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DoJ ends its investigation of Samsung over alleged patent abuse

Samsung Vs Apple Planets collide patent lawsuit
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by 5 months ago
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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.

Patent troll sued by cable companies but Huawei settles

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by 6 months ago
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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.

Microsoft and Apple lobby Congress in favor of patent trolls

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by 8 months ago
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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.