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Microsoft and Toyota connect over cars
23 March 2017 | Washington | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The deal will consolidate Microsoft software and Toyota hardware
SCOTUS weakens laches as a defence
22 March 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Laches cannot be invoked as a defence against a claim for damages brought within the six-year limitations period, according to a new ruling from the US Supreme Court
USITC to investigate LG
21 March 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The US International Trade Commission has instituted an investigation into four technology companies, including LG
SCOTUS to decide patent exhaustion question
20 March 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Soverain resurfaces to target Apple
17 March 2017 | Texas | Reporter: Barney Dixon
PTAB upholds Acorda patents
14 March 2017 | Virginia | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Michelle Lee remains USPTO director
13 March 2017 | Virginia | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Trusted Knight’s anti-malware protection expires
10 March 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Former Poet employee stands accused of trade secret theft
10 March 2017 | South Dakota | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
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Broadcom takes aim at LG
09 March 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Supernus secures settlements with generics manufacturers
08 March 2017 | Maryland | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Technology Properties wins new claim construction
07 March 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Kraft: It’s Congress’s call
06 March 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
LED manufacturers settle patent lawsuit
01 March 2017 | Illinois | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Eolas exiled from Texas
28 February 2017 | Texas | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Alphabet sends Uber into a spin
24 February 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Life Tech v Promega brings curbs and uncertainty, say experts
23 February 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
TurboPatent launches new patent tool
23 February 2017 | Seattle | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Supreme Court reverses Federal Circuit in Life Tech v Promega
22 February 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
China upholds Novozymes patent
22 February 2017 | Beijing | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Federal Circuit reinstates PersonalWeb patent
21 February 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Katherine Brown
Evolutionary Intelligence patents dismissed
20 February 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
IP experts launch group dedicated to education
20 February 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
BlackBerry sues Nokia
16 February 2017 | Delaware | Reporter: Barney Dixon
CRISPR patents are distinct, says PTAB
16 February 2017 | Virginia | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Google must pay $20 million for Chrome infringement
15 February 2017 | Texas | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Voip-Pal rebuts Apple’s IPR challenge
13 February 2017 | Virginia | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Microsoft launches Azure patent protection programme
10 February 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Apple v Samsung remanded to district court
08 February 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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