Intellectual Property Patents

  • SEOUL/ HONG KONG, July 22- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it sued Huawei Technologies Co Ltd for patent infringements through multiple courts in China, escalating a legal conflict between the smartphone rivals. The South Korean firm sued Huawei in a Beijing court about two weeks ago for allegedly infringing six of its patents, a spokeswoman...

  • SEOUL/ HONG KONG, July 22- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it sued Huawei Technologies Co Ltd for patent infringements through multiple courts in China, escalating a legal conflict between the smartphone rivals. The South Korean firm sued Huawei in a Beijing court about two weeks ago for allegedly infringing six of its patents, a spokeswoman...

  • SEOUL, July 22- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it sued Huawei Technologies Co Ltd for patent infringements through multiple courts in China, escalating a legal conflict between the smartphone rivals. The South Korean firm sued Huawei in a Beijing court about two weeks ago for allegedly infringing six of its patents, a spokeswoman said.

  • SEOUL, July 22- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it sued smartphone rival Huawei Technologies Co Ltd for patent infringements through multiple courts in China, escalating a legal conflict between the two companies. The South Korean firm sued Huawei in a Beijing court for allegedly infringing six of its patents, a spokeswoman said.

  • In a complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Portland, Oregon, Adidas said Skechers willfully infringed two patents related to Springblade, a three-year-old design whose midsole includes blades meant to help propel runners forward. Adidas accused Skechers of developing its Mega Flex shoes, including Mega Blade 2.0 and Mega Blade 3.0, as "takedowns" that copy...

  • This Day in History, (DATE HERE)

    Among the events that happened on this day in history, the first Wall Street Journal was published, and the patent for “Twister” was issued.

  • June 30- Medical device maker NuVasive Inc will pay rival Medtronic Plc $45 million to settle a longstanding patent fight related to spinal surgery technology, NuVasive said on Thursday. The patent fight included a couple of rounds at a federal appeals court and a brief trip to the U.S. Supreme Court. It began when Warsaw Orthopedic Inc, a subsidiary of Dublin-...

  • NEW YORK, June 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to review a legal fight over the cancellation of a patent on a less-risky form of prenatal testing, in a case that has left many companies and trade groups worried that important discoveries may no longer qualify for patents. The decision by the Supreme Court leaves intact a ruling by a federal court to...

  • NEW YORK, June 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to review a legal fight over the cancellation of a patent on a less-risky form of prenatal testing, in a case that has left many companies and trade groups worried that important discoveries may no longer qualify for patents. The decision by the Supreme Court leaves intact a ruling by a federal court to...

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to weigh in on whether genetic-testing kits made by biotechnology company Life Technologies Corp infringed upon patents held by Promega Corp.. The court will review a December 2014 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that tossed out some of Promega's claims while upholding...

  • NEW YORK, June 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to review a legal fight over the cancellation of a patent on a less-risky form of prenatal testing, in a case that has left many companies and trade groups worried that important discoveries may no longer qualify for patents.

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to weigh in on whether genetic-testing kits made by biotechnology company Life Technologies Corp infringed upon patents held by Promega Corp..

  • The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

    A broad coalition is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review the cancellation of a patent on a less risky form of prenatal testing.

  • NEW YORK, June 23- Companies, trade groups and universities who fear that many important discoveries may no longer qualify for patents are among a broad coalition urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review the cancellation of a patent on a less risky form of prenatal testing. The justices are set to consider on Thursday whether to take the case involving...

  • WASHINGTON, June 20- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled against Cuozzo Speed Technologies Corp in its challenge to a federal agency's procedures for canceling patents in a case involving a vehicle speedometer that tells drivers when they are speeding. Patent and Trademark Office's invalidation of New Jersey- based Cuozzo's speedometer patent.

  • WASHINGTON, June 20- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled against Cuozzo Speed Technologies Corp in its challenge to a federal agency's procedures for canceling patents in a case involving a vehicle speedometer that tells drivers when they are speeding. Patent and Trademark Office's invalidation of New Jersey- based Cuozzo's speedometer patent.

  • WASHINGTON, June 20- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled against Cuozzo Speed Technologies Corp in its challenge to a federal agency's procedures for canceling patents in a case involving a vehicle speedometer that tells drivers when they are speeding. Patent and Trademark Office's invalidation of New Jersey- based Cuozzo's speedometer patent.

  • SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, June 20- Craig Wright, the Australian who claimed to be the inventor of bitcoin, is attempting to build a large patent portfolio around the digital currency and technology underpinning it, according to associates of his and documents reviewed by Reuters. Since February, Wright has filed more than 50 patent applications in Britain through...

  • Pro: The business climate is worsening in China

    John Rutledge, Safanad, discusses doing business in China in the light of Beijing ruling against Apple in a patent case around the iPhone 6.

  • The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office seal is displayed inside the headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia.

    Many start-ups receive tons of funding for taking control of an untapped market. But that doesn't mean they have great patent protection.