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Wireless infrastructure could be the next target of a large patent troll

FOSSPatents Intellectual Ventures (IV) is a company that buys old patents and extorts forces productive businesses to pay IV licensing fees. Patent Trolls such as IV account ...
by William Neilson JrJuly 18, 20149

Supreme Court rules software patents need to be more than general ideas

Today we have a reason to celebrate, as the Supreme Court is making some changes to our amazingly flawed patent system. Patent trolls should start worrying.
by Edgar CervantesJune 19, 20149

Google Chromebook with dock-able Android device could be in the works

The idea of having multiple devices working together is certainly engrossing - but is it what we are looking for? Google is willing to bet on this idea!
by Edgar CervantesMay 19, 201416

Kill the patent trolls says CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association

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 ...
by Gary SimsApril 3, 201412

Microsoft and Dell sign Android royalty agreement

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.
by Gary SimsMarch 27, 201411

In patent deal, HTC will pay Nokia to bury the hatchet

After months of legal battles, HTC and Nokia announced today a “patent and technology collaboration agreement” that will end all their legal conflicts.
by Bogdan PetrovanFebruary 7, 20146

Google patent reveals a dual e-ink device, reminiscent of Microsoft Courier

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.
by Andrew GrushFebruary 7, 20147

Samsung to pay Ericsson $650 million in cross-licensing deal

Samsung will close another front in the patent war after agreeing to a cross-licensing deal with Swedish network equipment maker Ericsson.
by Bogdan PetrovanJanuary 27, 201437

Google and Samsung sign a 10 year cross-license patent agreement

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.
by Andrew GrushJanuary 26, 201417

Qualcomm buys Palm, IPAQ, and Bitfone patent portfolio from HP

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.
by Bogdan PetrovanJanuary 24, 20146
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