Generic-drug company Mylan has fired back at rival Allergan’s attempt to shield its top-selling eye medication from competition by transferring the patents to an Indian tribe.
TORONTO (Reuters) - A key attorney executing BlackBerry Ltd's patent licensing strategy has left the company, the second recent departure from the team tasked with making money from the Canadian company's intellectual property.
(Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd said on Thursday it signed a new license agreement with BLU Products Inc, a Florida-based maker of low-end Android phones, that would end patent disputes between the two companies.
Qualcomm was fined about $773 million by the Taiwanese government, the latest setback as the chip maker defends its patent-licensing business against an international wave of regulatory and legal challenges.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm has offered to buy NXP Semiconductors without some of its patents in a bid to win EU antitrust regulatory approval for the $38 billion deal, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
A U.S. federal appeals court said Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and partner Sanofi can continue selling their cholesterol drug, dealing a blow to rival Amgen, which had accused the companies of violating its patents.
TORONTO (Reuters) - The man who was leading BlackBerry Ltd's efforts to make money from its patent portfolio has left to join a health technology company, two sources with knowledge of the move said on Monday.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is drawing up guidelines on how much patent holders should charge for their technologies, a thorny issue that pits Apple and other users against Qualcomm and Ericsson.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission has agreed to probe certain Wi-Fi enabled devices and their parts after Japan's Sharp Corp accused China's Hisense Group Co Ltd of infringing its patents, the body said on Wednesday.
Car makers feeling heat from Silicon Valley on autonomous-car technology have sharply boosted their U.S. patent filings. Among their innovations: removable steering wheels and a drone to locate robot-taxi passengers.