SAN DIEGO (AP) — A jury has decided Apple should pay $31 million in damages for infringing on patents for technology owned by mobile chip maker Qualcomm that helps iPhones quickly connect to the...
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — An Ohio manufacturer of electronic cigarettes has accused the R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company of patent infringement.
The Winston-Salem Journal reports that Fuma sued...
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado cannabis company is suing another firm in the state for patent infringement of its cannabinoid medical product formula.
United Cannabis Corp. of Golden filed the lawsuit in Denver U.S. District Court on Monday against Pure Hemp Collective of Conifer.
HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei won a patent infringement lawsuit against South Korea smartphone rival Samsung on Thursday, according to information released by a Chinese court.
The court ruled in the Chinese company's favor over two patents involving fourth generation phone technology, according to a notice released through the court's WeChat account and video of the trial.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Tool maker Snap-on Inc. says it will appeal a federal court verdict that awarded Milwaukee Electric Tool nearly $28 million in a patent infringement lawsuit.
The federal lawsuit, filed three years ago in the Eastern District of Wisconsin, involves three Milwaukee Tool patents for battery packs used in cordless power tools.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge has ordered computer-maker Apple Inc. to pay more than $506 million in a patent infringement case brought by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation after the two sides agreed on final damages.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — It looks like the summer litigation season is underway.
A Pennsylvania beach chair manufacturer is suing a rival Connecticut company for alleged patent infringement.
Lawyers for Rio Brands, of West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, say GCI Outdoor, of Haddam, Connecticut, is selling so-called "backpack chairs" similar to Rio Brands' chairs. Straps allow the chairs to be carried like backpacks.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday made it easier for companies to defend themselves against patent infringement lawsuits in a ruling that places strict limits on where such cases can be filed.
The justices ruled unanimously that patent owners must bring lawsuits only in states where the targeted company is incorporated. The issue is important to many companies that complain about patent owners "shopping" for favorable courts in other parts of the country to file lawsuits.
TOKYO (AP) — Nikon Corp. said Monday it has taken legal action in the Netherlands, Germany and Japan over the use of semiconductor lithography technology in products made by Dutch and German companies.
Nikon said it is seeking to stop Dutch company ASML Holding N.V. and its supplier Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH from using patented technology without its permission.
The move followed a failure of mediation to settle a disagreement over the right to use the technology in making computer chips.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina bra maker says it needs some support, suing a woman's intimate apparel company for patent infringement on its sports bras.
The Winston-Salem Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2o8CN3E) that the lawsuit centers on a patent acquired by Hanesbrands.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with California-based Life Technologies Corp. in a patent infringement case that limits the international reach of U.S. patent laws.
The justices ruled unanimously that the company's shipment of a single part of a patented invention for assembly in another country did not violate patent laws.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts says he will no longer participate in deciding a patent infringement case because he discovered he owns shares in the parent company of one of the parties.
Roberts took part in arguments in the dispute between California-based Life Technologies Corp. and Wisconsin-based Promega Corp. on Dec. 6.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court could make it easier for companies to defend themselves against patent infringement lawsuits.
The justices said Wednesday they will decide whether such lawsuits can be filed in any court in the country — as they are now — or be limited to courts that are more convenient for corporate defendants.
BURLEY, Idaho (AP) — Two major french fry producers are facing a court battle over a new twisty fry design.
The Times-News (http://bit.ly/2dMdJeP ) reports the J.R. Simplot company of Boise filed a patent infringement lawsuit against McCain Foods in U.S. District Court on Friday, claiming the competitor copied Simplot's idea for a twisty french fry.
NEWINGTON, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire-based Sig Sauer has been sued by a California company that claims the Newington gun manufacturer infringed on its rifle patent.
The Portsmouth Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2bh2c23 ) the lawsuit says that Robert Davies obtained 80 patents before his 2012 death, including one for a gas-piston driven Armalite Rifle platform.
The suit, filed in New Hampshire federal court by Texas attorney...