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The Gloves Are Off: Tech Giants Continue to Battle over Patents

Patent litigation in the tech industry continues to surge, costing companies millions of dollars in legal fees.
Patent litigation in the tech industry continues to surge, costing companies millions of dollars in legal fees.  Here are a couple of the bigger battles that are making headlines:… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2015/05/gloves-are-tech-giants-continue-battle-over-patents/

Apple Loses $532 Million in Patent Infringement Case

Recently Apple was ordered to pay over $500 million to patent licensing firm Smartflash LLC.
Wondering what's new with the big Apple? Recently the tech giant was ordered to pay over $500 million to patent licensing firm Smartflash LLC. The two companies took their pa… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2015/02/apple-loses-532-million-patent-infringment-case/

IBM Ranked Number One in Patents for 22nd Year

According to the IFI Claims Patent Services annual ranking, IBM is still number one when it comes to the top U.S. patent recipients of 2014.
According to the IFI Claims Patent Services annual ranking, IBM is still number one when it comes to the top U.S. patent recipients of 2014.  It's the company's 22nd consecutive y… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2015/01/ibm-ranked-number-one-patents-22nd-year/

Snapshot of A Selfie: Technology, History and Patents

People all over the world are snapping photos of themselves, but did you know that the first selfie can be traced all the way back to 1839?
sel·fie /ˈselfē/ noun informal            a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and            shared … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2015/01/snapshot-selfie-technology-history-and-patents/

Popular Tech Gifts of 2014

Electronics have become an especially popular gift come holiday season.
The holidays are quickly approaching, and shoppers are scrambling on Super Saturday to wrap up the last few items on their lists. Stores and online sites like Amazon and Target saw… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/12/popular-tech-gifts-2014/

Steve Jobs Continues with Patents as Apple Sales Skyrocket

Since his death back in 2011, Steve Jobs has remained an important figure in Apple news.
Since his death back in 2011, Steve Jobs has remained an important figure in Apple news.  Not only has he continued to rack up the patents, but he will also appear as a key witnes… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/12/steve-jobs-continues-patents-apple-sales-skyrocket/

PayPal and eBay Announce Split as Apple Pay Emerges

E-commerce giant eBay recently announced that it will officially separate from its PayPal unit, creating two individually traded companies.
E-commerce giant eBay recently announced that it will officially separate from its PayPal unit, creating two individually traded companies.      EBay first acquired PayPal b… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/10/paypal-and-ebay-announce-split-apple-pay-emerges/

5 Surprising Facts About Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak

Commonly known as "Woz," this guy was there from the very beginning, inventing the Apple I and II and helping his friend and colleague Steve Jobs change the tech world
Most people jump straight to Jobs when they hear the word Apple, but the company's co-founder Steve-Wozniak is definitely worth getting to know.  Commonly known as "Woz," this guy… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/08/5-surprising-facts-about-apple-co-founder-steve-wozniak/

Apple and Samsung: More Patents, Less Litigation

The long-winded battle between Samsung and Apple, Inc is coming to an end (overseas), as the two tech giants have agreed to drop all patent litigation with one another outside of the U.S.
The long-winded battle between Samsung and Apple, Inc is coming to an end (overseas), as the two tech giants have agreed to drop all patent litigation with one another outside of … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/08/apple-and-samsung-more-patents-less-litigation/

Denver Public Library Hosts the Patents and Trademarks of Steve Jobs

The Denver Public Library will host the “Patents and Trademarks of Steve Jobs: Art and Technology that Changed the World" exhibit through September.
The Denver Public Library is currently featuring a unique exhibit that offers a behind-the-scenes look at some of the tech industry’s most influential patents.  The display, title… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/06/denver-public-library-hosts-patents-and-trademarks-steve-jobs/

Tech Patent Update: Smartphones and Smartwatches

An update on some of the latest patents filed and received from big tech companies.
  People are buzzing about Amazon's plans to launch a new mystery device on Wednesday the 18th, after the recent release of a short video that shows only how people are reactin… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/06/tech-patent-update-smartphones-and-smartwatches/

Lex Machina Reports on 2013 Patent Litigation

Intellectual property data and analytics firm, Lex Machina, recently released its 2013 report on patent litigation in the U.S, and the number of lawsuits is higher than ever. The … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/lex-machina-reports-2013-patent-litigation/

Companies Support Patents with Partnership for American Innovation

IBM, Microsoft, Pfizer, Apple, Dupont, Ford and GE have come together to form the Partnership for American Innovation, a lo...
IBM, Microsoft, Pfizer, Apple, Dupont, Ford and GE have come together to form the Partnership for American Innovation, a lobbying group in support of stronger patent protection.… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/companies-support-patents-partnership-american-innovation/

Innovation and Patents - Updates in Mobile Technology

Things are constantly changing in the tech industry, as companies are hard at work trying to find innovative ways to set th...
Things are constantly changing in the tech industry, as companies are hard at work trying to find innovative ways to set them apart from the rest. While software patents are a … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/innovation-and-patents-updates-mobile-technology/

New Apple Patents Track User Health & Well-being

Just last month the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted Apple yet another patent - this one showcasing the company's gro...
Just last month the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted Apple yet another patent - this one showcasing the company's growing interest in the health and fitness field. U.S.… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/new-apple-patents-track-user-health-well-being/

White House Follows-Up on Patent Reform/Obama’s Call to Action

Following up on President Obama’s State of the Union Address, the White House recently announced plans to put patent reform i...
Following up on President Obama’s State of the Union Address, the White House recently announced plans to put patent reform into gear. Not only do plans include helping busine… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/white-house-follows-patent-reformobamas-call-action/

Universities Win Big in Patent Infringement Cases

Boston University has reached a settlement with RPX Corp, a San Francisco-based firm that buys and licenses patents on beha...
Boston University has reached a settlement with RPX Corp, a San Francisco-based firm that buys and licenses patents on behalf of its members. More than two dozen of RPX’s clien… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/universities-win-big-patent-infringement-cases/

Apple to Ring in the New Year with 23 New Patents

Apple was recently awarded a number of new patents, which could significantly change the way its smartphones and other devi...
Apple was recently awarded a number of new patents, which could significantly change the way its smartphones and other devices operate. The United States Patent and Trademark … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/apple-ring-new-year-23-new-patents/

Martha Stewart Joins the Ranks Against Patent Trolls

Martha Stewart- craft queen and expert in all things home décor- has filed a lawsuit against the renowned patent troll Lodsys...
Martha Stewart- craft queen and expert in all things home décor- has filed a lawsuit against the renowned patent troll Lodsys after the company claimed that the “Martha Stewart We… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/martha-stewart-joins-ranks-against-patent-trolls/

Three Interesting Patents to Keep an Eye on

Let’s take a quick break from the constant stream of patent troll news and circle back to where it all began – innovation.&nb...
Let’s take a quick break from the constant stream of patent troll news and circle back to where it all began – innovation. As important as it is to keep an eye on all the politic… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/three-interesting-patents-keep-eye/

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