Supreme Court precedent was put to use Tuesday when Intel Corp. made a supplemental filing citing the eight-day-old Twombly decision to buttress its motion to dismiss an antitrust class action against it.
Joseph Nacchio, the former head of Qwest Communications International Inc., has asked a federal district court to dismiss a group of hedge funds' complaint over his alleged role in a massive accounting fraud at the phone service provider.
Through a series of motions from both sides, a two-year patent dispute between cable operator Charter Communications Inc. and a small licensing firm over fixed-wireless technology has recently become focused on who owns the patents-in-suit.
AOL LLC has agreed to a truce with insurance companies it accused of illegally refusing to cover $25 million in claims stemming from a lawsuit over its 1997 acquisition of CompuServe which the Web services company lost.
Technology company Brocade Communications Systems Inc. has dropped Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati as its defense counsel in a derivative lawsuit over options backdating, following the advice of a judge who raised concerns the firm was tainted by a conflict of interest.
A data storage company and Hertz Corp. have sought to drop claims against each other in an infringement dispute that also involves Wal-Mart Stores Inc. over a patent that covers methods for accessing information from a data storage system.
Broadcom Corp. has continued to insist that a California-based patent holder of high-speed modem technology should hand over more detailed infringement contentions to help the parties prepare for a Markman hearing over their patent dispute.
Beefing up the firm's California ranks, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has tapped a seasoned intellectual property litigator from White & Case to become the latest addition to its Silicon Valley office.
All American Semiconductor Inc. on Friday asked the court overseeing its Chapter 11 proceedings to allow it to reject certain agreements it had entered into with former employees.
Warner/Chappell Music Inc. and BMG Publishing NA LLC have filed requests to be excluded from the plaintiffs pool in a class action against Bertelsmann AG that's part of the consolidated multidistrict Napster Inc. copyright litigation going on in northern California.
Google Inc.'s $3.1 billion marriage proposal to Internet advertising company DoubleClick Inc. has come under regulatory fire, with antitrust authorities asking the companies for more information about the union a little more than a month after the deal was announced.
DLA Piper has tapped a veteran intellectual property litigator with longtime experience in the telecommunications and software industries to expand the firm's Dallas, Texas branch.
A jury has awarded $12 million to a small technology company that sued for the theft of its groundbreaking phone text messaging system.
An appeals court panel has vacated a lower court's claim construction ruling concerning aviation electronics patents owned by aerospace giant Honeywell International Inc., sending the case back to district court for a rehearing.
Marking another chapter in an ongoing saga, a jury has ruled that Qualcomm Inc. should fork over at least $19.6 million in damages for willfully infringing three of Broadcom's patents covering mobile phone technology.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a motion opposing a former Brocade Communications Systems Inc. executive's attempt to quash the subpoenas of Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank in his case.
Cellular phone manufacturers and service providers who fear that the U.S. International Trade Commission will ban the importation of phones containing Qualcomm Inc. chips will once again have to wait for a ruling on the matter.
A federal judge on Wednesday threw out a shareholder's suit against America Online Inc. relating to its merger with Time Warner Inc., saying it exceeded the two-year statute of limitations.
The dispute over lost e-mails at the center of an antitrust case against Intel Corp. just got nastier, with rival Advanced Micro Devices serving subpoenas for documents to Intel’s outside counsel.
Honeywell International Inc. is steps away from resolving an antitrust case it filed against DRAM chip producers last year, after a judge dismissed without prejudice the claims of defendants Micron Technology Inc., Crucial Technologies Inc. and Hitachi Ltd.