The patent wars are here and the lawsuits are flying as tech giants acquire intellectual property stockpiles.
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Patent no. 8661547 describes a technology that safeguards cloud services against false information that might be sent to them from cybercriminals.
The PC maker has purchased thousands of patents surrounding mobile technology as the firm seeks to establish itself in the mobile realm.
If there's a lack of innovation anywhere in Apple v. Samsung, it can be found in the mudslinging going back and forth between lawyers in a San Jose courthouse.
This new pro-patent business consortium may boast some of industry's heaviest hitters — Apple, GE, IBM, and Microsoft — but it really doesn't have much of a message.
The continuing patent battle between Apple and Samsung is set to return to a US courtroom today.
Microsoft and Dell have renewed their patent cross-licensing agreement, with Dell agreeing to pay Microsoft royalties for Dell's products running Android and Chrome OS.
Verizon, yes, Verizon, is moving beyond being an open-source software user and becoming a much more active member in two vital open-source organizations.
Galaxy smartphone maker files for U.S. patent to unlock mobile devices when users touch-and-drag drawings that have at least one intersection point. These diagrams also can be customized to launch specific apps.
The company filing the most patents in Europe isn't in fact a European business, according to the continent's patent watchdog.
Redmond contended that Google and Motorola had infringed on a mapping patent it owns. Not so, says the patent court.
IPCom, a patent-licensing firm, claimed Apple and HTC were infringing on its patents. A German court disagreed.
The legal action comes after China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) rejected Apple's request to invalidate a patent by a Shanghai-based company which it claimed was similar to its voice-driven technology Siri.
InterDigital says it will no longer charge Chinese companies discriminatory royalties, as it seeks to end an antitrust probe by China's industry regulator.
New recommendations from the Obama administration include expanded pro bono legal help for inventors and crowdsourcing prior art.