A group of defendants including Sirius XM Radio Inc., RadioShack Corp., Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. and American Honda Motor Co. Inc. has been targeted in a lawsuit over two patents related to content distribution by satellite radio service providers.
A federal judge has entered an amended judgment of more than $16 million — increasing the amount by over $3 million — against Vigilant Insurance Co., Federal Insurance Co. and Continental Casualty Co. in a coverage dispute with Vicor Corp. over a settlement payout to Ericsson Wireless Communications Inc.
A shareholder in bankrupt cable company Charter Communications Inc. has asked the court overseeing Charter's bankruptcy to order the appointment of an equity holders committee, pushing back against a prearranged reorganization plan that would wipe out equity interests.
The average fee for sending a text message in the U.S. has doubled over the past two years despite massive increases in data capacity, Sen. Herb Kohl, D-Wis., said Tuesday at a hearing on competition in the cell phone carrier market.
In a dispute over an interconnection agreement between Qwest Corp. and Covad Communications Group in Arizona, a federal appeals court has ruled that state regulators can't require pricing or element unbundling obligations during arbitration of such agreements.
A federal judge has decided to reconsider a decision to deny Novatel Wireless Inc.'s motion to dismiss a putative securities class action, in part because of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Ashcroft v. Iqbal regarding heightened pleading standards.
A federal judge has denied Comcast Corp.'s bid to strike antitrust-related declarations made by three experts in a class action that accuses the cable giant of illegally establishing a monopoly in the Philadelphia area.
Mercedes-Benz USA LLC has lost a bid to appeal the certification of a class of vehicle owners alleging that the automaker sold them expensive analog Tele-Aid emergency contact systems that it knew would become obsolete in 2008 when cell phone companies switched from analog to digital technology.
Hewlett-Packard Co. unit Electronic Data Systems Corp. has reached a settlement with MetroPCS Communications Inc., one of a number of cell phone companies EDS sued for allegedly infringing a pair of patents that cover prepaid phone service.
A federal judge has severely pared down the multidistrict litigation over Bush-era wiretapping, dismissing dozens of lawsuits against wireless communications companies that include AT&T and Verizon because a 2008 law grants them retroactive immunity from actions related to feeding intelligence to the U.S. government.
A federal grand jury has indicted a former Michigan school superintendent, accusing him of taking a bribe from an Internet service provider in exchange for granting the company a $1.6 million three-year contract through a program that subsidizes Web access for schools and libraries.
A patent-holding company has sued Dell Inc., Hewlett-Packard Co., Fujitsu Computer Systems Co. and IBM Corp. for allegedly infringing a patent on wireless modular computing technology.
A top intellectual property counsel at NextWave Wireless Inc. has moved back to McDermott Will & Emery as a partner in the firm's intellectual property, media and technology department.
Philips Electronics North America Corp. has won a temporary restraining order against a former employee who allegedly violated a noncompetition agreement when he left the company to work at a rival MP3, iPod and cell phone accessory supplier.
T-Mobile USA Inc. and other cellular carriers targeted in Tendler Cellular of Texas LLC’s infringement suit have fired back that the patent-at-issue, which covers a system that locates a wireless caller for 911 services, is unenforceable due to inequitable conduct.
Smartphone maker Palm Inc. has become the latest company to settle litigation accusing a slew of cell phone manufacturers of using technology that infringes Aloft Media LLC's patents.
Citing a federal appeals court's backing of a ban on exclusivity agreements between cable companies and apartment building owners, Verizon Communications Inc. on Thursday asked the Federal Communications Commission to stop cable providers from blocking competitors' access to regional sports programming.
Federal regulators have brought securities fraud claims against Pegasus Wireless Corp. and two company officers for allegedly swindling investors out of millions of dollars by illegally selling shares in the technology company.
The Federal Communications Commission was within its legal rights to ban exclusivity agreements between cable companies and owners of apartment buildings after finding that such deals have an anti-competitive effect, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Oncor Electric Delivery Co. LLC has reached a settlement with patent-licensing company IntusIQ in an infringement suit brought by Intus against several energy providers — including Reliant Energy Inc. and Comverge Inc. — over two patents related to wireless networks.