Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. and General Electric Co. agreed to settle their U.S. patent infringement dispute over wind-turbine technology by allowing each other to cross-license their products, according to a statement from Tokyo-based Mitsubishi Heavy yesterday.
Apple Inc. and Oracle Corp. won a judge’s order separating and putting on hold a dispute between them about indemnification until a patent-infringement case against Apple by U.S. Ethernet Innovations LLC is resolved.
InterDigital Inc. fell to the lowest since July 2012 after the mobile-phone design company lost a patent-infringement case at a U.S. trade agency against Nokia Oyj, Huawei Technologies Co. and ZTE Corp.
The U.S. is invoking Cold War-era national-security powers to force telecommunication companies including AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. to divulge confidential information about their networks in a hunt for Chinese cyber-spying.
Huawei Technologies Co. and ZTE Corp., China’s two largest phone-equipment makers, provide opportunities for Chinese intelligence services to tamper with U.S. telecommunications networks for spying, according to a congressional report released today.
InterDigital Inc. said China threatened to arrest or detain its employees over a bid to collect patent royalties from Huawei Technologies Co., amid tightened Chinese government scrutiny of business practices.