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Apple Vs. Samsung: Round Two Slated for 2018

Apple first accused Samsung of "copying the aesthetics of the iPhone" back in 2011, now both will head back to district court in May for a new trial to determine the cost of damages.  
Late last month, word spread of a potential rematch between Apple and Samsung following a long-winded patent battle related to the iPhone maker’s slide-to-unlock technology.  Howe… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/11/apple-vs-samsunground-two-slated-2018/

Friend or Foe? Companies Settle Up With Patent Rivals

According to Unified Patents' 1st Half 2016 Patent Dispute Report, the numbers for litigation are down.
According to Unified Patents' 1st Half 2016 Patent Dispute Report, the numbers for litigation are down.  Records show that the number of patent cases has decreased in the last hal… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2016/07/friend-or-foe-companies-settle-patent-rivals/

The Gloves Are Off: Another Round of Patent Litigation

Despite patent reform efforts on multiple levels, companies of all sizes are putting their dukes up in an effort to protect what's theirs.
As patent litigation remains at an all-time high, competition and the demand for new and innovative products continues to increase in all industries.  Despite patent reform effort… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2015/12/gloves-are-another-round-patent-litigation/

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/

Adam Carolla Won't Back Down: Podcasting Patent Suit Continues

Adam Carolla and Personal Audio LLC are still at it, battling over the comedian's alleged infringement of a patent related to podcasting, after denying PA's offer to dismiss the case.
 Adam Carolla and Personal Audio LLC are still at it, battling over the comedian's alleged infringement of a patent related to podcasting - a "system for disseminating media conte… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/08/adam-carolla-wont-back-down-podcasting-patent-suit-continues/

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/

Amazon Stirs the Pot with New Photography Patent

Amazon’s recent acquisition of a patent for a specific photography technique has been bringing the company some questionable attention.  Patent 8,676,045 originally filed back in … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/amazon-stirs-pot-new-photography-patent/

Podcasting Patent Update: Adam Carolla, Amazon and the EFF

We've mentioned before that comedy-king Adam Carolla (star of the The Adam Carolla Show) is caught in a patent mess. The comedian's podcast network ACE Broadcasting is just one of… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/podcasting-patent-update-adam-carolla-amazon-eff/

Adam Carolla Fights Patent Troll to Save Podcasts

Adam Carolla, best known for his work on The Man Show and The Adam Carolla Show, is suiting up to join the war ag...
Adam Carolla, best known for his work on The Man Show and The Adam Carolla Show, is suiting up to join the war against patent trolls. The comedian is being su… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/adam-carolla-fights-patent-troll-save-podcasts/

South Africa Rejects Big Pharma's "Satanic" Campaign

The Innovative Pharmaceutical Association South Africa recently rejected a U.S. pharmaceutical campaign in opposition to th...
The Innovative Pharmaceutical Association South Africa recently rejected a U.S. pharmaceutical campaign in opposition to the proposed changes of South African intellectual prope… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/south-africa-rejects-big-pharmas-satanic-campaign/

Patent Troll Targets Bigger Business for 2014

MPHJ caused a massive uproar last year, after sending several letters to small business owners demanding that they pay $1,000...
MPHJ caused a massive uproar last year, after sending several letters to small business owners demanding that they pay $1,000 per-employee in licensing fees for the use of its tec… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/patent-troll-targets-bigger-business-2014/

Fashion Industry Turns to Design Patents for Protection

Back in 2012, Fashion up-and-comer Lululemon Athletica Inc. took on long-time style-giant Calvin Klein Inc. in a patent battl...
Back in 2012, Fashion up-and-comer Lululemon Athletica Inc. took on long-time style-giant Calvin Klein Inc. in a patent battle that stirred up some major drama. In August of last… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/fashion-industry-turns-design-patents-protection/

Obama Vetoes Ban on Apple iPhones, iPads

The Obama Administration’s recent decision to veto an International Trade Commission ruling against Apple, Inc. is a big deal...
The Obama Administration’s recent decision to veto an International Trade Commission ruling against Apple, Inc. is a big deal for patent holders everywhere. The first such veto i… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/obama-vetoes-ban-apple-iphones-ipads/

Eolas Falls Flat in Recent Patent Suit Appeal

Eolas Technologies recently lost an appeal against a number of companies including Google, Yahoo and Amazon.com, in a lawsuit...
Eolas Technologies recently lost an appeal against a number of companies including Google, Yahoo and Amazon.com, in a lawsuit involving several “key Web patents” which carried on … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/eolas-falls-flat-recent-patent-suit-appeal/

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Monsanto in Soybean Patent Case

The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the 75-year-old Indiana farmer, Vernon Bowman, is guilty of infringement after replant...
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the 75-year-old Indiana farmer, Vernon Bowman, is guilty of infringement after replanting Monsanto Company’s patented soybean seeds. Farm… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/supreme-court-rules-favor-monsanto-soybean-patent-case/

Judge Rules in Favor of Microsoft in Motorola Patent Case

U.S. District Judge, James Robart, ruled in favor of Microsoft on Thursday in the first of many battles against Google subsid...
U.S. District Judge, James Robart, ruled in favor of Microsoft on Thursday in the first of many battles against Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility. The case revolves around how … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/judge-rules-favor-microsoft-motorola-patent-case/

Rackspace Sues Notorious Patent Troll for Breach of Contract

San Antonio hosting company Rackspace has taken a bold stance against patent trolls with its recent suit against IP Navigatio...
San Antonio hosting company Rackspace has taken a bold stance against patent trolls with its recent suit against IP Navigation Group subsidiary Parallel Iron. The two companies ha… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/rackspace-sues-notorious-patent-troll-breach-contract/

Spanx Vs. Yummie Tummie: Blondes Battle it Out in Court

Real Housewives of New York star and founder of the company Yummie Tummie, Heather Thomson, is putting her fists up in a figh...
Real Housewives of New York star and founder of the company Yummie Tummie, Heather Thomson, is putting her fists up in a fight over shape wear design patents. The contender: Span… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/spanx-vs-yummie-tummie-blondes-battle-it-out-court/

Google's Patent Licensing Site to Encourage Innovation

In the recent past, Google has spoken out about patents, arguing that patent trolls and the courtroom battles between compani...
In the recent past, Google has spoken out about patents, arguing that patent trolls and the courtroom battles between companies are stifling innovation and are ultimately bad for … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/googles-patent-licensing-site-encourage-innovation/

Investment Banking and the Patent Marketplace

Investment banks are taking advantage of the rise in patent sales and litigation as a way to grow their business, as the volu...
Investment banks are taking advantage of the rise in patent sales and litigation as a way to grow their business, as the volume of merger and acquisition deals falls. Traditional… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/investment-banking-and-patent-marketplace/

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