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Microsoft is publicly supporting the End Anonymous Patents Act, a new bill making its way through the US Congress that, if made into a law, would disclose the real name of patent owners.
A company called MasterMine Software filed a lawsuit against Microsoft earlier this week, claiming the company is violating its patents that relate to automatically creating reports from databases.
Google subsidiary Motorola has lost an appeal on the injunction that was placed on the company by a court in Germany in 2012 over a patent owned by Microsoft concerning multi-part text messages.
If you are, or were an iPhone 4 owner and you submitted a claim to Apple for the $15 settlement instead of a bumper case for the "Antennagate" issue, then you should receive that check very soon.
You know how Apple used to sue everyone with an "i" in front of their name? It looks like Fitbug is doing the same with the word "fit" as they claim trademark infringement against rival Fitbit.
An ITC judge struck down a lawsuit by Motorola that looked to ban the Xbox 360 console from being imported into the United States due to patents on short-range wireless technology.
After a French court ruled Twitter had to turn over the identities of people engaged in anti-Semitic tweets, the company delayed and is now being sued for $50M for "playing the indifference card."
Audio firm THX have sued Apple over a speaker patent granted in 2008. It is alleged Apple have infringed this patent with the new slimline iMac, iPad and iPhone.
A disgruntled Retina MacBook Pro owner has launched a class action lawsuit against Apple for allegedly misleading users about LG panels that suffered from ghosting issues.
Google is approaching a settlement over Wi-Fi data tapping, being forced to cough up $7 million to some 30 U.S. states.
A new report claims that Microsoft has decided to take Oracle's side in the company's lawsuit against Google over Google's use of Java in the Android operating system.
Singer Ernest Evans, better known as Chubby Checker, has filed a $500 million lawsuit against HP over their alleged part in distributing a Palm app that used his name.
Following in David Einhorn's wake, another investor sues Apple in a bid to get them to release some of their $127 billion cash hoard and be more transparent about their executive pay.
Facebook has been sued over its famous "like" button by a patent-holding company that claims it hold two patents that were first created by a a now dead Dutch programmer.
Microsoft is being sued by a company called Surfcast for their use of "live tiles" in Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 . The date of the suit has been set for September 3rd later this year.
A class-action lawsuit against Instagram's new terms of service was filed in California on Friday, alleging the Facebook subsidiary breached its contract with users, among other claims.
A lawsuit that was filed by a Nokia shareholder earlier this year that claimed Nokia lied about its initial sales of its Lumia smartphones has now been dismissed by the shareholder.
A Mexican court has fined Yahoo $2.7 billion dollars over an apparent breach of a contract that seems to date back to 2003. The search giant obviously intends to challenge the decision made.
Nokia is currently in a dispute with RIM over patents relating to Wi-Fi connectivity and wants all BlackBerries to be banned in the UK, US and Canada, if BlackBerry is found guilty.
The patent trial between Microsoft and Motorola has concluded, and we now know that the Judge will have to decide on how much of a percentage Motorola can charge for Microsoft's use of its patents.
A long contested patent battle between Microsoft and Motorola Mobility, now owned by Google, is scheduled to begin its trial today in a Seattle federal court room.
Blizzard has been hit with a lawsuit, claiming that it fails to tell users of its Battle.net service that it should also use an authenticator to keep their account safe. Blizzard says it will fight it
Cypress Hill backing musician Michael 'Shagg' Washington has finally had his case against Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas voided, ending an argument that has been ongoing since 2010.
Samsung has now amended a previous lawsuit against Apple to include its new iPhone 5 smartphone, claiming that it violates the same eight Samsung patents as a number of other iOS devices.
A Chinese company behind an Android phone shamelessly copied from leaked iPhone 5 components claims that they own the design since they went to market first, and is threatening to sue Apple over it.
Bruce Willis' wife Emma Heming-Willis has now denied a UK tabloid story that claimed he was going to get into a legal fight with Apple over iTunes content rights.
A new UK tabloid report claims that actor Bruce Willis is preparing legal action against Apple over how the company doesn't allow iTunes users to share song tracks from its library with others.
The jury foreman in the Apple v. Samsung lawsuit has come forward to give his first television interview following the verdict, shedding light on how the jury came to its conclusion.
Mark Cuban, longtime technology entrepreneur, has taken shots at both the U.S. patent system and Apple on his Twitter account following the verdict in the Apple v. Samsung lawsuit.
A judge has questioned why Facebook is only paying $20 million in a proposed lawsuit settlement over its Sponsored Stories feature while not paying any money to the class action lawsuit's members.
The IFPI won a judgement of €550,000 against the owners of Pirate Bay, but have stated that they will not give this money to the artists and will instead help fund their anti-piracy programs.
Location networking service FourSquare has been hit with lawsuits for infringing on two obscure U.S. Patents relating how GPS is used to share information.
The patent suits keep coming for Apple in China. This time, Zhizhen Network Technology is suing Apple for infringing on its patent for an instant messaging chat bot system, and the culprit is Siri.
Late last night, Judge Posner dismissed the case of Apple v Motorola with prejudice. His judgement says a lot of the things people on the Internet have been saying since day one and is a fun read.
A class-action lawsuit has beaten Facebook into allowing users to opt out of Sponsored Stories, and could also cause significant financial ramifications for the site as well.
Motorola has issued a settlement proposal to Microsoft regarding the two companies' ongoing patent disputes. Microsoft's wondered if the proposal is even serious, however.
In the continuing argument between Google and Oracle over Java APIs, Google has been requested to pay $0 to Oracle. The judge is also leaving open the possibility of Oracle paying all lawyer fees.
A new report claims that Facebook has settled a lawsuit concerning its "Sponsored Stories" and will pay $10 million to charity as part of the settlement agreement.
In response to The Oatmeal's request for philanthropic donations following a lawsuit against them by FunnyJunk.com, fans have responded with over $160,000 in donations to two charitable organizations.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is facing a class action suit from disgruntled Facebook investors who claim that he dumped $1 billion of stock on insider knowledge that it was grossly overvalued.
Activision has announced a settlement in its lawsuit with the fired founders of Call of Duty creators Infinity Ward. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.
Epic Games' Mark Rein has posted word that a jury in its long standing lawsuit against developer Silicon Knights has found in favor of Epic "on all counts" in court today.
A class action lawsuit has been filed by shareholders of Facebook against the company and its IPO underwriter Morgan Stanley, claiming Facebook cut its financial estimates without informing everyone.
On the eve of the trial between Activision and the two founders of Call of Duty creators Infinity Ward, the publisher has reportedly paid $42 million to a group of ex-Infinity Ward staff members.
In a controversial ruling in the Oracle v. Google Java lawsuit, the jury issued a partial verdict in favor of Oracle. The jury's results have prompted Google to motion for a mistrial.
The judge presiding over Oracle's lawsuit against Google regarding Google's use of Java revealed that Google lost money on Android during every quarter of 2010, despite revenue of $97.7 million
An investor is suing the company because its choice of Windows Phone has not turned the company around as initially promised.
A new class action lawsuit has been filed against Facebook, claiming that the company doesn't do enough to prevent its Facebook Credits from being sold to minors.
A judge has ruled that Microsoft can continue to sell Windows and Xbox 360 products in Germany while it continues its patent court case with Motorola in that country.