Samsung and MetroPCS Settle with Klausner Over Voicemail
Klausner Technologies today announced that it has settled patent-related litigation with Samsung and MetroPCS regarding its visual voicemail intellectual property. Samsung and MetroPCS now licensing Klausner's patents. Klausner says it has 51 licensees of its visual voicemail patents, including mobile network operators, handset manufacturers, VOIP/cable operators, and enterprise voicemail providers.
Verizon to Delete Its Paid Visual Voicemail Service
Verizon Wireless said it will discontinue its $2.99 Visual Voicemail service come July 8. All customers who use the Visual Voicemail app will be transitioned to Verizon's free, basic voicemail service.
Samsung to Pay Apple $548M for Patents - with a Catch
Samsung will send Apple a check for $548 million to settle its ongoing patent litigation, according to FOSS Patents. The companies filed paperwork with a California court on Dec.
Nvidia and Samsung Strike Patent Deal, Drop Lawsuits
Nvidia today said it has settled its patent-related litigation with Samsung. The company first sued Samsung in 2014 over smartphone patents and was later sued in turn by Samsung.
Nokia and Samsung Expand Patent Agreement
Nokia and Samsung have broadened an existing patent cross-licensing agreement to include more intellectual property. The companies ended patent litigation between the two in February with an initial cross-licensing agreement.
LG Agrees to Pay Nokia Royalties, But Rates Not Settled
LG has signed a patent-licensing agreement with Nokia over smartphone technology, but the companies have yet to agree on pricing for the patents. Nokia may have sold its handset business to Microsoft, but it retained many of the related patents for licensing purposes.