Published on June 24, 2017

UPDATE: Intellectual Property Lawsuits in the News

Uber Knew Fired Exec Had Info at Center of Google Theft Case

The lawsuit maintains that Uber then transplanted the intellectual property allegedly stolen by Levandowski into its own fleet of self-driving vehicles.

This is a charge that Uber has adamantly denied since Waymo filed its complaint in federal court four …

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Uber Fires Former Google Engineer at Heart of Self-Driving Dispute

Travis Kalanick, the chief executive of Uber, left, with Anthony Levandowski, a vice president of technology at Uber, whose firing was announced to staff members on Tuesday.

Uber said Tuesday that …

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YETI Alleges Promo Drinkware Violates Intellectual Property Rights

YETI Coolers believes that companies in the promotional products industry are infringing on its intellectual property rights through the selling of alleged knockoff drinkware products and related marketing that aims to cash in on the Austin, TX-based …

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PhishMe® Files Second Intellectual Property Enforcement Action Against Wombat Security Technologies, Inc.

LEESBURG, Virginia
PhishMe Inc., the leading provider of human-phishing defense solutions, announced today that it has filed a second patent infringement lawsuit against Wombat Security Technologies, Inc. (“Wombat”) in the United States …

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Qualcomm’s chairman calls out Apple for its iPhone chip royalty lawsuit

“People want to get around, they see intellectual property as a cost in their billable materials, and they just want to pay less,” he said.

“But for us, we want to continue to drive technology forward, and importantly, we want to spread it across a …

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MU wins round in lawsuit with professor – Columbia Daily Tribune

The ruling doesn’t end Suppes’ legal battles with the university.

On Aug. 25, a trial will be held in a lawsuit dating to 2009 where Suppes and the university dispute claims to intellectual property.

Suppes has another lawsuit pending in federal court …

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Holdout J.Crew Lenders File New Lawsuit to Block Restructuring Bid

J.Crew Group Inc. lenders are asking a New York judge to block a restructuring transaction they say would move the retailer’s intellectual property, including its brands, beyond their reach.

Eaton Vance Management and Highland Capital Management LP …

Original Wall Street Journal post

Arthur Andersen accuses Andersen Tax of forgery

In the lawsuit, the French firm claimed that Andersen Tax acquired the trademarks from a company called SAW IP NA NV that was formed under the laws of Curacao and was liquidated in November 2010, “without any assets at the time of its liquidation …

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