September 24, 2020 Westpac, one of Australia’s largest banks, to pay $920 million penalty over money laundering scandal [ by Legal Era News Network ] Westpac, one of Australia’s largest banks, has agreed to pay a record-breaking penalty of 1.3 billion Australian dollar ($920 million) for systematically allowing money laundering. Westpac also admitted as part... Continue Reading.
September 22, 2020 Lionel Messi Wins a 9-Year Long Battle to Trademark His Surname [ by Legal Era News Network ] Lionel Messi has won legal battle with Spanish cycling brand Massi and he is now free to trademark his surname. Spanish Cycling clothing brand Massi took the Barcelona legend to court stating that if... Continue Reading.
September 16, 2020 Mitsubishi Electric wins trademark infringement lawsuit against factory-automation product counterfeiters in China [ by Legal Era News Network ] Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced that the Guangzhou Intellectual Property Court has upheld an earlier ruling in Mitsubishi Electric’s favor regarding infringement of the company’s trademarks by Guangzhou Lingye Automation Equipment, Guangzhou Longyan Automation... Continue Reading.
September 14, 2020 Japan’s Sharp wins network tech patent infringement suit against Daimler [ by Legal Era News Network ] Japan’s Sharp Corp has won a patent infringement lawsuit against German automaker – Daimler in a district court in Munich, Germany. The ruling could enforce a sales ban against the German automaker. According to a... Continue Reading.
August 31, 2020 HCL’s US subsidiary faces patent infringement claim with respect to one of its software products [ by Legal Era News Network ] HCL America, the US subsidiary of software exporter HCL Technologies, is facing a patent infringement claim related to one of its software products filed by Texas-based Coretek Services. The lawsuit... Continue Reading.
August 24, 2020 USITC opens probe into Apple for patent infringement [ by Legal Era News Network ] The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) said that it has launched an investigation under Section 337 to find whether the Apple mobile and Mac devices violate patents owned by Japanese consumer electronics company Maxell Holdings. Section... Continue Reading.
August 21, 2020 US Court upholds $140 mn compensation to Epic Systems in IP theft lawsuit against TCS [ by Legal Era News Network ] The US Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, Chicago in the United States (US) has upheld compensatory damages of $140 million and directed reassessment of punitive damage of $280 million in... Continue Reading.
August 18, 2020 US based Rosen Law Firm to initiate class action lawsuit against HDFC Bank [ by Legal Era News Network ] US-based investor rights law firm Rosen Law Firm has announced an investigation of potential securities claims on behalf of shareholders of HDFC Bank following allegations that the bank may have issued materially... Continue Reading.
August 12, 2020 State Arbitration Law Applies to FAA-Exempt Workers: New Jersey Supreme Court [ by Legal Era News Network ] The Supreme Court of New Jersey has ruled that the New Jersey Arbitration Act (NJAA) shall apply to arbitration agreements even if parties to the agreements are exempt from arbitration under section 1 of... Continue Reading.
August 05, 2020 Covid- 19: Virgin Atlantic airline files for bankruptcy [ by Legal Era News Network ] Virgin Atlantic has sought protection from creditors in the United States (US) in the bankruptcy court in the southern district of New York as it struggles to cope up with the Coronavirus pandemic that has hampered the... Continue Reading.