The patent wars are here and the lawsuits are flying as tech giants acquire intellectual property stockpiles.
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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.
Yeah, this is still happening.
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.
Apple wraps up its testimony, fueling hopes that this trial might really wrap up by the end of the month.
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.
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.