Sept 3- Lorillard Inc said two of its e-cigarette subsidiaries sued Zippo Manufacturing Co in the United Kingdom to protect itself from Zippo's claims of trademark infringement regarding the blu brand of e-cigarettes.» Read More
Viagra's patent in China has expired and some analysts expect cheaper prices will bring a surge of demand for the storied erectile dysfunction drug.
IBM announced it will invest $3 billion in chip research and development in hopes of finding a game-changing breakthrough.
WASHINGTON, July 9- IBM announced on Wednesday it will invest $3 billion over the next five years in chip research and development in hopes of finding a game-changing breakthrough that can help revive its slumping hardware unit. IBM announced the plan a week before its widely anticipated second quarter earnings.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 25- Oculus VR, the technology startup that Facebook Inc is buying for $2 billion, has denied improperly using video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc's trade secrets to create its virtual reality gaming headset.
BEIJING/ SAN FRANCISCO, May 14- Alibaba is taking a tougher line against counterfeit items sold on its online marketplaces as the Chinese e-commerce giant heads towards a U.S. stock listing that could be the world's biggest technology company IPO.
LONDON, May 7- Pfizer sought to allay fears that its proposed $106 billion takeover of AstraZeneca would deal a blow to drug research, saying the new company would bolster innovative science and speed the development of new treatments. AstraZeneca, Britain's second-largest drugs company, has rejected successive approaches from its larger American rival.
LONDON, May 6- British lawmakers on Tuesday summoned bosses of U.S. drugmaker Pfizer to explain a $106 billion takeover bid for pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca which has raised fears over UK jobs, research and intellectual property.
UK SCIENCE COMMITTEE WANTS' A LOT MORE INFORMATION' ON IMPACT ON UK SCIENCE BASE, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY FROM POTENTIAL PFIZER TAKEOVER OF ASTRAZENECA- COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN.
The Samsung-Apple litigation underscored the troubled U.S. patent system, and something worse, Priceline.com founder Jay Walker tells CNBC.
NEW DELHI, May 1- India has proposed holding wider bilateral talks with the United States to address concerns over intellectual property rights and access to the Indian market for U.S. firms, its commerce secretary said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, April 30- The United States has resisted lobbying by U.S. drug and pharmaceutical companies to take tougher trade action against India for its intellectual property policies, deciding against risking ties with a likely new government in New Delhi.
April 9- IP Group Plc. *Announces that it has signed an IP commercialisation agreement with Princeton University. *Collaboration, which has an initial pilot phase of 18 months, will focus on developing early-stage, proof of principle opportunities based on intellectual property developed at Princeton.
The U.S. Supreme Court will delve into the hotly contested question of when software is eligible for patent protection.
Nicholas Narbone, 26, of Orlando, Florida, pleaded guilty on Monday to one count of conspiring to commit criminal copyright infringement in connection with his activity on behalf of the Appbucket Group, the agency said.
China's national trademark office has reportedly revoked the luxury fashion firm's iconic tartan. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris has more.
Demetrios Marantis, Acting U.S. Trade Representative says China must step up its enforcement of trade secrets and take more action on criminal and civil side.
Stephen Davies, CEO, Javelin Wealth Management says he had reduced his cash weights and remains fully weighted on equities, with an emphasis on Asia and emerging markets.
China plans to change the law to crackdown on "malicious" trademark registrations, state media said on Monday, after a series of cases in which well-know international brands and individuals have had their names or copyright misused.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the latest details on a jury awarding VirnetX a lump sum of $368 million in a patent infringement case against Apple.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports a grand jury has indicted executives at Kolon Industries on charges of stealing corporate secrets from DuPont.