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.
A San Jose jury rules against the nonpracticing entity, which had accused Apple of infringing its mobile device technology.
Google petitions the highest court in the country to overturn a previous appeals court ruling favoring Oracle, which in itself overturned a mixed bag of earlier district court rulings.
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.
Commentary: As Apple's self-destructive campaign against Android winds down, all that's left to fight over are damages in two US cases involving basic design elements.
A deal settles all lawsuits pending outside the US, but US patent lawsuits between the two are unaffected.
The tech could be used for a disposable wristband that stores and transmits health information to your doctor's smartphone.
Microsoft files a contract dispute suit against Samsung over Android patent-licensing royalties.
A patent application describes several ways to share data between wireless devices with a tap -- and Apple isn't just thinking about phones.
A newly published patent envisions a more secure smartphone that will require a range of unlocking codes based on users' locations.
The two companies will share intellectual property on a "broad range of products and services," including those for certain digital imaging and mobile consumer products.
New ruling in Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank means firms must do more to advance 'abstract' software claims to receive a patent.
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