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Microsoft adds Compal to their list of Android licensees

10/24/2011, Over the weekend, Microsoft announced that they have inked a deal with original design manufacturer, Compal Electronics, thus making making the number of Android partners that are licensing patents from Microsoft a nice round figure of ten. This adds to...

HTC “very open” to future acquisitions

10/21/2011, We know that HTC has been having some patent infringement woes with Apple, and despite Google throwing some patents their way, it still looks like HTC may not have enough patents to give Apple a run for their money, which is why it is not surprising to...

Samsung Galaxy Nexus designed to bypass Apple’s patents

10/19/2011, As most of you are probably aware by now, some of Samsung’s products are being accused on infringing upon Apple’s patents, and that the South Korean company had copied Apple’s product designs, namely the iPhone and the iPad, which has resulted in...

Apple to license only lower level patents

10/17/2011, So Samsung is trying to get the iPhone 4S banned in Japan as well as Down Under, but if history were to be studied, chances are they would fail in their attempt since a similar move in the Netherlands last week failed to yield the desired results. Well, I...

Quanta to pay Microsoft royalties for Android products

10/14/2011, Microsoft has been rather aggressive lately in their attempt to license some of their patents to Android manufacturers, such as HTC and Samsung, and recently they have managed to land a rather big fish in the form of Quanta, who is the hardware...

iPhone 4S’s antenna may infringe upon Samsung’s patents

10/10/2011, One of the interesting features of Apple’s new iPhone 4S is its antenna system, which apparently is intelligent enough to switch between multiple antennas, and while that might seem like a groundbreaking feature to the layman, its a feature that has...

Samsung to start paying Microsoft royalties for Android devices

09/28/2011, We know that Microsoft has been quietly collecting royalties for patents used in Android products. HTC has been reported in the past that they’re paying $5 to Microsoft for every Android device they put out, and not too long ago we reported that...

Samsung seeks to ban iPhone and 3G iPad in the Netherlands

09/23/2011, We had only just reported that Samsung had plans to take a more aggressive approach to the ongoing legal battles with Apple, and true to their word Samsung has recently launched an offensive against Apple in the Netherlands where they are seeking the ban...

Samsung to start getting aggressive with Apple

09/23/2011, If you’ve been following the saga of Apple vs Samsung, it would appear that so far Apple has been the one throwing punches while Samsung sits there and takes them, appealing injunction after the other. All things considered, from an outsider’s...

Motorola wants to keep the lawsuit with Apple going

09/23/2011, While Apple vs Samsung is probably the biggest headline grabber as far as patent legal battles are concerned, the battle between Apple vs Motorola has taken an interesting turn of events. A little over a week ago, Apple requested that the lawsuit by...

Apple obtains China patents against fake retailers, pirates

09/21/2011, Remember those horror stories of fake Apple Stores in China that even fooled the employees of those stores into thinking that they were actually working for Cupertino? Well, it seems that the legal eagles at Apple has done quite the job in making sure...

Google purchases another 1,023 patents from IBM

09/15/2011, In our current situation of patent wars happening left and right, naturally the more patents you have under your name, the more well protected you will be, not to mention you’ll probably have more “weapons” to use against your competitors should a...