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Bose and Beats agree to settle headphone patent dispute

By Andrew Chung (Reuters) – A high-profile patent spat over noise cancelling headphones between Bose Corp and Beats Electronics ended on Friday with the two sides settling the case out of court. The terms of the settlement were not being … Continue reading

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Microsoft earned $1 billion from Samsung Android patent licensing last year

Microsoft has a vast number of Android patent licensing agreements with device makers worldwide, but a Samsung court case has put a figure on exactly how much money the software giant makes from Android. Samsung paid Microsoft $ 1 billion in patent-licensing … Continue reading

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Philips Electronics to appeal ruling in $467 million patent lawsuit

(Reuters) – Dutch healthcare equipment company Philips said on Thursday it would appeal against a U.S court ruling ordering it to pay $ 466.8 million in compensation to Masimo Corp for infringing two patents. The patents related to technology used … Continue reading

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WiLan says loses LTE patent case against Apple

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian patent licensing company WiLan Inc on Wednesday said a U.S. judge had ruled in favor of Apple Inc in a litigation case against it. "WiLan has been advised that Judge Dana M. Sabraw has issued a … Continue reading

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Philips Electronics loses $467 million patent verdict to Masimo

(Reuters) – A federal jury on Wednesday said Philips Electronics NA should pay $ 466.8 million to Masimo Corp for having infringed two patents for technology used to help measure blood oxygen and track pulse rates. Shares of Masimo closed … Continue reading

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U.S. court throws out VirnetX $368 million patent award vs Apple

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Tuesday threw out a jury order requiring Apple Inc to pay VirnetX Holding Corp $ 368.2 million in damages for infringing four patents concerning technology for providing security over the … Continue reading

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AT&T sues Cox Communications for patent infringement

AT&T is suing Cox Communications for infringing eight patents dealing with network quality after the regional cable provider ignored its complaints about the issue and made "billions" off of the technology, according to a new lawsuit. In the suit filed … Continue reading

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Vringo shares dive after court tosses patent claims

A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected patent claims brought by a Vringo Inc subsidiary against several companies including Google, sending Vringo shares plummeting. Vringo subsidiary I/P Engine had won a jury verdict of infringement against Google, finding that Google’s … Continue reading

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Samsung Electronics, Apple agree to drop patent lawsuits outside U.S.: Samsung says

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc agreed to scale down their international legal war and withdraw patent lawsuits outside the United States, a Samsung spokesman said on Wednesday. "This agreement does not involve any licensing arrangements, and the companies are continuing … Continue reading

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Microsoft sues Samsung in U.S. over patent royalties

Microsoft Corp sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Friday, claiming the South Korean smartphone maker refused to make a royalty payment last fall on patent licenses after Microsoft announced its intention to acquire Nokia's handset business. The Microsoft lawsuit, filed … Continue reading

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