$625M Judgment Against Apple In Patent Case Tossed Out By Federal JudgeA federal judge has tossed out a jury’s decision calling for Apple to pay $625.6 million in damages to a Nevada company that claims Apple infringed on its patents for technology used in Apple services like FaceTime and iMessage.
Apple Working On Ways To Turn Off iPhone Cameras In Certain LocationsApple’s latest patent describes a way to block the iPhone’s camera functions while at a concert, making it useless as a recording device.
Will Apple Block Filming At Concerts?If and when a feature utilizing this tech could roll out is unknown at this time...
SCOTUS Makes It Easier For Patent Holders To Collect From ViolatorsThe Supreme Court has made it easier for patent holders to collect additional money when someone copies their invention without getting permission or paying for it.
Patent, Trademark Resource Center Opens In San Jose LibraryA new patent and trademark resource center in San Jose is making it easier for Silicon Valley entrepreneurs to find information about how to protect their intellectual property.
Silicon Valley Patent Infringement Lawsuit Nets Carnegie Mellon University $750MRoughly seven years after Carnegie Mellon University filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Santa Clara's Marvell Technology Group, the tech company agreed Wednesday to pay a $750 million settlement to the university.
California Brewer Uses Slogan ‘Queen Of Beers’ But Budweiser 'King of Beers’ Isn't Having ItShe Beverage Co. of California, applied to register "The Queen of Beer" phrase with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Anheuser-Busch filed a notice of opposition Wednesday.
Apple Awarded Patent To Deliver Ads Based On How Much You Can AffordApple was awarded a patent Thursday for a system allowing it to deliver ads to customers based on the amount of money the company thinks you have in your bank account.
Federal Appeals Court Rules Samsung Copied Some Of Apple's Patented iPhone FeaturesIn a long-running dispute, a federal appeals court has agreed that Samsung illegally copied some of the patented features in Apple's iPhone.
Stanford Students Invent Gecko Gloves That Give Humans The Power To Scale WallsThe "gecko gloves" make human hands perform like the sticky feet of nature's most impressive climber.
Jury Says Samsung, Apple Infringed On Each Other's Smartphone PatentsA California jury awarded Apple $119.46 million, far less than it demanded, in a patent battle with Samsung over alleged copying of smart phone features, and the jury made the victory even smaller by finding that Apple illegally used one of Samsung’s patents.
Jurors In Apple V. Samsung Trial To Continue Deliberating FridayCalifornia jurors have ended the day without reaching a verdict and will continue deliberating in a legal fight between Apple and Samsung over smartphone technology. The four men and four women left the federal courthouse in San Jose on Thursday after a full day of deliberations.

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