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Vodafone Sues Telecom Italia, claims over 1 billion euros

Vodafone Group, the British telecom giant, is suing Telecom Italia for abusing its dominant position in Italy.

UBS to pay $885 million as fine to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

The legal tussle between UBS AG on one side and US based Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on the other appears to have reached its legitimate end.

UK judge unimpressed with Apple's apology to Samsung

The legal battle between Samsung and Apple rages on

Apple has come under fire for publishing an awkward apology letter to Samsung on its website.

Microsoft sued for violating patent on Live Tiles

Microsoft sued for violating patent on Live Tiles

Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) has been hit with a patent infringement lawsuit by Portland, Maine-based company SurfCast over its new Windows 8 tiling feature.

Nature Valley faces lawsuit over deceptive marketing

Two California women have accused General Mills, producer of granola bars, Oats ‘N Honey, and other “healthy” snacks of deceptive marketing and false advertising.

NXP sues RIM over Blackberry patent violations

Canada’s Research In Motion (RIM) is being sued by a Dutch chipmaker for alleged patent violation involving some of its smartphones.

Yahoo Sues Facebook Over Patent Infringements

In what can be termed as a rare social media court battle, Yahoo is suing Facebook over patents.

Samsung seeking ban on iPhone 4S in Japan, Australia

South Korean giant Samsung Electronics Co. is taking its legal battle against Apple to Australia and Japan.

Sprint goes to court against AT&T, T-Mobile merger

The proposed AT&T and T-Mobile merger faces another hurdle, this time from Sprint Nextel Corp.

Microsoft directed to pay $70mn to Alcatel-Lucent

In what brings an end to a years old patent dispute, Microsoft has been ordered to pay $70 million to Alcatel-Lucent by a jury in San Diego.