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Samsung must pay $290 million to Apple in patent case

After three days of deliberations, a jury came back with the figure on what Samsung needs to pay Apple for infringing on several of its patents.

House panel approves bill targeting patent trolls

The bill would tighten up the process by requiring plaintiffs in patent infringement lawsuits to identify the patents and claims infringed in initial court filings.

Apple's $380 million case against Samsung goes to jury

Jurors will now decide how much Samsung must pay Apple for infringing on several patents with its smartphones.

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Apple, Samsung rest case in multimillion-dollar patent fight

The two companies have been arguing in front of a jury for four days over the amount of money Samsung should pay to Apple for infringement of five of Apple's patents.

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Cisco, EFF call on Congress to target patent-troll demand letters

The U.S. Congress should take action to slow a skyrocketing number of "deceptive" patent infringement demand letters sent from patent licensing firms to small businesses, witnesses told a Senate committee.

Huge damage award at stake as Apple, Samsung return to court next week

The two sides will start jury selection Nov. 12 in San Jose, California. The trial will begin immediately after the jury selection.

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Google, Samsung and others sued by acquirer of Nortel patents Rockstar

The Rockstar Consortium that acquired Nortel Networks' patents filed Thursday patent infringement suits against Google, Samsung, HTC and five other companies.

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New patent reform bill targets so-called trolls

The bill would require companies suing for patent infringement to identify the patents and claims infringed in their initial court pleadings, potentially making it more difficult for patent holders to file broad infringement claims.

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Microsoft might win U.S. import ban against Motorola Android phones

Motorola will be forced to pay up or stop making Android phones that infringe on Microsoft's patents.

Patent troll Lodsys backs down from Kaspersky dispute

Security firm Kaspersky Lab said patent firm Lodsys had withdrawn its claims rather than face the verdict of the court in a patent dispute.