Filed in March 2009, Google has been granted a new patent. Titled “Panoramic images within driving directions”, the patent involves overlaying objects that users are familiar with in today’s navigation systems.
HTC was awarded a patent that describes dual-screen smartphones, but will it see a practical application on actual phone releases?
The Apple vs Samsung patent clash has been making the headlines the most in the past year or so, but that’s not the only seemingly endless legal dispute starring some of the big tech companies of today.
Google has filed an application with the USPTO for a patent with back panel touch controls. Could Google be reinventing how we interact with our smartphones and tablet?
Judge Floyd from the Chancery Division of the High Court of England and Wales has denied the validity of three 3G standard essential patents (SEPs).
Nokia has sided with Apple in its bid to ban certain Samsung products from the market, saying not granting the injunction could set a dangerous precedent in the U.S. patent landscape.
Google’s future tablets could “feel” how the user holds them, and move UI elements around so they become accessible with one hand.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is calling for a change in the software patent system, requiring any submission to come with working code.
As the PC market continues its decline, Intel needs as many smartphone design wins as possible. To achieve mobile success, the Santa Clara-based company has been buying wireless patents, while also beefing up investment in fabrication.
Samsung is keen on ramping up its M&A activities in order to beef up its intellectual property holdings. What kinds of tech companies will Samsung acquire?