USITC launches probe into patent infringement targeting Taiwan's TSMC

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has decided to launch an investigation into allegations of patent infringement involving Taiwan-based Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the...

Taiwan’s TSMC rejects GlobalFoundries patent infringement allegations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The world’s largest contract chipmaker, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), on Tuesday (August 27) rejected allegations by rival GlobalFoundries that its ...

The Latest: Apple wins a round in iPhone patent dispute

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. International Trade Commission's findings in cases alleging Apple's iPhones infringed on technology owned by Qualcomm (all times local): 3...

Jury rules Apple owes Qualcomm $31M for patent infringement

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 inter...

US DOJ charges Taiwanese company UMC, Chinese partner Fujian Jinhua for trade secret theft

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has formally announced charges against three individuals and two companies, one Chinese and one Taiwanese, alleging the theft...

Lawsuit protocol: Call attorneys, but take time for business

NEW YORK (AP) — When a small business is involved in a lawsuit, an owner's concern can't only be about winning or losing — it also has to be about making sure the company stays on track. ...

Foundation Medicine and Guardant Health Agree to Settle Patent Infringement Lawsuit

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 18, 2018--Foundation Medicine, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMI) and Guardant Health, Inc. announced an agreement to settle a patent infringement laws...

Taiwan chip-maker UMC has US rival Micron banned from China after IP theft

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In what might be considered another shot in the escalating trade conflict between the U.S. and China, a large U.S. chip manufacturer has been temporarily banned from selli...

Taiwan's Innolux sues Chinese company for patent infringement

Taipei, Feb. 27 (CNA) Innolux Corp., one of the largest flat panel makers in Taiwan, has filed suit in two courts in China against a Chinese competitor for infringing on 17 of its patents and is deman...

Huawei wins China patent lawsuit against rival Samsung

HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese court notice says homegrown tech giant Huawei has won a patent infringement lawsuit against South Korea smartphone rival Samsung. The notice released Wednesday said...

Microsoft and SAIC climb while American Outdoor Brands drops

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: American Outdoor Brands Corp., down $1.42 to $13.51 The firearms maker cut its profit a...

Company under fire for opioid marketing files patent suit

DOVER, Del. (AP) — An Arizona-based pharmaceutical company targeted in lawsuits and criminal investigations over its marketing of a highly addictive painkiller has filed a related patent-infringement ...

Apple ordered to pay $506M in Wisconsin patent infringement

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 a...

Nokia and Apple settle long-running legal disputes

HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia and Apple have settled their numerous legal disputes after signing an agreement to work together. Nokia, once the world's No. 1 cellphone maker and now a networ...

Justices make it easier for companies to defend patent cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is making it easier for companies to defend themselves against patent infringement lawsuits. The justices ruled unanimously on Monday that such la...