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Google denied Nexus phone trademark: report

Google has been denied a trademark application for its Nexus One smartphone after the US Patent and Trademark Office said the name had been taken by a related product, a report said.

Mar 18, 2010
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Google backs HTC in Apple patent suit

Google on Wednesday threw its backing behind HTC, maker of the Internet giant's Nexus One smartphone, after Apple accused the Taiwan company of infringing on iPhone patents.

Mar 03, 2010
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Kodak, Samsung agree on licensing pact

(AP) -- Eastman Kodak Co. said Monday it will draw royalties from South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. under a licensing pact that gives the companies access to each other's digital-imaging patents.

Jan 11, 2010
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Verdict spares Microsoft $358M in patent damages

(AP) -- A federal appeals court said Friday that Microsoft Corp. does not have to pay Alcatel-Lucent $358 million for patent infringement because of problems with how the damages were calculated.

Sep 11, 2009
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High tech needs patent reform

It isn't often that you see heavyweights in the tech world duking it out in a high-stakes match, with Congress as the referee. It's happening today over proposed reforms in patent law, which pits the software and information ...

Apr 07, 2009
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