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01.20.12
Supreme Court rules public domain isn't permanent, says Congress can re-copyright some international works (update)
01.20.12

Supreme Court rules public domain isn't permanent, says Congress can re-copyright some international works (update)

If you've been enjoying the fireworks over PIPA and SOPA these past weeks, get ready for more intell...

By T. O'Brien,   01.20.12
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01.19.12
Microsoft, Alcatel-Lucent settle decade-old patent spat
01.19.12

Microsoft, Alcatel-Lucent settle decade-old patent spat

It's no secret that Alcatel-Lucent and Microsoft have a long and somewhat litigious relationship, b...

By A. Munchbach,   01.19.12
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12.09.11
Watson now hunting down patent trolls, plans Ken Jennings' elaborate demise
12.09.11

Watson now hunting down patent trolls, plans Ken Jennings' elaborate demise

The Watson supercomputer used its speech recognition, natural language processing, machine learni...

By C. Barylick,   12.09.11
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06.06.11
Sony files for 'PS Vita' trademark in Europe, intends to do something Next Generation with it
06.06.11

Sony files for 'PS Vita' trademark in Europe, intends to do something Next Generation with it

The words "PS Vita" and "PlayStation Vita" have just made their way through the EU Trademarks and...

By Vlad Savov,   06.06.11
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03.29.11
Nokia keeps the lawyers well fed, returns to the ITC with fresh complaints about Apple
03.29.11

Nokia keeps the lawyers well fed, returns to the ITC with fresh complaints about Apple

Like a desperate suitor unable to take "no" for an answer, Nokia's come back to the ITC with fresh...

By Vlad Savov,   03.29.11
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03.08.11
HTC seeks EVO View 4G trademark, all but confirming WiMAX tablet for Sprint
03.08.11

HTC seeks EVO View 4G trademark, all but confirming WiMAX tablet for Sprint

Not that we were doubting the veracity of our tipster's info, but here's a nice fat slice of pseudo...

By Vlad Savov,   03.08.11
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03.16.10
Samsung acquires 'Android' trademark for mobile hardware sales in Korea
03.16.10

Samsung acquires 'Android' trademark for mobile hardware sales in Korea

As it turns out, Korea operates two separate trademark systems for hardware and software. So while t...

By Vlad Savov,   03.16.10
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