Intellectual Property Patents

  • Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million penalty to its American rival for copying key iPhone designs. The justices sent the case back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington to...

  • Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million penalty to its American rival for copying key iPhone designs. The justices sent the case back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington to...

  • Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million penalty to its American rival for copying key iPhone designs. The justices sent the case back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington to...

  • It will pit one group of researchers associated with the Broad Institute, affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, against another group linked to the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Vienna in Austria. The latter team, led by Berkeley's Jennifer Doudna and Vienna's Emmanuelle...

  • Supreme Court sides with Samsung in Apple patent case

    The US Supreme Court ruled for the South Korean company in a dispute over damages related to Apple's iPhone design.

  • Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that said the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million penalty to its American rival for copying key iPhone designs. Samsung had been seeking to pare back $399 million of $548 million it paid Apple in December...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that said the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million penalty to its American rival for copying key iPhone designs. The justices in their 8-0 ruling sent the case back to the lower court for further...

  • Court makes key ruling on insider trading cases

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on two decisions from the Supreme Court regarding insider trading and patent infringement.

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court unanimously sided with smartphone maker Samsung on Tuesday in its high-profile patent dispute with Apple over design of the iPhone. Cupertino, California- based Apple had won a $399 million judgment against South Korea- based Samsung for infringing parts of the iPhone's patented design, but the case now returns to a lower court to...

  • It will pit one group of researchers associated with the Broad Institute, affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, against another group linked to the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Vienna in Austria. The latter team, led by Berkeley's Jennifer Doudna and Vienna's Emmanuelle...

  • GENEVA, Nov 23- China is driving Asian-led growth in innovation worldwide, becoming the first country to file 1 million patent applications in a single year, the World Intellectual Property Organization said on Wednesday. "Once again we see an increasing dominance almost by Asia as the origin of filing activity for intellectual property.

  • Nov 21- U.S. customs officials ruled that Arista Networks Inc can import redesigned ethernet switches that had been banned by the International Trade Commission, reducing pressure on Arista as it battles allegations of intellectual property infringement made by rival Cisco Systems Inc.. The U.S. International Trade Commission had ruled earlier this year...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 15- The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Tuesday it had voted to investigate whether some electronic mobile devices from Chinese companies contain hardware and software components that infringe upon patents owned by Qualcomm Inc.. The panel, acting on a complaint by Qualcomm, said it would look at integrated circuits, cameras,...

  • CNBC unveils new intelligence index

    CNBC's Dominic Chu introduces the CNBC IQ 100 - an index which contains a collection of companies that derive substantial revenue from intellectual property.

  • The fierce, big-money patent fight between Apple and Samsung left the U.S. Supreme Court groping for a solution on Tuesday.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 11- The fierce, big-money patent fight between Apple and Samsung left the U.S. Supreme Court groping for a solution on Tuesday, as the justices puzzled over how to discern the value of individual design elements in a complex product like an iPhone. The eight justices heard arguments in Samsung's bid to pare back $399 million of $548 million it paid...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 11- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday signaled a willingness to reduce the potentially huge penalties imposed for ripping off a patented design as it heard arguments in the legal fight over the amount Samsung should pay Apple for copying the iPhone's distinctive appearance. Smartphones like Cupertino, California- based Apple's iPhone and...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 11- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday signaled a willingness to reduce the potentially huge penalties for ripping off a patented design as it heard arguments in the legal fight over the amount Samsung should pay Apple for copying the iPhone's trademarked appearance. The eight justices heard arguments by lawyers for the world's two top...

  • Apple vs. Samsung case hits Supreme Court

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the latest on the Apple/Samsung patent case being heard at the Supreme Court.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 10- After five years of litigation, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Tuesday in the bitter patent dispute between the world's two top smartphone manufacturers over the amount Samsung should pay Apple for copying the iPhone's distinctive look. The justices' ruling, due by the end of June, could have a long-term impact for designers and...