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How Google and friends aim to block patent trolls

Google, Canon and other information technology corporations last week announced they're banding together in an attempt to fix an allegedly broken patent system and squash the wave of patent trolls and privateers ...

Jul 14, 2014
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Trial underway in patent case against Facebook

Facebook infringed on patents held by a Dutch computer programmer who tried to launch a similar site called "Surfbook" more than a decade ago, according to a lawsuit heard by a federal jury Wednesday.

Jun 11, 2014
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Monsanto profit rises 22 percent in second quarter

(AP)—Monsanto reported Wednesday that its income increased 22 percent in the agriculture products company's second quarter on strong sales of biotech seeds, particularly in Brazil and other emerging markets.

Apr 03, 2013
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Apple wins $1bn in patent suit against Samsung

Apple won more than $1 billion in a massive US court victory over Samsung on Friday, in one of the biggest patent cases in decades—a verdict that could have huge market repercussions.

Aug 24, 2012
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US jury to decide Apple, Samsung patent case

Jury selection was set to open on Monday in a US federal court in the blockbuster patent case pitting Apple against Samsung, which accuse each other of copying patents for smartphones and tablets.

Jul 30, 2012
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America Invents Act is a game changer

In an article published in the current issue of Technology and Innovation- Proceedings of the National Academy of Inventors, Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), descri ...

Jul 23, 2012
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