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Press Release: Samsung Extends Patent License Deal With Nokia For Five Years

Press Release: Samsung Extends Patent License Deal With Nokia For Five Years

November 5, 2013 No Comments

Nokia has announced that Samsung has extended their patent license agreement between the two companies. Samsung as well will pay ‘additional compensation to Nokia for the period commencing from January 1, 2014 onwards’. Samsung extends the patent license agreement between Nokia and Samsung for five years; companies will enter into binding arbitration to settle the […]

Nokia Sells 125 Patents and Patent Applications to Pendrell (press release)

Nokia Sells 125 Patents and Patent Applications to Pendrell (press release)

March 25, 2013 1 Comment

  Pendrell Acquires Foundational Memory Technology Patent Portfolio From Nokia Pendrell to Continue Next Generation Memory Technology Standards Development Funded By Licensing Revenue KIRKLAND, Wash., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Pendrell Corporation (NASDAQ:   PCO) announced today that it has acquired from Nokia several fundamental patent portfolios covering a wide range of foundational memory technologies for […]

Nokia Wins Patent Injunction Against HTC in Germany – Both Nokia and HTC Issue Statements

Nokia Wins Patent Injunction Against HTC in Germany – Both Nokia and HTC Issue Statements

March 19, 2013 2 Comments

Earlier today, Nokia won a patent injunction over its power-saving invention against HTC. Soon after, both parties commented on the ruling… Nokia’s official statement “Nokia is pleased with this decision, which confirms the quality of Nokia’s patent portfolio. Nokia has also patented this power saving invention in the US, UK, France, Italy, Sweden, Austria, Japan […]

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InterDigital Files New ITC complaints Against Nokia, Samsung and Others

InterDigital Files New ITC complaints Against Nokia, Samsung and Others

January 2, 2013 2 Comments

InterDigital has filed new ITC complaints against Samsung, Nokia, ZTE and Huawei. These are the seven patents-in-suit: U.S. Patent No. 7,190,966 on a “method and apparatus for performing an access procedure” (not asserted against Nokia in this complaint because it has been asserted in previous litigation) U.S. Patent No. 7,286,847 a “method and apparatus for […]

RIM Settles With Nokia Over Patents – Pays Up Front and Agrees to On-Going Payments

RIM Settles With Nokia Over Patents – Pays Up Front and Agrees to On-Going Payments

December 21, 2012 2 Comments

RIM has settled with Nokia over a few Nokia patents. RIM has agreed to pay up front from damages and also has signed up for on-going payments for future licensing. Nokia and RIM enter into new patent license agreement RIM payments to Nokia settle all legal actions between the companies Espoo, Finland – Nokia has […]

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Microsoft Signs Two More Android Device Manufacturers to Patent Deals

Microsoft Signs Two More Android Device Manufacturers to Patent Deals

December 11, 2012 1 Comment

Microsoft has signed two more Android manufacturers to patent deals. EINS and Hoeft & Wessel AG are the newest additions to Microsoft’s IP licensing program. EINS REDMOND, Wash. — Dec. 11, 2012 — Microsoft Corp. and EINS SE signed a patent licensing agreement that provides broad coverage under Microsoft’s patent portfolio for EINS devices running the […]

RIM Loses to Nokia Over WiFi Patent – Pay Up or Stop Selling BlackBerry Devices

RIM Loses to Nokia Over WiFi Patent – Pay Up or Stop Selling BlackBerry Devices

November 28, 2012 2 Comments

Blackberry has a major legal loss once again, now they have lost to Nokia over WiFi. RIM either can choose to pay Nokia  royalties over their use of WiFi (IEEE 802.11) or probably close its doors. Expect them to pay up… Swedish arbitrator : (via Yahoo) “RIM is liable to pay royalties and damages to […]

Nokia Sues HTC Over 32 Alleged Patent Infringements

Nokia Sues HTC Over 32 Alleged Patent Infringements

November 13, 2012 3 Comments

Reports are coming in that Nokia is suing HTC over 32 Patent Infringements. Here is the full list by FossPatents: U.S. Patent No. 5,570,369 and EP0673175 on “reduction of power consumption in a mobile station” (ITC, Delaware, and Mannheim U.S. Patent No. 5,884,190 on a “method for making a data transmission connection from a computer […]

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German Court: Motorola infringes on Another Microsoft patent

German Court: Motorola infringes on Another Microsoft patent

September 20, 2012 No Comments

Today, Judge Dr. Guntz of the Munich in Germany ruled that Motorola infringes on a Microsoft patent for “soft input panel system and method”. Microsoft has now been granted the ability to ban some Motorola devices in the country. The patent covers a software architecture that allows applications to flexibly receive input from sources between […]

Microsoft Licensed Design Patents From Apple

Microsoft Licensed Design Patents From Apple

August 14, 2012 1 Comment

A lot of tech information has really come out to the public recently via the Apple vs Samsung debacle in court. One piece of information came out yesterday regarding Apple design patents. Microsoft has licensed design patents from Apple that gives Microsoft the ok to borrow a few design cues from Apple. The agreement however […]

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