The judge in charge of bankrupt radio company Citadel Broadcasting Corp.'s Chapter 11 proceedings has approved the company's disclosure statement, giving Citadel the green light to start soliciting support for a restructuring plan that was modified to increase recoveries for unsecured creditors.
A federal judge has again denied Mercedes-Benz USA LLC’s efforts to decertify a class of vehicle owners alleging 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.
Sprint Solutions Inc. on Tuesday became the latest defendant to settle in a patent infringement suit by Texas patent-holding company Traffic Information LLC that has ensnared several big cell phone companies.
Cumulus Media Inc. has become the latest radio heavyweight to agree to a settlement in a suit brought by Aldav LLC that accused broadcast media companies Clear Channel Communications Inc., CBS Radio Inc. and others of infringing a patent related to Internet radio technology.
A federal appeals court has rejected a challenge from Cablevision Systems Corp. and Comcast Corp. to a Federal Communications Commission decision to extend a rule that prevents cable operators from withholding programming from rivals.
The European Union's highest court has shot down Telekomunikacja Polska SA's challenge to a Polish law prohibiting telecommunications providers from forcing consumers to purchase multiple services.
Mobile content management company Wireless Ink Corp. has slapped Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. with a patent infringement suit over their social networking Web sites designed for cell phone users.
Internet Radio Inc. has become the latest defendant to exit a patent infringement suit brought by Fowler Woods LLC over technology for displaying electronic advertisements with streaming audio.
A Swiss court has overruled an antitrust watchdog's hefty fine of $333 million Swiss francs ($309.8 million) against Swisscom AG for allegedly abusing its dominant market position to overcharge for cell phone termination fees.
Charter Communications Inc. and rival telecom giant Verizon Communications Inc. have agreed to bury the hatchet and end three patent lawsuits over fiber-optic network technology.
Patent-holding company Stragent LLC has accused Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and its U.S. subsidiary of infringing a patent for wireless technology.
A consolidated multidistrict action accusing Time Warner Cable Inc. of violating the Sherman Act by illegally tying its premium cable services to the sale of set-top box rentals has been dismissed.
A federal judge has found deficient the complaint in a class action accusing AT&T Mobility LLC and Radio Shack Corp. of failing to disclose extra usage charges in an Internet service plan, but has allowed the plaintiff to amend the pleadings.
Citadel Broadcasting Corp. has agreed to a settlement and licensing deal in a suit brought by Aldav LLC that accused radio giants Clear Channel Communications Inc., CBS Radio Inc. and others of infringing a patent related to Internet radio technology.
The European Commission on Thursday rejected Vivendi SA and Iliad SA's complaint alleging France Telecom SA abused its dominant position in the French fixed-line telecommunications market.
SmartPhone Technologies LLC has accused about a dozen major cell phone manufacturers — including Research In Motion Ltd., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Apple Inc. and Motorola Inc. — of infringing several communications and Bluetooth patents through their smartphone devices.
Engineering and manufacturing company ITT Corp. has announced a settlement with Nokia Corp. in an infringement suit an ITT subsidiary brought against several companies — including LG Electronics Inc., Motorola Inc., Verizon Wireless and Qualcomm Inc. — over a patent related to GPS technology.
Smart grid infrastructure manufacturer SmartSynch Inc. has reached a settlement in a suit brought by Eon Corp. IP Holdings LLC that accused nearly 20 companies of infringing its patents for two-way communications technology.
Apple Inc. on Tuesday filed two separate complaints against HTC Corp., alleging the Taiwanese cell phone manufacturer is infringing 20 Apple patents used in the hugely popular iPhone.
Fowler Woods LLC on Tuesday dropped Internet radio company Pandora Media Inc. and application maker Onecast Inc. from an infringement suit over a patent for displaying Web advertisements while audio is playing.