone company Broadcom Inc. to settle a long-running patent dispute by letting Qualcomm pay a six dollar licensing fee on phones that the U.S. International Trade Commission has already found to infringe Broadcom's patents.
In a move that renews last year's debate over the merits of information technology expansion in health care, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee passed the Wired for Health Care Quality bill on Thursday.
Canadian telecommunications company Mitel Networks Corporation on Wednesday sued Sunnyvale, Cal.-based ShoreTel Inc. for allegedly infringing on three of its telephone patents and one of its Internet patents.
A French electronics maker has asked a federal court in Texas to deny Zenith Electronics Corp.'s motion to amend a patent infringement complaint, accusing the company of trying to add a slew of claims at the eleventh hour, and by stealth.
A federal judge handed Google Inc. a defeat Tuesday, saying that she would not currently consider the search-engine company's recent request that governmental oversight of Microsoft Corp. be extended through November 2009.
The European Commission has let Austria, Spain and the Czech Republic off the hook after the countries revised legislation regarding transparency requirements for public authorities and companies, in addition to other competition policies.
One of several copyright-infringement lawsuits against Google's YouTube Inc. moved a step closer to a trial last week after a judge ruled that neither side's claims justified pretrial judgment.