The Federal Circuit ruled Monday that Amazon.com shopping apps did not infringe a patent owned by a unit of Honeywell International Inc., upholding a 2016 decision from a federal judge in Delaware.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP has nabbed a new partner in its entertainment and digital media practice from Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, where the veteran transaction attorney advised media giants like Viacom on everything from asset exchanges to monetizing disruptive technologies.
The Ninth Circuit on Monday reversed a decision that Factory Mutual Insurance Co. need not cover DirecTV for a $20 million claim over flood damage at a Thai hard-drive factory, remanding the issue for trial and saying DirecTV’s definition of “direct supplier” is reasonable.
A would-be class of investors in action camera maker GoPro Inc. who accused the company of puffing up its stock price by lying about new product sales agreed to drop their suit against the company on Friday, a few weeks after a California federal judge found that their claims lacked teeth.
The Government Accountability Office has rejected Raytheon's protest over the General Services Administration’s award of a U.S. Army software infrastructure contract to a rival contractor, finding the GSA had reasonably determined the company’s products did not meet the requirements for the contract.
German online food ordering service Delivery Hero AG set terms Monday on a potential €927 million ($1 billion) initial public offering, about half of which is intended to fuel the Rocket Internet AG-backed startup’s expansion in a fiercely competitive international landscape
U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh granted Apple Inc. a win on Friday in an employee's discrimination suit alleging the tech giant forced him to transfer stores for reporting his co-workers’ racist remarks, days after walking out of a hearing on the motion when the self-represented worker argued longer than his allotted five minutes.
The Federal Circuit on Monday affirmed a Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s decision that the asserted claims of an Intellectual Ventures wireless communications patent are invalid because a set of prior art would make them obvious.
The maker of a system for managing visitors to schools filed suit Friday in the U.S. Court of International Trade over a Customs and Border Protection country-of-origin ruling that American software and integration did not “substantially transform” the China-imported printer and scanner used in the system.
As the U.S. Supreme Court nears the end of its term, it performed some legal housecleaning Monday by declining to hear five intellectual property cases involving copyrights, trade secrets and patents for companies in the technology and telecommunications sectors.
Korean technology company Daum Global Holdings Corp., which holds a lien of about $37 million against Ybrant Digital, lodged a renewed objection to Ybrant's Chapter 11 plan on Sunday, telling a New York bankruptcy court the debtor has not shown it will be able to pay the arbitration award that led to the lien.
The Federal Circuit on Monday affirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s decision that a Cole Kepro International LLC patent related to casino gambling machine cabinets was invalid, finding that it would have been obvious at the time of the invention.
An Illinois federal judge handed Comcast, Dish and Echostar wins in identical suits alleging the telecommunications companies infringed a patent for a system of selecting television channels, ruling Monday that it is akin to a paper channel guide and that the patent is invalid.
Lyft Inc. on Friday blasted Uber Technologies Inc. for bringing it into Waymo LLC’s trade secrets suit against Uber in California federal court, saying Uber's subpoena is a thinly veiled attempt to get access to a competitor's confidential information, not a legitimate litigation tactic.
An investor group has agreed to buy a controlling interest in job-hunting website CareerBuilder LLC for roughly $490 million from Tegna Inc., Tribune Media Co. and McClatchy Co., the sellers' counsel said Monday.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security did not equally evaluate all bidders on a $1.6 billion multi-award computing services contract, meaning Red River Computer Co. Inc. may have unfairly lost out on a slot on the deal, the Government Accountability Office ruled in a decision made public Friday.
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board wrongly invalidated claims in two patents covering digital camera imaging technology when it introduced its own reasoning as to why the claims challenged by Samsung were obvious and anticipated, Imperium IP Holdings told the Federal Circuit on Thursday.
An AIG affiliate told the Ninth Circuit on Friday that a lower court wrongly ordered it to cover $5 million of a settlement over a software company’s alleged stock inflation amid a patent infringement suit, saying it wasn’t on the hook as a secondary insurer because the primary insurer knew of the litigation risks before it signed on.
Sharp Corp. on Thursday voluntarily dismissed its New York federal court suit against a Chinese state-owned electronics manufacturer over the manufacturer's alleged fraudulent misrepresentation of the quality of certain Sharp-branded televisions, a dispute that is currently also the basis of pending arbitration in Singapore and litigation in California.
The Federal Communications Commission should not undertake a public comment process on certain policies for the planned national wireless broadband network for public safety departments because it would be “legally pointless,” AT&T said Thursday.
This is the second in a series of articles discussing ideas proposed by the NYU School of Law Civil Jury Project to resuscitate the American jury trial. In this article, Stephen Susman, Richard Lorren Jolly and Dr. Roy Futterman argue for setting early and strict time limits in civil jury trials.
In its most recent petition advocating mandatory disclosure of litigation finance, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce simply rehashes the same arguments from its previous failed efforts to convince the Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure of the dire implications of undisclosed funding relationships, say members of IMF Bentham Ltd.
A proposal by PJM Interconnection threatens to exclude energy efficiency resources — the electricity savings achieved through the use of more energy-efficient products — from competing in its capacity market. This precedent could lead to additional barriers for other advanced energy technologies in wholesale electricity markets, says Richard Drom of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC.
What were the chances a few simple provisions of the America Invents Act would end up in a separation-of-powers argument over what a law means and who can fill in the gaps? With the U.S. Supreme Court deciding to hear the appeal by SAS Institute, our insular patent world may soon get caught up in something far bigger, says Bruce Stoner, of counsel at Greenblum & Bernstein PLC and former chief administrative patent judge at the U.S.... (continued)
Several recent developments in significant government investigations highlight the aggressive tactics prosecutors are deploying and the risks faced by corporate executives. However, there have been relatively few charges brought against corporate executives in major government investigations this spring, say attorneys with Miller & Chevalier Chtd.
Up until United States Citizenship and Immigration Services’ recent policy memorandum, prospective H-1B employers used to closely focus petitions under the master’s cap on whether the degree conferring institution qualifies as a "U.S. institution of higher education." Now, they will have to engage in additional fact-finding to ensure it qualified at the time it awarded the degree, says Rabindra Singh of Immigration Attorneys LLP.
Waymo v. Uber Technologies is fascinating on a number of levels and presents a host of object lessons for employers. From these lessons, there are four steps that all employers and workplace attorneys should consider adopting to avoid being embroiled in a similar high-stakes courtroom battle, says Michael Elkon of Fisher Phillips.
Automated driving isn't coming — it’s here. The automotive industry is implementing strategies, tools and technologies to not only allow the car to drive, but to operate using "internet of things" devices. In this video, Eversheds Sutherland LLP partners Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik and Griff Griffin discuss how the internet of things in driverless cars will impact big data, cybersecurity, data protection, intellectual property and patents.
The D.C. Circuit's recent decision in Taylor v. Huerta struck down a Federal Aviation Administration rule requiring owners of recreational drones to register with the FAA, raising questions about what that will mean for other FAA rules regulating drones, say Brian Berliner and Joe O’Connor of O’Melveny & Myers LLP.
While the U.S. Supreme Court's TC Heartland decision has been widely hailed as ending the Eastern District of Texas’ run as the go-to patent venue for many plaintiffs, six new cases filed by Uniloc suggest that some businesses may continue to see cases filed against them there, says Stephen Stout of Vinson & Elkins LLP.