Gilead Cashes In On HIV Treatment Patented By GovernmentA pricey HIV drug patented by the government is making billions for the manufacturer, Foster City-based Gilead, while the drug remains out of reach for many.
Cheers! Teslaquila May Be Rolling Into Liquor Stores SoonBillionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk may be going into the liquor business. The Palo Alto-based automaker has filed an application to trademark 'Teslaquila' with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Facebook Robots May One Day Follow You Around At HomeYour future Instagram pictures could be taken by a Facebook-branded robot that follows you around the house.
Supreme Court Sides With Samsung In iPhone Patent Dispute With AppleThe Supreme Court unanimously sided with smartphone maker Samsung on Tuesday in its high-profile patent dispute with Apple over design of the iPhone.
$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.