Microsoft Corp., the world’s biggest software maker, won a U.K. ruling invalidating Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc.’s patent protection for technology synchronizing message statuses across multiple devices.
Proceeds from the sequel to Mario Puzo’s novel “The Godfather” published last week will be put in escrow while Paramount Pictures and the late novelist’s estate pursue litigation over the publishing rights.
Swire Navigation Co., a shipping unit of John Swire & Sons Ltd., and a cargo liner captain were yesterday ordered to stand trial in Australia over an oil spill last year that blackened beaches, the company said.
Proceeds from the sequel to Mario Puzo’s novel “The Godfather” published this week will be put in escrow while Paramount Pictures and the late novelist’s estate pursue litigation over the publishing rights.
Activision Blizzard Inc. is seeking to delay a trial against the creators of its blockbuster game “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2” to bring in a new lead lawyer as the possible damages it faces have ballooned to $1 billion.
Viacom Inc., the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and the Paramount film studio, agreed to resolve a legal dispute with Time Warner Cable Inc., allowing cable customers to see Viacom shows on devices such as Apple Inc.’s iPad.
Activision Blizzard Inc. reached a settlement of its $400 million claim against rival video-game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. that was part of a lawsuit scheduled for trial May 29 with the developers of “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.”