Slashdot Items Tagged "patents"

Date / Time Story
Monday October 16, 2017 @09:13PM Essential Is Getting Sued For Allegedly Stealing Wireless Connector Technology
Monday October 16, 2017 @04:38PM Apple To Appeal Five-Year-Long Patent Battle After $439.7 Million Loss
Friday October 13, 2017 @02:13PM Qualcomm Seeks China iPhone Ban, Escalating Apple Legal Fight
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @04:23PM US Congress Investigates Patent 'Gifts' That Evade Inter Partes Review
Monday September 25, 2017 @04:17PM Waymo Clarifies It Actually Wants $1.8 Billion From Uber
Saturday September 23, 2017 @08:08PM Cloudflare Pays First $7,500 Bounties In War Against Patent Troll
Saturday September 23, 2017 @11:45AM Facebook Relents, Switches React, Flow, Immuable.js and Jest To MIT License
Friday September 22, 2017 @12:39PM Red Hat Pledges Patent Protection For 99 Percent of FOSS-ware
Saturday September 16, 2017 @03:40PM WordPress Ditches ReactJS Over Facebook's Patent Clause
Monday September 11, 2017 @03:53PM Google Accused of Trying To Patent Public Domain Technology
Sunday September 03, 2017 @01:01PM Jury Finds Nintendo Wii Infringes Dallas Inventor's Patent, Awards $10 Million
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @05:42PM Kaspersky Lab Forces 'Patent Troll' To Pay Cash To End Case
Monday August 28, 2017 @12:39PM IP Lawyer Who Represented TiVo Is Trump's Pick As USPTO Chief
Thursday August 24, 2017 @04:56PM General Mills Loses Bid To Trademark Yellow Color On Cheerios Box
Friday August 18, 2017 @12:19PM E-Commerce To Evolve Next Month As Amazon Loses the 1-Click Patent
Thursday August 17, 2017 @05:10PM Motorola Patents a Display That Can Heal Its Own Cracked Screen With Heat
Thursday August 17, 2017 @04:23PM We Print 50 Trillion Pages a Year, and Xerox Is Betting That Continues
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @04:03PM Toyota Patents Cloaking Device To Make Car Pillars Appear Transparent
Monday August 07, 2017 @05:12PM 'Podcasting Patent' Is Totally Dead, Appeals Court Rules
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @09:01AM HP Patents 'Reminder Messages'
Friday July 28, 2017 @11:10PM Apple Paid Nokia $2 Billion To Escape Fight Over Old Patents
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @02:58PM Apple Ordered To Pay $506 Million In Damages For Processor Patent Infringement
Friday July 21, 2017 @08:08PM Facebook Petitioned To Change License For ReactJS
Friday July 14, 2017 @10:51PM Amazon Web Services Drops Controversial Patent Clause From Standard User Agreement
Thursday July 06, 2017 @05:41PM Space Data Lawsuit Has Alphabet's Project Loon In Jeopardy
Thursday June 15, 2017 @10:32PM Amazon Granted a Patent That Prevents In-Store Shoppers From Online Price Checking
Friday June 09, 2017 @12:31PM Intel: Steer Clear Of Our Patents
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @08:07PM Facebook Wants To Spy On People Using Their Phone's Camera and Analyze Facial Emotions
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 @08:53PM Apple Receives Patents For Bezel-Free Display, Touch ID Button Embedded In Screen
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @09:14AM MP3 Is Not Dead, It's Finally Free
Thursday May 11, 2017 @04:25PM Cloudflare Declares War On a Patent Troll With a $50,000 Bounty
Friday May 05, 2017 @04:15PM Walmart Wants To Put Sensors On Everything So It Can Automatically Order You Stuff
Thursday April 27, 2017 @08:13PM Apple Patent Hints At Wirelessly Charging Your iPhone Via Wi-Fi Routers
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
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @11:12PM The Surprising Rise of China As IP Powerhouse
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
Thursday March 30, 2017 @03:30PM IBM Technology Creates Smart Wingman For Self-Driving Cars
