Ariba Inc. has agreed to pay $37 million to settle a patent infringement lawsuit brought by rival ePlus Inc. over electronic procurement systems.
A federal judge in Utah has rejected IBM’s motions to dismiss a major portion of a closely watched copyright infringement lawsuit brought by SCO Group over the alleged insertion of proprietary Unix code into the freely distributed Linux operating system.
A California federal judge has refused to dismiss antitrust counterclaims in the recording industry’s unusual copyright inducement lawsuit against a venture-capital firm that invested in the previous incarnation of file-swapping network Napster.
AT&T has changed the name of its Internet phone service to resolve a trademark infringement dispute with its competitor Vonage, according to Vonage.
A federal judge has refused to dismiss a patent-infringement lawsuit filed by chip designer Rambus Inc. against German rival Infineon Technologies.
A federal court in Virginia has found that software maker Ariba Inc. infringed three patents held by rival ePlus, Inc. for electronic procurement systems.
Hewlett-Packard Co. and EMC Corp. have agreed to settle their protracted patent dispute out of court, taking their litigation over computer storage technology out of Massachusetts federal court and into binding arbitration.
An arbitrator in New York City has ruled that Metrologic handheld bar code scanning products are covered by a Symbol Technologies license and that Metrologic must pay Symbol royalties and interests, Symbol said.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has upheld a lower court’s decision in favor of Superconductor Technologies Inc. in a patent infringement lawsuit brought by ISCO International, Inc. over mobile communications technology.
In a surprising court-room twist, Cantor Fitzgerald's electronic interdealer broker eSpeed has conceded that it can’t prove that rival ICAP's BrokerTec infringed on a patent that protects its fixed income trading system.
The European Parliament has dealt a fatal blow to a proposal that would have created a pan-European patent system and allowed software to be patented, sending the European Commission’s ill-fated plan back to the drawing board.
Attorneys for German chip designer Infineon Technologies AG told a federal judge that a patent lawsuit brought by U.S. rival Rambus Inc. should be thrown out due to evidence destruction, perjury and other misconduct by the plaintiff.
A federal judge in Texas has outlined the time schedule for Forgent Networks’ closely watched patent lawsuit against the world’s top technology companies over image compression technology.
California software maker Micromuse Inc. has filed patent-infringement lawsuits against rivals Agilent Technologies Inc. and Aprisma Management Technologies Inc. over various patents used in network management systems.
Multimedia software maker Ingenient Technologies Inc. has sued rival PacketVideo and two former employees for copyright infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets.
Semiconductor Manufacturing International, China's largest chip maker, has agreed to pay $175 million to settle a patent infringement and trade-secrets suit brought by rival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing in U.S. and Taiwanese courts.
NTP’s attorneys reacted angrily to Canada’s amicus curiae brief on behalf of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion in the closely watched patent lawsuit, a filing at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit shows.
A California judge has denied Japanese computer maker Toshiba Corp.’s motion to dismiss a trade-secrets lawsuit filed by Lexar Media Inc. over technology for high-capacity memory chips that store and transmit digital images.
Chip designer Rambus, Inc. has stepped up its aggressive patent litigation campaign with a fresh lawsuit against Korea’s Hynix Semiconductor, Taiwan's Nanya Technology and Germany’s Infineon Technologies, as well as the latter two companies' joint venture, Inotera Memories.
Nokia has settled a patent dispute with Spanish rival Vitelcom over GSM and GPRS technologies, the Finnish handset maker said Monday.