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Diane Bartz / Reuters:
Justice Department against most sales bans for infringing key patents   —  (Reuters) - Companies that own a key patent, such as those that ensure mobile and other electronic devices work together, should be allowed to win sales bans as a punishment for infringement only in rare, very specific cases …
Jan 9, 2013, 4:05 AMIn context
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
What Happens Now on Standards-Essential Patents?   —  While the U.S. Federal Trade Commission this week mostly let Google off the hook on search competition, it did get the company to sign a binding consent order over how it uses standards-essential patents.  —  Standard-essential patents …
Jan 4, 2013, 9:00 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Here come the design patents: new law boosts rights in shapes, designs   —  One of Apple's key weapons in its legal battle against competitors is a special type of patent that protects the visual appearance of a product.  Critics have denounced these patents as a way to own “rounded rectangles” …
Dec 28, 2012, 9:25 AMIn context
Josh Lowensohn / CNET:
USPTO invalidates key Apple patent used against Samsung   —  The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has invalidated one of the big patents successfully used by Apple against Samsung in court.  —  A key patent successfully used by Apple against Samsung in its multibillion dollar courtroom brawl earlier …
Dec 19, 2012, 5:25 PMIn context
Bill Rigby / Reuters:
Microsoft, Motorola millions apart on royalty payment case   —  (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp and Google Inc's Motorola phone unit remain millions of dollars apart in their respective valuations of video and wi-fi patents at issue in a pivotal case before a federal judge in Seattle.
Dec 18, 2012, 9:05 AMIn context
Politico:
FTC expected to settle Google patent case   —  After months of negotiations, federal regulators and Google could reach a deal as soon as this week over how the search company uses its acquired stock house of patents to target its competitors, according to sources close to the investigation.
Dec 11, 2012, 2:10 PMIn context
Florian Mueller / FOSS Patents:
U.S. patent office declares ‘the Steve Jobs patent’ entirely invalid on non-final basis   —  For the second time in less than two months, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a first Office action tentatively declaring a key Apple multitouch patent invalid.
Dec 7, 2012, 3:10 PMIn context
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
In a blow to Android, judge says Moto patents can't get injunctions   —  Motorola can't use standard-based patents to enjoin Microsoft's Xbox.  —  flickr / Tsahi Levent-Levi  —  The Seattle federal judge who recently oversaw a two-week trial between Microsoft and Motorola …
Dec 1, 2012, 9:20 PMIn context
Ina Fried / AllThingsD:
Nokia Maps a Course For its Location Business, Unveils “Here” Location Cloud   —  Aiming to make better use of its location assets, Nokia on Tuesday introduced a cloud-based service called Here.  —  Elop has said that location will be one of five key businesses for Nokia going forward …
Nov 13, 2012, 12:25 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Does Apple's HTC Agreement Indicate A Softening Of Its Approach To Patent Litigation?   —  Apple and HTC today announced jointly a settlement of all ongoing patent litigation between the two, in a licensing agreement with a 10-year term, any further terms of which were not released.
Nov 10, 2012, 10:50 PMIn context

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