The patent wars are here and the lawsuits are flying as tech giants acquire intellectual property stockpiles.
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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.
A local court in the country has found that some Moto handsets infringe a manufacturing process.
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."
Microsoft and Canon are cross licensing their respective mobile and digital imaging patent portfolios.
Filing 2,179 patents for mobile phone technologies, the Korean smartphone maker claims top spot among its peers worldwide, according to stats from Thomson Reuters report.
In the Alice v. CLS decision the Supreme Court dented software patents, but they are far, far from dead.
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.
Linux and open source have long played a major role in cars' electronics, but now Tesla is taking open-source automobiles to a whole new level — by setting free its electric car patents.