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Mario Trujillo / The Hill:
Senate Judiciary Committee votes to advance a new bill to curb a variety of abusive patent litigation practices   —  Patent reform clears key hurdle in the Senate  —  The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday sent a bill to the floor that aims to crack down on so-called patent trolls.
Jun 7, 2015, 8:25 AMIn context
Rebecca Jeschke / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
USPTO ruling invalidates key claims in infamous Personal Audio patent after EFF petition, curtailing the ability of patent trolls to threaten podcasters   —  EFF Busts Podcasting Patent, Invalidating Key Claims at Patent Office  —  Ruling from USPTO Invalidates All Claims Used to Threaten Podcasters
Apr 10, 2015, 4:45 PMIn context
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Evolution of the smartwatch, like the smartphone, will be a multi-year, multi-vendor effort, with Apple Watch now contributing app-centric approach and Wi-Fi   —  Apple's contribution to the smartwatch: An app-centric approach and Wi-Fi  —  Key differences make Android Wear and Apple Watch two very different platforms.
Mar 15, 2015, 2:05 PMIn context
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
BlackBerry claims Ryan Seacrest's Typo 2 keyboard infringes patents and trade dress in another lawsuit   —  BlackBerry Dials Up Second Lawsuit Against Ryan Seacrest's Typo (Exclusive)  —  The smartphone maker says the Typo 2 product infringes its patents and trade dress.
Feb 17, 2015, 3:00 PMIn context
Nancy Scola / Washington Post:
Obama nominates ex-Google lawyer Michelle Lee to head US patent office in a victory for Silicon Valley   —  Obama nominates former Google exec to lead U.S. Patent Office  —  The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria in 2011.  (Alex Brandon/AP)  —  Michelle K. Lee …
Oct 17, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Patent reform dies in Senate as Leahy pulls plug on key bill   —  A closely watched patent reform bill failed on Wednesday as Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt), who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, announced that he lacked the bipartisan support to push the bill forward.
May 21, 2014, 2:25 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Patent reform hangs by a thread as Senate Democrats bottle up key bill   —  For a second there, it looked as if Congress was about to fix the country's dysfunctional patent system.  The House passed a bipartisan bill in December, supported by the White House and a coalition of retail and tech giants …
May 18, 2014, 1:40 PMIn context
Josh Lowensohn / The Verge:
Apple and Samsung will go into overtime to address key patent issue in court   —  Apple and Samsung will get a little more time in court than originally planned, after a California judge said both sides should be able to present additional evidence to clarify the wording associated with one of Apple's key patents.
Apr 26, 2014, 12:40 AMIn context
Florian Mueller / FOSS Patents:
Apple, Samsung provide final list of patents and accused products for California spring trial   —  Unless Apple and Samsung reach an agreement on “anti-cloning” and other key terms of a patent cross-license agreement, an outcome for which I wouldn't hold my breath at this stage …
Feb 5, 2014, 6:10 PMIn context
Mikey Campbell / AppleInsider:
Apple renews bid for U.S. ban on Samsung products   —  Apple on Thursday filed a motion to renew its ongoing bid to stop sales of Samsung products found to be infringing on three key utility patents, including the contentious '915 property for pinch-to-zoom functionality.  —  A slide from the Apple v. Samsung trial
Dec 27, 2013, 12:35 PMIn context

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