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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
The company filing the most patents in Europe isn't in fact a European business, according to the continent's patent watchdog.
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.
It may have been the top patent-filing nation last year with over 825,000 patent applications, but China is still lacking innovation and should focus on helping inventors commercialize their patents.
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.
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.
Google has just pledged that it won't sue other companies over open-source patents if they don't sue Google first, but this is actually a long established policy. Now if it could only stop the patent wars.
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.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark office seeks software developers' input on enhancing the quality of software patents, and will host roundtables next month in Silicon Valley and New York.
The US judge presiding over the patent dispute between Apple and Samsung has denied Apple a ban on the sale of Samsung products that the jury had ruled infringed on Apple's patents.
Patent licensing company has filed a suit in the U.S. against the Canadian phonemaker for violating one of its patents.
In response to LG's suit for alleged patent violation, Samsung claims seven of the OLED patents LG Display owns are invalid.
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