Google has agreed to settle with the Apple and Microsoft-backed consortium that outbid it for Nortel's patents in 2011.
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Microsoft's wrestling match with Samsung may just be a contract fight, or it could be the beginning of a war over the validity of Microsoft's Android patents.
China revealed exactly what patents Microsoft has in its Android patent portfolio. After examining these patents, M-Cam doubts the validity of many of Microsoft's Android claims.
Microsoft and Canon are cross licensing their respective mobile and digital imaging patent portfolios.
Now that the Chinese government has revealed the patents within Microsoft's Android patent portfolio, Microsoft may soon be facing challenges from vendors over its Android patent licensing agreements.
Hundreds of patents which secure Microsoft lucrative Android licensing deals have been published by the Chinese government.
In the current Supreme Court case of Alice Corporation v CLS Bank International a friend of the court brief by Microsoft, HP and Adobe attempts to define patentable software. Here's why they fail.
Nokia could soon license its technologies, not just patents, to rivals once Microsoft takes the devices business off its hands.
Nokia's most recent set of financial results have given a glimpse of how its bottom line will look once it's sold its devices and services business to Redmond.
A judge found in favor of Microsoft in a patent spat with Motorola, indicating that Google grossly overpaid for the smartphone maker, despite the patent protection it was given.
After managing to successfully settle with Microsoft in the past over a number of patent infringement claims, VirnetX is heading to court over claims that its patents are still being infringed in Skype.
The Microsoft Patent Tracker lists all patents the software giant is involved with. There's an online list and a CSV file to download into a spreadsheet.
Now that Microsoft's Surface keyboards are patent-protected, all it needs are a few more customers.
In an ongoing dispute over patents, while Microsoft has been leading the wins in the running battle, Motorola Mobility won a rare victory against the software giant.
Microsoft has won a patent case against Google-owned Motorola Mobility after the phone maker was found by a German court to have infringed a soft-keyboard patent.
Tech giants Apple, Google and Microsoft are reportedly looking to snap up Kodak's patent portfolio.
Microsoft is to dive into the thriving e-reader market, after it stopped suing Barnes & Noble and went into partnership with the bookseller instead.Microsoft had been in litigation over Barnes & Noble's alleged infringement of Microsoft patents in its Android-based Nook tablet, but on Monday the companies announced the end of the legal battle and the start of a strategic partnership around digital content.
Yahoo has released a statement about Facebook's purchase of 650 AOL patents from Microsoft. In short, Sunnyvale has made it clear that it is going to keep fighting Menlo Park till the very end.
In one smooth move, Microsoft is pocketing $550 million by selling hundreds of patents it bought from AOL to Facebook.
Facebook is acquiring the majority of the patents Microsoft just acquired from AOL. Facebook will thus soon own over 1,000 patents. This deal is really all about another company: Yahoo.
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