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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Telstra is being chased by a patent-holding company for the infringement of two patents related to mobile commerce technology.
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.
Apple has been defeated by HTC in a patent infringement suit at the U.K.'s High Court. But bad news for Apple as three of the four patents under the spotlight were deemed invalid.
Cisco has sued TiVo over patent infringement, but Cisco wants some of TiVo's patents voided altogether.
Cisco sues TiVo over -- what else -- patent infringement, but Cisco wants some of TiVo's patents voided altogether.
On patent infringement, Google's counsel argues that Android does not use Sun's technology because Google engineers developed the platform not knowing about Sun's patents.
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.
A Dutch company has sued Research in Motion over the alleged infringement of six patents it owns, ranging from software and phone design patents.
Oracle has reportedly refused a settlement offer put forward by Google in its ongoing dispute over the use of Java in the Android operating system.Oracle filed the suit against Google in 2010, alleging infringement of Oracle-owned Java related patents but the two companies have been unable to reach a settlement since the original filing.
Yahoo is suing Facebook over the alleged infringement of 10 patents. But what do these patents refer to, and could Facebook users be affected?
Yahoo's talks with Facebook have fallen apart, and the online giant has sued the social networking for patent infringement. Yahoo is attacking Facebook with 10 patents.
Yahoo's talks with Facebook have fallen apart, so the online giant is planning to sue the social networking for patent infringement, according to a new rumor. There are 13 patents in question.
Apple has launched two new suits against Samsung in the German courts, this time targeting 15 Samsung smartphones and tablets over their supposed infringement of Apple's design rights.The two companies are engaging in a global war over patents, with Germany having proved to be a particularly active battlefield.
Apple will pay $5 million to a chipmaker, following the out-of-court settlement of a patent infringement case over touchscreen patents.
A caller ID patent holder is suing Apple for alleged infringement of two core patents, and is asking a court to ban iPhone sales in the U.S.
The European Commission is investigating Samsung over its global lawsuits against Apple for the infringement of industry-standard 3G patents in the iPhone 4S
The European Commission has confirmed it is investigating Samsung over its global lawsuits against Apple for the infringement of industry-standard 3G patents in the iPhone 4S.
Intellectual Ventures, a large holder of patents, has sued Motorola Mobility in the US for alleged infringement of its smartphone-related intellectual property.The company, founded by former Microsoft chief technology officer Nathan Myhrvold, buys up patents from inventors and other companies, then collects licensing fees for their use and sues those who do not pay up.
Apple holds enforceable patents on products that make other phone and tablet manufacturers guilty of criminal patent and trademark infringement. It's up to Apple to decide what to do next.
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