Slashdot Items Tagged "patents"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @11:59AM Nokia Uses Lawsuit To Make Apple Its Friend
Monday May 22, 2017 @06:37PM Sprint Wins $140M Verdict Against Time Warner Cable For Infringing VoIP Patents
Monday May 22, 2017 @11:40AM The Supreme Court Is Cracking Down on Patent Trolls
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @09:14AM MP3 Is Not Dead, It's Finally Free
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @11:27PM Qualcomm Collected Partial iPhone Royalties Despite Legal Battle With Apple
Saturday April 15, 2017 @01:17AM Troll With 'Stupid Patent' Sues EFF. EFF Sues Them Back
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @11:44AM Qualcomm Says Apple Broke Contract, Hindered Performance of Its Chipsets
Saturday April 08, 2017 @12:10AM Google Announces Android Cross-Licensing Program 'PAX' -- But Why?
Friday April 07, 2017 @12:23AM China Court Orders Samsung Units To Pay $11.6 Million To Huawei Over Patent Case
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @10:11AM A Lawsuit Over Costco Golf Balls Shows Why We Can't Have Nice Things For Cheap
Thursday March 23, 2017 @04:27PM The Compulsive Patent Hoarding Disorder
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @10:38AM Patents Are A Big Part Of Why We Can't Own Nice Things
Sunday March 19, 2017 @06:24PM Maryland Legislator Wants To Keep State University Patents Away From Trolls
Friday March 03, 2017 @02:16PM Apple Is Expanding Its War With Qualcomm
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @05:59AM BlackBerry Files Patent-Infringement Suit Against Nokia
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @01:30PM Microsoft Now Offers Patent Troll Defense For Azure Customers
Monday February 06, 2017 @09:09AM Patent Troll With Good Record in Past Sues Netflix, SoundCloud, Vimeo, Others Over Offline Downloads
Friday January 27, 2017 @04:10PM Apple Patents a Vaporizer
Thursday January 19, 2017 @03:41PM Amazon Patent Hints at Self-Driving Car Plans
Sunday January 15, 2017 @05:59PM Apple/Samsung Patent Case Returns To Court To Revisit Infringement Damages
Monday January 09, 2017 @12:40PM IBM Is First Company To Get 8,000 US Patents In One Year, Breaking Record
Sunday January 08, 2017 @01:30PM A Federal Judge's Decision Could End Patent Trolling
Monday January 02, 2017 @04:31PM Family Sues Apple For Not Making Thing It Patented
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @04:24PM Fitbit Drops Lawsuit Against Jawbone
Monday December 26, 2016 @09:43AM Apple's Beef With Nokia Gets Intense, All Withings Products Pulled From Online Store
Friday December 23, 2016 @02:10PM IBM On Track To Get More Than 7,000 US Patents In 2016
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @02:00PM Supreme Court Rules For Samsung in Smartphone Fight With Apple
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @10:58AM Supreme Court Considers When US Patent Violations Are 'Induced' Abroad
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @03:22PM China Breaks Patent Application Record
Sunday November 13, 2016 @07:33AM Red Hat Announces Fedora Will Support MP3 Playback
Saturday October 01, 2016 @10:02PM Apple Loses Patent Retrial To VirnetX, Owes $302.4 Million
Sunday September 25, 2016 @02:36PM Microsoft Patents A User-Monitoring AI That Improves Search Results
Friday September 23, 2016 @10:52PM Accenture Patents a Blockchain-Editing Tool
Monday September 19, 2016 @12:17AM 'Unpatent' Begins Crowdfunding Challenges To Bad Patents
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @10:09AM EU Court Blocks Brazilian Company From Trademarking Sound Of a Ringing Phone
Friday August 05, 2016 @12:32PM BlackBerry Enters New Phase Of Patent Monetization, Sues Internet Telephony Firm Avaya
Monday August 01, 2016 @12:01PM Amazon Patents Noise-Canceling Headphones That Could Automatically Turn Off When It Detects Certain Sound Patterns
