ITC investigates huge patent complaint
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Lenovo, MediaTek, Motorola and AMD all involved.

The US International Trade Commission began a patent infringement probe after ZiiLabs claimed that 17 firms were importing products to the United States in violation of its patents on graphics processors and DDR memory controllers.

Microsoft mulls foldable Surface phone
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Vole might make origami phones 


Software King of the World and much mocked mobile maker might use a foldable design that could find its way onto the mysterious Surface Phone.

US Court re-opens Samsung versus Apple
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Rounded rectangle damages to be rethunk


The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reopened a longstanding patent lawsuit related to Samsung copying the rounded rectangle of the iPhone nearly six years ago.

Nokia sues Apple for stealing its ideas
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The iPhone idea was ours


It has been many years coming, but now it has debugged itself from Microsoft, the former rubber boot maker Nokia is coming at Apple swinging.

BT runs out of Steam
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01 September 2016

BT runs out of Steam


Sues for stealing ideas

Telco BT is suing the game distributor Steam for allegedly nicking its patented email technology.

Blackberry turns into patent troll
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Sues Avaya

Troubled mobile phone maker BlackBerry has decided to make a bit more money by suing those it thinks stole its ideas.

Qualcomm sues Meizu
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Other players might also face the wrath of its mighty briefs

Qualcomm has sued the Chinese smartphone vendor Meizu for infringing its patents and reports from China suggest that Oppo and Vivo might also be dragged into court.

Florida man claims to have invented the iPhone
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Even down to its rounded rectangle shape

Florida resident Thomas Ross claims he invented the “iPhone” and has filed a $10 billion lawsuit against Apple claiming it nicked his idea.

Tame Apple Press attacks Chinese phone maker
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How dare you say you invented the rounded rectangle?

The Tame Apple Press is incandescent with rage at the antics of the Chinese phone maker which won a patent case against the fruity cargo cult.

Appeals Court backs Samsung in appeal against Apple
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Apple did not invent slide to unlock

A US appeals court overturned a $120 million jury verdict against Samsung saying that the company did not infringe Apple's "quick links" patent, and that patents for the iPhone's slide-to-unlock and auto-correct features were invalid.