The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left in place a 2008 New York state law aimed at collecting millions in sales taxes from online purchases by state residents, rejecting a legal challenge by online retail giant Amazon.com Inc.
A federal appeals court on Monday gave Apple Inc. a fresh chance to argue Samsung Electronics Co. should be barred from selling phones and tablets a jury said infringed on patents held by the computer giant.
A U.S. judge has granted class-action status to a lawsuit that alleges major Silicon Valley companies suppressed employee compensation by agreeing not to solicit each other’s workers, according to a court filing.
Five major U.S. publishers objected to the Justice Department’s proposal to limit Apple’s influence in the electronic books market, saying it would effectively alter their existing settlements with the U.S. government.
Phil Falcone’s Harbinger Capital Partners sued Dish Network Corp. Chairman Charlie Ergen for fraud, accusing him of secretly acquiring the debt of LightSquared Inc., in order to take control of the telecommunications firm and its wireless spectrum worth billions of dollars.
The Obama administration’s decision to overturn an international trade ruling against Apple Inc. — the first such veto in more than 25 years — promises to upend long-running battles over intellectual property in the smartphone market and change the strategies some of the world’s biggest technology companies use to defend their inventions.
A federal appeals court on Monday threw out the approval of a class of authors in a long-running lawsuit against Google Inc. over its efforts to electronically scan millions of books from public and university libraries in order to make them available online.