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Jury Tells Nintendo To Pay $30.2 Million In Damages Over 3D Patent Infringement

Jury Tells Nintendo To Pay $30.2 Million In Damages Over 3D Patent Infringement

Nintendo’s 3DS gaming device was quite a sensation, even if not didn’t muster the extra-ordinary sales Nintendo was hoping for. However, the device has landed the company in the middle of lawsuit which concluded today. The jury has told Nintendo to pay $30.2 million in damages.

By On March 15, 2013 Respond
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U.S. President Barack Obama Signed New Law To Stop Patent Infringement

U.S. President Barack Obama Signed New Law To Stop Patent Infringement

Patent battle is nothing new. Special thanks goes to two tech giant Apple and Samsung, who every now and then fight with each other regarding patent. But the good news is, U.S. President Barack Obama has signed a new law regarding product patent for which, we may not see enough battle regarding patent in future.

By On December 29, 2012 Respond
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Jury Tells Marvell To Cough Up $1.7 Billion Over Patent Violations Case

Jury Tells Marvell To Cough Up $1.7 Billion Over Patent Violations Case

Carnegie Mellon University and Marvell Technology Group have been locked over alleged infringement of certain patents owned by the former. A jury has now weighed in rather heavily in favor of Carnegie University, awarding the university a whopping $1.7 billion in damages.

By On December 27, 2012 Respond
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Samsung Asks To Ban Ericsson Products Over Alleged Patent Infringement

Samsung Asks To Ban Ericsson Products Over Alleged Patent Infringement

Samsung and Ericsson have been locked in a legal battle since the past few years. The original feud had started when Ercisson had claimed that Samsung was using its patents without paying for them. Samsung had launched a counter-suit and is now seeking from ITC to ban several Ericsson products.

By On December 27, 2012 Respond
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iPhone Found To Infringe Three MobileMedia Patents

iPhone Found To Infringe Three MobileMedia Patents

Patent lawsuits between technology companies have become a regular affair. Although Apple have had a few successes in its patent battles, the company has rarely been held responsible for infringement itself. In such a rare case, a US court has now ruled that Apple has infringed three patents owned by MobileMedia.

By On December 14, 2012 Respond
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Judge Hints At Reducing Samsung’s Penalty In Patent Case Against Apple

Judge Hints At Reducing Samsung’s Penalty In Patent Case Against Apple

Recently, when a jury awarded Apple more than $1 billion in damages against Samsung, ruling that Samsung had indeed infringed Apple’s patents, many thought Apple had conclusively won. But a reconsideration of the case by a U.S. federal judge may dent Apple’s victory.

By On December 8, 2012 Respond
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Ericsson Files Lawsuit Against Samsung Over Alleged Patent Infringement

Ericsson Files Lawsuit Against Samsung Over Alleged Patent Infringement

LM Ericsson is one of the leaders in the field of wireless infrastructure. The company has a number of highly valuable wireless patents to its name and has now claimed that Samsung has infringed its patents, filing a lawsuit against the South Korean electronics maker.

By On November 28, 2012 Respond
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Patent Wars: Apple Pitted Against The Rest

Patent Wars: Apple Pitted Against The Rest

In recent times, as the pace of technological development has ramped up, so has the number of lawsuits being exchanged between major tech giants. These lawsuits often involve accusations of patent infringement and with time, are only increasing in numbers. For instance, Apple alone has been involved in a total of 148 lawsuits from 2006 to this day. A NYT infographic quite aptly shows this.

By On October 9, 2012 Respond
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Patent Troll Sues Tech Giants Including Microsoft, Yahoo & Rackspace

Patent Troll Sues Tech Giants Including Microsoft, Yahoo & Rackspace

A little-known company, PersonalWeb, is going after a number of tech giants, alleging that they have infringed its patents. It has lodged patent lawsuits against IBM, Microsoft, Yahoo as well as Rackspace. Rackspace is being sued for having infringed its patents by hosting Github.

By On September 19, 2012 Respond
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Patent Infringement: Yahoo And Facebook Engage In Settlement Talks

Patent Infringement: Yahoo And Facebook Engage In Settlement Talks

Yahoo and Facebook have been locked in a legal battle for quite some time. Yahoo started the legal feud by claiming that Facebook had infringed on various technologies which originally belonged to Yahoo. These included displaying ads on web pages. Facebook immediately responded to this by counter-suing Yahoo for infringing ten of its patents.

By On June 21, 2012 Respond
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Apple vs Samsung: Apple Loses Battle Of 3G Patents In Holland

Apple vs Samsung: Apple Loses Battle Of 3G Patents In Holland

Apple and Samsung have been locked in a fierce legal battle. And this legal battle is not confined to one place or region but is being played out in a number of places, most notable U.S. and European countries. Whereas Apple scored a victory against Samsung recently by nearly having its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet banned from U.S., Samsung has also been able to bag a victory.

By On June 21, 2012 Respond
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Microsoft Bags Victory Against Motorola Over Texting Patent

Microsoft Bags Victory Against Motorola Over Texting Patent

Microsoft has been pursuing Motorola for quite some time in courts. The reason was that Microsoft alleged Motorola infringed one of its patents by including certain texting features in its smartphones. These features, according to Microsoft, are owned by the company and Motorola should have bought a license to use them. And it seems now that a German court agrees.

By On May 25, 2012 1 Response
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Google Stands Victorious In Patent Infringement Case Against Oracle

Google Stands Victorious In Patent Infringement Case Against Oracle

The case between Oracle and Google has dragged on for a while. The court had to determine whether or not Google had used Java APIs in the Android software and that were such infringements covered under fair use. While the jury did agree to the former, it was unsure to the latter question. Now, though, the jury has come out with a decision and it is in favor of Google, ruling that Google didn’t infringe Oracle’s patents.

By On May 24, 2012 Respond
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HTC Avoids Apple Patents By Adding Custom Android Builds To US Devices

HTC Avoids Apple Patents By Adding Custom Android Builds To US Devices

Apple has been quite keen in having its patents enforced around the globe, and particularly in U.S. One of the reason why the company is so hard-on about this is that Apple has pioneered a number of things in the smartphone market. Recently, Apple was able to gain a key victory against HTC by having certain HTC devices blocked because they infringed Apple patent. It now seems that HTC has found a way around this import ban.

By On May 19, 2012 Respond
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ITC Finally Rules In Favor Of Motorola Over Apple’s Patent Infringement Allegations

ITC Finally Rules In Favor Of Motorola Over Apple’s Patent Infringement Allegations

Apple and Motorola Mobility are locked in a bitter legal battle. Recently, Motorola was able to get permission for an injunction against Apple which a German court sanctioned. Now, Apple has apparently suffered another major setback as the International U.S. Trade Commission has cleared Motorola of the charges of patent infringement that Apple had levelled against it.

By On March 18, 2012 Respond
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