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @10:11AM A Lawsuit Over Costco Golf Balls Shows Why We Can't Have Nice Things For Cheap
Friday March 24, 2017 @04:53PM Why You Should Care About the Supreme Court Case On Toner Cartridges
Friday March 24, 2017 @04:29PM Judge: eBay Can't Be Sued Over Seller Accused of Patent Infringement
Thursday March 23, 2017 @05:52PM Apple Explores Using An iPhone, iPad To Power a Laptop
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
Thursday March 16, 2017 @07:43PM Sony Patent Could Let You Wirelessly Charge Your Phone From Another Device
Friday March 03, 2017 @02:16PM Apple Is Expanding Its War With Qualcomm
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @07:42PM Court Throws Out $533 Million Verdict Against Apple Over Data Storage Patent
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:30PM IBM Gets a Patent On 'Out-of-Office' Email Messages -- In 2017
Thursday February 23, 2017 @10:03PM Alphabet's Waymo Sues Uber For Allegedly Stealing Self-Driving Secrets
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @05:00PM Patent Office Rules CRISPR Patents, Potentially Worth Billions, Belong To Broad Institute
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 February 03, 2017 @04:24PM Lawsuit Claims Apple Forced Users To iOS 7 By Breaking FaceTime
Friday January 27, 2017 @04:10PM Apple Patents a Vaporizer
Friday January 20, 2017 @05:06PM Apple Sues Qualcomm For Roughly $1 Billion Over Royalties
Thursday January 19, 2017 @03:41PM Amazon Patent Hints at Self-Driving Car Plans
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @08:05PM US Antitrust Agency Sues Qualcomm Over Patent Licensing
Monday January 16, 2017 @04:26PM Microsoft Patent Hints At Foldable Tablet Design For Surface Phone
Sunday January 15, 2017 @05:59PM Apple/Samsung Patent Case Returns To Court To Revisit Infringement Damages
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @04:11PM Apple Patent Paves Way For iPhone With Full-Face Display, HUD Windows
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
Friday January 06, 2017 @05:06PM Original iPhone Prototype With iPod Click Wheel Surfaces Online
Monday January 02, 2017 @04:31PM Family Sues Apple For Not Making Thing It Patented
Friday December 30, 2016 @10:04PM Microsoft Patent Suggests HoloLens Could Keep Track of Your Small Items
Friday December 30, 2016 @08:07PM Apple Patent Hints At Magnetic Ear Hooks To Keep Future AirPods In Your Ears
Thursday December 29, 2016 @04:34PM Amazon Patents Floating Airship Warehouse For Its Delivery Drones
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @07:56PM Amazon Patents System To Defend Drones Against Hackers, Jammers and Arrows
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
Monday November 14, 2016 @07:05PM Samsung Patent Describes Holographic TV Technology
Sunday November 13, 2016 @07:33AM Red Hat Announces Fedora Will Support MP3 Playback
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @06:16PM Samsung's Latest Patent Is a Foldable Phone
Thursday November 03, 2016 @04:12PM Future iPhones Could Fold In Half
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @06:06PM Yahoo Patents Smart Billboard That Would Deliver Targeted Ads To Passersby or Motorists
Friday October 07, 2016 @06:31PM Appeals Court Reinstates Apple's $120 Million Slide-To-Unlock Patent Win Over Samsung
Friday October 07, 2016 @12:55AM Prominent Pro-Patent Judge Issues Opinion Declaring All Software Patents Bad
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
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @03:43PM 'Corporate Troll' Wins $3 Million Verdict Against Apple For Ring-Silencing Patent
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @06:53PM Apple Patents a Paper Bag
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
Monday September 12, 2016 @06:36PM HP To Buy Samsung's Printer Business For $1.05 Billion
Thursday August 25, 2016 @06:47PM Apple Patenting a Way To Collect Fingerprints, Photos of Thieves
