The patent wars are here and the lawsuits are flying as tech giants acquire intellectual property stockpiles.
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Google has petitioned the highest court in the country to overturn a previous appeals court ruling favoring Oracle, which in itself overturned a mixed bag of district court rulings that primarily sided with Google.
We knew Microsoft makes most of its mobile operating system money from Android, not Windows Phone, but a billion dollars? From one vendor?! Microsoft's good times, however, are in danger of coming to an end.
A newly unsealed legal document indicates that Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion in Android patent-licensing royalties in 2013 alone.
The Open Invention Network now has over a thousand licensees and the court cases are starting to go against the patent trolls.
The lawsuit argues that ServiceNow has built its business on BMC's patents covering IT management.
UPDATED: Besides damages, Nvidia wants the ITC to ban select Samsung Galaxy devices running on Qualcomm chips.
Like it or loathe it, his Intellectual Ventures now owns more than 40,000 intellectual 'assets' and has raised $3 billion in licensing revenue from that portfolio. Yet, he supports proposed patent reform. Here's why.
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.
Newly patented technology from Apple proposes the use of magnetic resonance to create a power field for charging a variety of nearby devices.
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.
Microsoft has filed a contract dispute suit against Samsung over Android patent-licensing royalties.
The Apple-Beats deal is expected to close during the current quarter, ending mid-September.
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.
When a patent is put up for sale, members of the LOT Network are still protected from whatever "troll to which the patent was sold."