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  • NEW YORK, March 16- A federal jury in Texas on Monday said Apple Inc did not infringe five wireless technology patents owned by Canadian patent licensing firm Conversant Intellectual Property Management Inc.. Core Wireless Licensing Sarl, a subsidiary of Ottawa-based Conversant, sued Apple in 2012 in a federal court in Tyler, Texas alleging the iPhone maker...

  • JURY SAYS APPLE INC DOES NOT INFRINGE WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY PATENTS OWNED BY CORE WIRELESS LICENSING, SARL.

  • APPLE INC CLEARED OF INFRINGING FIVE PATENTS OWNED BY UNIT OF CONVERSANT IP MANAGEMENT, INC- U.S.

  • NEW YORK, March 10- A federal judge in California on Tuesday invalidated four Hewlett-Packard Co patents for being too abstract, marking a setback in the company's patent infringement lawsuit against competitor ServiceNow Inc. Hewlett-Packard last year accused its competitor, a Santa Clara, California- based software company, of infringing eight patents on...

  • NEW YORK, March 10- A California federal judge has invalidated four Hewlett-Packard Co patents for being too abstract, marking a setback in a major patent infringement lawsuit the company filed last year against competitor ServiceNow Inc..

  • NEW YORK, March 9- The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed former Google Inc executive Michelle Lee to head the U.S. President Barack Obama's choice was approved by an unrecorded voice vote in the full Senate, just over a week after the Senate Judiciary Committee gave the nod to her nomination. The agency had gone without a confirmed leader since David Kappos, a former...

  • NEW YORK, March 9- The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed former Google Inc executive Michelle Lee to head the U.S. President Barack Obama's choice was approved by an unrecorded voice vote in the full Senate, just over a week after the Senate Judiciary Committee gave the nod to her nomination. The Alexandria, Virginia- based federal agency which has more than 12,000...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 6- Microsoft Corp sued Kyocera Corp for patent infringement on Friday, alleging the Japanese company's Duraforce, Hydro and Brigadier cell phone lines violate seven Microsoft patents. Microsoft asked a Seattle federal judge to impose a U.S. sales injunction against Kyocera's infringing products, according to the lawsuit.

  • WASHINGTON, March 4- Apple Inc told a U.S. appeals court on Wednesday that rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd should be barred from selling products that infringe on its smartphone patents, but the judges were skeptical. Apple lawyer William Lee of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hall& Dorr LLP said Samsung could quickly design work-arounds for the patents but did not do...

  • March 3- A little known but controversial program that flagged sensitive patent applications involving potentially touchy subjects such as AIDS vaccines and abortion devices has been scrapped by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The program, called the Sensitive Application Warning System, began in 1994 and was meant to notify the agency's...

  • Apple faces patent lawsuits from Ericsson   Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Apple faces patent lawsuits from Ericsson

    CNBC's Dominic Chu and International Business Times Tech Editor Michael Learmonth discuss the latest patent lawsuit against Apple.

  • STOCKHOLM, Feb 27- Swedish mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson is suing Apple Inc for patent infringement after Apple refused Ericsson's offer to have a court determine fair licensing terms, Ericsson said on Friday. Ericsson said it filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission requesting an exclusion order against Apple's products for...

  • Ericsson sues Apple for telecom patent infringement Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 2:39 AM ET

    STOCKHOLM, Feb 27- Swedish mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson is suing Apple Inc for patent infringement, Ericsson said on Friday. Ericsson said it filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission requesting an exclusion order against Apple's products for infringing Ericsson patents that are essential to the 2 G and 4 G/LTE standards.

  • Apple faces second suit from victorious patent firm Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    Feb 26- Fresh off a $532.9 million jury win against Apple Inc, a Texas company is again suing the tech giant, this time over the same patents' use in devices introduced after the original case was underway. Smartflash LLC aims to make Apple pay for using the patent licensing firm's technology without permission in devices not be included in the previous case, such as...

  • Apple ordered to pay $533M for patent infringement Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 3:49 AM ET
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    Apple has been ordered to pay $532.9 million after a federal jury found iTunes software infringed patents owned by patent licensing firm Smartflash.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 25- Apple Inc has been ordered to pay $532.9 million after a federal jury found its iTunes software infringed three patents owned by Texas- based patent licensing company Smartflash LLC. After deliberating for eight hours in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the jury said that Apple not only used the Smartflash patents...

  • Apple to ordered to pay $533 mln for patent infringement Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 1:22 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb 25- Apple Inc has been ordered to pay $532.9 million after a federal jury found its iTunes software infringed three patents owned by Texas- based patent licensing company Smartflash LLC. After deliberating for eight hours in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the jury said that Apple not only used the Smartflash patents...

  • UPDATE 1-InterDigital loses another round in patent fight Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 4:55 PM ET

    InterDigital had sued phone maker Nokia and ZTE Corp over patents used in the phones. Since the suit was filed, Nokia's handset business was purchased by Microsoft Corp. Microsoft was pleased with the decision, said spokesman David Cuddy.

  • ZTE's efforts to collect patent royalties- months ahead of Qualcomm Inc's China antitrust settlement this week, according to people with knowledge of the matter- shows how that deal has already changed the way China's booming smartphone industry does business. As anticipated by ZTE, a key term in the settlement dissolved Qualcomm's cross-licensing...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The New York Times Co, J.C. Penney Corp and CBS Corp lost a round on Tuesday in a patent fight with Helferich Patent Licensing LLC, which had accused them of infringing on patents for looking at websites on mobile telephones. Between mid-2010 and March 2012, Helferich filed complaints against the New York Times, J.C. Penney Corp, G4 Media LLC, the...