The patent wars are here and the lawsuits are flying as tech giants acquire intellectual property stockpiles.
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The passage of a new patent law marks end of years of debate and lobbying.
The search giant snaps up patents, thought to relate to Google Glass, previously owned by Foxconn, ahead of a U.S. manufacturing rollout.
Telstra is being chased by a patent-holding company for the infringement of two patents related to mobile commerce technology.
Top tech law blogger Pamela Jones draws shutters saying there is no way to do Groklaw without email.
A lawsuit brought against AOL accusing executives of committing fraud ahead of Microsoft's $1bn patent purchase has been dismissed.
While BlackBerry's future is still to be decided, the value of its patents is looking more certain.
Watching from the other side of the world, it’s easier to see the fine line between intellectual-property pragmatism and bald hypocrisy – and Obama’s poke in Samsung’s eye just crossed it.
The US International Trade Commission has banned the sale in the US of certain Samsung devices, owing to patent disputes with Apple. Since the Obama administration blocked a similar ban against Apple devices, they must block this one, both on the merits and for political reasons.
In other words, certain Samsung mobile devices could be banned from being sold in the United States soon.
The Internet giant isn't alone in hoping to stifle the ever-growing number of patent-related lawsuits in the technology industry.
In a U.S. appeal court, Apple has been granted the right to petition the ITC over Google unit Motorola Mobility allegedly violating intellectual property.
Now that the Obama administration has intervened in a patent infringement ruling between Apple and Samsung, uncertainty lingers over how effective the courts have been over such disputes. Is the patience of politicians beginning to wear thin?
South Korean government voices its concerns over the "negative impact" of the U.S. government's move to overturn a ban of some Apple models in the United States.
Rejected claims in a key Apple touchscreen patent could have an impact on its patent suit with Samsung.
The FTC rules on Google's business practices once again, this time over the Internet giant's standing against other mobile device manufacturers.