Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield
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Apple and Samsung drop all patent lawsuits outside the US | ZDNet

Apple and Samsung drop all patent lawsuits outside the US | ZDNet | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
In a totally unexpected move, Apple and Samsung, who've fought patent wars around the globe, agreed to drop all their cases outside of the US.
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Will Supreme Court decide companies can own human genes? - MSNBC

Will Supreme Court decide companies can own human genes? - MSNBC | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
Will Supreme Court decide companies can own human genes?
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A woman holds a banner demanding a ban over human genes patents during a protest outside the US Supreme Court in Washington on April 15, 2013.
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Viagra maker Pfizer faces competition from generic rivals as patent expires - Telegraph.co.uk

Viagra maker Pfizer faces competition from generic rivals as patent expires - Telegraph.co.uk | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Viagra maker Pfizer faces competition from generic rivals as patent expires Telegraph.co.uk Viagra, used by millions of men to treat erectile dysfunction, loses its patent in the UK on June 21, meaning rival manufacturers will...
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Fixing America's Patent Problem Means Going Beyond Trolls - Businessweek

Fixing America's Patent Problem Means Going Beyond Trolls Businessweek The trolls—or patent assertion entities, to use the White House's less catchy and more presidential term—threatened 100,000 companies with lawsuits last year alone, according to...
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How patent trolling went mainstream - Washington Post

How patent trolling went mainstream - Washington Post | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
How patent trolling went mainstream
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Last year, small companies began receiving threatening letters from firms with inscrutable names, such as AdzPro LLC, AllLed LLC and GosNel LLC.
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Apple Files Patent For Tech That Would Let You Pay For Anything With Your ... - Business Insider

Apple Files Patent For Tech That Would Let You Pay For Anything With Your ... - Business Insider | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
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The man who invented podcasts: Patent troll or American dream?

The man who invented podcasts: Patent troll or American dream? (The man who invented podcasts: Patent troll or American dream?
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TiVo patent settlements with Google, Cisco, Time Warner yield $490 million - The Verge

TiVo patent settlements with Google, Cisco, Time Warner yield $490 million - The Verge | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
TiVo patent settlements with Google, Cisco, Time Warner yield $490 million
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We now have a dollar amount and a couple of other companies to assign to TiVo's settlement of long-running patent disputes.
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Proposal takes aim at 'patent trolls' - Washington Post

Proposal takes aim at 'patent trolls' - Washington Post | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
Proposal takes aim at 'patent trolls' Washington Post The White House last week issued a series of proposals aimed at curbing the onslaught of lawsuits brought by so-called “patent trolls” — companies that do not make products, but buy up or own...
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iPhone 4, iPad 2 3G for AT&T infringe on Samsung patents

iPhone 4, iPad 2 3G for AT&T infringe on Samsung patents | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
This is the official ITC ruling, but it will take time for the import ban to come into effect.
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FOSS Patents: Comparison of the FTC's standard-essential patent ...

FOSS Patents: Comparison of the FTC's standard-essential patent ... | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
There's still an intense debate over yesterday's FTC-Google settlement. In my first reaction and my subsequent explanation of the mechanics of the patent part of the deal, I focused on the implications of the agreement for ...
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GameStop shares tumble following Sony patent application - GameSpot.com

GameStop shares tumble following Sony patent application - GameSpot.com | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
Specialty retailer per-share value dives 5 percent today after technology from Sony that could block used games emerges in filing.
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Challenging Apple in patent court, and winning - Boston Globe

Challenging Apple in patent court, and winning - Boston Globe | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
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Challenging Apple in patent court, and winning
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Consumer electronics giant Apple Inc. doesn't lose a lot of fights, but the company got the worst of it in a recent patent lawsuit.
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Apple and Samsung drop all patent lawsuits outside the US | ZDNet

Apple and Samsung drop all patent lawsuits outside the US | ZDNet | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
In a totally unexpected move, Apple and Samsung, who've fought patent wars around the globe, agreed to drop all their cases outside of the US.
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Apple, betrayed by its own law firm - Ars Technica

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FlatWorld is partly owned by the named inventor on the patents, a Philadelphia design professor named Slavko Milekic.
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Apple Curved-Battery Patent Paves Way for iWatch - Mashable

Apple Curved-Battery Patent Paves Way for iWatch - Mashable | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
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Apple Curved-Battery Patent Paves Way for iWatch
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It's been long rumored that Apple is working on a smart iWatch, and another clue has surfaced to strengthen the case for its possible debut.
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Why does a trade court get to decide if Apple infringed patents? - Washington Post (blog)

Why does a trade court get to decide if Apple infringed patents?
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When patent trolls were simply sharks - Fortune

When patent trolls were simply sharks - Fortune | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
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When patent trolls were simply sharks
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FORTUNE -- Complaints about patent trolls have reached such a level that the White House is now pushing for reform. Some people might believe the problem to be relatively new.
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White House trying to clear the forest of 'patent trolls' - Los Angeles Times

White House trying to clear the forest of 'patent trolls' - Los Angeles Times | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
Dallas Morning News White House trying to clear the forest of 'patent trolls' Los Angeles Times The White House outlined the plan last week in a presentation distinguished by its freewheeling use of the term "patent troll," which isn't legalese but...
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Viewpoint: Obama's 'Patent Troll' Reform: Why Everyone Should Care - TIME

Viewpoint: Obama's 'Patent Troll' Reform: Why Everyone Should Care - TIME | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
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Viewpoint: Obama's 'Patent Troll' Reform: Why Everyone Should Care
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In 2011, Apple and Google spent more on patent litigation and defensive patent acquisitions than on research and development.
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Apple import ban stokes smartphone patent war with Samsung - Chicago Daily Herald

Apple import ban stokes smartphone patent war with Samsung - Chicago Daily Herald | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
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Apple import ban stokes smartphone patent war with Samsung
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Apple Inc.'s first loss against Samsung Electronics Co. in a U.S.
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How One Patent Could Take Down One Comedian - NPR

How One Patent Could Take Down One Comedian - NPR | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
NPR How One Patent Could Take Down One Comedian NPR He has a patent that he claims covers podcasting, that's been recently updated, but dates back to October 2nd, 1996.
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Sony patent describes tech that will block used games on ...

Even though the video game industry is relying more and more on digital distribution, rumors suggest that the PlayStation 4 will still use discs for games. There will be one change, though: Players may not be able to play used ...
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New Sony Patent Blocks Second-hand Games - Slashdot

New Sony Patent Blocks Second-hand Games - Slashdot | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
silentbrad writes in with a story about a Sony patent that would block the playing of second-hand games. "...
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A Patent Troll Wants to Charge You for Emailing Your Scans! - Forbes

A Patent Troll Wants to Charge You for Emailing Your Scans! - Forbes | Patents: Latest Tech Battlefield | Scoop.it
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