All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Suits’
Hyundai, Reebok, Puma, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Michelin are all being sued by the same company for patent infringement. The patent involves technology that allows customers to customize products on the companies’ websites. But it’s not just the scale of the suit that will get attention, but also the timing, and who’s bringing it.
Those bringing lawsuits claiming that bidding on competitor trademark keywords is a form of infringement aren’t doing well in court. Though a few cases have made it past one court or another, those and others are getting caught up in the Second Circuit.
March was a busy month for lawsuits involving bloggers and webmasters. The court system taking them to task for defamatory statements, with one case becoming the first to go to trial and result in a liability verdict.
A legal system once tentative about taking on digital cases is braving the waters with more frequency. Most of the cases we’ve reported on have involved the statements of anonymous commentators, liability for which webmasters and bloggers have been repeatedly exonerated (or are expected to be). But these are different.
Noted video game opponent Jack Thompson is at it again, looking to block the distribution of Manhunt 2 and Grand Theft Auto IV, both scheduled to be released later this year by Take Two. The popular game distributor, however, is now looking to launch a preemptive strike against Thompson to ensure timely release of these titles.
Charles Barkley proclaimed that he wasn’t a role model, nor did he want to be one. LeBron James, conversely, is choosing to embrace the influential position he holds as a direct result of his NBA superstardom.
The three-time all star for the Cleveland Cavaliers announced on Monday that he would be participating in a venture from MSN that will portray the basketball phenom’s journey from humble beginnings to athletic fame and fortune, all in a storybook format geared toward children and teens.
It is a truth held to be self-evident among IT professionals: geeks are from Krypton, suits are from Uranus. The antipathy between members of the code is poetry tribe and the non-IT managers for whom they often work is so common and all-prevailing that it has even become a marketing cliche-like the obnoxious propeller head in the CDW commercials who is always one-upping the guys from the Dilbert cubicles.
The software and game console company will provide uncapped coverage for legal fees and a broader range of claims protection for its partners.