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Sony patents "smart wig"

By Dec. 3, 2013

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Samsung: Apple 'vastly overstated' scope of patents

A Samsung attorney argues that just because the company is asking for much lower damages than Apple -- $7 million versus $2 billion -- doesn't mean it doesn't respect patents.

By Apr. 1, 2014

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Supreme Court to rule on software patents

Several tech companies have told the nation's highest court that it should make a decision on software patent standards, and the court agrees.

By Dec. 6, 2013

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Apple granted boatload of patents, including one for push-to-talk

A total of 46 patents were approved Tuesday, but whether the technologies will find their way into an Apple product remains to be seen.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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Judge denies Apple's request to talk about how it uses patents

Apple on Thursday asked the judge to allow it to present evidence refuting Samsung comments that Apple doesn't use the patents it's suing over.

By Apr. 4, 2014

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Lenovo buys mobile patents from Unwired Planet for $100M

The Chinese computing giant, which also plans to purchase Motorola, reached a deal to acquire 21 patent families related to 3G, 4G, and other mobile technologies.

By Mar. 20, 2014

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Apple, Microsoft group to sell Nortel patents

The Rockstar Consortium, a group backed by Apple and Microsoft, is trying to unload some of its wireless patents, according to a Bloomberg report.

By Dec. 23, 2013

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Twitter paid $36 million for IBM patents to avoid a lawsuit

Twitter never said how much it paid to acquire more than 900 patents from IBM last year, but a newly published SEC filing reveals the company was willing to spend big to avoid a patent-infringement battle.

By Mar. 7, 2014

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Sony patents 'smart wig': Toupee with sensors on the way?

Smart watches? Smart glasses? Nope. If this patent is any indication, the future lies in hairpieces that could notify wearers of a text message, phone call, or e-mail.

By Dec. 4, 2013