Court will rule soon on alleged misappropriation of trade secrets; MicroStrategy has also filed patent infringement suit.
Bills will be introduced in National Assembly and could come into effect in July 2004.
Alcatel calims Fitel's patent is invalid.
Suits concerning DRAM chips are consolidated in New Jersey.
Draft would also expand protection of large instruments and some animals used in research, minister says.
RIM had sought stay until USPTO completes reexamination of patents at heart of dispute over Blackberry wireless devices.
124 others settle claims of illegal online music swapping; group vows to continue legal crusade.
Ruling marks setback for consumer advocates that had wanted broader exemptions.
Government hopes passage of the bill will help get the country off the U.S. 301 list.
Controversial decision would block online piracy of digital TV broadcasts.
In an unusual move, internet standards group backs Microsoft in dispute over object embedding technology.
Dispute concerns optical fibers adapted for operation in "metro" systems.
Dispute concerns power metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor products.
Copyright Office declines to give SCC a new exemption to circumvent Lexmark technology, but says the claim is covered by reverse-engineering exemption.
Dispute concerns technology to allow internet users to search for shops in their zip codes.
ITS won't enforce Philips embargo request, but finds that Taiwanese CR-R manufacturers ingringed on six patents.
India accounts for 90% of viewers of pirated TV signals in Asia, new survey finds.
Glenayre agrees to license BellSouth patent for one-number technology involving sequential routing to locate user.
Lawsuit is believed to concern advanced semiconductor manufacturing technologies used for Sony Playstation consoles.
Haier-Sanyo joint venture sells refrigerators and other home appliances in Japan.