The judge overlooking the HTC haptic feedback suit has ruled 2 out of the 5 patents in question are valid, and has dismissed the other 3.
Like it or not, Microsoft receives a small cut for every Android device sold. Samsung attempted to dispute this patent royalty, and the two have now settled out of court for undisclosed terms.
The rumors surrounding the purported Galaxy S Edge are about to hit fever pitch as a trio of leaked design patents showcase what Samsung might be shipping.
Verizon announced that they had agreed to a patent licensing agreement with Google.
LG Electronics and Google Inc. have entered into a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement covering a broad range of products and technologies.
Samsung is refusing to pay Microsoft royalty feels for Android due to Microsoft’s purchase of Nokia. Samsung argues that this has made Microsoft a direct competitor, and nullifies the original cross licensing deal reached in 2011.
Rackspace didn’t capitulate when a patent troll demanded $75,000, instead it decided to fight, and won. Now Rotatable Technologies has been vanquished, it is now an ex-troll. It can no longer harm us!
A Samsung patent application shows the concept of a bending smartphone that users could fold like a wallet or bend into a V shape and use as a desk clock or calendar.
Samsung has informed Judge Lucy Koh that the USPTO has deemed an Apple patent invalid.
Apple and Samsung agreed to drop all suits against each other, with the exception of current cases on trial in the US. The agreement suggests Apple and Samsung are engaged in negotiations that could soon bring a true peace between them.