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Qualcomm antitrust probe in China to trigger patent wars

Chinese regulators will end Qualcomm's 'reverse patent licence' practice that allows the chip makers' clients to employ each other's patents free of charge, Chinese reports said this week, indicating that the patent wars between smartphone makers are likely to begin.

December 3, 2014 by

TechBizz SG 'live' panelists unveiled

To be held on July 4, ZDNet's TechBizz Singapore live panel discussion features top-level executives from Changi Airport Group, Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry, SIM University, Forrester Research, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

June 20, 2013 by

China smartphones risk IP disputes

Booming Chinese smartphone industry potentially risks intellectual property tussle, as important patents regarding mobile technology belong to foreign companies, not homegrown ones, report notes.

April 15, 2012 by

Can I be the first to say the 'social network' is dead?

So Facebook has announced a new data centre, the latest in a series of moves to keep on a par with Google, even as the two companies continue to ladle new features into their social collaboration platforms, all the while trying to steer clear of breaking any patents. While the trolls are probably rubbing their hands together in glee, not everybody is quite so thrilled.

October 27, 2011 by

Huawei sues ZTE over trademarked logo, dongle patents

The telecoms equipment company Huawei has sued its biggest Chinese rival, ZTE, for patent and trademark infringement.On Thursday, Huawei said in a statement that ZTE was infringing on Huawei patents relating to data card and LTE technologies, and had "illegally used a Huawei-registered trademark on some of its data card products".

April 28, 2011 by

iPhone-like iPod: Evidence mounts

A new release of Apple patent filings dealing with Wi-Fi, wide-screen displays and touchscreen controls indicates new features in the next generation iPod could look similar to the iPhone.This week, several new patents filed by Apple were released on the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Web site.

July 12, 2007 by

Why China censors Wikipedia

The Washington Post features a fascinating account of citizens building the Chinese Wikipedia and why the government chooses to censor.

February 20, 2006 by

3Com denies Huawei patent risks

A joint venture with Huawei will not infringe Cisco patents, says 3Com - though it is grateful for way Cisco's lawsuit has raised the Chinese vendor's profile

March 24, 2003 by

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