Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization has hit Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile USA Inc. and AT&T Inc. with a lawsuit claiming the cell phone service providers have infringed a patent for wireless local area network technology.
Saxon Innovations LLC has allowed UTStarcom Inc. to exit an infringement suit involving four communications-related patents, following the defendant's declaration that it no longer manufactures the targeted cell phones and other devices.
Radio broadcaster Regent Communications Inc. sought bankruptcy protection Monday, asking the court to schedule an April 8 confirmation hearing on a prenegotiated reorganization plan under which affiliates of Oaktree Capital Management LP would get most of the company's new equity and about $87 million in debt would be eliminated.
The European Union's competition watchdog sent its initial objections to Telekomunikacja Polska SA on Monday, claiming that France Telecom SA's Polish unit has abused its dominance by hindering rival operators' access to its broadband network.
Deutsche Telekom AG and France Telecom SA moved one step closer Monday to combining their British units after European Commission and U.K. competition regulators agreed to the companies' plan to sell off around a quarter of their combined radio spectrum and strengthen an existing network-sharing deal with a smaller competitor.
Sirius XM Radio Inc. has moved to dismiss nearly all state antitrust claims against it in a putative class action brought by a New Hampshire man following the company's controversial merger, a request that would leave only a single state claim brought under New Hampshire law remaining in the suit.
Sharp Corp. has reached a settlement in patent-holding company Saxon Innovations LLC's infringement suit over four patents covering wireless communications and computer chip functions, following in the footsteps of defendants Palm Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
Top executives from NBC Universal and Comcast Corp. defended the companies' proposed tie-up on Thursday as lawmakers and experts aired a list of concerns about the deal, including its potential to stifle competition in the cable market and affect the development of burgeoning Internet platforms.
A federal judge has refused to throw out a lawsuit brought by an Internet radio network that claims that the appointment of judges to the Copyright Royalty Board, which sets the rates webcasters and others pay to digitally stream copyrighted sound recordings, is unconstitutional.
A federal judge has tossed a suit accusing Qualcomm Inc. of inducing its customers to infringe a patent for sending documents wirelessly from vehicles, ruling that R&L Carriers Inc. neglected to allege a plausible intent to cause infringement.
AT&T Inc. has settled its infringement suit against wireless communications company Airbiquity Inc. over patents related to vehicle navigation, less than a year after having settled a separate patent infringement suit brought by Airbiquity.
A coalition of broadband Internet service providers and trade groups has urged the Federal Communications Commission to reject a push by net neutrality groups to put Internet access under the same regulatory classification as telephone service.
Skullcandy Inc. has scored a permanent injunction barring GoldLantern LLC from infringing two of its patents for an integrator that allows a user to simultaneously listen to music and talk on a cell phone.
Apple Inc. has thrown another jab in its epic patent fight with Nokia Corp., launching breach of contract, antitrust, invalidity and other counterclaims that accuse the Finnish cell phone maker of copying and using its iPhone-related technologies.
The unsecured claims estate representative for bankrupt Teligent Inc. is lashing out at K&L Gates LLP, arguing that the firm is unfairly seeking to dismantle a multimillion-dollar settlement relating to former CEO Alex Mandl's departure from the telecom.
Defendants in multidistrict litigation accusing an array of thin film transistor liquid crystal display panel manufacturers of masterminding a massive price-fixing scheme have moved to dismiss plaintiffs AT&T Mobility LLC and Motorola Inc.’s complaints claiming the companies were overcharged for LCD screens used in cell phones.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has voted to launch an investigation into Apple Inc.'s allegations that Nokia Corp. is importing and selling computers and cell phones that infringe nine of Apple's patents, including those used in its iPhone and iPod Touch products.
Wireless communications provider Leap Wireless International Inc. has struck a $13.75 million deal to resolve a putative securities class action accusing it and several executives of making misrepresentations and omissions that inflated its stock price and ended up costing investors hundreds of millions of dollars.
Innovative Global Systems LLC has lobbed a lawsuit at a group of wireless technology providers, accusing them of infringing five of its patents covering GPS systems used in the heavy trucking industry.
The telecommunications equipment provider Alcatel-Lucent reportedly has agreed to pay €93 million ($126 million) to end investigations into alleged bribery in several countries.