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  • *Nokia's patent sales run rate at 800 mln euros. HELSINKI, Feb 1- Nokia said it had settled a lengthy patent dispute with South Korea's Samsung on Monday, but investors were disappointed by the financial terms of the deal. Nokia's shares fell 10 percent after the Finnish firm said the Samsung deal would lift patent unit Nokia Technologies' sales to around 1.02...

  • Nokia-Samsung patent verdict expected within days Saturday, 30 Jan 2016 | 8:33 AM ET

    HELSINKI, Jan 30- Nokia and Samsung are expected to settle their two-year patent dispute within days, with analysts forecasting a one-time payment of hundreds of millions of euros for the Finnish company. The International Chamber of Commerce's arbitration court is due to make its ruling on the issue imminently. Nordea analyst Sami Sarkamies, one of few...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 15- The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether a federal agency's procedures have made it too easy to successfully cancel patents after agreeing on Friday to decide a case involving a vehicle speedometer that alerts drivers if they are speeding. The nine justices will hear an appeal filed by Cuozzo Speed Technologies LLC, whose speedometer...

  • Jan 14- U.S. patent officials on Thursday denied petitions by Amgen to review two formulation patents on AbbVie's Humira, a potential setback in Amgen efforts to market a biosimilar version of the world's top-selling prescription medicine. In June, Amgen, the world's biggest biotechnology company, asked the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the review,...

  • U.S. patent office rules against Amgen Humira challenge Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 5:30 PM ET

    Jan 14- U.S. patent officials on Thursday denied petitions by Amgen to review two formulation patents on AbbVie's Humira, a potential setback in Amgen efforts to market a biosimilar version of the world's top-selling prescription medicine. Patent and Trademark Office for the review, arguing that the patents should not have been granted in the first place for...

  • 'Seismic shifts' upending tech giants' patent race Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 5:00 AM ET
    IBM inventor Jeremy Greenberger contributed new patent applications in 2015 to advance the future of cognitive, cloud and Internet of Things.

    IBM kept its top spot in IFI's annual patents ranking for a 23rd straight year, but other players are shaking up the game.

  • IBM granted most U.S. patents in 2015, study finds Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 5:00 AM ET

    Jan 13- International Business Machines Corp was granted the most U.S. patents for the 23rd year in a row in 2015, according to a ranking by patent analysis firm IFI Claims Patents Services. There were 298,407 utility patents granted in 2015, down slightly from 2014, IFI Claims said on Wednesday. IBM gained 7,355 patents last year.

  • LAS VEGAS, Jan 5- Automakers, not technology companies, are in the driver's seat in developing self-driving, "autonomous" cars, and Japan's Toyota Motor Corp is best positioned to lead the way, according to a new report on patents for the fast-evolving technology. As automakers enter agreements with Silicon Valley companies to develop self-driving cars, Tesla...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 5- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd urged a U.S. appeals court on Tuesday to find that a jury in 2014 should not have made the South Korean company pay nearly $120 million to Apple Inc for infringing three patents. Apple's lawyer, William Lee, told the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, the nation's top court specializing in patent...

  • LAS VEGAS, Jan 5- Automakers, not technology companies, are in the driver's seat in developing self-driving, "autonomous" cars, and Japan's Toyota Motor Corp is best positioned to lead the way, according to a new report on patents for the fast-evolving technology. As automakers enter agreements with Silicon Valley companies to develop self-driving cars, Tesla...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 24- Just over a week after Samsung paid Apple more than $548 million for infringing the patents and designs of the iPhone, Apple has asked a U.S. court to force its biggest smartphone rival to cough up even more. In court papers filed on Wednesday, Apple Inc said Samsung Electronics Co Ltd owes nearly $180 million in supplemental damages and interest.

  • Dec 22- Celgene Corp said it would allow for the sale of a generic version of its flagship multiple myeloma drug, Revlimid, in the United States over a year before patents covering the drug expire. The company said it would provide India- based Natco Pharma Ltd and its U.S. partner, Arrow International Limited, a unit of Allergan Plc, the license to Celgene's patents...

  • Dec 22- Celgene Corp said it would allow the sale of a generic version of its flagship multiple myeloma drug, Revlimid, in the United States more than a year before the drug's patent expires. The company said it would allow India- based Natco Pharma Ltd and its U.S. partner to market an unlimited quantity of generic Revlimid beginning Jan. 31, 2026 as part of a patent...

  • *Shares rise as much as 8.1 pct on Apple patent deal. STOCKHOLM, Dec 21- Swedish mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson said it had signed a patent license deal with Apple Inc over technology that helps smartphones and tablets connect to mobile networks, sending its shares up much as 8 percent. An Apple spokesman in Europe had no immediate comment, referring to a January...

  • Ouch! Gillette sues Dollar Shave Club over patent Friday, 18 Dec 2015 | 7:34 AM ET
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    The Gillette Company is suing online razor supplier Dollar Shave Club in federal court for patent infringement.

  • Dec 17- Power Integrations Inc said a jury awarded the company 139.8 million in damages from Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc for infringing two of its patents after a trial in a San Francisco federal court. The latest award is larger than the $105 million verdict that Power Integrations won last year but was later set aside by the court in view of an...

  • Dec 17- Power Integrations Inc said a jury awarded the company 139.8 million in damages from Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc for infringing two of its patents after a trial in a federal court in San Francisco. The latest award is larger than the $105 million verdict that Power Integrations won last year but was later set aside by the court in view of an...

  • Dec 14- A U.S. trade body on Monday upheld its earlier decision that rejected Nvidia Corp's claims of patent violation by Samsung Electronics Co and Qualcomm Inc over use of Nvidia's graphics chip technology. Nvidia, which said it invented the first graphics processing chip and released it in 1999, had accused Korea's Samsung and San Diego- based Qualcomm of...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 14- Samsung took to the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday in a last-ditch effort to pare back the more than $548 million in damages it must pay Apple for infringing the patents and designs of the iPhone. Samsung's petition must first be accepted for review by the Supreme Court. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd paid Apple Inc $548.2 million on Monday, fulfilling...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 14- Samsung took to the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday in a last-ditch effort to pare back the more than $548 million in damages it must pay Apple for infringing the patents and designs of the iPhone. Samsung's petition must first be accepted for review by the Supreme Court. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd was scheduled to pay $548.2 million to Apple Inc on...