Samsung Electronics Co.’s patent- infringement victory over Apple Inc. turned hollow after President Barack Obama’s administration overturned an order barring shipments of some older iPhone models into the U.S.
The settlement BP Plc reached last year with most private parties over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill could be scuttled if a U.S. appeals court doesn’t throw out the interpretation of payments being used by the claims administrator, the company said.
U.S. Transportation Department regulations meant to ensure truck drivers get more rest were mostly upheld by a federal appeals court, a defeat for companies that said the rules would add cost without improving highway safety.
Apple Inc. may learn as early as today whether President Barack Obama and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman will intervene to let it keep selling all versions of its iPhone 4 and iPad 2 in the U.S.
Electronic Arts Inc. lost a bid to block lawsuits for profiting from using college athletes’ likenesses free without their permission as a federal appeals court said the conduct isn’t protected by the First Amendment.