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Microsoft Invests $300 Million in Nook to Take on Amazon and Apple in E-Book Market

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Microsoft and Barnes & Noble today announced the formation of a new Barnes & Noble subsidiary focused around the existing Nook digital e-reader and e-book business, as well as Barnes & Noble's college business. Microsoft will make a $300 million investment in the subsidiary, which is preliminarily being called Newco...
Microsoft Invests $300 Million in Nook to Take on Amazon and Apple in E-Book Market

ITC orders import ban on some iPhones, iPads in Samsung patent dispute

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Apple infringed a Samsung Electronics patent, the U.S. International Trade Commission said in a final judgment released Tuesday that bans import into the U.S. of certain AT&T iPhone and iPad models....
ITC orders import ban on some iPhones, iPads in Samsung patent dispute

Samsung, LG Display Feud Winding Down As LG Drops Sales Ban Request Against Galaxy Note 10.1

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The War of the Korean Tech Giants: Battle Display is approaching a detente. LG Display has dropped its request for a domestic sales ban on rival Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1, reports Yonhap News Agency. The world’s two top display makers (Samsung is in the number one spot) have been warring...
Samsung, LG Display Feud Winding Down As LG Drops Sales Ban Request Against Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung claims treated 'unequally', asks for new trial in patent dispute with Apple

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Samsung has filed for judgment as a matter of law and a new trial as an alternative, and questioned jury decisions in a number of areas in its patent dispute against Apple....
Samsung claims treated 'unequally', asks for new trial in patent dispute with Apple

Klipsch, Monoprice settle patent dispute over speakers

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Terms of the settlement weren't disclosed. Klipsch sued Monoprice in March for selling home theater speakers that were virtually identical to ones made by its Energy brand. [Read more]...
Klipsch, Monoprice settle patent dispute over speakers

Yahoo, Facebook Settle Patent Dispute

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UPDATE: In a statement, the companies say they have forged an advertising partnership and will expand an existing content distribution agreement....
Yahoo, Facebook Settle Patent Dispute

Apple loses patent dispute with VirtnetX, must pay $368M

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Apple has lost a patent dispute with patent troll VirtnetX and has been order to pay $368 million in damages, reports AllThingsD. The case stems back to April last year when VirtnetX accused Apple of infringing its US Patent No. 8,05,181 for a ìMethod for Establishing Secure Communication Link between...
Apple loses patent dispute with VirtnetX, must pay $368M

Intellectual Ventures, Olympus reach truce in patent dispute

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Nathan Myhrvold Intellectual Ventures, the patent holding company run by former Microsoft technology chief Nathan Myhrvold, just announced a legal settlement with Olympus, the digital imaging and recording technology giant — the fourth company to resolve patent litigation with IV in the last two months. With the settlement, Intellectual Ventures...
Intellectual Ventures, Olympus reach truce in patent dispute

FTC closes Google investigation, says search giant will change business practices

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The Federal Trade Commission has closed its antitrust investigation into Google, announcing what regulators describe as “landmark agreements” to change the search giant’s business practices in areas including patents and online advertising. The FTC says Google has agreed to “meet its prior commitments” to give its competitors fair, reasonable and...
FTC closes Google investigation, says search giant will change business practices

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble settle patent dispute; create new subsidiary

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Microsoft and Barnes & Noble just became unlikely allies, settling a patent dispute and forming a new subsidiary in one fell swoop....
Microsoft and Barnes & Noble settle patent dispute; create new subsidiary

Microsoft wins patent dispute over Motorola

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The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled that the handset maker infringed on a Microsoft patent covering scheduling meetings on mobile devices, blocking the import phones with that technology. [Read more]...
Microsoft wins patent dispute over Motorola

Apple, Samsung CEOs to Negotiate Patent Dispute

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The court ordered a summit Monday intended to hash out the companies' differences and try to end their international patent wars....
Apple, Samsung CEOs to Negotiate Patent Dispute

Judge Suggests Apple Is 'Smoking Crack' With Its Witness List In Samsung Dispute

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While Judge Lucy Koh has been so far favorable to Apple in the Samsung/Apple patent dispute, she clearly got fed up today when Apple tried to add a ton of witnesses at the last minute, telling the company's lawyer that he was wasting the court's time in no uncertain terms:...
Judge Suggests Apple Is 'Smoking Crack' With Its Witness List In Samsung Dispute

Apple Vs. Samsung: Everything You Need To Know About The (Patent) Trial Of The Century (AAPL)

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The patent trial of the century between Apple and Samsung finally kicked off Monday in San Jose as lawyers for the two companies began the process of selecting a jury. If you haven't been following it closely, here are a few things you should know about the case: Apple filed...
Apple Vs. Samsung: Everything You Need To Know About The (Patent) Trial Of The Century (AAPL)

Yahoo In Talks To Settle Patent Dispute With Facebook

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Yahoo is in talks to selttle is Facebook, click here for updates. Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »...
Yahoo In Talks To Settle Patent Dispute With Facebook

Apple vs. Palm: Geeks with grudges

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The bad blood between Apple (AAPL) and Palm (PALM) that bubbled to the surface last week has a history that long predates Palm’s launch of the Pre, a smartphone that flatters Apple more sincerely than any of the other iPhone imitators. When asked at Apple’s earnings call last Wednesday how...
Apple vs. Palm: Geeks with grudges

