News tagged with european patent office

Apple risks hefty fee in Germany patent trial

Apple is caught up in a new patent battle in Germany, risking a 1.5-billion-euro fine at a trial over the iPhone's emergency phone-dialling feature, the regional court of Mannheim said on Wednesday.

dateFeb 05, 2014 in Business
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Inventors scoop European awards

Inventors of a new drug for hepatitis B treatment, a tailor-made hearing aid and improved high speed data transfer were awarded a coveted European Patent Office prize here Thursday.

dateJun 14, 2012 in Other
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Google signs deal to translate European patents

(AP) -- Google announced an agreement Tuesday to use its technology to translate patents into 29 European languages, a deal officials hope will smooth the way toward a simplified European patent system after ...

dateNov 30, 2010 in Internet
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