Friday July 22, 2016 @11:25AM Samsung Fights Back, Sues China's Huawei For Patent Infringement
Saturday July 09, 2016 @10:29AM Apple Patents Augmented Reality Display, May Be Building A VR Headset
Saturday July 02, 2016 @09:47AM Stop Bashing GMO Food, Say 109 Nobel Laureates
Monday June 27, 2016 @05:00PM Cisco Seen As Trying To 'Slow Down Arista Anyway They Can' With Patent Lawsuits
Monday June 20, 2016 @04:27PM Twitter Pays $150 Million For Magic Pony Technology
Friday June 10, 2016 @03:16PM Yahoo Bidders Can't Even Agree On What They're Buying
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @02:34PM Crazy Patent Troll Suing Devs For Posting Apps To Google Play
Saturday June 04, 2016 @11:18AM IBM Has Been Awarded An Average Of 24 Patents Per Day So Far In 2016
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @01:47PM China's Huawei Sues Samsung Claiming Mobile Patent Infringement
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @12:59PM NASA Releases 56 Patents Into the Public Domain For Commercial Use
Friday May 06, 2016 @12:24PM Google-Backed Yieldify Has Acquired IP From 'World's Biggest Patent Troll'
Monday May 02, 2016 @03:13PM Samsung, Nvidia End Their Patent Lawsuits
Friday April 29, 2016 @05:30PM Google Files Patent For Injecting A Device Directly Into Your Eyeball
Sunday April 10, 2016 @08:21AM Website Attempts To Generate Every Possible Patentable Invention
Monday March 28, 2016 @07:53PM Report: Intel May Dump Nvidia, Turn To AMD For Radeon Graphics Licensing
Saturday March 26, 2016 @06:54AM Patent That Cost Microsoft Millions Gets Invalidated
Saturday February 13, 2016 @08:26PM Apple And AT&T Sued For Infringement Over iPhone Haptic Patents
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @09:47PM Patent Troll VirnetX Awarded $626M In Damages From Apple
Monday December 21, 2015 @02:21PM Apple To Pay Ericsson Patent Royalties On iPhones and iPads
Thursday December 03, 2015 @06:33PM Ask Slashdot: What Is the Best Way To Approach Big Companies With Your Product?
Thursday December 03, 2015 @03:55PM Why Legal Experts Are Up In Arms Over a Trade-Secrets Bill Microsoft Loves
Monday November 02, 2015 @01:47AM EFF Asks Appeals Court To "Shut Down the Eastern District of Texas"
Monday October 26, 2015 @08:39AM Drug Firm Offers $1 Version of $750 Daraprim Pill
Friday October 23, 2015 @08:42PM Full Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Intellectual Property Chapter Analyzed
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @11:37AM Source Code On Trial In DNA Matching Case
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @08:13AM Mozilla, Microsoft, Amazon, Google, and Others Form 'Alliance For Open Media'
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @12:18PM Newegg Beats Patent Troll Over SSL and RC4 Encryption
Saturday July 25, 2015 @09:49PM HEVC Advance Announces H.265 Royalty Rates, Raises Some Hackles
Monday July 20, 2015 @10:20PM Apple Patents Bank Account Balance Snooping Tech
Sunday July 12, 2015 @04:01PM Google Applies For Patents That Touch On Fundamental AI Concepts
Thursday July 09, 2015 @02:07PM French Government IT Directorate Supports ODF, Rejects OOXML
Thursday July 09, 2015 @10:19AM Judge Tosses Jury's $533M Patent Verdict Against Apple, Orders New Trial
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @10:54PM Reasons To Use Mono For Linux Development
Sunday May 31, 2015 @11:46PM Khan Academy Seeks Patents On Learning Computer Programming, Social Programming
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @10:18AM Oculus Founder Hit With Lawsuit
Thursday May 14, 2015 @08:49AM Wireless Charging Tech Adopted By Ford, Chrysler, and Toyota Goes Open Source
Thursday April 30, 2015 @03:11PM US Senate Targets Patent Trolls
Friday April 24, 2015 @06:46PM Patents Show Google Fi Was Envisioned Before the iPhone Was Released
