In a case that pits the world's largest bond traders against each other over alleged patent infringement, the Delaware District Court refused to shut down an electronic market place for U.S. Treasuries.
Two subsidiaries of 3M filed a lawsuit against InFocus Corp. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota last week, alleging that a television light engine produced by InFocus infringes a 3M patent.
In a case with wide implications for online advertising, a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday reinstated a trademark infringement lawsuit by Playboy against Netscape.
Canadian industry groups representing retailers, electronics makers and recording companies have filed separate court appeals to reverse a Copyright Board decision that imposed a piracy levy on digital audio recorders.
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on Wednesday upheld a jury's $521 million verdict against Microsoft Corp. in a patent suit brought by Eolas Technologies Inc.
A U.K. maker of currency changers has sued a Taiwanese competitor in the Northern District of California, claiming patent infringement.
Safeclick has sued Visa International in the Northern District of California, claiming that the service organization infringed its patents for protecting the security of online transactions.
The Central California District Court has dismissed a case brought by customers of ReplayTV against major broadcasters, cable networks and studios over the right to skip over commercials when recording television programs for later viewing.
Hewlett-Packard Co. formed an intellectual property licensing organization to capitalize on its growing patent portfolio.
Industry group Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) has set up a legal fund that will help companies running Linux software defray the cost of defending themselves against intellectual property related lawsuits.
The retrial of Rambus Inc.'s patent infringement lawsuit against Infineon Technologies AG will begin in May as scheduled, but the court reduced the number of patent claims that Rambus could bring against Infineon.
TouchTunes has won a summary judgment ruling against Ecast in an ongoing legal battle between the two providers of digital jukeboxes.
Patriot Scientific Corporation continues to press its multimillion-dollar litigation against chip makers, suing Matsushita in New Jersey over its patent for microprocessor clock speeds.
InternetAd Systems, which recently sued several popular online content providers, says it plans to seek royalties from websites that use various online ad formats, including some types of pop-up and pop-under ads.
Agilent Technologies Inc. has sued PixArt Imaging in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, alleging that PixArt is infringing its patent for optical mouse sensor technology.
Santa Clara, Calif.-based Macrovision Corp. sued 321 Studios over its DVD copying system, claiming the software infringes its patented copy protection technology and violates the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Digital video recorder company TiVo has filed a patent infringement suit against EchoStar Communications, a satellite TV service provider, over set-top boxes that record television programming onto a built-in hard drive.
In a sign that the U.S. music industry’s aggressive legal strategy is working, online music piracy plummeted in the second half of 2003, a new survey shows.
A French government agency for atomic energy has filed a patent lawsuit over flat-screen displays against Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corp, Taiwan's second-largest maker of computer display screens.
Microsoft agrees to pay SPX unit $60 million after losing a patent infringement lawsuit in the Eastern District of Virginia.