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Micromax ordered to pay Ericsson royalty

Indian manufacturer agrees to work out a royalty deal with the Swedish network equipment maker, which had filed a lawsuit--seeking US$18 million in damages--against the company over patent infringement.

March 28, 2013 by

Facebook patents the News Feed

Facebook has been granted yet another patent related to the News Feed: "Communicating a newsfeed of media content based on a member's interactions in a social network environment."

May 1, 2012 by

T-Mobile sides with Samsung's defense in Apple patent suit

T-Mobile is the second mobile carrier this week to oppose Apple's bid to ban a range of Samsung's phones, in the midst of a long-running patent fight between the two companies.The phone giant joins Verizon, which earlier this week sided with Samsung to prevent a slow adoption rate on its new high-speed 4G network.

September 28, 2011

Verizon joins in Samsung's fight against Apple

The US mobile network operator Verizon Wireless has stepped into the legal battle between Apple and Samsung, asking a Californian court not to ban Samsung's 4G Android devices over alleged patent infringement.In July, Apple filed with the US District Court for the Northern District of California for a preliminary injunction against Samsung's Galaxy S 4G, Infuse 4G and Droid Charge smartphones, as well as its Galaxy Tab 10.

September 26, 2011 by

Linux group buys up 22 patents

The Open Invention Network - an IP company created to protect Linux from patent lawsuits - has purchased 22 patents formerly owned by Microsoft and which appear to impact Linux, The Wall Street Journal reports.The group purchased the patents from Allied Security Trust - a consortium of companies, including Verizon, HP and Cisco, created to buy up patents in a self-defensive move.

September 8, 2009 by

OIN spearheads review of Microsoft FAT patents

The Open Invention Network is making good on its pledge to try to overturn the Linux-related patents that were contained in Microsoft's recently settled litigation against TomTomNV.OIN announced today that three patents in the lawsuit -- including those the deal with the creation of long and short file names -- have been named for prior art review on the Post-Issue Peer-to-Patent website linked to the Linux Defenders portal.

April 27, 2009 by

OIN: TomTom settlement is no win for Microsoft, expect challenge

Microsoft may view its legal settlement with TomTom as a patent victory of sorts but it's a hollow and meaningless win in the eyes of some in the open source community.Open Invention Network CEO Keith Bergelt said the settlement announced yesterday was anticipated and expected and he is "nonplussed" with the result.

March 31, 2009 by

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