The judge presiding over Rambus Inc.’s memory device patent infringement suit has refused to toss counterclaims alleging the chip maker restricted competition in the dynamic random access memory market.
A judge has found a proposed wage-and-hour settlement between plaintiffs and Oracle Corp. to be riddled with problems for those who do not file claims and for non-California residents.
Linear Technology Corp.'s third-party patent infringement lawsuit against three semiconductor companies has been given a second chance at life, as a California appeals court has reversed the trial court's dismissal and remanded the case.
The latest move in a patent battle over plasma television displays that has raged through U.S. courts, LG Electronics Inc. on Monday countersued Hitachi Ltd. over patents relating to its thin and incredibly popular televisions and computer monitors.
The last of 15 Enron Corp. executives to be sentenced in the wake of the energy trader's implosion, former Enron Broadband Services CEO Kenneth Rice will serve 27 months in jail for his role in misleading investors.
A WorldCom Inc. investor who sued the NASDAQ stock exchange in the wake of the scandal that eventually bankrupted the company will get another day in court on Tuesday, when an appeals court rehears his case.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP has snared two partners from Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP, adding Chris Huther and Megan Troy to the firm's business trial practice group.
SunCom Wireless Inc. sought to dismiss Freedom Wireless Inc.’s patent case against it for allegedly infringing its prepaid wireless telephone technology.
Calling MicroUnity Systems Engineering Inc.'s litigation tactics in an ongoing patent suit “inconvenient and unfair,” Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. on Friday asked the judge to deny Microunity's motion forcing Sony's Japanese witnesses to testify in the United States.
A judge presiding over a digital security provider’s $525 million patent infringement suit against Microsoft Corp. has refused to withdraw from the case because he hired an unpaid judicial intern with ties to the software giant.
As the criminal trial for the former chief executive of Brocade Communications Systems Inc. got underway Monday, the company’s former chief financial officer accused in a purported class action of receiving backdated stock options has asked for the case to be dismissed.
An Australian national science research agency has won a permanent injunction against a Japanese technology company over a patent for wireless technology which may also add ammunition to the agency's suits against technology giants such as Microsoft Corp., Hewlett-Packard Co. and Intel Corp.
Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio Holdings announced the release on Thursday of a study they commissioned that says the companies' proposed $13 billion merger, currently pending federal approval, will benefit consumers.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has passed the $500 million mark in its distributions to the former shareholders of WorldCom Inc. affected by the massive accounting fraud at the company uncovered in 2002.
The direct purchasers and indirect purchasers of graphics processing units in the ongoing antitrust litigation against GPU chip makers Nvidia Corp., ATI Technologies Inc. and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. filed two separate amended class action complaints on Thursday.
A judge on Thursday agreed to stay deadlines and discovery provisions in an ongoing patent infringement suit over computer server patents brought by Biax Corp. against Fujitsu Computer Systems Corp. and Sun Microsystems Inc.
More than four years after a district court granted a preliminary injunction blocking Pall Corp. from selling products that allegedly infringe on Entegris Inc.’s patents for filtration systems used in semiconductor manufacturing, an appellate court has upheld the dismissal of that injunction.
Qualcomm has chosen DLA Piper LLP to act as lead counsel in its dispute with Broadcom Corp. over whether it will pay Broadcom's legal fees in a patent suit it lost in March. The firm will replace Day Casebeer Madrid and Batchelder LLP, which represented Qualcomm during the trial.
The latest development in a long-running patent patent battle between Praxair Inc. and ATMI Inc. has gone in ATMI's favor, after a judge ruled that two Praxair patents ATMI had been found liable for infringing were unenforceable because of inequitable conduct.
Qwest Communications International Inc. barely edged out Apple Inc. for involvement in the most securities litigation last year, according to our survey of the 50 largest technology companies in the U.S.