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  • Court Clears Way for J&J to Sue Over Failed Guidant Deal Thursday, 30 Aug 2007 | 12:46 PM ET

    A U.S. court dismissed some claims in a lawsuit filed by Johnson & Johnson over its failed bid for Guidant.

  • Wachovia Sues Thornburg Mortgage for $5.1 Million Friday, 24 Aug 2007 | 3:37 PM ET

    Wachovia Bank, a unit of Wachovia, has sued Thornburg Mortgage for breach of contract over the mortgage lender's failure to pay it $5.1 million.

  • Fired Wal-Mart Exec's Lawsuit Dismissed Thursday, 23 Aug 2007 | 4:39 AM ET

    A state judge in Michigan has sided with Wal-Mart Stores and dismissed a lawsuit by former marketing executive Julie Roehm over her firing, saying the case should be filed in Arkansas.

  • Sprint Nextel stands to lose a $2 billion investment in a new phone feature if a court bars Qualcomm from making the necessary chips, Qualcomm executives told the court on Thursday.

  • A group of reporters and their family members whose private telephone records were secretly obtained as part of Hewlett-Packard's boardroom surveillance scheme sued the technology giant and two former executives.

  • CBS Settles with Fired Shock Jock Don Imus Wednesday, 15 Aug 2007 | 5:01 AM ET
    Radio personality Don Imus appears on Rev.Al Sharpton's radio show, in New York Monday April 9, 2007. Imus issued another apology for referring to the Rutgers women's basketball team as "nappy-headed hos" on his morning show last week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Broadcaster CBS settled its termination dispute with fired radio shock jock Don Imus Tuesday, a possible step toward Imus reviving his multimillion-dollar career with a rival broadcaster.

  • Johnson & Johnson Sues Red Cross Over Use of Emblem Thursday, 9 Aug 2007 | 10:27 AM ET

    Johnson & Johnson, the pharmaceutical giant which uses a Red Cross as its trademark, filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the American Red Cross, demanding that the charity halt the use of the red cross symbol on products it sells to the public.

  • Sharp Sues Samsung for LCD Patent Infringement Monday, 6 Aug 2007 | 10:22 PM ET

    Sharp said on Monday it filed a U.S. lawsuit accusing Samsung Electronics of infringing Sharp's LCD patents, the latest in a series of legal tussles among Asian technology companies.

  • Bear Stearns and several members of its senior management repeatedly misled investors in  two sub-prime hedge funds to keep them from withdrawing money even as the funds were losing much of their value, according to an arbitration claim obtained exclusively by CNBC.

  • New York State Sues Exxon over Brooklyn Spill Tuesday, 17 Jul 2007 | 4:01 PM ET
    Andrew Cuomo

    New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed a lawsuit against ExxonMobil to force the cleanup of a decades-old oil spill in New York City.

  • EU Court to Rule on Microsoft on September 17 Tuesday, 17 Jul 2007 | 7:58 AM ET

    A European court confirmed on Tuesday that it will rule on Sept. 17 on whether software giant Microsoft broke European Union antitrust regulations.

  • A federal judge dismissed charges Monday against 13 former KPMG employees in what the government had described as the largest criminal tax case in U.S. history, saying the prosecutors prevented them from presenting their defenses.

  • UBS to Pay $23.3 Million in New York Settlement Monday, 16 Jul 2007 | 2:32 PM ET

    UBS agreed to pay $23.3 million to resolve accusations the Swiss bank and brokerage steered thousands of inappropriate customers into fee-based accounts, the New York Attorney General's office said on Monday.

  • An amorous entrepreneur who created a "virtual bed" featured in Second Life, a Web site in which users can build their own Internet lives, is suing an unknown user for allegedly "stealing" the bed for his or her own virtual sexual fantasies. The lawsuit for copyright infringement is "inappropriate and unfair," said Andrew Langsam, an intellectual property lawyer at Pryor Cashman. He joined "Power Lunch" to talk about the nature of cyber-play.

  • U.S. billionaire Ronald Perelman has gone to Florida's highest state court to overturn an appeals court ruling that stripped him of a $1.58 billion jury award against Morgan Stanley.

  • Court Rejects Moncrief Suit Against BASF Thursday, 5 Jul 2007 | 6:59 AM ET

    A German court on Thursday rejected a lawsuit by Moncrief Oil International that sought to void a joint venture between BASF and Gazprom to develop a Siberian gas field.

  • SAP Admits Inappropriate Downloads in Oracle Case Tuesday, 3 Jul 2007 | 4:31 AM ET

    SAP's chief executive admitted "inappropriate downloads" of documents from archrival Oracle by SAP's TomorrowNow unit but said on Tuesday SAP itself had not had access to that material.

  • Judge Won't Cut New Parmalat From Suit Tuesday, 3 Jul 2007 | 2:01 AM ET

    Parmalat can be sued by shareholders in a suit involving its predecessor company, Parmalat Finanziaria's collapse into bankruptcy in 2003, a judge ruled.

  • PartyGaming Confident About Full-Year Prospects Monday, 2 Jul 2007 | 12:11 PM ET

    Online gaming company PartyGaming said it was confident about prospects for 2007 after the second-quarter financial performance met its expectations, sending its shares higher on Monday.

  • SAP to Respond to Oracle Lawsuit by Midnight Monday, 2 Jul 2007 | 7:22 AM ET

    Software maker SAP will respond to rival Oracle's lawsuit accusing it of intellectual property theft by midnight Pacific Daylight Time on Monday, it said in a statement.