News tagged ‘patent’
Monday, 4 Aug 2014
Microsoft filed a lawsuit against Samsung for its failure to pay royalties on time and with accrued late payment interest. Apparently, Samsung cited "a fundamental disagreement" for doing so, which forced Microsoft to take legal action. Hit the link to find out more.
Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014
Samsung has entered into two patent cross-licensing agreements with Google and Ericsson respectively. Each agreement will reportedly allow involved parties to gain access to each other's patent portfolios, with less risk of patent infringements.
Monday, 20 Jan 2014
If flying drones are too far-fetched for you, Amazon plans to reduce delivery time for customers by pre-emptively moving goods to shipping hubs near potential buyers. Once these buyers confirm their purchases, those goods can be delivered to them with less delay.
Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013
The graphics technology juggernaut aims to expand its business by licensing its graphics technology to other device manufacturers.
Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013
After two previously failed attempts, Apple has successfully filed a trademark claim with the U.S. patent office on the design of its signature minimalist retail stores.
Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Amazon VP Gregory Hart have been awarded a patent that outlines a number of innovative solutions to protect portable devices from hard impacts.
Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012
A December hearing is set to consider Apple's request to have an injunction against at least eight Samsung devices, and Samsung's appeal to have the jury's verdict set aside.
Saturday, 25 Aug 2012
Samsung is found to have infringed on Apple's patents and is ordered to pay at least US$1.049 billion in damages. If you think the battle is over, you are wrong. Hit the link to find out more.
Monday, 6 Aug 2012
In its ongoing trial with Samsung, Apple is forced to reveal secrets regarding how the iPhone was conceived and how the design team worked, giving a rare insight into how the ultra-secretive company conducts its business.
Friday, 6 Jul 2012
In light of the recent spate of patents wars, Federal Judge Richard Posner believes that the effectiveness of the patent system, for the tech industry in particular, is questionable.