In a blow to Android, judge says Moto patents can't get injunctions

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flickr / Tsahi Levent-Levi The Seattle federal judge who recently oversaw a two-week trial between Microsoft and Motorola over standards-based patents handed down a key order today, finding that Motorola won't be able to use its patents to get an injunction against Microsoft. That means that while Motorola might...
In a blow to Android, judge says Moto patents can't get injunctions

Apple vs. Samsung: Settlement talks scheduled for May 21-22

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Apple and Samsung will engage in settlement talks in mid-late May in San Francisco as the courts hope to see a resolution to their now year-long-and-counting patent dispute....
Apple vs. Samsung: Settlement talks scheduled for May 21-22

Apple And Motorola Mobility Looking At Arbitration For Patent Dispute Resolution

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In a court filing this week spotted by Bloomberg, Apple indicated that it is “interested in resolving its dispute with Motorola completely and agrees that arbitration may be the best vehicle to resolve the parties’ dispute.” Motorola Mobility had discussed the possibility of arbitration back on November 5, when a federal judge...
Apple And Motorola Mobility Looking At Arbitration For Patent Dispute Resolution

Apple and HTC reach global patent dispute settlement, agree to ten-year licensing agreement

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Apple and HTC have announced that the two companies have reached a global settlement regarding the two firm’s multiple patent infringement lawsuits. The agreement is on a global-scale and includes a ten-year licensing agreement. All current lawsuits have been dismissed. TAIPEI, Taiwan and CUPERTINO, California—November 10, 2012—HTC and Apple® have...
Apple and HTC reach global patent dispute settlement, agree to ten-year licensing agreement

Facebook roundup: Yahoo patent dispute resolved with new partnership; stock rises, same-sex marriage icons and more

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Facebook and Yahoo have resolved their patent disputes out of court, agreeing to cross-license their patent portfolios and begin a new advertising partnership, according to a press release. All Things D, which broke the news this morning, says the settlement does not involve any payment between the companies. Facebook will license a...
Facebook roundup: Yahoo patent dispute resolved with new partnership; stock rises, same-sex marriage icons and more
Google and Oracle settlement talks collapse, patent dispute going to trial

Excitement Over B&N/Microsoft Teamup Is A Bit Premature

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There's just something about when also-ran brands suddenly team up to try to "do something" that gets clueless people excited. It almost never works however. The latest is that Microsoft and Barnes & Noble have settled their (somewhat acrimonious) patent dispute (in which B&N was making the case that Microsoft...
Excitement Over B&N/Microsoft Teamup Is A Bit Premature

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: SpaceX's Dragon capsule successfully returned to Earth yesterday, making history. Don't miss these pictures of the mission. Morgan Missen, the ace recruiter who has worked for Google, Facebook, Twitter and recently left Foursquare, tells us where she's heading to next. It turns out that Twitter...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Apple, HTC Settle Patent Dispute

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Apple and HTC announced a broad ten-year licensing agreement that settles all of the lawsuits between the companies around the world. The two companies said late Saturday that the agreement covers current and future patents for both firms....
Apple, HTC Settle Patent Dispute

Apple asks EU regulators to step in on Motorola patent dispute

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Apple already asked the European Telecommunications Standards Institute for more transparency on FRAND licensing, and now it's seeking a full-blown intervention. Motorola Mobility claims it received a letter on Friday from the European Commission advising there has been a complaint against it from Apple. The letter also stated that...
Apple asks EU regulators to step in on Motorola patent dispute

Sprint Says It Will Begin Shipping HTC Evo 4G LTE Pre-Orders on Thursday

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Although a patent dispute has held up its full launch, Sprint said it will start shipping its HTC Evo 4G on Thursday to those who have pre-ordered the phone. There’s no word just yet on when the phone will show up in retail stores. “Sprint expects to begin shipping HTC...
Sprint Says It Will Begin Shipping HTC Evo 4G LTE Pre-Orders on Thursday

Google Follows Apple In Unnecessarily Pulling App That Allowed A Little Girl To Speak

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We've written a few times about the unfortunate saga of 4-year-old Maya Nieder and her mother, Dana. Due to a ridiculous patent dispute, the one thing that allows Maya to speak -- an app called "Speak for Yourself" -- may get shut down. Back in June we were disappointed that,...
Google Follows Apple In Unnecessarily Pulling App That Allowed A Little Girl To Speak

Rambus, Nvidia Settle Patent Dispute

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Rambus signed a five-year licensing agreement with Nvidia as the chip companies settled all of their outstanding patent disputes....
Rambus, Nvidia Settle Patent Dispute

Apple And Samsung Will Have To Run Through A Whole New Patent Trial (AAPL)

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The long-running patent dispute between Apple and Samsung will keep on running. U.S. District Court judge Lucy Koh issued a ruling Friday ordering a retrial with respect to $450 million in damages, reducing the damages Samsung currently owes Apple to $598 million. Koh wrote that she'd found that the jury...
Apple And Samsung Will Have To Run Through A Whole New Patent Trial (AAPL)
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