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Microsoft Office coming to Xiaomi phones; Xiaomi buys 1500 patents

Handset-maker Xiaomi will ship Microsoft Office and Skype on the company's Android smartphones and tablets, following a global agreement with Microsoft. The companies' new collaboration...

Apple sued by Caltech for allegedly infringing wi-fi patents — The Verge

Caltech is suing Apple for allegedly infringing not just one, but four of its patents. Broadcom has also been named in the suit. Jacob...

Microsoft Renews IP Licensing Deal With Funai

Microsoft and Funai Electric are renewing a patent cross-licensing agreement covering a range of consumer audio-video products. Funai Electric is a manufacturer under Funai and other brands including Philips, Magnavox, DX Broadtec, Emerson, Sanyo and Kodak.

Cave Consulting Group Awarded $12M In Patent Infringement Case

A California federal jury awarded Cave Consulting Group,  roughly $12 million after determining that UnitedHealth Group’s subsidiary OptumInsight infringed Cave Consulting Group’s patent for measuring physician...

Microsoft, Canon Sign Cross-Licensing Deal

Microsoft and Canon have inked a broad patent cross-licensing agreement, whereby the companies get access to each other's patent portfolios. The agreement covers a broad range of products and services, including digital imaging and mobile consumer products. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Since Microsoft launched its IP licensing program in December 2003, the company has entered into more than 1,100 licensing agreements.

Google Ordered To Pay SimpleAir $85M For Infringement

A federal jury has returned a verdict that Google owes $85 million in damages for infringing SimpleAir’s U.S. Patent No. 7,035,914. A separate jury...

Craig Electronics Enters Into Licensing Deal With MPEG LA

Craig Electronics has become a licensee to MPEG LA’s MPEG-2 patent portfolio license and ATSC patent portfolio license. Companies that license their MPEG-2 and...

Apple Patents Sports Monitoring System For Earbuds, Headphones

Apple had filed for and was granted a patent for a sports monitoring system for earbuds, headphones, and headsets. Here's an excerpt from the patent...

Google, Cisco Ink Patent Cross-Licensing Agreement

Cisco and Google have entered into a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement covering a broad range of products and technologies. The agreement allows each company...

Twitter Buys Over 900 IBM Patents, Inks Cross-License Deal

Twitter acquired over 900 patents from IBM, and the companies entered into a patent cross-license agreement. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction took place in December, according to a statement by IBM released on Friday.

Ericsson, Samsung End Patent Dispute

Ericsson and Samsung settled their patent dispute, ending complaints made by both companies against each other before the International Trade Commission, as well as...

Samsung, Google Sign 10-Year Global Patent License Agreement

Samsung and Google have signed a global patent cross-license agreement covering a broad range of technologies and business areas.  Dr. Seungho Ahn (Head, Samsung’s Intellectual...

IBM Sets US Patent Record Again

IBM inventors received 6,809 patents in 2013 says IBM. The company topped the annual list of U.S. patent leaders for the 21st consecutive year....

IBM Investing $1B On Watson Group

IBM is investing $1 billion into the newly formed Watson Group, a business unit dedicated to the development and commercialization of cloud-delivered cognitive innovations. This...

Stratasys Sues Microboards Technology

3D-printer company Stratasys has filed a patent infringement against Afinia, a division of Microboards Technology, in the United States District Court for the District...