Last month Samsung was slated to sit down with Apple to possibly reach a settlement in an ongoing patent dispute, but it seems they weren’t able to come to an agreement. Read on for more!
The fallout from one of the major legal conflicts between Samsung and Apple has come to a somewhat anticlimactic conclusion. The U.S. Justice Department is closing its investigation into Samsung’s use of standards-essential patents to attack rival Apple in a 2013 case that saw some Apple devices temporarily banned from sales in the U.S.
Earlier this week Google entered into a patent cross-licensing deal with Cisco and just before that it did the same with Samsung. Now to complete the group Cisco has entered into a patent cross-license agreement with Samsung.
Five cable companies are attempting to get Rockstar to stop bullying tech companies, while in a motion filed this week both Huawei and Rockstar jointly requested dismissal of the patent lawsuit which Rockstar brought against Huawei last year.
After losing a lawsuit against SimpleAir related to Android push notifications, Google could be looking at up to $125 million in damages.
A German court dismissed a patent-infringement lawsuit Nokia brought against HTC, making it the latest in a series of dismissals for HTC. Read on for more!
Nokia has won a permanent inunction against HTC phones in Germany, including the HTC One family of devices, over Android Beam functionality.
House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte has created an amendment for his very own bill that removes a provision which allowed those being sued by patent trolls to challenge the validity of software patents at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. His change of heart came after a big lobbying effort from certain parts of the tech industry.
The intensity and scale of the global patent war just went up a notch. Yesterday, a company that is co-owned, among others, by Apple and Microsoft filed lawsuits against Google and seven of the largest Android manufacturers.
Apple has appealed its ITC win against Samsung (a product import ban on older devices) most likely looking to extend the scope of the ban. Read on for more details.