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Supreme Court Rules Against Microsoft In Patent Case
Posted on 9 Jun 2011 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Endorsing a "clear and convincing" standard for proving patent invalidity, the U.S. Supreme Court on June 9 sided with a patent holding firm in its longstanding dispute with defendant Microsoft Corp. ( Microsoft... Read More

UCLA Law Review Excerpt: Defendant Class Actions And Patent Infringement Litigation
Posted on 25 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By Matthew K. K. Sumida* *Information Resource Editor, UCLA Law Review, Volume 58. J.D. Candidate, UCLA School of Law, 2011; B.S., University of Southern California, 2004 Excerpt from Defendant Class Actions and Patent Infringement Litigation , 58... Read More

Microsoft Aims At Android With E-Reader Lawsuit
Posted on 23 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SEATTLE - (AP) Microsoft Corp. broadened its attack on Google Inc.'s Android software, filing patent infringement lawsuits Monday against Barnes & Noble Inc. and two manufacturers over the Android-based Nook e-reader. In the complaint filed in... Read More

Nokia File Another Complaint Against Apple
Posted on 7 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK – (AP) Finnish cell phone maker Nokia Corp. said Friday it has filed another lawsuit against Apple Inc., this time extending its patent infringement claims to the new iPad. Nokia has already filed complaints against Apple, charging that... Read More

Judge Overturns $625.5 Million Patent Lawsuit Against Apple
Posted on 6 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) A federal judge has overturned a federal jury's order that Apple Inc. pay $625.5 million in damages for violating patents held by a Mirror Worlds LLC, a small technology company. The decision by U.S. District Judge Leonard Davis... Read More

High Court Says Microsoft Must Pay In Patent Case
Posted on 10 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Microsoft Corp. must pay a $290 million judgment awarded to a small Toronto software company for infringing on one of its patents inside its popular Microsoft Word program. The high court unanimously... Read More

Nokia, Apple Settle Drawn-Out Patent Dispute
Posted on 15 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HELSINKI, Finland - (AP) Nokia Corp. on Tuesday notched a valuable win against rival Apple Inc., with the U.S. company agreeing to pay the Finnish handset maker a one-time sum to settle long-standing patent disputes as well as royalties for current licenses... Read More

Kodak Patent Complaint Against Apple, RIM Revived
Posted on 28 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - (AP) A federal agency said Friday that it will review Eastman Kodak Co.'s high-stakes patent-infringement claim against technology giants Apple Inc. and Research in Motion Ltd. The U.S. International Trade Commission in Washington... Read More

Music Service Spotify In Patent Infringement Lawsuit
Posted on 1 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Digital music service Spotify, which recently arrived in the U.S., has been sued by music and video streaming software maker PacketVideo for allegedly violating a patent it holds for digital music distribution. In court documents... Read More

Patent Holder Sues Smart Phone Makers Over Patents
Posted on 9 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) The patent-holding company that won a settlement of more than $600 million from the maker of the BlackBerry said Friday it has sued six other makers of phones and phone software. Patent company NTP Inc. is suing Apple Inc., Google Inc... Read More