Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson is out of the handset business, but it still wants royalties from those using its mobile patents.
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Microsoft has signed another patent licensing deal with a maker of Android and Chrome OS devices. This time it's ODM Qisda, based in Taiwan.
Agreements that Android hardware partners make with Google were made available in a court case, giving a glimpse of what the EC's antitrust probe will be looking for.
In Android this week was news that Microsoft apps will be preinstalled on Android phones, Galaxy S6 gets an availability date, and Motorola was found guilty of patent infringement.
No doubt Apple is still smarting over a $533 million court case won by Smartflash this week, but Ericsson is now also suing the company in a patent dispute.
SK Telecom has won its patent lawsuit against Viber after a South Korean court ruled the latter infringed on four patents held by the mobile operator.
Two antitrust class-action lawsuits related to Android handsets have been dismissed in a Californian court.
Microsoft and Samsung have settled an Android patent-licensing-related contract dispute, Microsoft officials say, while offering no specific about the terms.
In the world of Android this week were reports of an Acer tablet getting a split-screen feature, a patent war against Android ended, and the Note 2 may be getting Lollipop.
An Indian court has issued an injunction to stop Xiaomi handsets being sold in the country until a patent dispute is resolved.
A jury in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas has awarded a patent holder millions after finding Apple infringed its ageing pager patents.
Samsung now claims there's another reason it stopped paying Android patent licensing fees to Microsoft: antitrust issues.
A newly unsealed legal document indicates that Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion in Android patent-licensing royalties in 2013 alone.
The Open Invention Network now has over a thousand licensees and the court cases are starting to go against the patent trolls.
Microsoft's wrestling match with Samsung may just be a contract fight, or it could be the beginning of a war over the validity of Microsoft's Android patents.
Microsoft has filed a contract dispute suit against Samsung over Android patent-licensing royalties.
China revealed exactly what patents Microsoft has in its Android patent portfolio. After examining these patents, M-Cam doubts the validity of many of Microsoft's Android claims.
Lower court in China rules against Apple and says a Chinese company has the patent over a similar intelligent assistant.
Now that the Chinese government has revealed the patents within Microsoft's Android patent portfolio, Microsoft may soon be facing challenges from vendors over its Android patent licensing agreements.
Hundreds of patents which secure Microsoft lucrative Android licensing deals have been published by the Chinese government.
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