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Samsung Electronics, Apple agree to drop patent lawsuits outside U.S.: Samsung says

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc agreed to scale down their international legal war and withdraw patent lawsuits outside the United States, a Samsung spokesman said on Wednesday. "This agreement does not¬†involve¬†any licensing arrangements, and the companies are continuing … Continue reading

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HP settles lawsuits over deal for British software company

(Reuters) – Hewlett-Packard Co and attorneys representing shareholders confirmed on Monday they had agreed to settle litigation over the $ 11.1 billion acquisition of British software company Autonomy Corp. Reuters exclusively reported news of the settlement on Friday. Plaintiffs and … Continue reading

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HP in talks to settle Autonomy lawsuits

Any deal would free the company from the potential embarrassment of court appearances that would have aired questions about the Autonomy takeover Asia homepage

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U.S. takes steps to bolster patent system, cut frivolous lawsuits

By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House announced steps on Thursday designed to reduce frivolous patent lawsuits by trying to make it easier to identify who owns patents and by updating review processes to ensure that fewer weak … Continue reading

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FDA Triclosan Ban May Ignite Record Class Action Lawsuits: Stock Implications

By Henry Brett: Editors’ Note: This article covers a stock trading at less than $ 1 per share and/or with less than a $ 100 million market cap. Please be aware of the risks associated with these stocks. Since the … Continue reading

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Google seeks judgment protecting Android from ‘Rockstar’ group’s patent lawsuits

Google isn't about to remain idle while the Apple- and Microsoft-led "Rockstar" patent group sues numerous Android partners. The search giant has quietly filed a declaratory judgment complaint asking a San Jose court to rule that the company (and therefore, … Continue reading

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EU says Samsung offers to stop patent lawsuits in Europe

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics has offered to stop taking rivals such as Apple to court in Europe over patent disputes in order to end an antitrust investigation, European Union regulators said on Thursday. The move, … Continue reading

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PBS’ Charlie Rose settles with unpaid interns as lawsuits spread

(Reuters) – PBS talk show host Charlie Rose and his production company will pay roughly $ 110,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by former unpaid interns, under an agreement approved by a New York state judge. Reuters: Entertainment News

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U.S. panel takes action aimed at needless patent lawsuits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. trade panel that deals with patent infringement cases took a step on Monday that could rein in companies, often known as patent trolls, accused of embarking on frivolous litigation. The International Trade Commission said it … Continue reading

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Rating agencies settle subprime lawsuits

The trial would have tested much of the same evidence that the US government is using in its $ 5bn fraud suit against S&P Financial Times – Asia homepage

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