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As the US Supreme Court prepares to hear yet another appeal in the seemingly unending patent dispute between Microsoft and XML specialists i4i next month, some pretty influential folks are starting to take sides -- officially. Perhaps most notably, Acting Solicitor General Neal Kumar Katyal filed an

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Full-time IP licensor Opti sure has been keeping itself busy in the last few years suing the likes of NVIDIA, AMD and Apple, and it looks like its case with the latter may now finally be drawing to a close. After a few years of battling it out in the courts in Texas, the judge in the case has ordere

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It looks like LG and Qaunta's ongoing patent squabble is headed for the big time, with Reuters now reporting that the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to step in and sort things out. This is not, however, the DVD-related LG vs. Quanta case that was filed back in July, but rather an entirely different

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Way back in April a jury agreed with TiVo that EchoStar willfully infringed upon TiVo's patent for a \"multimedia time-warping system.\" Then crickets for the last 4 months as the two battled it out in both the court of public opinion and at a bench trial where TiVo requested a permanent injunction ag

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If you though TiVo and EchoStar were judged, settled, and ready to go their separate ways, think again. The $74 million windfall TiVo just got from their patent infringement suit against EchoStar is about to get all RIM / NTP on us. EchoStar filed a request late last year with the USPTO to reexamine

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