The patent wars are here and the lawsuits are flying as tech giants acquire intellectual property stockpiles.
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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.
Chrysler, Ford and GM need to be willing to kick Big Oil in the crotch to bring affordable EVs to the general public.
The billionaire co-founder and CEO of Tesla Motors announced the company will now open-source its electric vehicle patents.
The Supreme Court ruled for Limelight in a case that will heavily influence future patent lawsuits and Internet video streaming.
A paper on smartphone patent claims reports that royalties could cost more than $120 on a hypothetical $400 smartphone.
Apple's latest courtroom drama fizzled, with the company winning a verdict against Samsung that didn't even come close to paying its legal bills. Is it time for Apple to end its proxy war against Google's Android?
Who is going home a winner from the San Jose federal courthouse, and who is just going home? Turns out there is no easy answer.
Chinese e-commerce giant secures 102 patents in the United States, adding to the 20 it acquired from IBM last year, as the company possibly looks to avoid legal potholes before its U.S. IPO.
Decisions on two long-running disputes over standards essential patents could set a precedent for when and how tech companies can turn to the courts.
Expected to secure US$16.21 million, the Ruichuan IPR Funds wants to aid technology companies in China to acquire intellectual property rights legally and efficiently.
Elsewhere, Apple v. Motorola Mobility looks like it is going to be renewed too.
Documents reveal that Google agreed to assist Samsung financially in the patent dispute between the South Korean firm and Apple.
Motorola Solutions is the latest company to sign a patent-licensing deal with Microsoft covering devices that run Android and Chrome OS.
Samsung has spent $770 million over the last two years marketing its mobile devices and has dented Apple. But good luck pinning a Facebook like, Super Bowl ads, and buzz to actual sales. Better analytics are likely to change that equation.