The patent wars are here and the lawsuits are flying as tech giants acquire intellectual property stockpiles.
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Once more the Supreme Court is going to have a shot to kill off software and business-practice patents. Hopefully they'll get it right this time.
Democrats and Republicans may disagree on almost everything, but they can agree on one thing: They all hate patent trolls. The anti-patent troll Innovation Act has passed in the House of Representatives.
Based on where this goes next, a retrial in California or an appeal pushed all the way to the Supreme Court are both possible.
Legitimate patent owners won't be substantially negatively impacted by this bill. It's a little weak (leaving the door open to the big-boy trolls who use a different bag of tricks), but it's good, robust progress.
HTC's flagship HTC One has escaped an import ban that could extend to several HTC devices should the Taiwanese company's appeal against a UK court ruling fail.
Potential uses of the headwear include in road navigation, checking blood pressure or flipping through of slides in a presentation. Besides wireless communication, it will also include tactile feedback.
Sierra Wireless takes its dispute with Nokia over standard essential patent royalties to Europe's competition regulator.
While a retrial had placed into question how much of the original US$1.05 billion Samsung should pay Apple over patent disputes, Apple has again walked away with most of Samsung's money.
Nokia has chalked up a five-year extension on a patent licensing agreement with smartphone king Samsung.
Microsoft watchers should pay close attention to what's happening with the latest spate of lawsuits filed by Rockstar against Google and Android handset makers. Here's why.
The HTC One is among a number of devices that have infringed a Nokia patent in the UK, according to the High Court.
Nokia's most recent set of financial results have given a glimpse of how its bottom line will look once it's sold its devices and services business to Redmond.
Samsung's lawyers in Australia allegedly breached the confidentiality arrangement it has in place with Apple, allowing unauthorised access to documents about Apple's patent licensing agreements.
Online portal expected to enable shared patent applications and examinations and to cut costs.
This week's peek back into Apple's history features the introduction of Mac TV, a recollection of a time when Apple trail-blazed the multimedia market with CD-ROM drives, and a dollop of context.