A U.S. district court has found that Raytek infringes two Omega Engineering patents for infrared thermometers and has awarded Omega damages of $8 million.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that European Union regulators can be given access to sealed documents in Intergraph’s patent lawsuit against Intel.
Symantec Corp. has been awarded a $3.2 million judgment as part of a settlement of its lawsuit against Papa B Enterprises, Inc., which had been accused of selling counterfeit Symantec software, the network security software company said.
Sony’s digital video recorders infringe a patent held by Command Audio Corp., a U.S. District Court has ruled.
Patents awarded annually for nanotechnology inventions have tripled since 1996, with 10-fold or greater increases in some areas during the past three years, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted eBay’s petition to reexamine the auction technology patents at the center of MercExchange’s $29.5 judgment against the online auction site.
A U.S. district court has dismissed chipmaker IXYS Corporation's claims of patent infringement against rival Advanced Power Technology and invalidated the patents that formed the basis of the lawsuit.
In a case with broad implications for anti-piracy law, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has ruled that DirecTV cannot use wiretapping law to sue consumers who merely possess satellite signal descramblers.
In a sign that Research In Motion’s partners are becoming increasingly wary over a lawsuit pending before the U.S. Federal Circuit, Finnish mobile telephone maker Nokia has agreed to license the technology at the center of NTP Inc.’s lawsuit against Research In Motion over RIM’s popular BlackBerry handsets.
In a case that could have broad implications for online audio and video transmissions, Acacia Technologies has expanded its litigation over its controversial streaming-media patents with lawsuits against nine major cable and satellite providers.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has agreed to re-examine a Microsoft patent on the Windows file format, FAT.
Chip makers Microtune and Broadcom Corp. have settled their far-reaching litigation over patents for analog signal processing technology.
In the latest sign of mounting patent litigation over flat-screen technology, Japan’s Sharp Corp. has filed a lawsuit against Taiwanese rival TECO claiming infringement of LCD patents.
Microsoft has filed a brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, asking it to overturn the $565 million judgment against the company over the so-called “Eolas” patent.
The European Patent Office Board of Appeal has rejected Siemen’s and ABB’s challenge to a 1994 patent held by the small U.S. company Amperion for a technology to deliver broadband internet access over the power grid.
Canadian software maker Zero-Knowledge Systems has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against IBM, accusing Big Blue of using its code and software specifications for its Enterprise Privacy Authorization Language.
Enzo Biochem Inc. has sued rival Applera Corp., claiming the genetic research company infringed a patent related to an Enzo gene sequencing system.
Fujitsu and Samsung have settled a dispute over plasma display panel patents that had threatened to escalate to a trade war.
Microsoft has appealed the European Union's landmark antitrust decision, citing its intellectual property rights.
Intermec has filed a patent lawsuit against rival Matrics over emerging technology for radio frequency identification (RFID) tags and readers.