IT innovators navigating a patent minefield

IT innovators navigating a patent minefield

I recently had the chance to hear an IT analyst speak about the invention and innovation. He offered an apt...

October 18th, 2012 brian bloom

Kodak seeks court approval for confidential patent auction plan

Kodak seeks court approval for confidential patent auction plan

BANGALORE, INDIA -- Eastman Kodak filed Monday a court motion seeking approval for confidential bidding for the auction of its...

June 12th, 2012 John Ribeiro

Nortel patent winners free to rock on

Nortel patent winners free to rock on

When the world’s biggest patent auction resulted in the spending of US$4.5 billion, its no wonder the new owners call...

March 12th, 2012 Howard Solomon

HTC acquires mobile software company

HTC acquires mobile software company

HTC Corp. acquired a French company that makes software used by operators and phone makers to design mobile phone home...

June 7th, 2010 Nancy Gohring

Microsoft sues Salesforce.com in battle for CRM

Microsoft sues Salesforce.com in battle for CRM

Microsoft Corp. has been on the wrong side of a couple patent issues recently--the case with i4i over XML in Microsoft Word,...

May 20th, 2010 tony bradley

Nortel will try to sell patents: Analyst

Nortel will try to sell patents: Analyst

 Nortel Networks Corp. has said Thursday it has raised $2 billion from selling business units to other vendors and is...

February 11th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Motorola demands BlackBerry import ban

Motorola demands BlackBerry import ban

Motorola Inc. (NYSE:MOT) has alleged Waterloo, Ont.-based Research in Motion Ltd. (TSE:RIM) is infringing on its patents and is asking...

January 25th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Nortel bankruptcy: One year later

Nortel bankruptcy: One year later

One year ago, Nortel Networks Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection in Canada, the U.S. and other countries in which it operates.Toronto-based...

January 13th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Nokia sues Apple over iPhone ‘free ride’

Nokia sues Apple over iPhone ‘free ride’

Nokia today said it has sued Apple Inc. in a U.S. court, charging that the iPhone infringes on 10 patents...

October 22nd, 2009 Gregg Keizer