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Ericsson sues Apple over patents

Apple just lost a $533 million patent case to Smartflash this week, and now Ericsson is likewise suing the company in a patent dispute.

By February 27, 2015

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Jury orders Apple to pay $533 million in iTunes patent case

A federal jury finds that Apple infringed on patents owned by licensing firm Smartflash that are tied to digital rights management, data storage and payment systems.

By February 25, 2015

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Microsoft, Samsung settle suit over Android patent royalties

Microsoft says the companies have settled a contract dispute over Android patent-licensing but offers no specifics about the terms.

By February 9, 2015

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Aereo bankruptcy auction fetches less than $2 million

An attorney for the defunct streaming-TV service calls the results disappointing. The company had expected to bring in anywhere from $4 million to $31.2 million.

By February 26, 2015

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Apple, Ericsson trade legal shots over patent royalties

Apple has sued Ericsson, arguing that the Swedish company is charging too much on royalties that are not "essential" to industry cellular standards.

By January 14, 2015

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Apple patent could lead to truly flexible iPhone

The device described in the patent would use flexible materials for the display, housing, circuit boards and batteries.

By January 6, 2015

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Toyota opens up hydrogen fuel cell patents

At the 2015 International CES, Toyota hopes to usher in the age of hydrogen fuel cell cars by giving other companies royalty-free access to 5,680 patents.

January 5, 2015

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Toyota kickstarting fuel cell future with patent release

At CES 2015, Toyota announced it would make 5,680 patents related to fuel cell drive systems available as a means to help other automakers build fuel cell cars.

By January 5, 2015

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​Apple, Microsoft, Sony sell smartphone patents for $900M

The tech giants finally relinquish their hold on the highly-coveted technology rights, possibly marking the end of a patent fight between Android phone manufacturers and competitors.

By December 23, 2014

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ITC opens investigation into Samsung's patent suit against Nvidia

Nvidia and Samsung have accused each other of infringing patents used in mobile devices, with Nvidia first filing suit against Samsung and chipmaker Qualcomm in September.

By December 23, 2014