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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has handed Microsoft a second victory in its dispute with Eolas, rejecting browser patent claims that c… Read more »

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Now both can kill each other in the market instead of the courts…Google will license a patent held by Overture Services, which Yahoo acqui… Read more »

According to the quarterly report Adobe filed with the SEC, the company was sued June 2 in U.S. District Court for Colorado by Information T… Read more »

I’ve started a new category on the site on patents in digital media sector, and the controversies and issues which come out of enforcing tho… Read more »

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has published a list of top 10 patents it wants killed, or at least redefined. The EFF said all 10 patent… Read more »

More patents in digital media: Digital Envoy has been granted a patent for its IP Intelligence technology. The technology pinpoints the phys… Read more »

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This patent granted last week to AOL may or may not fructify, but it is an interesting way to deliver TV to online IM users…
The gist of t… Read more »

Microsoft filed a blistering brief asking the U.S. Court of Appeals to overturn a $565 million patent infringement judgment. The 174-page do… Read more »

When will this patenting madness stop in….or rather where? I’m all for protecting intellectual property, but not something which is almost… Read more »

This is bordering on ridiculousness…the rise of patent-acquisition startups…
One such company, Intellectual Ventures, a Bellevue, Washin… Read more »

Not sure what to make out of this…Skylight Software has announced its intention to sell-off one of its inventions — a patent it owns in t… Read more »

A company with patents covering Web ads–including pop-ups–is seeking to exploit its rights, beginning with a lawsuit filed against ESPN, T… Read more »

AT&T on Thursday filed suit against eBay and PayPal, alleging patent infringement…That patent, according to AT&T, describes “transactions… Read more »

SightSound Technologies, a digital media company, has won a ruling in its patent case against Bertelsmann subsidiaries that could have wide-… Read more »

E-Data, a Long Island-based company that’s focused largely on licensing its patents, contends that Microsoft, ISP Tiscali and digital music… Read more »

Moving swiftly to soften potential penalties from a multi-million dollar patent infringement loss, Microsoft plans to release a new version… Read more »

A small US company called E-Data has sued the HMV Group and UK online music distributor OD2 over a far-reaching European and US patent that… Read more »

“The W3C said Microsoft’s changes to the IE browser may affect a large number of existing Web pages and urged the Web community to start con… Read more » Exclusive: A financial technologist has patented an idea, which if implemented and adopted, could overturn how we pay for in… Read more »

NCR has settled a patent-infringement case it brought against Yahoo last year. The company sued Yahoo in December, accusing it of infringing… Read more »

The lawsuit by Friskit against RealNetworks may prove to be a disaster for the streaming giant if it is proven: it might be barred from usin… Read more »

A Los Altos, Calif., inventor has withdrawn a patent infringement lawsuit against a dozen small newspapers…Paul Heckel alleged in the suit… Read more »

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