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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

'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…

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,…

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…

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…

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