ITC judge rules in favor of angry troll A judge with the US International Trade Commission has ruled that Microsoft's Nokia handsets violate patents held by trolling outfit "non-practicing entity" InterDigital, adding to the software giant's ongoing woes in the mobile phone arena.…
A judge for the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled today that Microsoft's smartphones, formerly made by Nokia, infringe on two patents owned by a company called InterDigital.
The International Trade Commission today ruled Microsoft improperly used two InterDigital wireless patents without permission. The ruling judge said "it would not be against the public interest to ban the Microsoft [phones] from import...Show More Summary
Acer's Jason Chen will give you Win10 for free Pics Acer CEO Jason Chen this week tore through the company's international product launch presentation – on the 68th floor of New York's 4 World Trade Center – like a rock star on speed from start to finish. He even donned sunglasses at one point and there seemed every chance that he might not take them off.…
Ignacio Rodríguez Temiño and Antonio Roma Valdés have written an important study "Fighting against the archaeological looting and the illicit trade of antiquities in Spain" for International Journal of Cultural Property 22,1 (2015) 111-30. Show More Summary
Global events such as climate change and an international trade have caused a number of dangerous parasites to emerge in countries where they haven’t been found before. The parasites, which can invade and damage vital body organs such as the brain, range from one-celled organisms to relatively large tape worms. Show More Summary
Shares in Bosideng International Holdings, one of the world’s largest producers of down jackets, gained as much as 14% in Hong Kong early this afternoon after the company said Japan trading house Itochu and China’s CITIC Securities would buy a minority stake for the equivalent of $200 million. The two would [...]
On Fox News Sunday: I did not have access to internal memos, but... you see this pattern of benefit.... The analogy I would use [is] like insider trading. I wrote a book a couple years ago on members of Congress who were potentiallyShow More Summary
International Trade Law was surely not among the courses that President Obama taught as a law professor at the University of Chicago. In fact, I suspect he never took it as a student at Harvard Law School either. For, if he had, he couldn't...Show More Summary
President Obama “escalated a public feud over international trade with the liberal wing of his own party, a brawl that threatens to undermine one of the key goals for the White House this year,” the Wall Street Journal reports. “The [...]
Caroline Atkinson is White House deputy national security adviser for international economics. Obama is seeking so-called fast-track authority from Congress to negotiate trade deals.
- Chris West - (CC BY 2.0) An agreement that would free companies engaged in international trade from rules on labor, environmental and other matters cleared a key committee in the U.S. Congress. Reuters reports via The Guardian: Democrats...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is promoting his trade policies, telling allies he is willing to pursue international commerce agreements even if they are unpopular with Democrats. Obama is seeking to assure Democratic activists and donors that his trade policies will protect U.S. jobs and environmental rules.
Kerry claims that new US free trade agreements with Asia and Europe would enable the United States to shape new international trade guidelines.
WASHINGTON -- As the trade debate heats up in Washington, city councils are fighting back against controversial legislation that would grant the president the authority to fast-track international trade deals without congressional amendments. On...Show More Summary
GENEVA (Reuters) - Secret negotiations on international trade deals threaten human rights, and the inclusion of provisions that would allow companies to sue states appears to violate human rights law, an independent U.N. expert said on Thursday.
Liberland, Europe’s tiniest, newest country, has no intention of joining the EU, NATO or any other political or military alliances, but eyes joining some free trade zone as a full-fledged member of the international community, Vít Jedlicka, the President of the state, shared his thoughts on the country’s future with Radio Sputnik.
The Senate Finance Committee yesterday passed Trade Promotion Authority legislation by a vote of 20-6. Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) said the action “marks a pivotal moment for international trade policy and reflects years of...Show More Summary
There’s no doubt that Maroon 5, fronted by The Voice‘s Adam Levine, may just be the biggest band in the world right now. Need further proof? Tickets for the band’s upcoming gig at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall in Tawain sold out in less than twelve minutes. Show More Summary
John Cornyn says the exodus of migrant kids fleeing from Honduras justifies advancing the TPP. Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas) cited instability in a regional ally gripped by pro-US authoritarian rule as a reason to grant the administration Trade Promotion Authority. Show More Summary