Intellectual property

08.13.12
Samsung's defense against Apple patents begins with DiamondTouch table, LiveTile UI prior art
08.13.12

Samsung's defense against Apple patents begins with DiamondTouch table, LiveTile UI prior art

Samsung may have convinced Judge Koh to toss a few international handsets out of Apple's lawsuit,...

By S. Buckley,   08.13.12
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08.13.12
Microsoft licensed design patents at issue in Apple v. Samsung, Surface lovers breathe sigh of relief
08.13.12

Microsoft licensed design patents at issue in Apple v. Samsung, Surface lovers breathe sigh of relief

Last week, we found out about Apple's offer to license a bundle of IP -- including its iPhone and...

By M. Gorman,   08.13.12
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08.09.12
Vringo buys small Nokia patent portfolio as asset sell-off continues
08.09.12

Vringo buys small Nokia patent portfolio as asset sell-off continues

Nokia's sale of the century hour continues, selling off a small intellectual property portfolio to...

By D. Cooper,   08.09.12
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07.31.12
Apple patents iOS 5's exposure metering based on face detection, keeps friends in full view
07.31.12

Apple patents iOS 5's exposure metering based on face detection, keeps friends in full view

Many photographers will tell you that their least favorite shooting situation involves a portrait...

By J. Fingas,   07.31.12
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07.24.12
Nokia completes acquisition of Scalado's imaging tech and developers
07.24.12

Nokia completes acquisition of Scalado's imaging tech and developers

It's taken just over a month for Nokia to get everything in place, but its now announced that arou...

By M. Smith,   07.24.12
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07.18.12
HTC files two counterclaims against Apple in Florida
07.18.12

HTC files two counterclaims against Apple in Florida

Today's exciting patent infringement news of the day comes courtesy of Computerworld, which rep...

By S. Sande,   07.18.12
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07.06.12
Facebook and Yahoo! friends again, agree to patent cross-license
07.06.12

Facebook and Yahoo! friends again, agree to patent cross-license

And so, the Facebook v. Yahoo! courtroom tussle has come to an end. The two Silicon Valley giants h...

By M. Gorman,   07.06.12
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07.04.12
Sony patents exercise music system that adjusts music to your work-out tempo
07.04.12

Sony patents exercise music system that adjusts music to your work-out tempo

While our bodies approach beach-readiness for the summer, Sony's unveiled plans to tinker with you...

By M. Smith,   07.04.12
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06.18.12
InterDigital sells nearly 2,000 wireless patents to Intel, pockets $375 million
06.18.12

InterDigital sells nearly 2,000 wireless patents to Intel, pockets $375 million

InterDigital (we interviewed its CEO last week) is selling off around 1,700 wireless patents and a...

By D. Cooper,   06.18.12
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