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White House takes steps against patent trolls

The Obama administration launches a website to help businesses that receive demand letters.

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Judge rebukes Apple for invoking nationalist bias but denies Samsung a retrial

Apple's remarks in a patent trial suggested an 'American-versus-non-American theme' to the jury, Judge Koh said.

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EU's copyright do-over delayed a month

The EU's overhaul of its copyright system needs more public feedback, government officials say.

Google-Samsung patent truce will boost Android and wearable tech, say analysts

But Apple still lingers, lawyers at hand.

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How do you like them apples: Google, Samsung ink patent deal

The move will make it easier for them to collaborate, and is a defensive move against Apple

Samsung's Apple damages equivalent to 16 days' profit

Samsung owes Apple a check for smartphone patent infringement, but the multimillion-dollar award is equal to several days' profit for each company.

Judge rules Samsung infringed Apple patent before trial begins

A Samsung patent was also declared invalid

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Tech patent leader remains IBM, but Google accelerates

IBM acquired more U.S. patents than any other company for the 21st year in a row. But Google has quickened its patent pace and climbed to No. 11 in the rankings.

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Apple cleared by appeals court of using Motorola patents

The ruling confirms an earlier trade court ruling and marks another victory for Apple.