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Microsoft gets 5,000th patent March 7, 2006 Milestone comes during push to license technology, use intellectual property as a selling point over Linux.
IBM: Amazon violates our patents October 23, 2006 Big Blue files suit, saying mega e-tailer is infringing intellectual property ranging from advertising to hyperlink technology.
Microsoft--license to deal November 8, 2004 You back my patent, I'll back yours. That could be the software giant's motto in its quest for intellectual property.
U.K. to probe 'patent thickets' March 2, 2006 Companies using patents to hamper innovation may be targets in U.K. as review of intellectual property law kicks off.
Why I love patents and copyrights May 10, 2007 CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos says that without intellectual property rights, we might as well go back to living in caves.
IP company sues AMD over patents November 17, 2006 Opti, an intellectual property company, alleges that the chipmaker violated patents with its Opteron processors and other products.
February 23, 2006 Trying to sway critics
Rise of the patent trolls October 12, 2005 HP's Joe Beyers urges the formation of a consortium to combat what he sees as a patent shakedown.
HP sues Acer again over patents April 23, 2007 In second suit against Acer in a month, HP seeks to prevent Taiwan-based PC maker from selling its computers in the U.S.
Creating a game? Get a lawyer September 7, 2007 With patents, copyrights and marketing rights playing an ever bigger role, gamemakers are discovering they need legal hawks just as much as everyone else.
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