Semiconductor company Mosaid Technologies Inc. shot off a countersuit against rival Micron Technology Inc. Tuesday just hours after Micron announced its own lawsuit seeking the invalidation of 14 Mosaid patents.
A missed deadline at an appeals court has cleared the way for Microsoft Corp. to pay out $1.1 billion in a class action antitrust suit that accused the software giant of price-gouging.
A top plaintiff’s firm is trying to take a bite out of Apple Computer Inc., filing a class action that alleges the computer maker is using “illegal tactics” to fend off the competition for its iPod player and online music and video store.
A group of investment banks has agreed to fork over $99 million to settle an ongoing class action lawsuit against collapsed telecommunications company Global Crossing Ltd.
The top accountant at Electronic Data Systems Corp. is under scrutiny from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission—the latest development in a two-year probe into the millions of dollars the company paid to now-bankrupt auto supplier Delphi Corp.
The battle over DRAM technology continues to escalate, with chipmaker Micron Technology Inc. firing off a lawsuit seeking to invalidate 14 patents held by rival company Mosaid Technologies Inc.
Australia’s competition watchdog has blasted Australian telecommunications company Telstra Corp. for stalling negotiations for more than four months over its broadband plan and putting the telecommunications industry at risk.
A New York arbitration panel has ruled that LG Philips LCD Co. holds the exclusive ownership rights to numerous side-mounting patents, a decision that could help the company in its pending patent dispute with Chunghwa Picture Tubes.
A bottleneck at the USPTO is stunting growth in IP for nanotechnology, creating an air of uncertainty about what’s expected to be a wave of patent litigation in the industry.
Although the review of two major telecom mergers is far from over, the judge presiding over the cases said Tuesday he would not yet require evidentiary hearings on the government’s approval of the deals.
In an effort to remove barriers between their economies, the competition watchdogs for Australia and New Zealand have agreed to join forces to examine mergers of companies that operate in both countries.
A former employee of rental car company Avis Group Holdings Inc. backdated a spreadsheet software program and then wrongly sued the company for copyright infringement, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
The long-running patent feud between wireless companies Boston Communications Group and Freedom Wireless is expected to draw to a close soon, after bcgi agreed to pay $55.3 million to settle allegations of patent infringement.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has wrapped up an investigation into revenue allocation at Canada’s largest software company, concluding that that Cognos Inc.'s revenue recognition policy does not violate SEC rules.
Chip maker Micron Technologies Inc. is shelling out $30 million to settle a patent dispute with rival Tessera Technologies Inc., which accused the company of infringing its technology for semiconductor packaging.
Refusing to back down from the French government, the European Commission is taking its state aid complaint over France Télécom to the European Court of Justice, in hopes of recovering up to €1.14 billion.
Weighed down by confrontations with competition regulators in the U.S. and Europe, Microsoft Corp. is drafting a set of voluntary principles to ward off further antitrust concerns about its ubiquitous operating system, the company said Wednesday.
A New York City pay phone operator has accused its competitors, the city and the commission in charge of telecommunications of conspiring to control the public pay phone market through strict regulation and preferential treatment.
Software maker Ulticom Inc. has become the latest tech company to get caught up in a stock options scandal, after a group of shareholders filed a derivative suit against officers and directors of the company accusing them of improperly backdating options.
A Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit advocacy group has asked the court to allow it to weigh in on the AT&T/SBC and Verizon/MCI mergers currently being reviewed in federal court, in a development that could affect the judge’s decision concerning whether or not to approve the merger settlements.