In an effort to bolster its already gigantic patent portfolio, Google today announced the Patent Purchase Promotion – an “experimental marketplace” for patents that aims to remove as much friction from the patent market as possible.
Last year, Samsung submitted an application with the USPTO for a new type of flexible display: this one with a new type of frame.
Lee’s appointment marks the first time someone with a background from an Internet-focused company will take the helm at USPTO.
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!