It is reckoned that 90 percent of all patent troll activity is aimed against small businesses and startups. In other words against those who don’t have the money to fight back. This makes patent trolls no better than common bullies.
Microsoft and Dell have signed a deal covering patents relating to Android and Chrome OS. Dell will now pay Microsoft for every device it sells running Android or Chrome OS.
After months of legal battles, HTC and Nokia announced today a “patent and technology collaboration agreement” that will end all their legal conflicts.
A recently published Google patent shows off a dual-screen e-ink device that is at least somewhat reminiscent of the canceled Microsoft Courier project.
Samsung will close another front in the patent war after agreeing to a cross-licensing deal with Swedish network equipment maker Ericsson.
Google and Samsung have now announced a new cross-license patent agreement between the two companies that covers a “broad range” of different patents over the course of the next 10 years.
Qualcomm and HP announced a deal involving the sale of thousands of patents from HP’s Palm, IPAQ, and Bitfone portfolio to the mobile chipmaker.
Two designers imagined Samsung’s Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 4 using two of the company’s recently awarded design patents. Check out the images!
Google is trying to protect its Nexus line and partners from the Apple- and Microsoft-backed Rockstar patent troll.
Samsung was recently granted a patent for a smartphone with a transparent display with both front and back-touch.
The Samsung patent takes display technology beyond flexible displays... and into the realm of science-fiction by putting a see-through display on a smartphone. The patent describes several ways that users might interact with a smartphone with a transparent display, which...