Judge Finds Against D&M; Affirms Sonos Patents

BREAKING NEWS Delaware District Judge Richard G. Andrews has delivered a decision that is sure to be a blow against D&M Holdings’ defense in its now long-running patent infringement dispute with Sonos, originally filed in October 2014. Judge Andrews has … Continue reading

GUILTY: Former Industry CEO Manlove Convicted on Multiple Federal Charges

Almost exactly one year ago, we told you that former CEO of Montana specialty retailer Vann’s, George Leslie Manlove, was charged with more than 200 counts of criminal conduct by Federal prosecutors after an investigation by the FBI and the Department … Continue reading

Prosecutors Make Their Case to Jail Head of Samsung

Judge Questions Jay Y. Lee in Arrest Warrant Hearing In a case that has been percolating for weeks but has now come to a boil, special prosecutors in South Korea have gone before a judge to obtain a warrant for the arrest … Continue reading

GoldenEar Earns Patent for Innovative SuperSub Technology

GoldenEar Technology announced last week that it has earned a patent for its innovative dual-plane, inertially-balanced subwoofer technology used in its SuperSub™ line. The U.S. Patent Office awarded GoldenEar patent #9,462,39 on its technology, protecting the company from anyone copying … Continue reading

Beats Wins; Monster Loses Lawsuit Over Alleged Dirty Dealing

Trial is Now on Defendants’ Efforts to Recover Lawyers Fees The fat lady hasn’t sung yet, but it’s pretty much all over for Monster LLC and Noel Lee’s lawsuit against Beats Electronics LLC, Andre Young (a/k/a Dr. Dre), Jimmy Iovine, … Continue reading

Department of Justice Says It Will Not Charge Nortek in Bribery Scandal

SEC Forces Nortek to Forfeit Profits Resulting from the Bribe The Department of Justice (D.O.J.) has notified Nortek, Inc. that it has closed its investigation into a corporate bribery scandal involving the company’s operations in China and will take no … Continue reading

After Transfer to L.A., Monster vs. Beats Picks Up Again

Beats Won Round One; Monster Wins Round Two It’s been ten months now since Beats Electronics, LLC won their motion to transfer the lawsuit brought against them by Monster, LLC, from San Mateo courts up in Northern California to their … Continue reading

Sonos vs. D&M Holdings: Both Sides Ratchet Up the Pressure

Judge Makes Two Key Decisions In revisting the long-running saga of Sonos, Inc. vs. D&M Holdings, Inc. et. al., we find that after a series of skirmishes over scheduling issues – such as deadlines for filings and responses, and new … Continue reading

Federal Government Hits B&H Photo Video with Discrimination Lawsuit

Last week the U.S. Department of Labor filed a lawsuit against B&H Photo Video, accusing the major New York retailer of discriminatory practices. This lawsuit is said to be the second time in nine years the owners of B&H have … Continue reading