The US Supreme Court has immersed itself in patent rules in a case pitting Microsoft against a Canadian technology company that claims some versions of Word violated its patent.
Japanese electronics giant Sony said a shipment of its PlayStation 3 consoles was being held in a Dutch port after a court upheld a patent complaint filed by South Korea's LG Electronics.
(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.
American computer giant Apple claimed on Monday that Samsung Electronics' latest tablet computer infringes on patents relating to touch screen technology.
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt on Thursday criticised raging patent disputes in the global mobile industry, warning that they stifled innovation and reduced consumer choice.
(AP) -- Embattled photography pioneer Eastman Kodak Co. is nearing the end of a high-stakes patent-infringement fight with smartphone giants Apple Inc. and Research in Motion Ltd.
Samsung announced Monday it was pumping more money into research and venture capital funding efforts that will be led by a new hub for the South Korean giant in Silicon Valley.
Smartphones are set to make up a majority of the global handset market next year, fueled by surging demand from consumers in both wealthy and emerging nations, a survey showed Tuesday.
A Canadian company in a patent dispute with Microsoft said Friday it expects to ultimately triumph in the case despite a court ruling allowing the US software giant to continue selling Microsoft Word.
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