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The Coming Patentocalpyse

The Coming Patentocalpyse
by Forbes
At 7:30 pm on December last year, when New York City was getting ready to celebrate the end of 2013, Anthony Hayes was driving to the offices of Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP, a securities law firm based in the... Read more Jan 10 2014, 10:51am CST
 

A Danger Lurks In The Righteous War Against Patent Trolls

by Forbes
Judging from events that have already occurred, and others that soon will occur, righteous forces are gathered against patent trolls as never before. It is an impassioned pursuit of a coherent legal culture to ensure... Read more Dec 23 2013, 7:36am CST
 

Nokia's Mapping Patents Predate The Existence Of Google Itself

by Forbes
This could be a rather difficult fight for Google. Nokia is starting to flex its patent muscles in the mapping arena. And at least some of its patents predate the existence of Google itself, meaning that Google is going... Read more Dec 20 2013, 11:06am CST
 

Apple and SimpleAir Settle Out-Of-Court

Apple and SimpleAir Settle Out-Of-Court
by Shane McGlaun
Apple pays off a troll Read more May 25 2012, 11:42am CDT
 

Understanding Patent Lawsuits: Why Google Bid $900m on Nortel's Carrion

Understanding Patent Lawsuits: Why Google Bid $900 on Nortel's Carrion
by Robert Evans
Sometimes selling out makes sense. Read more Apr 4 2011, 2:59pm CDT
 

Vizio and LG Settle Patent Suits

Vizio and LG Settle Patent Suits
by Shane McGlaun
Vizio and LGE are friends again Read more Jan 19 2011, 8:07am CST
 

Sony Licenses VIZIO Digital TV Patents

Sony Licenses VIZIO Digital TV Patents
by Shane McGlaun
Sony and Vizio have been fighting in court over patent disputes for a while now. Today Vizio has announced that Sony has licensed its patent portfolio for use. Vizio claims it is continuing to expand its patent... Read more Oct 29 2009, 2:00pm CDT
 

Acer Joins WiMax Open Patent Alliance

by Shane McGlaun
WiMax is not that strong in America, but in other countries, the 4G service is popular and enjoys a decent install base. Acer has announced that it will be joining the WiMax open patent alliance to allow it to integrate... Read more May 12 2009, 11:00am CDT
 

Microsoft and Pioneer Enter Patent Cross-Licensing Agreement

by Shane McGlaun
Microsoft and Pioneer Electronics announced today that they have entered into a patent cross-licensing agreement that will help develop both companies' product lines. The agreement covers a broad range of consumer... Read more Sep 17 2008, 8:36am CDT
 

Big Tech Companies buy Patents under Allied Security Trust

Big Tech Companies buy Patents under Allied Security Trust
by Luigi Lugmayr
The WSJ reports that Tech company heavyweights joining together under Allied Security Trust to buy up key patents before they can be used against them. Verizon, Google, Cisco and HP are amongst the companies joining... Read more Jun 29 2008, 11:58pm CDT
 

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