The patent wars are here and the lawsuits are flying as tech giants acquire intellectual property stockpiles.
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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?
On this week's Technolatte podcast, the Australian team talks about revenge hacks, New Zealand software patent changes and NBN speed comparisons.
A supplementary order paper from the NZ Commerce Ministry confirms that software will not be patentable in New Zealand if the invention is solely software.
The smartphone making division of Google is sent a formal list of complaints by the EU for allegedly abusing its position in the market over recent patent litigation with Apple.
Versata Software walks away with $345 million after SAP fails to overturn a jury verdict that was first ruled on in 2007, and again in 2009.
A judge found in favor of Microsoft in a patent spat with Motorola, indicating that Google grossly overpaid for the smartphone maker, despite the patent protection it was given.
Microsoft now has agreements with all but two of the major Android device makers.
The US International Trade Commission has tossed out a Motorola Mobility patent claim that threatened to block the import of some Apple iPhone models.
After managing to successfully settle with Microsoft in the past over a number of patent infringement claims, VirnetX is heading to court over claims that its patents are still being infringed in Skype.
The number of invention patents granted by China's State Intellectual Property Office hit 217,000 last year, and is a sign the country's intellectual property rights efforts are paying off.
The Motorola Mobility patent that also blocked push mail sync in Apple's iCloud in Germany is now finding itself on shaky ground.
Intellectual property laws are subject to sovereign states to enact and enforce, so to standardize such legislations and enforce them via an international patent body will be highly difficult to achieve.
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, along with six private companies will jointly invest in memory chip research and development projects by universities or independent institutes over the next five years.