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Qualcomm Files Actions Against Meizu in the United States, Germany and France
October 20th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Qualcomm has taken actions to address what it claims are Meizu's infringement of its patents in the United States, Germany and France....more

Huawei Steps Up Patent Dispute with Samsung
July 7th 2016 - 02:30 GMT
Huawei has filed another patent lawsuit against Samsung Electronics in China, although details of the case are currently limited....more

Qualcomm Files Complaint Against Meizu in China
June 27th 2016 - 01:25 GMT
Qualcomm says that it has filed a complaint against China's Meizu alleging that the company is using its patents without a license....more

AT&T Sued for Saying Thank You
June 13th 2016 - 03:25 GMT
USA based AT&T is facing a lawsuit, simply for saying thank you to its customers....more

Huawei Secures Patent Deal from Japan's NTT DoCoMo
June 10th 2016 - 01:45 GMT
Japan's NTT DoCoMo has granted a patent license covering standard-essential patents for its wireless communication technologies to Huawei....more

Huawei Probed by US Officials for Sanctions Busting
June 6th 2016 - 02:20 GMT
China's Huawei has been served with a subpoena by the US Commerce Department investigating allegations that it may have broken US sanctions on Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria....more

Microsoft Sells Smartphone Patents to China's Xiaomi
June 2nd 2016 - 02:30 GMT
Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi has signed a deal to put Microsoft software into its handsets....more

Huawei Sues Samsung over Alleged Patent Infringements
May 25th 2016 - 02:00 GMT
China's Huawei has launched a series of lawsuits against Samsung in China and the USA alleging the company has infringed on its patents....more

Apple Loses IPhone Trademark Lawsuit
May 4th 2016 - 02:30 GMT
Apple has lost a trademark lawsuit and will have to share the iPhone brandname in China....more

Qualcomm Signs 3G/4G Chinese Patent License Agreement with Yulong
April 28th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Qualcomm has signed a new 3G and 4G Chinese patent license agreement with Yulong Computer Telecommunication Scientific (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. (Yulong),...more

Qualcomm and LG Electronics Resolve Arbitration Dispute Over Licensing Terms
April 27th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Qualcomm and LG Electronics have resolved through good faith negotiations an arbitration dispute over certain terms in their license agreement ...more

Qualcomm Signs 3G/4G Chinese Patent License Agreement with Hisense
April 26th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Qualcomm has signed a new 3G and 4G Chinese Patent License Agreement with Hisense Group....more

Qualcomm Signs 3G/4G Chinese Patent License Agreement with EWPE
April 14th 2016 - 01:30 GMT
Qualcomm has entered into a new 3G and 4G Chinese Patent License Agreement with Zhuhai Ewpe Information Technology (EWPE), a subsidiary of Gree Electric Appliances....more

Ericsson and Huawei Extend Global Patent Cross License Agreement
January 18th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson and Huawei have agreed on extending their global patent license agreement between the two companies....more

Xiaomi Signs Patent License with Qualcomm
December 8th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Qualcomm and Xiaomi have entered into a new 3G and 4G China patent license agreement....more

Qualcomm and ZTE Sign New 3G/4G License
November 11th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Qualcomm says that it has signed a new worldwide 3G/4G license agreement with ZTE....more

Qualcomm and Huizhou TCL Mobile Communication Sign 3G/4G Patent Agreement
November 10th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Qualcomm and Huizhou TCL Mobile Communication have entered into a 3G and 4G Chinese patent license agreement. ...more

Apple Ordered to Pay Damaged for Patent Infringement
October 18th 2015 - 03:11 GMT
Apple has been ordered to pay US$234 million in damages after it was found to have infringed patents held by a US university....more

Apple Loses IPhone Patent Lawsuit
October 14th 2015 - 06:20 GMT
Apple could be facing a bill for up to US$862 million after it lost a patent lawsuit initiated by a US university....more

Ericsson Sues Apple for Patent Infringement
May 11th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Ericsson has filed lawsuits against Apple in Germany, the UK and the Netherlands. ...more

Ericsson Sues Apple for Patent Infringement to Defend Fair Licensing System
March 6th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
The patents include standard essential patents related to the 2G and 4G/LTE standards as well as other patents that are critical to features and functionality of Apple devices...more

