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Retirement Fund Sues Google Over Stock Retirement Fund Sues Google Over Stock

Google CEO Larry Page has been mentioned in various lawsuits of late, recently taking the stand in the search giant’s copyright infringement trial with Oracle, where his demeanor was described as being evasive – and now Bloomberg reports that Page …

Apple, Samsung Meet May 21-22 To Discuss Settlement Apple, Samsung Meet May 21-22 To Discuss Settlement

Earlier this month we brought you news that Apple and Samsung had been instructed to meet to discuss a settlement for their ongoing patent lawsuit, which will soon be heading to trial in California. The meeting, ordered by U.S. District …

Yahoo Asks Judge to Invalidate Facebook Patents Yahoo Asks Judge to Invalidate Facebook Patents

Yahoo is claiming Facebook bought eight of the ten patents that it used to counter-sue in the continuing war between the two internet giants. In a filing to a federal court, Yahoo is asking the judge to throw out the …

Nutella to Settle Ad Lawsuit For $3 Million
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A Califronia mom, Athena Hohenberg, sued Ferrero Roche last February for claiming their chocolate-hazelnut spread was healthy, when in fact it is probably one of the least healthy things you can eat. Hohenberg claimed she was taken in by ads …

Samsung Ordered To Give Apple Documents In Infringement Suit Samsung Ordered To Give Apple Documents In Infringement Suit

Apple has won a victory in one of its myriad patent infringement lawsuits against Samsung, as a judge ruled that Samsung violated a court order by failing to hand certain documents over to Apple during the discovery process. The documents …

Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Guilty Of Violating Motorola Patents Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Guilty Of Violating Motorola Patents
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With the patent lawsuit war heating up, a possible huge blow to Microsoft and the Xbox 360 was dealt today by the The US International Trade Commission. The ruling about the case, which was filed in 2010, stated that Microsoft’s …

Apple Sued Over Every Touchscreen Device They Make Apple Sued Over Every Touchscreen Device They Make
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Apple has been sued in U.S. District Court for patent infringement. The complaint alleges that Apple’s touch interface devices – yes, all of them – infringe on a patent owned by Flatworld Interactives, LLC. The application for the patent was …

Phil Spector Files Lawsuit from His Prison Cell
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What a fantastic world we live in. Unhappy that a government construction project has caused damage to his sprawling estate, music producer-turned-convicted murderer Phil Spector filed a lawsuit from the cozy confines of his prison cell. The suit, which is …

YouTube Loses German Royalties Case YouTube Loses German Royalties Case

YouTube, the most popular video platform on the web, has been taking some heat over music clip royalties as of late. It was recently reported that parody singer Weird Al Yankovic is suing Sony for $2.5 million, over videos of …

Samsung Fortune Fuels Family Feud Samsung Fortune Fuels Family Feud

Lee Kun-hee is the chairman of Samsung Electronics. He resigned as chairman of Samsung on April 21, 2008 owing to Samsung Slush funds scandal, but returned on March 24, 2010. He received a three year suspended jail term after he …

Supreme Court to Hear Appeal of Graduate Student Sued for Reselling Textbooks Supreme Court to Hear Appeal of Graduate Student Sued for Reselling Textbooks

The Supreme Court decided today that they will hear the case of graduate student Supap Kirtsaeng, who was sued by a publishing company for reselling textbooks he bought in Thailand. The final verdict in this case may have important implications …

Amazon Possibly Behind Justice Department e-Book Lawsuit Amazon Possibly Behind Justice Department e-Book Lawsuit
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When the Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and other major publishers for allegedly banding together to drive up book prices, Amazon was named several times in the 36-page complaint. The company was named so repeatedly, roughly 90 …

Apple Responds To DOJ Price-Fixing Lawsuit Apple Responds To DOJ Price-Fixing Lawsuit

Apple has finally released their own statement concerning the recent lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice. The lawsuit accuses Apple of colluding with five publishers to raise the price of e-books and stifle competition from Amazon. Late yesterday, Apple …

AT&T Aids and Abets Thieves, According to Suit AT&T Aids and Abets Thieves, According to Suit

While it was recently reported that AT&T and other providers are building a database to help track and de-activate stolen cellphones, a group has still brought a class-action lawsuit against the company for helping thieves re-activate stolen devices, mainly the …

U.S. Judge Blocks Motorola’s German Microsoft Injunction U.S. Judge Blocks Motorola’s German Microsoft Injunction
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A judge in U.S. District Court in Seattle has issued an injunction preventing Motorola from enforcing an injunction it has not yet won in Germany. The court in Mannheim will determine next Tuesday whether Motorola will be granted an injunction …

Principal Sues Over Facebook Hate Page Principal Sues Over Facebook Hate Page
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A former principal at a school in Australia is suing a former student and two parent, claiming they defamed her with a Facebook hate page, ABC Melbourne is reporting. Sue Burtenshaw was suspended indefinitely from Coober Pedy Area School in …

YouTube Ordered to Answer to Viacom Suit YouTube Ordered to Answer to Viacom Suit

Google-owned YouTube has been newly ordered to defend a lawsuit filed by Viacom Inc. over copyright violations. Viacom has alleged that YouTube had knowingly hosted some of their content without authorization, including clips from “the Colbert Report.” Here is the …

Groupon Stock Hits All-Time Low Groupon Stock Hits All-Time Low
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Less than five months after its initial public offering, Groupon stock is trading for less than half of what it once was. The company’s shares fell another 3.2%, or 48 cents, and closed at $14.54 a piece. At its highest …

Facebook to Countersue Yahoo With Their Own Patents Facebook to Countersue Yahoo With Their Own Patents
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Facebook is not only defending itself against the patent infringement lawsuit filed by Yahoo last month, they are taking the offensive with their own suit. In a lawsuit filed today, Facebook accuses Yahoo of violating ten of their patents including …

Weird Al Yankovic Sues Sony for $5 Million Weird Al Yankovic Sues Sony for $5 Million
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Parody singer “Weird Al” Yankovic has sued Sony Music Group, and seeks $5 million in damages in what he alleges to be unfair business dealings, according to CP. The suit was filed by Yankovic’s Ear Booker Enterprises, and alleges that …

Apple Itunes and Sony’s PSN Targets In Lawsuit Apple Itunes and Sony’s PSN Targets In Lawsuit

Another day, another lawsuit. this time it is a South African man that has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California claiming a patent infringement by Apple and Sony. The man, Benjamin Grobler, …