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  • Google’s Stake in $2 Billion Apple-Samsung Trial Revealed

    Google Inc.’s stake in the outcome of a $2 billion trial over smartphones using its Android operating system was revealed by testimony that the company indemnified Samsung Electronics Co. against some of Apple Inc.’s patent claims.

  • Samsung Seen Portraying Apple’s $2 Bln Claim as Greedy

    Samsung Electronics Co. wants $6.2 million from Apple Inc. for copying its technology, a figure an intellectual property expert said is meant to make the $2 billion sought by the iPhone maker over its own smartphone patents look excessive.

  • Samsung Says $2 Billion Apple Suit Is Attack on Android

    Samsung Electronics Co. told jurors at the opening of a $2 billion trial that Apple Inc.’s patent case is really an attack on Google Inc.’s Android operating system and a ploy to stem smartphone competition that has overwhelmed iPhone sales.

  • Apple-Samsung Jury Is Seated in California Patent Trial

    Apple Inc.’s and Samsung Electronics Co.’s opening arguments in a $2 billion trial over smartphone technology will be heard today by a jury that includes a retired International Business Machines Corp. software systems manager, a medical billing administrator and a community service officer.

  • Google Won’t Face Group E-Mail Privacy Lawsuit: Judge

    Google Inc. won a major victory in its fight against claims it illegally scanned private e-mail messages to and from Gmail accounts, defeating a bid to unify lawsuits in a single group case on behalf of hundreds of millions of Internet users.

  • Securities Lawsuits Decreased in First Half of 2012

    Federal securities class actions decreased in the first half of 2012 compared with last year largely because of a decline in Chinese reverse mergers and the lowest number of mergers and acquisitions since the third quarter of 2009, according to a study.

  • Class Actions, SEC Turf, Arch Cru Payments: Compliance

    Federal securities class actions increased by 9.2 percent in 2013 from the year before, according to a study by the Stanford Law School Securities Class Action Clearinghouse and Cornerstone Research.

  • Google Fights E-Mail Privacy Group Suit It Calls Too Big

    Google Inc., fighting claims that it illegally scanned private e-mail messages, argues it shouldn’t have to face a single lawsuit that lumps together hundreds of millions of Internet users.

  • U.S. Anti-Bribe Head Joins Morrison & Foerster: Business of Law

    Charles Duross, who secured almost $2 billion in corporate penalties as the head of the U.S. Justice Department unit devoted to pursuing foreign bribery cases, has left the government to join Morrison & Foerster LLP in Washington.

  • Apple, Samsung Again Fail to Settle U.S. Patent Case

    Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. told a judge they again failed to settle their dispute over smartphone technology, with their next trial in federal court in California set to begin March 31.

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