Dusseldorf Court Rejects Vringo's Patent Claims Against ZTE
January 26th 2015 - 01:30 GMT
ZTE says that it has welcomed the decisions of the District Court of Dusseldorf which ruled in its favor in a patent litigation with Vringo....more

Ericsson Counter-Sues Apple Over Patent Infringement
January 20th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson has filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas requesting a ruling on Ericsson's proposed global licensing fees with Apple....more

Samsung and Qualcomm Sued for Patent Infringement
September 12th 2014 - 01:50 GMT
Both Qualcomm and Samsung are facing a patent lawsuit over claims that they are infringing on graphics patents owned by Nvidia....more

TruePosition and Ericsson Settle Antitrust Litigation
August 7th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
TruePosition and Ericsson have reached a settlement of TruePosition's antitrust case against Ericsson....more

Apple and Samsung to Drop Some Patent Lawsuits
August 6th 2014 - 01:20 GMT
Apple and Samsung have agreed to drop their patent lawsuits against each other, but only outside the USA. ...more

Wi-LAN Wins Patent Dispute Against Ericsson
August 6th 2014 - 01:05 GMT
Patent troll, Wi-LAN says that it has won a court fight with Ericsson over the proper interpretation of a contract signed between the two companies....more

Microsoft Sues Samsung Over Android Patents Dispute
August 5th 2014 - 02:15 GMT
Microsoft has filed a lawsuit against Samsung seeking payment on Android patents that it says it has licensed to the company....more

Apple Pays $400 Million to Settle E-Book Pricing Conspiracy
July 16th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
Apple has agreed to pay US$400 million to settle allegations against it following a price-fixing conspiracy concerning how it set the prices of e-books sold through its iTunes store....more

FTC Alleges Amazon Billed Parents for Children's Unauthorized In-App Charges
July 11th 2014 - 01:45 GMT is the latest company to face accusations that it profited from the sale of mobile services without the users permission....more

Wi-LAN Signs Patent Licensing Deal with Nokia
July 8th 2014 - 02:10 GMT
Patent holding company Wi-LAN says that it has signed a multi-year license to a broad portfolio of wireless patents with Nokia Networks....more

Vringo Files Another Patent Lawsuit Against ZTE
July 4th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Ringtones to patent lawsuit company, Vringo has added Romania to the long list of countries where it is suing ZTE for patent infringement....more

Qualcomm Overturns $173 Million Patent Lawsuit
July 1st 2014 - 02:05 GMT
Qualcomm has won an appeal over a US$173 million patent claim that had been originally filed against it by ParkerVision....more

ZTE Seeking to Have Vringo Patents Overturned in China
June 26th 2014 - 02:30 GMT
China's patent office is reviewing an application by ZTE to have 32 patents claimed by the former ringtone company, Vringo declared invalid....more

Gemalto Loses Android OS Patent Lawsuit
June 25th 2014 - 01:20 GMT
Gemalto has lost a patent lawsuit where it has claimed infringement of its patents by the Android OS....more

US Court Overturns Software Patent in Landmark Ruling
June 20th 2014 - 00:00 GMT
The USA Supreme Court has passed a ruling that could prove to be a major benefit to companies fighting vexatious patent lawsuits from so-called patent trolls....more

ZTE Files Anti-Trust Complaint Against Vringo in Europe
June 19th 2014 - 00:00 GMT
China's ZTE has filed an antitrust complaint with the European Commission, requesting it to investigate the licensing practices of ringtone to patent troll, Vringo...more

InterDigital Patent Infringements Against Nokia and ZTE Unlikely to Succeed
June 15th 2014 - 01:05 GMT
InterDigital is likely to lose a patent lawsuit against Nokia and ZTE following a preliminary ruling from the US International Trade Commission....more

Apple Wins Partial Victory in IPhone Trademark Dispute
June 6th 2014 - 04:00 GMT
Apple has won a partial victory in a trademark dispute in Mexico over the use of its iPhone brandname....more

InterDigital Settles Patent Lawsuits Against Samsung
June 3rd 2014 - 08:45 GMT
Patent holding company, InterDigital says that it has settled a range of patent lawsuits against Samsung, after the South Korean firm signed a license agreement with it....more