Monster & Noel Lee Must Pay Beats Nearly $8M in Legal Fees

On a Roll, Beats Files New Lawsuit Against Monster Seeking $100 Million While you were drinking your eggnog or otherwise enjoying your holidays, the Grinch stole all the good cheer from Monster LLC and owner Noel Lee when a jury … Continue reading

Sonos to Seek Injunction to Stop HEOS Sales of ‘Infringing Technology’

BREAKING NEWS Case May Have Major Impact on Wireless Speaker Business As we recently reported, a federal jury gave Sonos a sweeping victory in the first “bellwether trial” in Sonos Inc. v. D&M Holdings Inc. et al, siding with Sonos … Continue reading

Verdict: ‘Denon Directly Infringed’ on Sonos Patents

BREAKING NEWS Jury Finds for Sonos on All Counts; Denon Claims of Invalidity Vanquished Last Friday, after a full week of testimony, evidence, deposition playbacks, and attorney posturing, members of the jury listened closely as Judge William C. Bryson delivered … Continue reading

Long Simmering Sonos vs. D&M Lawsuit is Now Boiling Over

Trial is Next Week; Sonos Makes Big Mistake Ever since Sonos filed their patent infringement case against D&M Holdings – in reference to its then new HEOS line – things started out like the opening salvo in a boxing match. … Continue reading

Lawyer Warns: Alexa is ‘Betraying You’

Smart Devices Put 1st Amendment Rights at Risk, Lawyer Says As we perused the newswire services Monday, one release, from a New Jersey criminal defense law firm, caught our eye. Titled, “Are Your Smart Devices Betraying You?” the release was … Continue reading

In Epic Legal Battle with Sonos, D&M Dinged Again

Will a Change of Judge Bring a Change of Outcome? The battle for patent supremacy between Sonos and D&M Holdings is picking up significant steam. In one 30-day period of this year alone (June), we counted no less than 110 … Continue reading

B&H Photo Pays $3.2M to Settle Federal Charges

BREAKING NEWS Just over a year ago, we told you about the Federal government bringing charges against popular retailer B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., better known as B&H Photo Video, alleging discrimination, bias, and harassment of workers at its Brooklyn … Continue reading

Bad Heir Day – Prosecuters Demand 12-Years of Hard Time for Billionaire Samsung Heir

South Korea is buzzing at the news that prosecutors have demanded no less than a 12-year prison term for Samsung’s billionaire heir, Jay Y. Lee. Lee is accused of attempting to solidify his total control of the massive company through … Continue reading

HARD TIME: Vann’s Ex-CEO Gets 5+ Years in Federal Prison

Judge: ‘…Arrogance, That Defies Explanation’   In February, we reported that George Leslie Manlove was convicted on approximately 170 out of a total of 200 Federal felony counts stemming from his tenure as CEO of the now-defunct Vann’s Electronics & … Continue reading