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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Google has been outspoken over the last few years in lambasting the growing number of "patent trolls" seeking and filing lawsuits left and right in the technology sector.
The companies are now not only squabbling over GPU and chip patents, but which firm offers the fastest processors.
Intel has signed a deal to acquire over 1,400 patents and patent applications registered by Powerwave Technologies, many of which relate to wireless telecommunications technology.
The Apple-Beats deal is expected to close during the current quarter, ending mid-September.
Unitrends has bought NICTA's cloud technology firm, Yuruware, for its patent-protected technology to give its customers data protection flexibility.
Patent no. 8661547 describes a technology that safeguards cloud services against false information that might be sent to them from cybercriminals.
The PC maker has purchased thousands of patents surrounding mobile technology as the firm seeks to establish itself in the mobile realm.
IPCom, a patent-licensing firm, claimed Apple and HTC were infringing on its patents. A German court disagreed.
The legal action comes after China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) rejected Apple's request to invalidate a patent by a Shanghai-based company which it claimed was similar to its voice-driven technology Siri.
Korean electronics giant inks a cross-licensing agreement with Cisco Systems to avoid legal tussles over technology patents, giving each company use of the other's existing and future patent portfolio.
Patent-licensing firm IPCom claims Apple is infringing on its mobile technology patents.
Rather than settle out of court, Kaspersky Lab has called Lodsys' patent bluff and managed to see the lawsuit dismissed.
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.
Telstra is being chased by a patent-holding company for the infringement of two patents related to mobile commerce technology.
A lawsuit brought against AOL accusing executives of committing fraud ahead of Microsoft's $1bn patent purchase has been dismissed.
A patent granted to the tech giant hints at the possibilities of using eye-tracking technology in advertising.
The Internet giant isn't alone in hoping to stifle the ever-growing number of patent-related lawsuits in the technology industry.
Patent licensing deal will incorporate Dolby's high efficiency advanced audio coding technology for ZTE's products, to boost audio capabilities of its smartphones and tablets.
The Cupertino, Calif.-based technology giant plans to substitute one patent claim for Samsung's latest flagship device to its list of patent-infringing products.