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Firm to buy up patents to ward off 'patent trolls'

San Francisco start-up RPX says it plans to buy patents for products it neither produces nor sells in order to offer legal protection for companies such as clients Cisco Systems and IBM.

By November 24, 2008

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Patent office rejects subdomain patent claims

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office says the idea of Internet subdomains is too obvious to patent.

By January 21, 2009

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Rambus patent infringement trials put on hold

Shares of the memory chipmaker plunge after a federal judge postpones indefinitely the long-running cases filed against a slew of memory makers.

By February 3, 2009

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IEA: World's energy use is 'patently unsustainable'

International Energy Agency's annual report says that trillions of dollars need to be invested in clean technologies for economic, social, and environmental reasons.

By November 12, 2008

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Apple tablet PC: One patent closer to reality?

We revealed Apple's plans for a tablet PC over a year ago. Much has changed in the laptop market since then, but a new patent suggests Apple's tablet could be closer than we think

By February 3, 2009

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Venture firm picks up Transmeta chip patents

Intellectual Ventures has acquired the patent portfolio of Transmeta, formerly a supplier of Intel-compatible x86 processors.

By January 29, 2009

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Sony patents Surface-like photo printer

Touchscreen? Check. Wireless downloads? Check. Is Sony beating MS at its own game?

By January 28, 2009

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iPhone: Apple's Key "Multi-touch" Patent Awarded

A line in the sand has been drawn.

By January 26, 2009

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Apple awarded key iPhone multitouch patent

A new patent that covers much of the iPhone's multitouch user interface has been awarded to Apple; is it planning to go after competitors?

By January 26, 2009

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Acer patent app reveals MID aspirations

The Taiwanese PC maker might be looking to make a mobile Internet device.

By January 26, 2009