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @07:46PM US Trade Judge Clears Fitbit of Stealing Jawbone's Trade Secrets
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
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @06:49PM Amazon Patents Way To Turn Lampposts, Church Steeples Into Drone Perches
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @04:07PM NBC Universal Patents a Way To Detect BitTorrent Pirates In Real-Time
Saturday July 09, 2016 @10:29AM Apple Patents Augmented Reality Display, May Be Building A VR Headset
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @05:07PM Microsoft Targets The iMac With New All-In-One Surface PCs, Reports Say
Saturday July 02, 2016 @09:47AM Stop Bashing GMO Food, Say 109 Nobel Laureates
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @05:39PM Florida Man Sues Apple For $10+ Billion, Says He Invented iPhone Before Apple
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @03:55PM Apple Patents a Way To Keep People From Filming At Concerts and Movie Theaters
Monday June 27, 2016 @05:00PM Cisco Seen As Trying To 'Slow Down Arista Anyway They Can' With Patent Lawsuits
Friday June 24, 2016 @05:29PM You Could Be Paid To Post Snapchat Selfies With Products, Patent Filing Suggests
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @08:41PM Australian 'Bitcoin Founder' Quietly Bidding For Patent Empire
Monday June 20, 2016 @04:27PM Twitter Pays $150 Million For Magic Pony Technology
Thursday June 16, 2016 @04:35PM Google Accused of Stealing Balloon Network Tech Behind Project Loon
Friday June 10, 2016 @03:16PM Yahoo Bidders Can't Even Agree On What They're Buying
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @05:12PM Yahoo Preps Auction For 3,000 Patents Worth $1 Billion
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 31, 2016 @11:25PM Microsoft Sells 1,500 Patents To Xiaomi To Build 'Long-Term Partnership'
Thursday May 26, 2016 @05:12PM Patent Troll VirnetX Wants To Ban FaceTime and iMessage, Increase Damages Award By $190M
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @01:47PM China's Huawei Sues Samsung Claiming Mobile Patent Infringement
Monday May 23, 2016 @05:37PM Apple Sued Over iPhones Making Calls, Sending Email
Thursday May 19, 2016 @04:59PM Google Patents Self-Driving Car That Glues Pedestrians To The Hood In A Crash
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @12:59PM NASA Releases 56 Patents Into the Public Domain For Commercial Use
Friday May 06, 2016 @07:27PM NASA Launches Searchable Database Of Public Domain Patents
Friday May 06, 2016 @12:24PM Google-Backed Yieldify Has Acquired IP From 'World's Biggest Patent Troll'
Thursday May 05, 2016 @11:33PM Judge Rodney Gilstrap Sees A Quarter Of The Nation's Patent Cases
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
Monday April 11, 2016 @04:36PM Apple Patent Filing Points To a Keyboard With No Keys
Sunday April 10, 2016 @08:21AM Website Attempts To Generate Every Possible Patentable Invention
Wednesday April 06, 2016 @06:05PM Samsung Receives Patent For Smart Contact Lenses
Friday April 01, 2016 @03:56PM DJI Files Patent Lawsuit Against Yuneec, Marking Industry's First Legal Fight
Monday March 28, 2016 @07:53PM Report: Intel May Dump Nvidia, Turn To AMD For Radeon Graphics Licensing
Monday March 28, 2016 @05:34PM Oracle Seeks $9.3 Billion For Google's Use Of Java In Android
Saturday March 26, 2016 @06:54AM Patent That Cost Microsoft Millions Gets Invalidated
Thursday March 17, 2016 @04:44PM Nike's Self-Lacing Shoes Will Go On Sale This Year
Thursday March 03, 2016 @06:09PM IBM Sues Groupon Over 1990s Patents Related To Prodigy
Sunday February 28, 2016 @01:22PM Airbus Patents Adjustable Seats, In-Seat Storage For Aircarft
Sunday February 14, 2016 @02:51PM Microsoft Patents A Modular PC With Stackable Components
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