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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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.
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.
Microsoft Band owners voice their complaints and gripes related to the new fitness wearable.
Samsung now claims there's another reason it stopped paying Android patent licensing fees to Microsoft: antitrust issues.
A newly unsealed legal document indicates that Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion in Android patent-licensing royalties in 2013 alone.
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.
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.
Microsoft has filed a contract dispute suit against Samsung over Android patent-licensing royalties.
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.
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.
Hundreds of patents which secure Microsoft lucrative Android licensing deals have been published by the Chinese government.
A newly-published Microsoft patent supports rumours about the design of its smartwatch.
Motorola Solutions is the latest company to sign a patent-licensing deal with Microsoft covering devices that run Android and Chrome OS.
Microsoft has released details of its voice-activated assistant rival, but Apple isn't taking the increased competition lying down.
This new pro-patent business consortium may boast some of industry's heaviest hitters — Apple, GE, IBM, and Microsoft — but it really doesn't have much of a message.
Microsoft and Dell have renewed their patent cross-licensing agreement, with Dell agreeing to pay Microsoft royalties for Dell's products running Android and Chrome OS.
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