Mid-Hudson Cablevision Inc. has become the latest cable company to be sued by patent-holding company VTran Media Technologies LLC over video-on-demand services.
FlashPoint Technology Inc. has filed suit against AT&T Mobility LLC, Kyocera Corp., Nokia Corp. and several other cell phone companies over patents related to digital camera technology.
Power customers in Israel have reportedly filed a class action against Mistubishi Electric Corp. and several other companies for participating in a cartel for electrical network equipment.
Several mobile phone giants, including Nokia Corp. and Motorola Inc., were recently targeted by small digital media company Aloft Media LLC, which sued them for allegedly infringing on its patent for a method to transfer contact information using a cellular phone.
Patent-holding company Digital Technology Licensing LLC has settled its infringement lawsuit against Cingular Wireless LLC and granted Cingular a license to the patent in issue, which covers signal encoding technology used in cell phones, DTL announced Monday.
A federal judge in charge of multidistrict litigation over Eli Lilly & Co.'s Zyprexa will open his courtroom to the cameras, after granting a request by a media outlet to broadcast proceedings over the Internet.
SmarTire Systems Inc. has settled an infringement lawsuit against automotive supplier Continental Automotive Systems U.S. Inc. over a patent for a wireless tire-monitoring apparatus.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeals of the founder of Adelphia Communications Corp. and his son, who had asked the court to overturn their multiple convictions stemming from an accounting fraud scandal that sent the cable company into bankruptcy.
Chinese authorities have ordered a local company to financially compensate Motorola Inc. after finding that the firm's two-way radio infringed one of the telecom giant's design patents, Motorola announced on Monday.
Dealing Nokia Corp. its second international patent victory in recent months, a British court has ruled that rival Qualcomm Inc.'s claims of patent infringement against the Finnish mobile phone maker were invalid.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has re-adopted a rule that will prohibit cable operators like Time Warner Inc. and Comcast Corp. from serving more than 30% of subscribers nationwide.
The U.S. International Trade Commission will not review its initial decision that Nokia Corp.'s cell phone handsets do not infringe three of rival Qualcomm Inc.'s patents, Qualcomm announced on Wednesday.
Months after being jailed for stealing millions of dollars in shares of Wireless Facilities Inc., a former employee of the network engineering company has agreed to return the money and settle regulators' charges in connection with the theft.
A patent dispute between Ring Plus Inc. and Cingular Wireless LLC over ring-back technology is gearing up for trial after a judge denied motions for summary judgment from both sides on Feb. 13.
A distributor of retractable computer cables is asserting a patent for the technology against cable manufacturers and retailers, including RadioShack Corp., Fry's Electronics Inc. and Belkin International Inc.
British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc said Thursday it plans to challenge a U.K. government ruling that it must slash its stake in ITV Plc. The ruling followed a finding by antitrust authorities that Rupert Murdoch's interest in the broadcaster substantially threatened competition in the television industry.
The American Antitrust Institute has asked the U.S. Department of Justice to block the proposed merger of XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. and Sirius Satellite Radio, citing concerns over competition in the satellite radio industry.
Motorola Inc. and Research in Motion Ltd. began what could become a protracted patent battle on Saturday after negotiations over a cross-licensing agreement on several types of cell phone technologies fell through.
Though the battle over cell phone patents continues to rage, cellular heavyweights Nokia Corp. and Qualcomm Inc. have at least agreed to work out procedural issues in the multitude of cases they have brought against each other.
A federal judge has selected a British citizen who lives in Cyprus to serve as the lead plaintiff in a proposed class action securities lawsuit against cable equipment provider BigBand Networks Inc.