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Samsung's battle with Smartflash put on hold over patent scrutiny

A US Court of Appeals says that the case should not proceed until the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has a chance to review the validity of Smartflash's patents.

By 31 July 2015

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Google, Facebook get behind Samsung in patent battle with Apple

Along with eBay, Dell and HP, the tech giants have filed a legal brief arguing that if the current court decision stands -- particularly, the damages -- it could have a "devastating impact" on the industry.

By 22 July 2015

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Nokia, LG agree to smartphone patent licensing deal

Nokia may not sell smartphones anymore, but the company has a solid patent portfolio that LG will now have access to.

By 17 June 2015

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Apple patent application shows new twist on mobile hotspots

Patent application shows a simple cylindrical device that's turned on by twisting one end. Whether it will ever hit the market, though, is an open question.

By 22 May 2015

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Ericsson sues Apple over phone patents in Europe

The Swedish telecoms equipment maker says that it tried to come to terms with Apple through arbitration. That effort has expired though, prompting the lawsuit over global licensing of intellectual property for mobile technologies.

By 9 May 2015

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OpenTV lawsuit accuses Apple of patent infringement

Apple TV, iTunes and the App Store are among the products and services named as violating the interactive software pioneer's patents.

By 6 May 2015

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Apple Watch design wins patent on look and feel

The patent -- which ensures the design for the Apple Watch cannot be copied by a competitor -- was filed in August of last year, just weeks ahead of its unveiling.

By 6 May 2015

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Microsoft awarded patent for glasses that know how those around you feel

Technically Incorrect: A "wearable emotion detection feedback system" is exactly what you want from your eyewear, isn't it? It is. Don't you want to know how those around you really feel?

By 30 April 2015

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Google seeks tweak to Microsoft-Motorola patent case

Unhappy with the royalty rate set by a judge, the search giant argues that a jury should have determined the figure.

By 10 April 2015

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Google's latest patent could put spoilers to bed

The search giant is granted a patent for an automatic spoiler blocker for social media.

By 9 April 2015