The International Trade Commission is reviewing a split decision made by a judge in the patent dispute between Apple and Samsung.
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The International Trade Commission will be reviewing the ruling that Samsung infringed on a number of Apple's patents.
Apple and Samsung may find themselves caught up in patent-licensing reform in Australia.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released its review on Seagate's proposed acquisition of Samsung's hard disk drive (HDD) business, and given it the green light.
The scheme, which lets interested observers examine and comment on computer patent applications online, is intended to lead to higher-quality patents
The European Parliament has voted to allow a single EU-wide patent scheme to press forward, despite receiving objections from Italy and Spain.
The European Parliament has voted to allow a single EU-wide patent scheme to press forward, despite receiving objections from Italy and Spain
The United States Patent and Trademark Office is extending its fast track approval process for green technology patent applications for another year.
The highest court in the land has moved to uphold a circuit court ruling that rejected two inventors seeking a patent on an intangible business idea. (Specifically, a method for account for weather risk in commodities trading calculations.
Last week, I wrote about the government's plan to accelerate the handout of green technology patents, because I was perplexed by the fact that more companies weren't taking advantage of the program. Apparently, according to intellectual property experts, one reason for the slow uptake has been the fact that the classification categories it covered were very limited.
After a slow start, the USPTO tweaks an accelerated green-tech patent program to attract more inventors and patent applications.
Over the past several months, I've received various pitches from PR types representing intellectual property/patent lawyers focused on the green tech patent acceleration program announced by the Obama administration late last year.The idea behind that pilot was to accelerate the examination of green technology patent applications.
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.
So it turns out that the Eco-Patent Commons, which I wrote about back in January, isn't just another empty-handed cooperative industry effort.Three new companies, Bosch, DuPont and Xerox, have joined the effort and another, Sony, has contributed an additional patent to the community.
In the scheme of green things, Dell's PowerEdge M-Series blades could be described as emerald. Now, the company is trying to make it easier for data center managers to opt for them, with a new patent-pending tool called Dell FlexAddress.
The Lenovo M57 eco is a small form-factor desktop that is promoted by the company as energy efficient. We found it to be a capable and powerful office performer for its size, but with limited upgrade options.
Being green is all well and good but how long will companies continue to worry about the environment if the financial downturn affecting the US bites harder and really impacts the UK?That was one of the questions posed to Lord Nicholas Stern, of Stern Review fame, at a business conference this week held at Wembley Stadium in London.
Linus Torvalds is the star guest at Australia's annual Linux conference. ZDNet.com.au once again took a video crew to Melbourne in January and caught up with the man behind Linux.
I had a serious talk with the chief of Serious Materials. And the company promises some serious energy savings with their new products.
The Queensland government has announced plans to embark on a new green procurement strategy, after a procedural review led to the establishment of a green whole-of-government computing arrangement.