This Inventor Is No Patent Troll

Patrick Racz | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Tech
Patrick Racz

You'd never know from reading the headlines and the one sided reporting, that a real inventor with a legitimate claim for willful patent infringement was behind the case of Smartflash LLC v Apple Inc. Many readers will be aware of the old adage "never let the truth get in the way of a good story" but in this case the real story and the facts are probably far more interesting than the myth being proffered by Apple. Patent Troll... screamed the headlines around the world, after we soundly defeated Apple at trial, won a unanimous verdict for willful infringement and a Jury award for $532.9million.

Slashing the Cost of Innovation: A Patently Good Development

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

The patent remains an essential part of a modern economy as it is the driving force behind innovation. But for it to be really efficient, a patent regime needs to be both cheap and easily enforceable. European patents currently fail on both counts.

Smartphone Wars: Steve Jobs Crusade Against Android Gathering Steam?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 27.10.2012 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

For a patent case that dragged on for more than a year, starting with the Apple suit against Samsung in a San Jose, Calif. District Court in April 2011, the verdict came out surprisingly quick: the nine member jury took just around three days of deliberations to decide on over 700 questions on various technical matters.

Life's Good for Microsoft, Receives 70 Per Cent of Royalties on All Android Devices

Mohammed Shuheb | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Tech
Mohammed Shuheb

Microsoft Corp. and LG Electronics have struck a deal and signed a licensing agreement where Microsoft receives more than 70% of royalties on all LG's...