The Korean electronics giant countersues Nvidia, and drags Nvidia customer Velocity Micro into the fight.
LG tightens ties with Google in a patent cross-licensing agreement that is set to last for at least a decade, following similar moves by Korean rival Samsung earlier this year.
The decision by the USPTO, while relevant to the most recent Apple v. Samsung patent-infringement trial, isn't final and could take months or years to come to conclusion.
A San Jose jury rules against the nonpracticing entity, which had accused Apple of infringing its mobile device technology.
Mozilla wants to keep patent-encumbered technology off the Web. But H.264 compression is widely used, and a deal with Cisco means Firefox can use it.
Bose filed suit against Beats in July, accusing the rival headphone and speaker maker of infringing five patents related to noise-canceling headphones.
Nvidia last month accused Samsung and Qualcomm of ripping off its graphics patents in devices such as the Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S5 smartphones.
The tech giant considers shrinking down the user interface on your TV and putting it on your phone as a way to navigate Apple TV.
HEVC, a new standard for compressing 4K video, will be cheaper for many companies to use than its industry-dominating predecessor. Maybe Google's competition helped.
The chipmaker is accusing Samsung and Qualcomm of infringing its patents related to the company's core graphics technology.