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.
Hundreds of patents which secure Microsoft lucrative Android licensing deals have been published by the Chinese government.
US Patent and Trademark Office grants 59 patents to the iPhone maker, adding to its already huge trove of intellectual property.
Bill aimed at reducing patent litigation removed from agenda after lawmakers failed to reach agreement on key details.
Amazon gets awarded a ridiculous patent, a video shows what happens when an untreated paranoid schizophrenic gets a smartphone, a health tracker that might help you quit smoking, the US Navy's new eReader, and more.
A patent that covers a technique for taking photos with no-fuss white backgrounds is decades old, raising a new round of criticisms about the merits of the US patent system.
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The jury has returned its verdict in this year's big Apple v. Samsung case. Check out what devices were found to violate which patents.
After defending itself against claims that it violated Apple's patents for the iPhone, the Korean electronics maker accused its smartphone rival of violating two Samsung patents.
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