PATENTS

December 10th, 2012

‘Steve Jobs’ Patent Invalidated by U.S Patent Office

The U.S Patent and Trademark Office declared one of Apple’s strategic patents that was at the centre of Apple v. Samsung invalid. The patent ruled invalid by the USPTO was the ‘Steve Jobs patent’ — the master patent that covered multi touch and scrolling — which arguably defines the iOS experience. Listed by the USPTO [...]

February 14th, 2012

Google’s Motorola Mobility Purchase Approved

With hesitation, regulators in both the United States and European Union approved Google’s $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Monday paving the way for the search giant to potentially manufacture its own phones. In a press release announcing approval of the deal, the Department of Justice stated that Google’s potential approach to FRAND (fair reasonable and [...]

June 8th, 2009

Rambus Cuts NVIDIA Some Slack in Patent Investigation

Rambus has withdrawn its request to investigate a number of claims that GPU chip manufacturer nVidia was infringing on its patents. We don’t want to go so far as to say Rambus is the epitome of a patent troll, but since its foundation in 1990′s, it still has never owned a chip manufacturing facility and [...]