Qualcomm has announced that they’ve acquired about 1,400 patents from HP. The portfolio, which also encompasses patent applications, notably references Palm, iPaq, and Bitphone. It seems to take much of HP’s mobile portfolio
After just a week, a federal jury from the Eastern District of Texas returned a guilty verdict against Google. It has determined that it had infringed on SimpleAir's patent and used it for Android's push notification services.
Two new design patents could highlight the direction for future Samsung devices. While they’re very different from one another, they could highlight new directions in design, or simply more diversity from the top Android OEM.
Though mobile device rivals Samsung and Apple are said to be trying to amicably resolve some issues between them, Apple is far from done harvesting the fruits of its legal triumphs. It has filed a request seeking to ban twenty
If you think Google is the ‘good guy’ in their new lawsuit with the Rockstar consortium, Florian Mueller of FOSS Patents would like you to reconsider. He recently pointed out that Google has filed for a declaratory judgement,
Just in time to become a rather strange Christmas present, Google has filed a lawsuit against Rockstar, a company that has sued Google and its Android OEM partners over a variety of patents owned by the now bankrupt Nortel
Remember Rockstar? The firm that sued Google recently? They’re owned by a conglomerate of tech companies, most notably Apple, Blackberry and Microsoft. They snapped up a slew of patents after the Nortel implosion, eventually
Taking a break from the usual Samsung versus Apple news you hear regularly, we turn our attention to yet another duo dishing it out in courts in Europe. While HTC won a very slight reprieve from getting its flagship banned in the
If you're not tired of it all yet, here's another segment of the legal tug of war between frenemies Samsung and Apple. The news this time hails all the way from Samsung's home town of South Korea. Unfortunately for Samsung, the
A bill has passed the House of Representatives today making it much more difficult for patent trolls to get away with filing frivolous suits. The Innovation Act, introduced by Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), is aimed at dissuading