Rockstar Consortium Led By Apple, Microsoft Sells 4000 Patents For $900MSan Francisco-based RPX Corporation bought the patents.
Tesla To Share Patents With Rival Companies To Boost Electric Vehicle IndustryElectric car maker Tesla Motors is opening access to its patents to accelerate electric vehicle development.
Long-Awaited San Jose Patent Office To OpenThe U.S. Commerce Department has announced plans to open a long-awaited patent office in Silicon Valley, the world's top region for patent filers.
San Jose Conference Fueling Private Space IndustryThe annual New Space Conference has become a center of gravity for the dozens of companies, inventors and enthusiasts who see profits in outer space.
Silicon Valley Cranks Out Patents Faster Than Any Other U.S. RegionA first of its kind study confirms what many already know in Silicon Valley: the region is tops, at least when it comes to innovation.
Regional Patent Office To Open In Silicon ValleyThe federal government is opening regional patent offices in Silicon Valley and three other areas as part of efforts to reduce a backlog and hire experts not willing to move to the Washington area.
Motorola Wins Tentative Ruling Over Apple In Patent DisputeA judge for the U.S. International Trade Commission has ruled that Apple infringed a patent held by Motorola and dismissed the rest of Motorola’s claims.
South Bay Delegation Lobbies For Silicon Valley Patent Office More than 60 Silicon Valley CEO's and public officials traveled to in Washington D.C. to discuss key legislative priorities Wednesday. One of the top issues is easing some of the stumbling blocks that companies in the Bay Area face.
Facebook Files Patent Countersuit Against YahooFacebook is stepping up its patent dispute with Yahoo by filing its own lawsuit against the struggling Internet icon.
Yahoo Sues Facebook Over PatentsYahoo Inc. said in a court filing Monday that Facebook has infringed 10 of its patents covering advertising, privacy controls and social networking.
Google Must Pay Motorola $2.5B If Regulators Axe DealIn a sign that the Google-Motorola deal could face heavy antitrust scrutiny, Google included an unusually high breakup fee in its deal terms, according to a document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday.
Apple Patents Glasses-Free 3-D