Wednesday, January 24, 2007

It's About Time. Google Watch reports that Google Sues Leo Stoller for Racketeering. From the article: "Google's lawsuit, which comes after several years of legal wrangling with Stoller, after Stoller declared bankruptcy, and after Google was granted relief by the courts to pursue litigation, alleges that Stoller and his businesses are falsely claiming trademark rights for the purpose of harassing and attempting to extort money."

Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Thomas v. Scalia. That's a new one. The AP reports that "Court Rules in Favor of MedImmune."From the article: "MedImmune 'assuredly did contend that it had no obligation under the license to pay royalties on an invalid patent,' Scalia wrote. 'Promising to pay royalties on patents that have not been held invalid does not amount to a promise' not to contest the matter."

Wednesday, January 03, 2007

One to Watch. Reuters reports that "U.S. group sues Nokia, Samsung over Bluetooth." From the article: "A U.S. research institute has sued Nokia, Samsung Electronics and Matsushita-owned Panasonic for violating a patent for Bluetooth technology, potentially putting the free wireless standard at risk."