Asserting its patent for a feature of Internet shopping, a Virginia-based company sued Texas computer technology giant Dell among others.
A district-court jury has determined that Cybex International Inc., a publicly traded supplier of cardiovascular exercise equipment, copied the design of an inventor after inviting him to demonstrate his new technology for the company.
Honeywell International has agreed to license its patent for increasing display quality in consumer electronics to Taiwanese competitor Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT).
A final ruling Monday brought to an end arbitration between rival technology companies over barcode technology patents, with Metrologic Instruments Inc. told to pay up to $12 million to Symbol Technologies Inc. for past royalties and interest.
iRobot, maker of an autonomous robotic vacuum cleaner, prevailed in Massachusetts district court Friday against a Canadian rival accused of copying the company’s high-tech, disc-shaped robot.
An online pornography company is seeking an injunction against internet search company Google, accused of infringing copyrighted images in search results.
Trading Technologies International Inc. has settled another patent lawsuit over its futures trading software, only days after filing yet another lawsuit over its patented trading platform.
Switzerland's SEZ Holding AG has filed a complaint against chip equipment maker Applied Materials Inc., alleging a patent for semiconductor wafer technology was issued to the wrong inventor.
Software repair company Custom Hardware did not infringe the copyright of a software maker’s code by hacking in to repair it, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled Wednesday.
Colorado-based CQG Inc. has joined the growing list of companies tangled in litigation with trading software developer Trading Technologies Inc.
Acacia Research Corporation reached a settlement with Sony Corp. Thursday, ending patent infringement litigation over audio/visual enhancement technology.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a civil liberties organization, filed an amicus brief on behalf of “clean movie” companies Tuesday, throwing its support to the copying of movies for the purpose of editing out objectionable scenes.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reversed a lower court’s decision on patent validity, vindicating a patent asserted by Illinois-based Broadcast Innovation LLC against cable company Charter Communications Inc.
Two makers of cutting-edge personal handhelds for patient monitoring have settled patent litigation leveled against eTrials Worldwide Inc. by PHT Corporation.
Two semiconductor companies are squaring off over alleged patent infringement after Arizona-based Microchip Technology Inc. asserted three patents against rival ZiLog Inc.
InternetAd Systems LLC, the Illinois-based subsidiary of patent holding firm Acacia Technologies, has wrenched a settlement out of defendant PriceLine.com in a patent dispute over a feature common in online advertising.
In a setback for Japanese industrial conglomerate Mitsubishi, the Federal Circuit ruled Monday the company induced infringement of a patent held by Missouri-based silicon wafers manufacturer MEMC Electronic Materials Inc.
Tokyo-based Fujitsu is taking on a small competitor in Tokyo District Court, asserting patents covering its computer memory technology.
A federal district judge in Colorado has dismissed a counterclaim in a copyright and trademark lawsuit over filtering software that lets people skip portions of DVD films they find objectionable.
BlackBerry maker Research in Motion, Inc. has filed a motion for an “en banc” rehearing of the ruling by the U.S. Federal Appeals Court in its patent battle with NTP Inc.