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TiVo Prevails In Patent Rights Case Against Dish

Tivo Inc. prevailed yet again in a long-running dispute with Dish Network Corp. over patents for digital video recorders, as a federal appeals court cleared the way Thursday for TiVo to collect hundreds of millions of dollars. TiVo shares jumped more than 50 percent. Despite repeatedly losing,...

Microsoft Request For Patent Lawsuit Review Rejected

SEATTLE – (AP) A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Microsoft Corp.’s request to review a $290 million patent ruling involving the software maker's popular word processing program. Microsoft had asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit for a review by its full roster...

Patent Holder Sues Smart Phone Makers Over Patents

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., Microsoft Corp., HTC Corp., Motorola Inc. . . ....

Supreme Court To Hear Violent Video Game Case

LONG BEACH, Calif. - (AP) Before picking up any Wii games or downloading apps on her iPhone for her two daughters, Lillian Quintero does her homework. She'll first read reviews online and in magazines, then try them out for herself. If she thinks the games are engaging and educational enough. . ...