The programmer held two patents dealing with sharing and updating social media content long before the social networking site launched
A U.S. appeals court has denied Apple a rehearing on the rejection of an injunction on sales of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.
IBM earned 6,478 utility patents last year, topping the list of patent winners for the 20th year in a row
Over the past year, patent battles have been fought by tech companies in courtrooms all over the world. The litigation is far from over though, however, and will continue throughout 2013. This is what's at stake on the patent battlefield in the near future.
Apple has dropped its patent-infringement accusations against the Galaxy S III Mini, a mid-market Android smartphone that Samsung Electronics says it is not selling in the U.S.
Nokia will license its patents to RIM for an undisclosed fee, and end all current patent litigation between the two companies.
A judge has denied Apple's request for a permanent injunction on 26 Samsung phones that were the focus of the patent lawsuit
A court in California has denied Samsung Electronics a retrial in a patent dispute with Apple, and also refused Apple a ban on the sale of some Samsung products.
Computer technology accounted for more patent applications in recent years than any other industry sector tracked by the World Intellectual Property Organization, although the number of digital communication patent applications grew faster. Industrial design registrations are also growing -- and while Apple aggressively asserts its design rights in courtrooms, it does not file the most applications for such rights.
The patents covered under the agreement will not be sealed