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China’s smartphone firms warned of patent disputes

April 15th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) China's smartphone companies are at risk of becoming embroiled in disputes over intellectual property rights since many important patents are held by international companies like Google ... Read more...

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Apple gets setback in patent war

December 10th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 10 (IANS) Apple Friday suffered a setback in its global patent war, as a German court ruled over its copyright infringement battle in favour of Motorola Mobility.The ... Read more...

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Google buys more than 1,000 IBM patents

July 30th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 30 (IANS) Google, which last month failed to grab a huge portfolio of Nortel patents, has bought more than 1,000 patents from IBM.The new purchase boosts Google's ... Read more...

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Nortel patent sales okayed by US, Canadian courts

July 12th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 12 (IANS) Bankruptcy courts in Canada and the US gave their approval to the $4.5 billion sale of Nortel's 6,000 patents to a six-member consortium comprising Apple ... Read more...

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Google suffers major blow in Nortel patent loss

July 4th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 4 (IANS) Google, which initiated the bidding war for precious Nortel patents in April, has suffered a huge blow with an Apple-led consortium walking away with 6,000 patents ... Read more...

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