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(From : http://online.wsj.com - February 8 , 2017 )

Microsoft on Wednesday broadened the patent-lawsuit protection it offers its cloud-computing customers, aiming to keep intellectual-property litigation from curtailing adoption of its Azure service.

(From : http://feeds.reuters.com - February 8 , 2017 )

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has thought up another way to attract potential customers to its cloud computing service: deterrent against patent trolls.

(From : http://feeds.reuters.com - January 19 , 2017 )

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad, part of the LeEco technology conglomerate, said six employees had been detained by authorities, accused of infringing the intellectual property rights of their former employer Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL].

(From : http://feeds.reuters.com - January 18 , 2017 )

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Wednesday it had launched on investigation into whether Fujifilm Holdings Corp was violating patents which Sony Corp holds for certain magnetic tape cartridges.

(From : http://feeds.reuters.com - January 18 , 2017 )

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission began a patent infringement probe on Wednesday after ZiiLabs Inc charged that several firms were importing products to the United States in violation of its patents on graphics processors and DDR memory controllers.

(From : http://feeds.bbci.co.uk - January 17 , 2017 )

The firm is accused by US antitrust regulator of unfair practices in the way it licenses technology.

(From : http://feeds.reuters.com - January 17 , 2017 )

WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Trade
Commission filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm Inc on
Tuesday, accusing the company of using "anticompetitive" tactics
to maintain its monopoly on a...

(From : http://feeds.reuters.com - January 17 , 2017 )

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, accusing the company of antitrust violations in its patent licensing business.

(From : http://feeds.reuters.com - January 10 , 2017 )

* Umicore takes over all rights and responsibilities with
existing licensees of 3M

(From : http://online.wsj.com - January 10 , 2017 )

The number of utility patents granted in the U.S. edged up to a record high last year, reversing a slight decline in 2015 and reaffirming a longstanding trend in the nation’s patent growth.