Google Inc.’s YouTube video-sharing website for a second time persuaded a judge to throw out a Viacom Inc. lawsuit claiming YouTube violated copyrights by letting users post clips from shows without authorization.
ArcelorMittal USA LLC, part of the world’s biggest steelmaker, sued units of OAO Severstal, Russia’s second-largest steelmaker, and Nisshin Steel Holdings Co. for allegedly infringing a patent for metal used in auto parts.
Several U.S. Supreme Court justices sought a compromise on the decades-old practice of granting patents on human genes, debating a case that could redefine rights throughout the biotechnology and agriculture industries.
Paulson & Co. executives were sued for alleged conflicts in the handling of intellectual property assets in the bankruptcy of a group of resorts including Miami’s Doral golf course, where Tiger Woods won his 76th PGA Tour event last month.
Macy’s Inc. will ask a judge to expand the scope of his order blocking J.C. Penney Co. from selling goods designed by Martha Stewart’s company in certain categories even if they don’t carry her name or trademark.