Tag: legal

  • Caltech Sues Samsung Over Patents After $1.1 Billion Win

    The California Institute of Technology has filed a new patent infringement lawsuit, after winning $1.1 billion in damages in a patent infringement lawsuit last year against Broadcom. Caltech filed a lawsuit gainst Samsung, saying that Samsung’s Galaxy …

  • Vizio Sued Over Use Of Open Source Software

    Irvine-based Vizio has been sued over its use of open source software, with a group saying that Vizio should be required to share the source code underlying its televisions, due to their use of General Public License (GPL) software for its Smartcast te…

  • Qualcomm Names New General Counsel

    San Diego-based Qualcomm said today that it has named a new General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. The company said that it has appointed Ann Chaplin to the position, replacing longtime General Counsel Don Rosenberg, who is retiring from the company…

  • Quibi To Give Up Mobile Video Technology After Lawsuit

    Quibi, the short-lived, short-form-mobile-video startup run by Jeffrey Katzenberg, is transferring its mobile video technology to another company, Eko, after Eko filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Quibi. Quibi–which shut down its operations l…

  • Crexi Adds New CFO, Legal Head

    Los Angeles-based commercial real estate marketplace operator Crexi said this week that it has added both a new CFO, Tim Laehy, and a new Chief Legal Officer, Kris Cheh Beck. According to the company, the new additions are in preparation for accelerate…

  • GoDocs Finds Funding For Legal Document Prep

    Irvine-based GoDocs, a developer of legal document preparation software, said today that it has raised round of investment from private equity investor M33 Growth, and appointed a new CEO. Size of the investment round was not announced. According to t…

  • 8minute Solar Energy Names General Counsel

    Los Angeles-based solar power developer 8minute Solar Energy, which develops solar power and battery storage plants, said yesterday that it has named Jennifer Arasimowicz as the company’s new General Counsel. Arasimowicz was previously Executive Vice P…

  • AbacusNext Merges With Zola Suite

    San Diego-based legal and accounting software provider AbacusNext, and New York-based Zola Suite said last week that the two companies are combining. Financial terms of the merger were not announced. AbacusNext is led by CEO Scott Johnson, with Zola Su…