Cisco said that rival Arista Networks has been copying its patents used in its current products as a strategy not an accident.
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The Open Invention Network now has over a thousand licensees and the court cases are starting to go against the patent trolls.
When a patent is put up for sale, members of the LOT Network are still protected from whatever "troll to which the patent was sold."
The cybersecurity firm settled with Juniper for $75 million in cash and roughly $100 million in stock, prompting a 13 percent spike in Palo Alto's stock.
Google joins IBM, NEC, Novell, Philips, Red Hat and Sony as a full member of the Open Invention Network open-source and Linux patent protection organization.
According to Big Blue, its invention should pave the way for more efficient software defined networking and allow cloud systems to better handle bursts.
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.
Shanghai's Zhizhen Network Technology has accused Apple of violating its patent used in Siri, claiming it developed and patented a product with similar speech recognition technology before Siri was developed.
UK cloud services provider Six Degrees Group acquires Datahop, giving it a high-speed fiberoptic network connecting datacenters in London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris.
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."
Booming Chinese smartphone industry potentially risks intellectual property tussle, as important patents regarding mobile technology belong to foreign companies, not homegrown ones, report notes.
The signs are that the social-networking giant is preparing to make an initial public offering on the stock exchange in May
All signs reportedly point to a May lift-off for Facebook's much-hyped initial public offering (IPO).
Yahoo is asking a Californian court to shut down most of Facebook's functionality, as it allegedly infringes on Yahoo patents covering social networking, instant messaging and advertising
The Open Invention Network, a Linux patent protection consortium, is expanding its defense to related open-source programs such as KVM, Git, OpenJDK, and WebKit. Mobile Linux distributions like Android, MeeGo, and webOS will also soon be expressly protected.
International Trade Commission rules HTC violated one of Apple's patents and faces import ban in U.S. starting April 2012, but observer says this will not really impact Taiwanese company's business, report notes.
Patent-acquisition firm says it is suing handset maker for violating its patents after the pair were unable to reach an agreement.
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.
Verizon, claiming that the ban of Samsung devices in the U.S. would slow the adoption of its high-speed network, is weighing in on the Apple-Samsung patent row.
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.
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