Microsoft sues Japan's Koycera for patent infringement
US-based Microsoft is suing high-tech manufacturer Kyocera for patent infringement over technology used in the Japanese company's cellular phones.
Startup touts ultrafast charging: What if a smartphone could charge in 12 minutes instead of two hours?
Microsoft has patent ambitions for immersive gaming
Apple and Samsung to renew patent battle in US court
Apple and Samsung will return to federal court in the heart of Silicon Valley on Monday for a new round in their seemingly perpetual patent war.
Tesla handing over the keys to its technology (Update)
Electric car maker Tesla Motors is handing over the keys to it technology in an unusual effort to encourage other automakers to expand beyond gasoline-burning vehicles.
Australian WiFi inventors win US legal battle
Australian government science body CSIRO said Sunday it had won a multi-million-dollar legal settlement in the United States to license its patented technology that underpins the WiFi platform worldwide.
Microsoft applies for patent on technology to count users watching streamed content
Kitchen drawers, nano-capsules scoop invention awards
The inventors of products ranging from kitchen drawers that close silently to hi-tech cancer-killing nano capsules were among those honoured at the European Inventor Awards on Tuesday.
Apple wins German patent case against Motorola
A German court found Google-owned IT company Motorola guilty of infringing Apple patents on the design of smartphones and tablets, a court spokesman said on Thursday.
Apple has solar designs, wins patents
Study finds patent systems may discourage innovation
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study challenges the traditional view that patents foster innovation, suggesting instead that they may hinder technological progress, economic activity and societal wealth. These results ...
Motorola Mobility smartphones face US import ban
A US commission sided with Microsoft by moving to ban the import of Android-powered Motorola smartphones based on patent infringement complaints by the software colossus.
Patent wars plague Internet Age
The Internet Age is becoming as known for patent litigation as it is for online innovation.
Japan court rejects Samsung claim against Apple
A Japanese court Thursday rejected a claim by Samsung that Apple stole its technology, in the latest round of a global legal battle between the smartphone giants over patents.