Hammered by patent litigation, Motorola has removed some devices from its German online store so that it can “rework” them.
Patent litigation victories are few and far between for Motorola, but German courts ruled in the company’s favor today.
Undeterred by its recent losses in California, Samsung has won the latest legal battle against Apple.
While Apple may have defeated Samsung in the patent wars, HTC says it’s not afraid to fight back.
In an effort to prevent future patent litigation, Google, Apple and others are working together to buy Kodak’s digital imaging patents.
Financially troubled RIM probably doesn’t have two pennies to rub together, so the company must be thrilled that it just saved itself $147.2 million.
Yahoo has put the IP squeeze on Facebook, slapping it with a patent lawsuit during the quiet period in the run up to the social network’s IPO. While it’s tempting to see this as the first shot fired in a broader patent war centered around social networking, Lance Lieberman, a veteran New York patent lawyer with a specialty in software, thinks it’s just Yahoo’s first step down the dark path towards life as a patent troll.
Editor's Pick With Facebook getting ready for its IPO, Yahoo has decided to sue over patent infringement. Yahoo used the same tactic against Google in the run up to their IPO, pocketing a helping of the search engine’s pre-IPO shares.
Article One Partners (AOP), a patent research firm that works with the U.S. patent office, announced today it has closed its second round of funding for $7 million.
Between patent licensing fees (payable to Microsoft) and patent lawsuits (brought by Apple), Android device manufacturers just can’t catch a break.
Barnes & Noble has appealed to U.S. regulators to put a stop to Microsoft’s collection of patent royalties for Android devices.
Amazon is under fire for its new Kindle Fire tablet, the new target of a patent lawsuit by Smartphone Technologies of Acacia Research Corporation, a patent aggregating and licensing
Google’s announcement this morning that it’s acquiring Motorola may have come as a surprise, but it certainly makes a lot of sense: Google has been wanting to get its hands on a stash of mobile patents for months, and it’s finally got them with Motorola.