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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

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Xiaomi reportedly banned from selling smartphones in India due to patent issues

The Chinese handset maker has supposedly been served with an injunction and will be unable to import or sell its smartphones until infringement issues with Ericsson are resolved.

By December 10, 2014

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'Secret' patent review system raises innovation concerns

A law firm obtains documents that it says reveal potential problems with the US Patent and Trademark Office's covert system for red-flagging controversial applications.

By December 3, 2014

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Nintendo files patent application for Game Boy emulator app

The company is seeking a patent for Game Boy, Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advanced emulators, compatible with a variety of devices.

By November 30, 2014

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Samsung goes for counterpunch in Nvidia patent suit

The Korean electronics giant countersues Nvidia, and drags Nvidia customer Velocity Micro into the fight.

By November 12, 2014

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LG partners with Google in 10-year patent deal

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.

By November 4, 2014

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US Patent Office rejects Apple autocomplete patent used against Samsung

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.

By August 7, 2014

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Apple defeats GPNE's $94M patent-infringement claim

A San Jose jury rules against the nonpracticing entity, which had accused Apple of infringing its mobile device technology.

By October 22, 2014

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Vaulting patent barrier, Firefox gets support for most popular video format

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.

By October 14, 2014