The Obama administration’s announcement yesterday that it was delaying a ruling on the Keystone XL oil pipeline drew an angry reaction from supporters of the $5.4 billion project, including some who said it was designed to push the issue beyond the November election.
Apple Inc., maker of the iPhone, asked a U.S. appeals court to revive its lawsuit claiming Google Inc.’s Motorola Mobility unit demanded unreasonably high royalties for standard mobile-phone technology.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. in a move that may delay generic competition to the company’s top-selling Copaxone multiple-sclerosis drug and alter how patent appeals are handled. Teva rose on the news.
The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to consider software patents for the first time in decades, weighing a case that has divided the computer industry and may affect almost half the country’s patent suits.
Google Inc. was ordered today by a jury in Texas to pay $85 million to SimpleAir Inc. for using the closely held company’s technology for transmitting Internet- based data to computers and mobile devices without a license.
Google Inc. wanted to find out who was behind a company called Suffolk Technologies LLC that accused the world’s largest search engine’s owner of using its Internet-search technology without permission.