Tag: patent

Google granted patent for Face Unlock features in Android

Today we can chalk up another win for Google from the patent department. According to reports the US Patent and Trademark Office has just...

Google files patent for backside touch controls on smartphones

A few new details have surfaced today from the US Patent & Trademark Office showing our good friends at Google are aiming to bring...

Microsoft patent lawsuit looks to ban Google Maps in Germany

A report has surfaced this evening regarding one of many lawsuits and legal spats that Microsoft is involved in, only this time regarding a...

Apple vs Samsung: Judge cuts 450 million from damages, new trial set

The Apple vs Samsung trial has been in the news again this week a few times. Last year Apple won one of the biggest...

Microsoft inks license deal with Nikon for Android-powered cameras

It's no secret that patent wars have been a major problem in the mobile space. Especially for a few of the big hitters like...

Judge rules three Motorola Mobility patents are invalid

It looks like another patent case has returned to the news. This case involves Motorola Mobility, or in this case Google and Microsoft. This...

Apple Store gains trademark while Google remains in the cloud

While Google seems intent on remaining in the cloud in terms of device sales, one thing has recently been made clear -- should they...

Google patent shows Project Glass with a laser-projected keyboard

One of the big questions, or probably more accurately, one of the many unanswered questions surrounding Google's Project Glass deals with input. We have...

Apple agrees to drop the Galaxy S III Mini patent claim

Apple has recently agreed to drop the Galaxy S III Mini from its patent case with Samsung. If you remember back, Apple had asked...

LG Display looking for Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet ban due to patent infringement

Samsung is no stranger to public patent cases, thanks to Apple, however it now seems another company going after the Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet....

Apple files patent for wireless charging from up to 1 meter away

The guys from Cupertino have been busy with patents lately, and today we have one more to report on. It appears that Apple has...

No injunction for Motorola in Microsoft case, Judge says

The US patent suit between Motorola and Microsoft wrapped up last month, but today Motorola was dealt a pretty serious blow by federal Judge...