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  • Samsung, Rockstar patent dispute to continue in Texas court

    A bid by Samsung Electronics to get a Texas court to dismiss a patent infringement complaint by Apple-backed Rockstar was rejected after the judge decided Thursday that a Rockstar subsidiary had standing to sue.

  • Google lawsuit against Rockstar to stay in California

    A Google complaint against Apple-backed patent consortium Rockstar will stay in a California court rather than be moved to Texas where Rockstar already has patent lawsuits against Google's Android partners, the California court ordered Thursday.

  • Google asks US court to rule that Android has not infringed Rockstar patents

    Google has asked a court in California to rule that it does not directly or indirectly infringe seven patents of Rockstar Consortium, after the Microsoft, Apple, BlackBerry, Ericsson and Sony backed patent firm sued seven of Google's Android partners in a court in Texas.

  • Google, Samsung and others sued by acquirer of Nortel patents Rockstar

    The Rockstar Consortium that acquired Nortel Networks' patents filed Thursday patent infringement suits against Google, Samsung, HTC and five other companies.

  • Nortel former CEO not guilty of fraud

    Three former executives of bankrupt Nortel Networks were acquitted this week of falsifying financial reports in an accounting scandal that precipitated the company's eventual bankruptcy and demise.

  • Yahoo claims Facebook bought several patents to countersue it

    Facebook purchased in the last five months eight of ten patents it has cited in a counterclaim to a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Yahoo, and several were purchased after Yahoo filed the suit, the Internet portal claimed in a filing on Friday before a federal court.

  • US joins Europe in approving Google Motorola deal

    The US Department of Justice has approved Google's acquisition of mobile phone and tablet maker Motorola Mobility for about $12.5 billion (£7.9 billion), following the European Commission's approval earlier in the day.

  • Kodak files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

    Eastman Kodak has filed for Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code to reorganise its business.

  • Nortel execs to stand trial over alleged fraud

    On the eve of the Canadian criminal trial of three former Nortel Networks executives, the prosecutor has dropped five of seven charges, but left the most serious allegation: That the trio fraudulently misstated the financial results of the network equipment maker.

  • Google acquires massive patent portfolio from IBM

    Google has acquired over 1,000 patents from IBM, as part of its strategy to strengthen its patent portfolio to counter litigation, according to records of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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