Patent troll

02.05.14
Apple and Google band together and ask Supreme Court to help keep patent trolls at bay
02.05.14

Apple and Google band together and ask Supreme Court to help keep patent trolls at bay

Bloomberg reports that Apple, Google and 13 other companies are teaming up in an effort to convince...

By Y. Heisler,   02.05.14
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12.09.13
EU regulator warns Nokia against starting a new career as a patent troll
12.09.13

EU regulator warns Nokia against starting a new career as a patent troll

Nokia, by which we mean the parts of the Finnish phone maker that Microsoft hasn't absorbed into i...

By M. Brian,   12.09.13
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09.30.13
Judge tosses out Apple's motion regarding Lodsys
09.30.13

Judge tosses out Apple's motion regarding Lodsys

Apple licensed US Patent #772,078 from original owner Intellectual Ventures to allow for in-app pu...

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08.29.13
Apple sued over Find my iPhone
08.29.13

Apple sued over Find my iPhone

Well this is certainly a fitting story given a recent report that Apple remains the top target for p...

By Y. Heisler,   08.29.13
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06.25.13
Patent challengers must prove they have a 'significant presence' in the US: ITC
06.25.13

Patent challengers must prove they have a 'significant presence' in the US: ITC

The International Trade Commission has become increasingly tired of all the patent mischief it's f...

By S. Sakr,   06.25.13
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06.20.13
FTC planning to take on patent trolls, hopes to reduce frivolous lawsuits
06.20.13

FTC planning to take on patent trolls, hopes to reduce frivolous lawsuits

Sick of endless patent wars yet? According to the New York Times, so is the Federal Trade Commissi...

By S. Buckley,   06.20.13
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06.04.13
Obama to propose plan targeting Patent Trolls
06.04.13

Obama to propose plan targeting Patent Trolls

With well over $100 billion in the bank, it's no great surprise that Apple, more than any other co...

By Y. Heisler,   06.04.13
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06.03.13
Lawyer at Apple law firm started planning patent attack just after iPhone introduction
06.03.13

Lawyer at Apple law firm started planning patent attack just after iPhone introduction

Ars Technica has a fascinating story about a lawyer for one of Apple's hired law firms and his clo...

By K. Hodgkins,   06.03.13
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10.09.12
Lodsys: 150 iOS developers give in to patent demands
10.09.12

Lodsys: 150 iOS developers give in to patent demands

Lodsys filed what many are calling a "patent troll" lawsuit against a number of smaller iOS d...

By M. Schramm,   10.09.12
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