WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. trade officials have agreed to investigate Qualcomm Inc's allegations that Apple Inc infringed on patents with its iPhone7 and other devices, the U.S. International Trade Commission said in a statement on Tuesday.
A US company dubbed a "patent troll" was charging others for sharing their own podcasts.
A judge more than doubles an existing fine after Apple fails to abide by the verdict.
(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday ordered Apple Inc to pay $506 million for infringing on a patent owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison's patent licensing arm, more than doubling the damages initially imposed on Apple by a jury.
Four patent holders for Crispr gene-editing technology in the U.S. signaled they are willing to join a world-wide patent pool—a move that could standardize licensing of the technology for developing new therapies.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc will ask the U.S. International Trade Commission to bar Apple Inc from selling some iPhones and iPads in the United States on the grounds that they infringe on six Qualcomm patents.
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Telecoms network equipment maker Nokia and Chinese handset maker Xiaomi Technology have signed a patent licensing agreement, the companies said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court's unanimous backing on Monday of a ruling by the country's top patent court was a rare instance of agreement with a body whose decisions in that specialized area it regularly overturns.
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to decide whether a federal administrative process frequently used by technology companies to ward off patent infringement lawsuits violates the constitutional rights of patent owners.
KARLSRUHE (Reuters) - Germany's constitutional court has held up a European patent law that would have allowed inventors in any member country to easily challenge patent violations in any other EU country, a spokeswoman said on Monday.