Intellectual Property

Google’s Supreme Court faceoff with Oracle was a disaster for Google — ArsTechnica

Supreme Court justices seem poised to allow copyrights on APIs, writes Timothy Lee. Here is the link:

Oracle’s Newest Audit Tactic: Focusing on Java — Forbes

Oracle is starting to do audits aimed at promoting sales of its premium Java version, writes Dan Woods. Here is the link:

Software patents poised to make a comeback under new patent office rules — Ars Technica

This week the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) proposed new rules that would make it easier to patent software, writes Ben Klemens. Here is...

IBM tops 2018 patent list as A.I. and quantum computing gain prominence — Fortune

IBM won 9,100 U.S. patents in 2018, marking the 26th year in a row the Armonk, New York-based company has been the top recipient,...

Qualcomm says Apple gave its trade secrets to Intel — Axios

In court documents, Qualcomm says new evidence shows Apple made improper use of its modem technology to help Qualcomm rival Intel develop a more...