Singtel Optus Ltd.’s dispute with Australian sports leagues over the streaming of broadcasts to computers and phones has a judge concerned the courts may be pushed into making policy decisions, which should be done by the government.
Singtel Optus Ltd. lost a legal dispute with Australian sports leagues over the showing of football and rugby matches on computers and mobile devices soon after they are broadcast live on free-to-air television.
Yahoo! Inc. asked a federal judge to invalidate some Facebook Inc. patents and dismiss the social network company’s counterclaims of infringement in an intellectual property dispute between the two firms.
Apple Inc. may have to reveal iPad and iPad 2 sales figures in the U.K. and U.S. to improve its chances of barring Samsung Electronics Co. from selling the Galaxy 10.1 tablet computer in Australia, a judge said.
Apple Inc. won an agreement from Samsung Electronics Co. that the South Korean company won’t sell the newest version of its tablet computer in Australia until a patent lawsuit in the country is resolved.