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Google-Motorola deal highlights patent arms race

(AP) -- When an Internet company plunks down $12.5 billion to buy a struggling cellphone company for its collection of patents, it's another sign that, for the high-tech industry, patents have become a mallet ...

Aug 18, 2011
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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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Some Samsung imports banned in US patent case

The US International Trade Commission blocked imports of some older model Samsung mobile devices following complaints by Apple that the South Korean company had violated its patents.

Aug 10, 2013
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German court dismisses Apple, Samsung lawsuits

(AP) -- A German court has dismissed patent lawsuits by technology giants Apple and Samsung against each other in the two companies' battle over the market for smartphones and tablet devices.

Mar 02, 2012
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Jury picked in blockbuster Apple-Samsung case

A 10-member jury was chosen Monday to hear the Silicon Valley blockbuster trial with Apple and Samsung battling over patent infringement for hot-selling smartphones and tablet computers.

Jul 31, 2012
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