The settlement comes less than a month before the scheduled beginning of the trial, in which $840 million in damages was sought from Apple.
Judge signs off on the $20 million partial settlement agreed to last year in the suit involving Lucasfilm, Pixar, Intuit.
Lawsuit claims Google's purchase of Android has allowed it to maintain an illegal monopoly that has adversely affected Internet and mobile search.
The Korean electronics will be monitored by the European Union to ensure patents are offered on fair and reasonable terms.
A lawsuit stemming back to the launch of Windows 95 is concluded as the country’s highest court declines to hear Novell’s appeal alleging Microsoft's anticompetitive practices with its WordPerfect software.
Judge says the antitrust lawsuit filed by state attorneys general has already been delayed two months and should begin on July 14.
Judge rejects Apple's argument that states lack standing in the case, which seeks as much as $840 million in damages.
Michael Bromwich says that Apple has become more responsive to his inquiries regarding its e-book price-fixing case, but he'd like to have time with the company's senior leadership.
Apple calls judge's ruling that it conspired with publishers to fix e-book prices "a radical departure from modern antitrust law and policy."
Joaquin Almunia says he stands behind an antitrust agreement with the search giant despite criticism from rival businesses.