Verizon, Others Benefit in Patent Case Verdict
DNT, a unit of Acacia Research filed a patent lawsuit against Verizon Wireless, Novatel, and other wireless network operators over the way wireless modem cards access the carriers' networks. The patent was filed in 1990 and spoke about an auto-dialer mechanism for use on touch-tone phones. DNT hoped to win $170 million in damages. The federal jury declared DNT's patents invalid for three reasons, and absolved Verizon and the other plaintiffs of any wrong doing.
Jury Says Samsung Violated 2 Apple Patents, Awards $119M
A federal jury in California today found Samsung guilty of violating technology patents held by Apple. Specifically, Samsung infringed on two patents that cover data tapping (making calls from within an email) and autocomplete.
Apple Found Guilty of Infringing U. of Wisconsin Patent
Apple is facing a massive judgment in a patent complaint concerning processors found in the iPhone and iPad. A jury in Madison, Wisconsin, found Apple guilty of using a patent owned by the University of Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) without permission.
Jury Adjusts What Samsung Owes Apple
A jury in San Jose today adjusted the damages owed to Apple by Samsung for violating its smartphone patents. Last Friday, a jury found Samsung guilty of infringing on two Apple patents.
Motorola Found to Infringe on MMS Patent
A Delaware jury today said Motorola violated a patent held by Intellectual Ventures. The patent pertains to how multimedia messages function on mobile devices.
Good! Teach these patent squatters a lesson....