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Topic: Lawsuits

Google Tears Into Apple, Microsoft Over 'Hostile' Patent Fight Back-and-forth charges come via blogs, tweets

Google’s top legal officer came out all guns blazing in a blog post Wednesday about the escalating patent battle between the Mountain View, Calif., tech giant and a few of…

August 4, 2011, 4:54 PM EDT

Hilton Sued for Charging Customers for Unwanted Newspapers 'USA Today' could stand to lose millions in revenue

Next time you check out of a hotel, be sure to double-check your bill: You may have bought a newspaper that you never asked for in the first place. A California…

August 3, 2011, 10:33 AM EDT

Kim Kardashian Sues Old Navy for Using Look-Alike Model in Ads

In the most idiotic ad lawsuit from a celebrity since Lindsay Lohan sued E*Trade for uttering the word Lindsay, Kim Kardashian is reportedly suing Old Navy for using a model…

July 20, 2011, 12:07 PM EDT

Tiny Belly, Huge Scam: Banner Ads Accused of $1 Billion Hustle

Like all lard-ass Americans, I dream of being in better shape. Those ubiquitous "Tricks of a Tiny Belly" banner ads gave me hope. If it's on the Internet, it must…

July 11, 2011, 9:55 AM EDT

Judge Says Apple Can't Stop Amazon From Using 'App Store' Also: games are the most popular apps

Although “App Store” might conjure images of Apple’s online app downloading mecca for many people, one U.S. judge says that doesn’t mean that no one else can use the name. Last…

July 7, 2011, 12:11 PM EDT

Forensic Art Expert Sues 'New Yorker' Author Wants $2 million for defamation over David Grann piece

Forensic art expert Peter Paul Biro brought a $2 million defamation suit Wednesday against The New Yorker staff writer David Grann and Advance Magazine Publishers (owners of Condé Nast, which…

June 30, 2011, 10:41 AM EDT

'American Idol' Lawsuit Tossed Out Self-described 'most-hated contestant' had sued over discrimination

A New York federal judge has kicked out a discrimination lawsuit against American Idol filed by a homosexual contestant who was told by the crew to “gay it up,” ruling…

June 24, 2011, 6:38 AM EDT

Associated Press Sues Syndication Service Claims 'video snacking' company Grab owes $3M

Online “video snacking” syndication company, Grab Networks, is suffering a case of indigestion over a $3 million bill from the Associated Press that’s been left unpaid for nearly two years,…

June 21, 2011, 5:49 PM EDT

WPP Sues TRA Global Over Analysis System Claims infringement of proprietary method

Global communications giant WPP has fired off what appears to be a preemptive salvo against TRA Global, a company in which it invested, in a battle over proprietary methods of…

June 17, 2011, 6:31 AM EDT

Lizzie Grubman Sued by Driver Cheesed chauffeur wants $1 million in overtime

Public relations diva Lizzie Grubman, who notoriously plowed her Mercedes SUV into a crowd of Hamptons party goers, is being sued by the man who has kept her away from…

June 14, 2011, 10:37 AM EDT

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