Friday April 10, 2015 @10:50PM After EFF Effort, Infamous "Podcasting Patent" Invalidated
Monday April 06, 2015 @12:50PM USPTO Demands EFF Censor Its Comments On Patentable Subject Matter
Sunday April 05, 2015 @01:50PM Swiss Launch of Apple Watch Hit By Patent Issue
Thursday April 02, 2015 @10:13AM EU's Unitary Software Patent Challenged At the Belgian Constitutional Court
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @10:26AM License Details Hint MS Undecided On Suing Users of Its Open Source Net Runtime
Monday March 23, 2015 @10:59AM Stallman joins Internet, talks net neutrality, patents and more
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @03:28PM Stanford Study Credits Lack of Non-Competes For Silicon Valley's Success
Friday February 20, 2015 @07:16PM Apple Patents Head-Mounted iPhone
Thursday February 19, 2015 @02:47PM Apple Patent Could Have "Broad Ramifications" For VR Headsets
Saturday December 13, 2014 @08:43PM Judge Rules Drug Maker Cannot Halt Sales of Alzheimer's Medicine
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @09:18AM Group Tries To Open Source Seeds
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @01:33PM Microsoft To Open Source .NET and Take It Cross-Platform
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @09:32AM Silicon Valley Swings To Republicans
Sunday November 02, 2014 @10:44PM Disney Patents a Piracy Free Search Engine
Monday October 20, 2014 @10:04AM How Lobby Groups Rejected the Canadian Government's Plan To Combat Patent Trolls
Saturday October 18, 2014 @10:21PM Despite Patent Settlement, Apple Pulls Bose Merchandise From Its Stores
Thursday September 18, 2014 @01:04PM Alice Is Killing Trolls But Patent Lawyers Will Strike Back
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:07AM US Patent Office Seeking Consultant That Can Stamp Out Fraud By Patent Examiners
Friday September 12, 2014 @02:50PM Software patents are crumbling, thanks to the Supreme Court
Thursday September 04, 2014 @02:52PM Intellectual Ventures Sheds At Least Part of Its "Patent Troll" Reputation
Thursday August 28, 2014 @03:45PM Judge Lucy Koh Rejects Apple's Quest For Anti-Samsung Injunction
Thursday August 28, 2014 @09:26AM Google Wins $1.3 Million From Patent Troll
Monday August 18, 2014 @10:07PM Adam Carolla Settles With Podcasting Patent Troll
Monday August 11, 2014 @08:58PM Patents That Kill
Monday August 11, 2014 @12:02PM Every Day Is Goof-Off-At-Work Day At the US Patent and Trademark Office
Sunday July 27, 2014 @01:52AM Bose Sues New Apple Acquisition Beats Over Patent Violations
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @09:12AM Firefox 33 Integrates Cisco's OpenH264
Friday July 18, 2014 @07:29PM Appeals Court Affirms Old Polaroid Patent Invalid
Thursday June 26, 2014 @09:53AM Intuit Beats SSL Patent Troll That Defeated Newegg
Thursday June 19, 2014 @11:22AM US Supreme Court Invalidates Patent For Being Software Patent
Monday June 16, 2014 @12:09AM BMW, Mazda Keen To Meet With Tesla About Charging Technology
Thursday June 12, 2014 @01:25PM Tesla Releases Electric Car Patents To the Public
Thursday June 12, 2014 @10:28AM Why United States Patent Reform Has Stalled
Monday June 09, 2014 @03:34PM The Patents That Threaten 3-D Printing
Sunday June 01, 2014 @11:55PM Patent Troll Ordered To Pay For the Costs of Fighting a Bad Patent
Sunday May 25, 2014 @10:24AM After Knocked-Down Damages Claim, Apple Again Seeks to Ban Some Samsung Phones
Thursday May 08, 2014 @04:09PM USPTO Approves Amazon Patent For Taking Pictures
Saturday May 03, 2014 @12:47AM Jury Finds Apple and Samsung Infringed Each Other's Patents
Wednesday April 30, 2014 @11:55AM Supreme Court Makes It Easier To Get Lawyers Fees In Patent Cases
Wednesday April 16, 2014 @09:21AM Bill Gates Patents Detecting, Responding To "Glassholes"
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @10:02AM Apple: Dumb As a Patent Trolling Fox On iPhone Prior Art?
