Microsoft has settled its latest patent spat with patent-licensing vendor VirnetX by paying $23 million covering disputed unified communications patents.
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The week in iOS: Apple hit with $350 million suit over iPod, patent grant to protect dropped phones, and shifted selfie camera.
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.
This week Apple confirmed Beats Music will be wrapped up in iOS, the company was fined for violating patents, and iOS 8.1.1 was released.
Google has agreed to settle with the Apple and Microsoft-backed consortium that outbid it for Nortel's patents in 2011.
A jury in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas has awarded a patent holder millions after finding Apple infringed its ageing pager patents.
A $368 million verdict that Apple infringed on the patents of VirnetX when creating the secure chat functionality of FaceTime has been dismissed due to testimony that may have influenced the damages award.
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.
Apple has filed a patent in the United States for a Siri-like digital assistant interface for a desktop environment.
In a totally unexpected move, Apple and Samsung, who've fought patent wars around the globe, agreed to drop all their cases outside of the US.
Apple has secured a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a device referred to as 'iTime', revealing some of the features that may be included in the company’s highly anticipated watch device.
In an ironic twist, Apple and Samsung, bitter patent foes, find themselves on the same side of a battle against Enterprise Systems Technologies, a patent troll.
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.
Lower court in China rules against Apple and says a Chinese company has the patent over a similar intelligent assistant.
Pure has organically grown a global IP portfolio of close to 150 patents and pending applications. The IBM deal brings Pure's patent total to 300.
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.
Apple's latest courtroom drama fizzled, with the company winning a verdict against Samsung that didn't even come close to paying its legal bills. Is it time for Apple to end its proxy war against Google's Android?
The approximately US$120m in damages awarded to Apple in its latest fight with Samsung has remained unchanged, with jurors saying that Apple should go after Google if it wants to settle its patent dispute with Android.
Decisions on two long-running disputes over standards essential patents could set a precedent for when and how tech companies can turn to the courts.
Documents reveal that Google agreed to assist Samsung financially in the patent dispute between the South Korean firm and Apple.
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