A long-simmering patent dispute involving Google and some of its key rivals could finally be over. Today's deal transfers the former Nortel patents to a syndicate of 30 members and comes on the heels of a settlement in a patent infringement lawsuit last month.
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Cisco's lawsuit concerns 12 features covered by 14 patents - all of which are embedded within current products.
The lawsuit argues that ServiceNow has built its business on BMC's patents covering IT management.
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.
Intertrust alleged Apple violated more than a dozen patents in the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Mac products, relating to security software technologies.
Apple and Google are once again canvassing the courtroom as the tech giants argue over the reopening of a lawsuit concerning mobile phone technology patents.
The Korean firm has folded Apple's flagship smartphone into an existing lawsuit covering iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices. Meanwhile, a judge has lifted a temporary ban on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, as a jury found it was not infringing on Apple's patents.
Taiwan smartphone maker hits back in U.S. court against Cupertino's patent lawsuit in March, claims MacBooks and iPhones infringe two patents it acquired from Hewlett-Packard, report says.
Facebook has countersued Yahoo with 10 of its own patents. Two of them are very similar, and the last one was granted today, after which Facebook immediately filed its lawsuit.
Yahoo this week filed a lawsuit against Facebook over 10 of its patents. The technology industry is up in arms: most are not so much with Facebook, but they are definitely against Yahoo.
Samsung has filed a new anti-Apple lawsuit in its home country of South Korea.It is not the first time Samsung has gone after Apple over patents in South Korea.
Could re-examining unused patents change the lawsuit landscape?The recent flurry of patent lawsuits between Oracle, Google, Lodys, Apple, Samsung, Microsoft, Barnes & Noble, Nokia, RIM, Kodak and just about every technology company you can think of, between themselves and from a host of patent-holding companies shows no sign of dying down.
HTC has acquired graphics company S3 in a move that will secure patents designed to fend off Apple in an ongoing lawsuit.
Apple and Nokia started the lawsuit dance a couple of years ago and in the case of patents it looks like Nokia is getting Apple to pay them for their technologies.
Apple has filed lawsuit against Nokia in the UK for alleged patent infringement, this time focusing on a patent related to scrolling, according to online reports.The iPhone maker filed the suit in the High Court in London on Tuesday alleging that one of the patents — that covers the way scrolling works in touchscreen handsets — in a lawsuit brought by Nokia against Apple in Germany is invalid, according a report by Bloomberg.
Interval Licensing refiled a lawsuit on Tuesday against 11 technology manufacturers and retailers — including Google and Apple — alleging that each infringed on patents owned by the company.Interval Licensing, which owns the patents granted to the now-closed Interval Research (co-founded by Paul Allen, a founder of Microsoft) claims that Apple, Google, Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, Youtube, eBay, Netflix, OfficeMax, Office Depot, and Staples are infringing on four key patents.
The Finnish mobile maker has added 13 patents to its lawsuit, a battle which began in October 2009 and rages on over the iPhone inner workings and interface
Google has responded to Oracle's lawsuit over the use of Java in Android, claiming it has not infringed any of the claimed patents.In its Tuesday answer to Oracle's complaint, which was filed in August, Google said the methods, apparatus and products described in the patents were in the public domain, and Oracle had no right to claim infringement because of Android's open nature.
Today we hear of yet another lawsuit in the smartphone world with Microsoft filing an action against Motorola for infringement on nine patents in their Android-based smartphones.
A former Sun/Oracle employee admits that developers created patents in a contest to see who could get the goofiest patent through the system. Now Oracle is using patents from the same folks as the basis for its lawsuit against Google.