A Chinese court has started hearing arguments in a Taiwanese chip maker’s lawsuit against Motorola over copyrights for a printed circuit board used in cellular phones.
Indonesia’s government has finalized a draft governmental regulation to bolster intellectual property rights in a country rife with optical-disk piracy.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal will hear a landmark case Tuesday that will likely shape the entertainment industry’s legal strategy in its campaign against illegal file sharing on the internet.
Location solution provider TruePosition settled its patent infringement litigation against rival Andrew Corporation, the companies said Monday.
Microsoft’s trademark litigation against Lindows OS will effectively wipe out the software platform in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg after an Amsterdam court ruled in the software giant’s favor.
Microsoft Corp. suspended plans to make changes to its Windows operating system and Internet Explorer Web browser in response to a controversial patent infringement lawsuit.
In a landmark victory for Japanese inventor rights, the inventor of the blue LED was Friday awarded a record $189 million from his former employer.
In what legal analysts say could be a precedent-setting case, Hitachi has been ordered to pay a former employee the largest compensation ever for an invention.
A technology company that facilitates financial transactions between car dealers and loan providers has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against a rival run by some of the world’s top auto makers.
Chip maker Vishay Intertechnology’s Siliconix unit has sued rival Advanced Analogic Technologies over semiconductor transistors used in computers, cellular phones, fixed communications networks, automobiles, and other electronics systems.
A home furnishing company has fired a legal salvo against Google in the looming legal battle over trademarks in online advertising.
An Arizona judge has issued a summary judgment against Microsoft Corp. in a patent infringement lawsuit over display and printing technology patents, paving the way for a jury trial that could lead to damages worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
A law that cracks down on optical media piracy has been ratified by the House of Representatives of the Philippines.
The Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a final judgment in favor of Geron in the patent interference proceeding between Geron and Infigen over claims to nuclear transfer technology used to clone animals.
Asylum Research, a manufacturer of atomic force microscopes, on Monday filed counterclaims against Veeco Instruments in the patent lawsuit initiated by Veeco last year.
Patriot Scientific Corp., which is suing some of the world’s top chip makers over patents for semiconductor clock speeds, has filed a motion for a multi-district transfer to consolidate its pre-trial proceedings against Sony, NEC, Toshiba, Fujitsu, and Matsushita.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has denied a petition for a rehearing from French chip equipment maker Soitec and the French research organization CEA to overturn the jury verdict that invalidated the major claims of Soitec's primary "Smart-Cut” patent.
NeoMedia has expanded its patent lawsuit over a technology that allows customers in its stores to scan CDs and DVDs to get information on the internet, such as movie previews and video art.
A Delhi High Court has granted Analog Devices an injunction barring an Indian firm from distributing chips made by Shanghai Belling Co., a Chinese semiconductor maker.
America Online settled a trademark dispute with Playboy Enterprises Inc. on Thursday, just days after a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated Playboy’s lawsuit.