Litigation

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Apple, Google Agree To Settle Longstanding Patent Dispute

Apple Inc. and Google Inc. announced Friday that they are dropping nearly two dozen lawsuits in U.S. and European courts against each other.

05/16/2014

An employee shows an Apple's iPhone 4s (L) and a Samsung's Galaxy S3 (R) at a mobile phone shop in Seoul on August 27, 2012. Shares in Samsung Electronics opened 6.75 percent lower on August 27, 2012 after a US court fined the South Korean firm 1.05 billion USD for breaching Apple's patents. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/GettyImages)

Apple, Samsung Renew Patent Dispute With Latest Court Battle

The world’s two leading smartphone makers were back in federal court on Monday, accusing each other of stealing ideas and features.

03/31/2014

Trial Begins In Apple-Samsung Patent Battle

Tech Battle Redux: Apple, Samsung Head Back To Court

The trial starting Monday will mark the latest round in a long-running series of lawsuits between the tech giants.

03/30/2014

Asiana Flight 214

Courts Will Treat Asiana Flight 214 Passengers Differently

When the courts have to figure compensation for people aboard Flight 214, the potential payouts will probably be vastly different for Americans and passengers from other countries, even if they were seated side by side as the Asiana jetliner crash-landed.

07/14/2013

Facebook Headquarters

Facebook Settles Lawsuit For $10 Million

Facebook is paying $10 million to settle a lawsuit over ads that it called sponsored stories.

06/17/2012

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Leaves Richmond Police Department Leaderless

Richmond’s police chief and seven of his high-ranking officers are involved in a racial discrimination lawsuit in Martinez, which temporarily leaves the department without a head.

01/18/2012

(CBS)

San Francisco Lawsuit Shows Power Of A Tweet

A San Francisco teen is suing a business partner who promised to develop his Twitter feed but who, the Northern California teen says, deceived him into turning over the rights to his creation.

CBS San Francisco–05/14/2011

Motorola Droid. (George Frey/Getty Images)

Apple Sues Motorola Over Smartphone Patents

Apple is suing Motorola for infringing on patents related to its smart phones.

CBS San Francisco–10/31/2010

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