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Qualcomm claims China's Meizu violated its patents

Qualcomm said it filed a complaint against Meizu claiming the small Chinese smartphone vendor used the San Diego-based chipmaker's patented technologies in its 3G and 4G handsets without paying for them.

Reports: Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus found to violate patents in Beijing

Apple has been ordered to stop selling the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in the Chinese capital of Beijing after the handset was ruled to violate intellectual property rights,  Bloomberg  reported.

Yahoo exploring auction of 3,000 patents as Verizon tenders $3B bid for company

Even as Yahoo considers second-round offers for its core business from a shortlist of potential buyers-- including Verizon, which is offering $3 billion for at least part of the company-- the search engine and online advertising provider is considering putting up around 3,000 of its patents for sale in a separate auction.

Rovi sues Comcast over set-top patents

Rovi has filed suit against Comcast, alleging the cable company and it set-top suppliers have violated 14 of its patents.

Oracle seeks more than $9B from Google in case over Java patents in Android

Oracle is seeking as much as $9.3 billion in damages from Google in a long-running copyright dispute over the use of Oracle's Java platform in Google's Android smartphone operating system.

Supreme Court agrees to hear Samsung's appeal in patent war with Apple

The U.S. Supreme Court announced this morning that it will take up the long-running patent feud between Apple and Samsung, stepping into a high-profile case that may have significant impact on the patent-litigation landscape.

Jury orders Apple to pay $625M to VirnetX in patent case

Apple was ordered to pay more than $625 million to VirnetX Holding Corp. after an East Texas jury ruled the iPhone maker had infringed on four patents.

Apple, LG seen cheering Samsung's new patent deal with Nokia

Nokia finally ended a long-running patent dispute with Samsung, but investors in the Finnish company had been hoping for a much better deal.

Samsung's older phones banned- but Google, Facebook, others rally with firm against Apple

Samsung suffered a symbolic loss in its ongoing patent fight with Apple, but the company is gaining some heavyweight allies as it hopes to take on the iPhone vendor in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Qualcomm asks U.S. court to force Apple, Samsung and others to surrender documents

Qualcomm is hoping to force some major tech companies including Apple and Samsung to surrender documents that were supplied to South Korean antitrust regulators investing the San Diego-based chip maker.