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
Ericsson has asked a U.S. court to block sales of a variety of Samsung Electronics cameras, Blu-ray Disc players, televisions and phones
Apple is seeking to add six Samsung products in a patent infringement lawsuit between the electronic giants scheduled to start in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in March 2014.
The presiding judge will now try to calculate what he thinks is a fair royalty rate for Motorola's patents
Samsung Electronics has asked a California court to compel Apple to produce a copy of its settlement and patent license agreement with HTC, claiming the document is relevant to its own patent dispute with Apple.
A California court has allowed Samsung Electronics to include Apple's iPhone 5 among the products alleged to have infringed its patents, while also letting Apple amend its infringement contentions to include the Jelly Bean operating system and newer Samsung products such as the Galaxy Note 10.1 and the U.S. version of the Galaxy S III.
Samsung Electronics said Wednesday it has no plan to settle its ongoing patent disputes with Apple
The patent trial could help establish how royalty rates are calculated for standards-essential patents
A court in California will consider Samsung Electronics' concern that the foreman of the jury deciding a patent infringement lawsuit between Apple and Samsung had concealed relevant information.