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German court throws out Qualcomm's latest patent case against Apple

German court throws out Qualcomm's latest patent case against Apple

A patent lawsuit filed by Qualcomm Inc against Apple Inc was thrown out by a German court on Tuesday, in a reversal for the US chipmaker after it won a recent court ban on the sale of some iPhones in the country.

German court rules Apple infringed Qualcomm patent

German court rules Apple infringed Qualcomm patent

A German court ruled on Thursday that iPhone maker Apple Inc infringed a hardware patent of Qualcomm Inc and said the US company could no longer sell some iPhone models in Germany which contain a particular component.

Pfizer loses blockbuster drug patent fight in UK Supreme Court

Pfizer loses blockbuster drug patent fight in UK Supreme Court

Pfizer lost the final round in a long-running patent battle in Britain on Wednesday after the country's highest court ruled against it in a case involving its $5 billion-a-year pain drug Lyrica.

Apple-Samsung iPhone design copying case goes to jury

Apple-Samsung iPhone design copying case goes to jury

Jurors return to a Silicon Valley courtroom Monday to put a price on patented iPhone design features copied by Samsung in a legal case dating back seven years.

China sets patent filing record: UN

China sets patent filing record: UN

China has become the first country to file more than a million patent applications in a year, leading a global innovation surge that has defied sluggish economic growth, the UN said Wednesday.

Australian ‘bitcoin founder’ quietly bidding for patent empire

Australian ‘bitcoin founder’ quietly bidding for patent empire

Craig Wright, the Australian who claimed to be the inventor of bitcoin, is attempting to build a large patent portfolio around the digital currency and technology underpinning it ...

Beijing patent ruling another blow to Apple

Beijing patent ruling another blow to Apple

Apple Inc suffered another legal setback in China where officials in Beijing slapped the company...