The patent wars are here and the lawsuits are flying as tech giants acquire intellectual property stockpiles.
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Kodak is seeking court approval in an offering to give creditors large equity stakes in the company once it emerges from bankruptcy protection.
The Obama administration is setting up a new task force to "protect innovators from frivolous litigation."
As the practice of tapping the crowd for ideas gains traction, there is also potential for companies to exploit this for their own benefits. Allocation of ownership rights also remains unclear.
Major record companies including Universal, Sony, and Warner Music have demanded all Chinese Web sites offering free music service to start charging users from June 5.
The Netherlands Supreme Court has ruled that the Galaxy Tab 10.1 does not infringe on Apple's iPad designs.
Nokia's hopes of taking HTC to task over SMS patents look to be fading after a preliminary hearing verdict was handed down this week.
The government will be setting aside 200 million ringgit initially to bankroll SMBs putting up their patents as collateral, as well as offer a 2 percent interest rate subsidy to help them expand their businesses.
A decade ago, SCO attacked Linux but it hadn't counted on running into a paralegal turned legal journalist named Pamela Jones and her Website Groklaw.
Samsung sets up an LCD and OLED licensing shop in the US.
Intellectual Vendors, which invests in and works with investors and technology businesses to drive innovation and invention, owns the rights to a portfolio of nearly 40,000 patents.
Nokia adds another prong to its attack on Taiwanese handset maker HTC.
The U.S. International Trade commission said Microsoft is free to continue to import Xboxes, after clearing the company of Google's patent violation claims.
Twitter has applied its new innovator's agreement for the first time to a patent on a 'pull down to refresh trigger'.
The Cupertino, Calif.-based technology giant plans to substitute one patent claim for Samsung's latest flagship device to its list of patent-infringing products.
Why spend all those years in the garage developing your wonderful software if some cheat is to come along and rip-off your creation?