Thursday April 03, 2014 @04:29PM Details You're Not Supposed To See From Boston U's Patent Settlements
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @11:53PM Apple Patent Could Herald Interchangeable iPhone Camera Lenses
Monday March 31, 2014 @07:56PM Judge Overrules Samsung Objection To Jury Instructional Video
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @04:13PM Owner of Nortel Patents Sues Cisco For 'Immense' Patent Infringement
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @08:22AM Adam Carolla Joins Fight Against Podcast Patent Troll
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @08:11PM Apple Demands $40 Per Samsung Phone For 5 Software Patents
Thursday March 06, 2014 @06:52PM Samsung Galaxy Glass Patent Plans To Turn Fingers Into a Keyboard
Monday March 03, 2014 @01:16PM Inventor Has Waited 43 Years For Patent Approval
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @02:51PM The Public Patent Foundation Fights for Freedom From Bad Patents (Video)
Thursday January 23, 2014 @07:00PM Should Self-Driving Cars Chauffeur Shopping 'Whales' For Free?
Thursday January 23, 2014 @12:48PM US Supreme Court: Patent Holders Must Prove Infringment
Sunday January 19, 2014 @01:53PM Amazon: We Can Ship Items Before Customers Order
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @09:36AM Notorious Patent Troll Sues Federal Trade Commission
Monday January 13, 2014 @07:47PM Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Newegg Patent Case
Saturday December 21, 2013 @10:25AM 90 Percent of Businesses Say IP Is "Not Important"
Wednesday December 18, 2013 @01:50PM Google Joins the Open Invention Network Board
Sunday December 15, 2013 @01:43PM Former Google Lawyer Michelle Lee To Run US Patent Office
Saturday December 07, 2013 @06:06PM Facebook Patents Inferring Income of Users
Thursday December 05, 2013 @06:50PM Patent Troll Bill Clears House With Huge Majority
Thursday December 05, 2013 @09:10AM Tech Companies Set To Appeal 2012 Oracle Vs. Google Ruling
Tuesday December 03, 2013 @01:44PM Patent Battle May Loom Over 'Copenhagen Wheel' Electric Bike
Thursday November 21, 2013 @05:37PM Samsung Ordered To Pay Apple $290M In Patent Case
Monday November 18, 2013 @11:44PM How Perl and R Reveal the United States' Isolation In the TPP Negotiations
Saturday November 16, 2013 @03:29AM Google Patenting Less Noble Use of Project Loon Tech
Saturday November 09, 2013 @06:22PM Motorola Patent Uses Neck Tattoo As Microphone
Saturday November 02, 2013 @05:40PM You're Only As Hirable As Your Google+ Circles
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @04:15PM Cisco Releases Open Source "Binary Module" For H.264 In WebRTC
Thursday October 24, 2013 @10:23AM HP Seeks Buyer For WebOS Patents
Thursday October 24, 2013 @09:15AM Finally, a Bill To End Patent Trolling
Friday October 18, 2013 @01:46PM Samsung Offers To End Mobile Patent Wars
Saturday October 05, 2013 @07:25PM Google Wants Patent On Splitting Restaurant Bills
Thursday October 03, 2013 @12:16PM Apple and Nokia Outraged That Samsung Lawyers Leaked Patent License Terms
Saturday September 28, 2013 @07:21AM Martha Stewart Out To Exterminate Patent Troll Lodsys
Thursday September 26, 2013 @02:15PM Steve Jobs Video Kills Apple Patent In Germany
Wednesday September 18, 2013 @12:50PM Ask Slashdot: When Is Patent License Trading Not Trolling?
