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Supreme Court refuses to hear Google's appeal in Java patent case

The decision curtails Google's efforts to avoid paying Oracle licensing fees for using Java code in the Android mobile operating system.

By June 29, 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 June 16, 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 May 21, 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 May 8, 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 May 5, 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 May 5, 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 April 29, 2015

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Google eyes new way to pick up your patents, combat trolls

The company is starting an "experimental marketplace" that will allow owners to sell single patents to the search giant.

By April 27, 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 April 9, 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 April 8, 2015