The Japanese carmaker on Friday agreed to settle allegations of sudden acceleration defects following a $3 million verdict in a case in which a jury that was scheduled to determine punitive damages later that day.
Ralls Corp. had claimed that it was denied due process when its purchase of several Oregon wind farms located near a naval installation was blocked by the president and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.
The Japanese beverage giant, which is suing the private equity funds that sold it New Zealand's Flavoured Beverages, had sought to subpoena communications between the funds and legal counsel at Clayton Utz.
Apple and its lawyers at Morrison & Foerster won another round in their patent battle with Samsung, when an Obama administration official refused to override a U.S. International Trade Commission order blocking Samsung from importing certain smartphones and tablets into the U.S.
Samsung Electronics Co. is hoping the White House will veto an order that would bar the company from importing some of its smartphones and tablets. But observers say the company and its lawyers shouldn't hold their breath.
High Court Justice Quentin Loh again stated that lifting Singapore's ban on gay male sex was up to Parliament, not the courts.
By Jan Wolfe, October 4, 2013 :: Disputes
No sanctions have been awarded yet, but the judge overseeing the dispute had plenty of tough words this week for Samsung and its lawyers.
By Julia Love, October 4, 2013 :: Disputes
After a long legal brawl to avoid paying licensing fees to a company it calls a patent bully, HTC Corp. has been handed a nearly $1 million bill by a California court.
A verdict in the case could serve as a barometer for the rest of the California cases, and for hundreds of personal injury or wrongful death cases across the United States.
For international firms, China has generally been a tale of two cities: Beijing and Shanghai. But a number of firms are starting to eye second-tier markets like Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Qingdao.