Posts Tagged ‘lawsuit’

Possible Class Action Suit Against Alibaba For Disclosure Failures

Alibaba and its executives may feel the sting of American jurisprudence as law firms line up for possible class action lawsuits in the United States against the Chinese e-commerce company. At least five law firms so far have expressed intentions to commence class actions against Alibaba. For example, a complain from Robbins Geller Rudman & […]


LightInTheBox Says Allegations Of Violations Are Without Merit

Beijing-based e-commerce firm LightInTheBox Holding Company Ltd. is facing a possible securities class action lawsuit against it and some of its senior officers. Law firm Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP says that a class action has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of […]


Baidu Sues Qihoo 360 In China For Search Engine Sitemap Format Plagiarism

Beijing Baidu Netcom Science and Technology Company Ltd. is claiming CNY500,000 in damages as it sues rival Beijing Qihoo Technology Company Ltd. for for allegedly plagiarizing the sitemap documentation content and format of the Zhanzhang.baidu.com platform. Baidu said that its Zhanzhang webmaster support platform was formally launched on September 16, 2011. The Chinese search engine […]


Microsoft, ZTE Sign China-focused Android Patent Licensing Agreement

Microsoft announced that it has reached patent licensing agreement with China’s ZTE on Android and Chrome operating system patents. Microsoft will provide a patent portfolio to ZTE’s smartphones, tablets, computers, and other devices run on Android and Chrome operating systems. ZTE is reportedly the first Chinese mainland company that signed an Android patent licensing agreement […]


Taiwanese Display Maker Sues Nokia For Touch Screen Patent Infringement

Taiwanese display screen manufacturer TPK has sued Nokia in Xiamen, Fujian, for infringement of its patent related to capacitive touch screen technology, and asked for a compensation of CNY26.9 million. According to TPK, the patent will help produce thinner touch screens. Apart from the compensation, the company also required Nokia to stop production and sales […]


Shareholder Disputes Settled For Chinese Media Firm

Chinese multi-platform media company SearchMedia Holdings Limited says it has reached settlement agreements for the arbitration between the company and certain of its predecessor shareholders. The arbitration was filed between SearchMedia Holdings Limited versus two groups composed first of settling defendants China Seed Ventures, LP; Qinying Liu; Deutsche Bank AG Hong Kong Branch; and Le […]


China’s Tudou.com Readies IPO After Settling Executive’s Marital Lawsuit

Chinese online video website Tudou.com has updated its filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a planned initial public offering this week. The company’s IPO plans to generate around USD145 million were re-invigorated a few weeks ago after a lawsuit between Chairman and CEO Gary Wang and his ex-wife was settled in a […]


CommScope Initiates Technology Patent Lawsuits In Beijing

U.S.-based CommScope Inc. has filed technology patent infringement lawsuits in China and begun legal proceedings in Brazil against Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Ltd. and its affiliates. The legal actions by CommScope, through its Andrew LLC subsidiary, focuses on Comba’s alleged infringement of the company’s patents related to its remote electrical tilt technology for base station […]


Huawei Announces Legal Truce With Motorola

U.S.-based Motorola Solutions Inc. has entered into an agreement with China’s Huawei Technologies Company Ltd. to settle all pending litigation between the two parties pending the satisfaction of certain conditions. “We regret that these disputes have occurred between our two companies. Motorola Solutions values the long-standing relationship we have had with Huawei. After reviewing the […]


Bribery Is "Made In China" For IBM

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged IBM with funneling gifts, cash, and entertainment to government officials in South Korea and China. Specifically, IBM was charged with violating the books and records and internal control provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 as a result of the provision of improper cash payments, gifts, […]