Two privately-held New Hampshire companies have sued a Texas-based rival for infringement of patents covering wired and wireless internet access to customers in hotels and airports across the country.
Wireless gear maker Proxim has agreed to pay rival Symbol Technologies $23 million to settle a protracted patent lawsuit.
Acacia Research has filed a second round of lawsuits against cable companies for allegedly infringing its controversial patent rights to on-demand streaming-media technology.
A U.S. federal judge has partially granted online retailer Amazon.com’s motion for summary judgment in Pinpoint’s lawsuit for infringement of its patented system for scheduling broadcast and providing access to video programs.
LG Electronics Inc.’s Zenith Electronics Corp. has penned a deal to allow Toshiba Corp. the use of its digital broadcast patent, the first in what is expected to be a series of potentially lucrative agreements with television makers over the main technology patent for U.S.-standard digital broadcasts.
A federal judge has ruled against companies that claimed that Charter Communications Inc., EchoStar, DirecTV and other cable- and satellite-TV providers were infringing on a patent related to sending data over TV broadcasts.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has launched an investigation into whether Sony Corp.'s digital cameras and cellular phones with digital image capabilities are infringing a patent held by California-based Ampex Corp., the ITC said Wednesday.
A federal court has ruled for telecom technology provider Qualcomm in the last remaining patent claim of Zoltar Satellite Alarm System’s lawsuit over a system to track calls to the “911” emergency number using Global Positioning System technology.
A federal court has awarded Symbol Technologies $26 million in the wireless gear maker’s lawsuit against rival Proxim over patents for products based on the 802.11 standard.
In a decision with broad implications, a federal judge has ruled that an internet service provider may be required to divulge the identities of subscribers sued over copyright infringement.
Online auction exchange eBay and telecom carrier AT&T Corp. have agreed to settle a patent-infringement lawsuit that AT&T brought against eBay's PayPal electronic-payment service last year.
Canadian telecom company Nortel Networks Corp. has filed a lawsuit against U.S. rival Arbinet-thExchange Inc over alleged copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriations.
A California subsidiary of telecom operator Verizon has settled a patent lawsuit brought by Ronald A. Katz Technology Licensing LP (RAK) over computer telephony technology.
A decision by South Korea to adopt the U.S. standard for domestic digital broadcasts is expected to benefit LG Electronics Inc., which holds a patent for the technology.
The Walt Disney Co. and OpenTV Corp. have settled a patent lawsuit over an interactive television system that Disney employs during ABC broadcasts of shows including "Monday Night Football."
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that internet service providers cannot be held accountable for digital music files transmitted over their networks, dealing a blow to the music industry’s anti-piracy efforts.
Canadian broadband wireless company Wi-LAN has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Cisco System over wireless router technology.
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.
Consumer activists are protesting a proposal currently under review by the World Intellectual Property Organization that would extend copyright protection over broadcast signals to 50 years.
Intermec has filed a patent lawsuit against rival Matrics over emerging technology for radio frequency identification (RFID) tags and readers.