Oct 2, 2015

Federal jury awards Baltimore tech company $28M in patent lawsuit

A federal jury Thursday has awarded more than $28 million in damages to a Baltimore-based hybrid technology company in a patent infringement suit against automakers Hyundai and Kia. The award for Paice LLC came following a seven-day trial in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. Paice, co-owned by The Abell Foundation, accused the automakers of using […]

Oct 1, 2015

Detailed order governs patent infringement trial

A patent infringement lawsuit against Hyundai, Toyota and Kia went to a federal jury in Baltimore on Wednesday in a case where everything from time allotted for arguments to who pays for the jurors’ lunches was detailed in court orders. Paice LLC, a Baltimore-based company co-owned by The Abell Foundation that develops hybrid electric technology, […]

Jul 1, 2013

Jury finds $14M in damages in airbag lawsuit

PULASKI, Va. — A jury has awarded a Radford, Va., family more than $14 million in a lawsuit against Hyundai after a teenager sustained a brain injury in a 2010 car accident. A Pulaski Circuit Court jury made the ruling Friday in the suit brought by the parents of Zachary “Gage” Duncan. Duncan, now 20, […]

Aug 1, 2012

U.S. buyers are embracing Japanese cars once again

DETROIT — Just when Detroit seemed to be luring them away, Americans are embracing Japanese cars again. Toyota and Honda lost ground last year after the Japanese earthquake limited their supplies. But July’s U.S. sales show they’ve nearly regained what they lost, at the expense of GM and Ford. GM sales fell 6 percent and […]

Jun 1, 2012

Auto sales remain bright spot in darkening economy

DETROIT — U.S. auto sales remained a bright spot in May even as the economy darkened. Many of the biggest carmakers reported double-digit sales gains last month compared with a year earlier. Americans continued to replace their aging vehicles even though economic news was mostly downbeat. Toyota, as expected, led sales increases with an 87 […]

Jan 13, 2012

What’s hot this year at the Consumer Electronics Show

Frank Gorman of Gorman & Williams is back in Las Vegas for the annual Consumer Electronics Show. And, just like last year, he’s graciously offered to write a few dispatches about his trip. The following is an overview of CES, which concludes Friday. Gorman co-wrote this with Mike Yang, counsel to Micro Focus and a […]

Jun 8, 2011

O’Malley, South Korean president discuss Md. trade

Gov. Martin O’Malley went off script Wednesday, visiting the South Korean President Lee Myung-bak during his 10-day trade mission to Asia due to wrap up Saturday. O’Malley met Lee at his official residence, Cheong Wa Dae, or the “Blue House”, and the two discussed ways to increase trade and investment between South Korea and Maryland, […]

Jun 1, 2011

Auto sales cool as supplies fall, prices rise

DETROIT — U.S. auto sales cooled off in May as dealers started running short on some popular, fuel-efficient models and buyers were turned off by sharply lower incentives. Deals aren’t likely to come back until the end of this summer. Some experts are advising people to delay their purchases if they can. “If you don’t […]

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