Google,patents

01.26.14
Google and Samsung agree to license each other's patents for 10 years
01.26.14

Google and Samsung agree to license each other's patents for 10 years

It's no secret that Google and Samsung need each other given that Samsung dominates Android device...

By J. Fingas,   01.26.14
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10.31.13
Apple, Microsoft-backed 'Rockstar' uses Nortel patents to sue Google, Samsung and others
10.31.13

Apple, Microsoft-backed 'Rockstar' uses Nortel patents to sue Google, Samsung and others

Early last year, the "Rockstar" consortium backed by Apple, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Sony and Ericss...

By R. Lawler,   10.31.13
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10.27.13
Weekly Roundup: Surface 2 review, McLaren P1 'hypercar,' Google's Project Shield and more!
10.27.13

Weekly Roundup: Surface 2 review, McLaren P1 'hypercar,' Google's Project Shield and more!

You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however,...

By A. Bowen,   10.27.13
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09.27.13
Apple photo patent declared invalid as it had already been shown... by Apple
09.27.13

Apple photo patent declared invalid as it had already been shown... by Apple

It's not often that events of a patent tiff transcend the humdrum noise we're all too used to, but...

By J. Rigg,   09.27.13
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09.19.13
Google patent filing describes tailored online book clubs, minus the wine
09.19.13

Google patent filing describes tailored online book clubs, minus the wine

The phrase "virtual book club" may not conjure romantic visions of low-lit rooms and vintage wines...

By J. Rigg,   09.19.13
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08.10.13
Google loads up non-assertion pledge with 79 more patents
08.10.13

Google loads up non-assertion pledge with 79 more patents

In an attempt to live up to its age-old motto to not be evil, Google has just added 79 more patent...

By N. Lee,   08.10.13
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08.07.13
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit revives Apple's ITC battle with Motorola over multi-touch patents
08.07.13

US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit revives Apple's ITC battle with Motorola over multi-touch patents

It's been well over a year since the ITC ended its initial investigation into Apple's allegations...

By M. Gorman,   08.07.13
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04.23.13
ZTE licenses Microsoft's Android-related patents
04.23.13

ZTE licenses Microsoft's Android-related patents

Just last week Microsoft added Foxconn's parent company to its growing list of licensees for paten...

By A. Santos,   04.23.13
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04.23.13
German court dismisses Nokia patent claim against HTC, HTC 'delighted'
04.23.13

German court dismisses Nokia patent claim against HTC, HTC 'delighted'

In HTC and Nokia's ongoing patent litigation, one patent infringement claim against HTC was dismis...

By B. Gilbert,   04.23.13
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