Software developer Trading Technologies pushed through additional settlement deals Thursday, bringing two competitors to the bargaining table just days after filing patent infringement suits in the Northern District of Illinois.
A patent dispute pitting big-screen movie pioneer Imax Corp. against a boutique technology vendor is raising questions about the ownership of the next generation of film technology.
BlackBerry maker Research in Motion, Inc. is considering an appeal to the Supreme Court of the Federal Circuit’s latest decision in its drawn-out and acrimonious dispute with NTP Inc.
International Business Machines has sold a portfolio of 250 patents for DVD-related technologies to Japanese electronics giant Mitsubishi Electric Corp., the company confirmed Wednesday.
Japanese electronics maker Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. has sued Taiwanese chip maker MediaTek Inc in federal court in California for patent infringement related to integrated circuit chips.
Japanese electronics maker Toshiba Corp. has sued Korean chip maker Hynix Semiconductor Inc. in a California federal court, asking the court to declare that Toshiba isn’t infringing a patent for a method for making semiconductors.
Fresh from a bevy of settlements with several players in the futures market, software developer Trading Technologies is pressing on with a legal onslaught against another batch of competitors.
In a mixed decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has upheld some parts and struck down other parts of a ruling by a Virginia federal court in NTP Inc.’s closely watched patent lawsuit against Blackberry maker Research In Motion, Inc.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reinstated a $1.2 million verdict in favor of a maker of software to speed up online college applications.
Electronics power management company O2Micro has sued Japanese electronics makers Sony Corp. and Rohm Co. Ltd. over a patent for liquid crystal display (LCD) television sets.
A company that has sued Eastman Kodak Co. for patent infringement of digital camera technology has withdrawn its complaint before the U.S. International Trade Commission to concentrate on a lawsuit in Delaware federal court.
A U.S. maker of anti-counterfeiting technology has sued the European Central Bank, claiming that every euro banknote in circulation infringes on a European patent.
The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to consider the legality of an anti-piracy tax levied on digital music players, leaving a lower court’s ban on the tax intact.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has agreed to investigate charges that Symbol Technologies violated U.S. trade practices by importing electronic devices that infringe patents held by Intermec Technologies Corp.
A federal judge in California has thrown out the last remaining claim in a patent infringement lawsuit brought by French software maker Business Objects SA against U.S. rival MicroStrategy Inc.
An appeal to the Supreme Court of a dispute between eBay and MercExchange over business methods raises fundamental questions about the use of injunctions during the appeals process in patent infringement cases, patent attorneys say.
Microsoft Corp. has won a restraining order in the company's trade-secrets lawsuit against a former employee who left for Google, Inc., as the two technology heavyweights duke it out in a battle for the online search market.
A federal judge in New York has given the green light to a trial in a trademark dispute over a catchphrase used by American Express in its advertising campaigns.
Prolific inventor Ronald A. Katz, who claims to have earned $1 billion from his portfolio of more than 50 telecommunications patents, has set his sights on Citibank, Discover Card, T-Mobile and Wal-Mart with a sweeping new lawsuit filed last week in federal court in Texas.
A patent dispute that has unsettled the futures industry escalated this week when Trading Technologies, the software vendor at the center of the brawl, filed a lawsuit against the Chicago-based futures trading firm Peregrine Financial Group.