Monday September 16, 2013 @11:17PM Doubleclick Cofounder Responds to Patent Troll by Filing Extortion Lawsuit
Wednesday September 11, 2013 @06:41PM How IP Law Helps FOSS Communities
Thursday September 05, 2013 @08:44AM Jury Finds Google Guilty of Standards-Essential Patents Abuse Against MS
Wednesday September 04, 2013 @10:40AM Apple Receives Patent For Accessing Sets of Apps With Different Passcodes
Monday September 02, 2013 @07:22PM Patent Suit Leads To 500,000 Annoyed Software Users
Thursday August 29, 2013 @10:23AM USPTO Publishes Suggestions For Intellectual Property Enforcement
Wednesday August 28, 2013 @10:56AM New Zealand Bans Software Patents
Tuesday August 27, 2013 @11:31AM OmniPage Maker Nuance Loses Patent Trial Over OCR Tech
Saturday August 24, 2013 @12:57AM Google Buys Foxconn Patents For Head-Mounted Tech
Sunday August 11, 2013 @05:36PM TrollingEffects.org To Help Potential Victims of Patent Trolls
Saturday August 10, 2013 @02:22PM Samsung Infringed On Apple Patents, Says ITC
Thursday August 01, 2013 @12:23PM Companies Petition Congress To Reform 'Business Method' Patent Process
Thursday July 25, 2013 @08:57AM Invalidation of Eolas's Web Patent Claims Upheld
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @11:05AM Nobelist Gary Becker Calls For an End To Software Patents
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @09:29AM How Joel Spolsky Shot Down a Microsoft Patent In 15 Minutes
Thursday July 18, 2013 @09:38AM Patent Trolls Getting the Attention of the Feds
Saturday July 13, 2013 @11:15AM Google Patents Displaying Athletes On Sports Fields
Saturday July 13, 2013 @09:42AM Microsoft Sues US Customs For Allowing Imports of Banned Motorola Phones
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @06:25PM Boston U. Patent Lawsuits Hit Apple, Amazon, Samsung, and Others
Tuesday July 02, 2013 @12:38PM FTC Chairwoman Speaks On Growing US Patent Problem
Friday June 28, 2013 @08:05PM AT&T Gets Patent To Monitor and Track File-Sharing Traffic
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @08:33AM Formlabs In Settlement Talks Over 3D Printing Patent Lawsuit
Monday June 24, 2013 @08:36PM Patents Vs Innovation - the Tabarrok Curve
Monday June 24, 2013 @06:32PM Analyzing Congress's Multiple Approaches To Patent Reform
Thursday June 13, 2013 @11:50AM Supreme Court: No Patents For Natural DNA Sequences
Wednesday June 12, 2013 @11:52AM German Parliament Tells Government To Strictly Limit Patents On Software
Wednesday June 12, 2013 @10:07AM German Parliament tells government to strictly limit patents on software
Saturday June 08, 2013 @08:43AM Apple Files Patent For Digital Wallet and Virtual Currency
Tuesday June 04, 2013 @01:24PM White House Announces Reforms Targeting Patent Trolls
Sunday June 02, 2013 @04:37AM Never Mind the Epidemic, Who Gets Patent Rights For the Cure?
Thursday May 23, 2013 @09:45AM Kim Dotcom Wants Money From Google, Twitter For 2-Factor Authentication
Wednesday May 22, 2013 @11:15AM OSI President Questions WebM Patent License Compatibility with Open Source
Thursday May 16, 2013 @10:17AM Newegg Defeats Alcatel-Lucent in Third Patent Win This Year
Thursday May 09, 2013 @08:40AM New Zealand set to prohibit software patents
Thursday May 09, 2013 @05:25AM New Zealand to eliminate software patents
Thursday May 09, 2013 @05:24AM NZ says "No" to software patents
Thursday May 09, 2013 @12:41AM New Zealand Set To Prohibit Software Patents
Sunday May 05, 2013 @03:50PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Sell an Algorithm To Venture Capitalists?
Wednesday May 01, 2013 @09:53AM British Telecom Claims Patents on VOIP Session Initiation Protocol
Friday April 26, 2013 @11:08AM Was Google's Motorola Mobility Acquisition a Mistake?
Wednesday April 24, 2013 @10:40AM Motorola Loses ITC Case Against Apple for Proximity Sensor Patents
Wednesday April 17, 2013 @01:02PM Foxconn Signs Massive Android Patent Agreement With Microsoft
Thursday April 11, 2013 @02:10PM Judge Slams Apple-Motorola Suit As 'Business Strategy'
Saturday April 06, 2013 @09:13PM Rackspace Goes On Rampage Against Patent Trolls
Saturday April 06, 2013 @05:00PM German Court Finds Apple's 'Slide To Unlock' Patent Invalid
Monday April 01, 2013 @08:37PM Indian Supreme Court Denies Novartis Cancer Drug Patent
Monday April 01, 2013 @10:17AM Novartis denied cancer drug patent in landmark Indian case
Thursday March 28, 2013 @03:04PM Google Pledges Not To Sue Any Open Source Projects Using Their Patents
Thursday March 28, 2013 @12:23PM Get Serious, Apple is Not Building a Smart Pen