Tag: patent

Motorola trial versus Intellectual Ventures starts today

Motorola has begun their trial against alleged patent troll Intellectual Ventures this morning. Opening statements were heard in a Delaware courtroom, where a case...

Qualcomm snatches 1,400 patents from HP relating to Palm, iPaq, and Bitphone

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....

Android push notifications found to infringe on SimpleAir patent

After just a week, a federal jury from the Eastern District of Texas returned a guilty verdict against Google. It has determined that it...

HTC gets partial relief as German court dismisses one Nokia patent suit

The war may be far from over, but HTC at least managed to win one legal battle. Despite suffering previous loses in German courts,...

Samsung awarded two new patents, could bring folding tablet to market

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...

Google patent wants to turn your conversations into comic relief

Riding on the popularity of comic strip generating services like Bitstrip and the wealth of funny conversations running amok over the Internet, Google has...

Google not as innocent as we might think when it comes to Rockstar lawsuit,...

If you think Google is the ‘good guy’ in their new lawsuit with the Rockstar consortium, Florian Mueller of FOSS Patents would like you...

HTC loses patents squabble to Nokia in German court

Taking a break from the usual Samsung versus Apple news you hear regularly, we turn our attention to yet another duo dishing it out...

Samsung loses to Apple in legal battle in own home turf

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...

House passes Innovation Act bill aimed at stopping patent trolls

A bill has passed the House of Representatives today making it much more difficult for patent trolls to get away with filing frivolous suits....

Samsung reported to be busy with flexible and transparent touchscreens

If you think that Samsung was done with unconventional screens when it unveiled the rather odd Galaxy Round, then you have another thing coming,...

Samsung patent shows off one-handed operation of phablets

A lot of high-end smartphones these days are getting bigger to accommodate more content on screen. The problem is that these are becoming more...