List of Legal News Articles

Ericsson sues Apple for patent infringement to defend fair licensing system
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
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
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
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
TruePosition and Ericsson have reached a settlement of TruePosition's antitrust case against Ericsson. more

Apple and Samsung to Drop Some Patent Lawsuits
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

Apple Seeking Retrial in $2.2 Billion Lawsuit Against Samsung
Apple is seeking a retrial in a patent dispute after a US court awarded it just US$119 million in damages instead of the US$2.2 billion that it had been seeking. more

Alcatel-Lucent Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Sophos
Alcatel-Lucent has initiated a litigation claiming patent infringement in Federal Court in the District of Delaware against Sophos and its subsidiary Cyberoam. more

Samsung and Apple in Talks to Settle Patent Wars
Apple and Samsung are reportedly in advanced talks that could see the two sides settle their long running and acrimonious patent disputes. more

Apple Faces Lawsuit from iPhone Users who Switched to Android Smartphones
Apple is facing a possible class-action lawsuit from former customers who switched from its iPhone to an Android device, and found that text messages from other iPhone users were often not delivered. more

Apple and Google Settle Patent Dispute
Apple and Google have settled a long running patent battle, and said that they will now work together on some areas of patent reform. more

WiLAN Looking to Sell Unwanted Patents
Patent holding company, WiLAN has announced that it is looking to sell some of its patent assets as the company seeks to reduce the risks associated with its business model of suing companies for patent infringements. more

Google Faces Lawsuit Over Mobile Search Monopoly Allegations
Google is facing a possible class-action lawsuit over how it preloads its own search tools into Android smartphones. more

Samsung Ordered to Pay $120 Million to Apple for Patent Infringements
Samsung has been ordered to pay Apple the sum of US$119.6 million in a patent infringement lawsuit -- far less than the US$2.2 billion Apple had been seeking. more

Samsung and Motorola Mobility Censured Over European Patents Behaviour
The European Commission has settled two separate but related patent disputes with Samsung and Motorola Mobility covering standards essential patents. more

Google Buys Batch of Tech Patents from Foxconn
Taiwan headquartered Foxconn, which operates huge factories in China for assembling consumer electronics has sold a batch of key patents to Google. more