Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP represented Lenovo Group Ltd. in its purchase of Google Inc.’s Motorola Mobility phone unit for $2.91 billion. Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP advised Google on the deal.
Samsung Electronics Co., sanctioned with its law firm by a U.S. judge for violating a court order protecting the confidentiality of Apple Inc.’s patent-licensing accords, avoided the severe penalties the iPhone maker sought.
Highland Capital Management LP and James Dondero are set to face off in a jury trial against a former employee the investment firm and its president called brain-damaged when they sued him for defamation and other civil wrongs.
MGA Entertainment Inc. sued Mattel Inc. for trade-secret theft in California state court, seeking $1 billion in damages after a federal appeals court threw out a $172.5 million verdict over the claims.