Apple Inc., which won more than $1 billion after a jury found Samsung Electronics Co. infringed six of seven patents for its mobile devices Aug. 24, sought a ban on eight models of the South Korean company’s smartphones, including its Galaxy S devices.
On the fourth floor of a red brick medical building in Boston’s South End is an office where few want to go -- where people get a frequently unwelcome glimpse of their future through a careful reading of their DNA.
Pernod Ricard SA, which sells Havana Club rum in every country except the U.S., was dealt a blow in efforts to sell the liquor in the American market after the U.S. Supreme Court decided not to intervene in a clash over rights to the name.
Bankrupt companies’ costs rose 9.5 percent a year, or four times the inflation rate, as judges approved almost 99 percent of the fees demanded by lawyers and other professionals, according to University of California, Los Angeles professors Lynn LoPucki and Joseph Doherty.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear two appeals that would make it easier for targets of patent suits to collect attorneys’ fees, agreeing to consider steps that some companies say would deter groundless litigation.
Publishing Technology Plc, which serves more than 400 trade and academic publishers and helped with the distribution of every Harry Potter novel, headed for an eight-year high after the company boosted its links with China.