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When developing processors for its highly popular devices, Apple was found to have infringed upon a University of Wisconsin patent, and now the trial is moving on to determine the damages.
In a dispute that goes back years with Nintendo allegedly infringing on technology patented by Philips for a "virtual body control device" the two companies have now reached an agreement.
Apple and Motorola Mobility, which is still owned by Google, have jointly announced their long running smartphone patent court fight has been settled, but without a cross-licensing agreement.
A new report has revealed that Foxconn has sold considerable number of communication patents to Google for an undisclosed amount of money recently, as Google looks towards strengthening its portfolio.
A duo of lawsuits filed against Apple by patent licensing firm, IPCom, have been dismissed by a German court; one of the lawsuits reportedly sought damages worth $2.2 billion from Apple.
HTC has suffered yet another setback in its lawsuit against Nokia in Germany, forcing the company to rethink its designs in order to bypass a potential ban on imports in the country.
Huawei has settled with the Rockstar consortium for infringing on Nortel's patents with Android on its devices; the financial terms of the settlement have not been disclosed by both the parties.
Apple CEO Tim Cook and Samsung CEO Oh-Hyun Kwon, along with their lawyers, have agreed to sit down in a mediation session that could settle the two companies' patent issues before a March court date.
Google filed a lawsuit this week against the Rockstar patent consortium, which includes Microsoft, Apple and others, claiming the group has "placed a cloud on Google's Android platform."
Motorola has failed to get a reversal from the U.S. Court of Appeals, on the the import ban imposed on certain devices made by the company after losing a patent lawsuit against Microsoft last year.
Apple has asked Judge Lucy Koh to order Samsung to pay $22 million legal fees incurred in the landmark patent lawsuit which took place over the past 15 months with verdict going in Apple's favour.
Information obtained from litigation reporters is pointing at a reversal of ruling in Google vs Oracle case regarding Android's unlawful use of code from Java APIs which would be a setback for Google.
The release date for the successor to the HTC One, reportedly known as M8, was leaked by the judge looking over the Nokia vs HTC patent lawsuit in which Nokia was awarded a sales ban against HTC.
CopyTele has announced it has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft, claiming that the company's Skype service violates two of the patents owned by its subsidiary Secure Web Conference Corp
A company called StrikeForce has filed a lawsuit against PhoneFactor, a recent subsidiary of Microsoft, claiming that it is violating a security patent granted to StrikeForce in 2011.
Mobile phone software maker Vringo, via its subsidiary I/P Engine, has filed a patent lawsuit against Microsoft, alleging that Microsoft is in violation of two of Vringo's patents.
Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson has revealed that the sandbox game is being sued for alledged patent infringement violations but vows to fight the charges.
Microsoft has got an edge in its court battle with Barnes and Noble as a judge in the case dismissed the bookseller's claim that Microsoft is misusing its patents to fight Google's Android OS.