patents

Sonos Scores Legal Victory In Google Patent Dispute

Sonos sees legal win over Google as US International Trade Commission judge finds Google smartphones and speakers infringed five Sonos…

5 months ago

Nokia, Lenovo Settle Patent Dispute

PC manufacturer Lenovo is to make an undisclosed payment in order to settle Nokia's legal action over video technology patents

10 months ago

Nokia Halts Legal Action Against Daimler To Boost Mediation Efforts

Nokia changes tactics as it seeks to negotiate with car makers over technology royalties while avoiding a European Commission competition…

2 years ago

Qualcomm Wins Partial Stay On Enforcement Of Antitrust Ruling

Sweeping decision would have forced Qualcomm to renegotiate deals with customers and licence essential patents to rivals

2 years ago

Apple’s £21bn Patent Lawsuit Against Qualcomm Arrives In Court

The row focuses on Qualcomm's lucrative licensing practices for patents and its dominant smartphone modems

3 years ago

Qualcomm Sues To Broaden iPhone Sales Block In China

The smartphone chip giant is reportedly moving to include Apple's latest iPhone models, the XS, XS Max and XR, in…

3 years ago

IBM Patents Coffee Delivery Drone

The drone system makes use of complex AI and sensors to detect when caffeinated beverages are required

3 years ago

BlackBerry Sues Facebook Over Instagram, WhatsApp Tech

Facebook's tools use technology and interface patents from the once-popular BlackBerry Messenger platform, claims the Canadian company's lawsuit

4 years ago

Law Lessons: How Not To Owe Apple £90m For Patent Infringement

Kaya Elkiner, head of patents at Ashfords LLP, takes us through the intricacies of intellectual property and what it could…

4 years ago

Apple & Nokia Settle Patent Infringement Dispute

Apple agrees to pay Nokia for its intellectual property and the two firms will work together on digital health

5 years ago

Imagination Says Apple Plans To Stop Paying iPhone Royalties

Imagination's shares plummetted on the news that Apple plans to stop using the British company's graphics technology in its iPhones,…

5 years ago

IBM Becomes First Tech Company To Get 8,000 Patents In One Year

More than a third of the patents related to AI, cognitive computing and cloud computing alone

5 years ago

Apple Challenges Bid To Block iMessage, Facetime

The company argues its customers would be harmed by removing iMessage, Facetime and VPN On Demand from its devices

6 years ago

Huawei Sues Samsung Over Alleged Smartphone Patent Infringement

Huawei, the world's third biggest smartphone manufacturer, tells Samsung, the biggest, that enough is enough in patent dispute

6 years ago

Amazon Wants You To Pay With A Selfie

Patent revealed showing plans for paying via photo or video rather than entering a password

6 years ago

US Court Throws Out Apple’s £87m Samsung Verdict

Unanious decision rejects Apple's claims of patent violation and invalidates two of Apple's patents

6 years ago

Google Patent Application Details Radar-Based Gesture Control System

The system could be used to control smartphones, smart watches or household appliances, according to Google

6 years ago

Ericsson And Huawei Extend Patent Sharing Agreement

Ericsson and Huawei will cross licence patents essential to wireless communication, including LTE

6 years ago

Apple Demands Another $180m From Samsung

The latest demand follows Samsung's payment of $548m earlier this month in the two companies' high-profile court battle

6 years ago

Ericsson And Apple Settle Patent Litigation

The settlement will see Apple pay Ericsson an undisclosed proportion of its revenues for every iPad and iPhone

6 years ago

Google Offers Free Patents To Halt The Trolls

Google hands out patents in return for LOT network membership to tackle the patent trolls

7 years ago

Apple Hit With Major Ericsson Mobile Lawsuits

Now facing court cases in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands regarding use of patented mobile technologies

7 years ago

Amazon Reveals More Details Of Drone Delivery Programme

Details of how the delivery by drone service will work published by US Patent Office

7 years ago

Motorola Mobility Hit With £6.75m Patent Infringement Fine

Phone maker is found to have used Fujifilm digital camera technology without permission

7 years ago

Microsoft Risks Smartphone Sales Ban After Losing Patent Ruling

US ITC preliminary ruling says Microsoft infringes two cellular patents in its handsets

7 years ago

Google Looks To Buy Patents Before Trolls Get Them

Google will launch a limited-time marketplace inviting patent holders to sell their intellectual property

7 years ago

Samsung Demands Judges Scrap $930m Apple Patent Damage Award

Apple and Samsung have returned to court, in an appeals hearing over an earlier $930m award against the South Korean…

7 years ago

BlackBerry Patent Awards Hints At Possible Wearable Devices

BlackBerry awarded at least 27 new US patents that reveal the type of devices currently under development

7 years ago

Google Asks US Supreme Court To Rule On Oracle Android Java Dispute

Google says if Oracle is able to assert java API copyright over Android, then innovation will be stifled

7 years ago

Apple And Samsung Declare Patent Truce Outside The US

Apple and Samsung declare a partial truce over their continued patent battles as they ready themselves for one final US…

7 years ago