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Reports: Barnes & Noble To Settle With Investor Burkle
Posted on 12 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Barnes & Noble will settle a lawsuit filed by investor Ron Burkle so it can avoid a costly proxy fight and concentrate on selling off the company, according to news reports. The book seller will add two independent directors to its... Read More

Amazon Sues College Store Group Over Ads Complaint
Posted on 6 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Amazon.com Inc. is asking a judge to declare that the online retailer's ads for discounted new and used college textbooks are neither false nor misleading, contrary to complaints by the trade association that represents college... Read More

Microsoft Aims At Android With E-Reader Lawsuit
Posted on 23 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SEATTLE - (AP) Microsoft Corp. broadened its attack on Google Inc.'s Android software, filing patent infringement lawsuits Monday against Barnes & Noble Inc. and two manufacturers over the Android-based Nook e-reader. In the complaint filed in... Read More

Judge Echoes Google Critics In Digital Book Ruling
Posted on 24 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) As Google Inc. evolved from being an endearing startup to an Internet empire, the company has become used to critics depicting it as a copyright scofflaw and pushy monopolist. It's different when the unflattering portrait is being... Read More