In the spirit of patent licensing season, HTC and Nokia signed a patent agreement, but this act has more implications for HTC than your normal licensing pact. This has practically put an end to HTC’s ongoing patent
‘Tis the season for patent agreements as Samsung announces news of its latest cross-licensing agreement, this time with networking technology specialist Cisco. This is just the latest in a round of patent licensing
Even while scheduled for a mediation session, Samsung and Apple have already notified the San Jose Federal courthouse of both parties’ patents and products for inclusion in an upcoming trial. This third trial in the very
Nokia seems to be raking in legal points in Germany as it scored yet another patent win against HTC. This time, the patent in dispute is quite an essential one that lets devices be compatible even with older network technologies.
In the aftermath of Google’s Motorola sale to Lenovo, some are immediately questioning the monetary loss. Did Google just cost themselves $9.5 billion? Fortunately, no. While there is likely an immediate short-term loss, the
As the dust settles on the Lenovo deal for Motorola, we’re left to parse out exactly what’s happening. We know Lenovo gets Motorola as a mobile device company, which encompasses the logo and name. What we are also starting to
The Google-Samsung patent deal is still shrouded in mystery. Though we like that Samsung is working with others in various patent agreements, we’re still curious about what is being shared. According to a blogger who tends to
It looks like Samsung has learned a valuable lesson. A recent agreement with the EU gave them breathing room for five years, in which they promised to ease up on the patent litigation. Yesterday, we learned of their important
Samsung and Google have just struck up an agreement to access each other’s patents portfolio for quite a long period of time. Aside from the usual PR about innovation, this license agreement can pretty much be both
Motorola has begun their trial against alleged patent troll Intellectual Ventures this morning. Opening statements were heard in a Delaware courtroom, where a case brought against Motorola in 2011 is finally having its day.