Posts Tagged ‘patents’

Huawei on European Patent Spree

Chinese vendor Huawei has claimed that the swathe of tech patents it filed in Europe proves its commitment to doing business in the region.

HP Sells Palm, Other Mobile Patents to Qualcomm

HP this week sold off a collection of 2,400 patents related to its mobile technologies to Qualcomm for an undisclosed price.

A10, Brocade Settle Patent Lawsuit

A10 Networks settled its longstanding patent infringement lawsuit with Brocade Communications, ending an often bitter dispute over the AX application acceleration hardware line.

New Schumer Bill Takes Aim at Patent Trolls

We already know what companies like Google Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc. think of patent trolling. Turns out, some politicians aren’t particularly fond of the questionable practice, either.

Cisco Hit With $70M Fine for Duping Partner

XpertUniverse claimed it was teased with the prospect of becoming part of Cisco SolutionsPlus, a reseller program designed to augment Cisco’s advanced technology products to create complete solutions by placing select products on the Cisco price list and allowing them to be sold by Cisco sales teams and channel partners.

Judge Sides With Wi-Fi Patent Troll Over Cisco

The federal case that was supposed to bring a halt to patent troll Innovatio’s ongoing shakedown of hotels, restaurants, and coffee shops took a strange turn when a federal judge threw out racketeering allegations brought by Cisco, Motorola and Netgear.

Samsung, Apple Head Back to Court

The South Korean vendor and bitter rival Apple go back to court so a judge can review the jury’s $1 billion decision.

Patent List Grows in Juniper, Palo Alto Suit

The suit brought by Juniper against rival Palo Alto Networks continues its slow plod through the courts and through several unproductive attempts at settling the matter before trial.

Microsoft Is Big Winner in Tablet Legal Wars

Apple is pressing ahead with plans to seek a court injunction barring tablet rival Samsung from selling some of its most popular mobile products in the U.S. Meanwhile, Samsung is looking to Microsoft’s Windows 8 as a mechanism for tablet growth. The net result: Microsoft may ultimately be the winner in the Apple-Samsung feud.

Google to Trim Motorola Mobility Payroll

Google is cutting up to 20 percent of the Motorola Mobility staff – approximately 4,000 workers – to restructure the handset company now under its stewardship. For Google, Motorola Mobility is about the technology and patents, not cellphone sales.