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Apple to pay $439 million for FaceTime infringement
18 October 2017 | Texas | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Apple must pay VirnetX $439 million for infringing VirnetX patents with its FaceTime application
Restasis patents invalidated at Texas court
17 October 2017 | Texas | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Four patents relating to Allergan’s Restasis dry eye treatment have been invalidated by a US court, despite the pharmaceutical company’s patent transfer agreement with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
Johnson Controls-Hitachi selects Anaqua
11 October 2017 | Boston | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The joint venture between Johnson Controls and Hitachi Air Conditioning has chosen intellectual property analytics company Anaqua to globalise its IP management systems
Qualcomm signs patent licence agreement with General Mobile
10 October 2017 | San Diego | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Burden of amended claims falls to petitioner, says Federal Circuit
09 October 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Allergan Restasis deal to be investigated
05 October 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Duane Morris opens Austin office
03 October 2017 | Austin | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Anaqua launches new patent analytics platform
03 October 2017 | Boston | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Mohawk tribe files to dismiss IPR
28 September 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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Amgen sues Mylan over Neulasta
27 September 2017 | Pennsylvania | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Red Hat expands Patent Promise
22 September 2017 | Raleigh | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Google and HTC sign $1.1 billion deal
21 September 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
IP Awareness Summit to be held in November
20 September 2017 | Chicago | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Motorola wins direct infringement challenge
20 September 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Dali and Fiplex settle down
19 September 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
iRobot agrees with Micro-Star International over patent litigation
15 September 2017 | Bedford | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Allergan transfers patents to Native tribe
12 September 2017 | Dublin | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Qualcomm’s anti-suit injunction against Apple fails
11 September 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Kraft loses cookie patent appeal
08 September 2017 | Illinois | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Federal Circuit to rehear NantKwest v Matal
07 September 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Anaqua launches new strategy tool
06 September 2017 | Boston | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Nintendo to pay $10.1 million for patent infringement
06 September 2017 | Texas | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Indivior to challenge Suboxone ruling
04 September 2017 | Delaware | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Supreme Court could hear doctrine of equivalents case
31 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Finjan takes patent portfolio from IBM
30 August 2017 | Palo Alto | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Qualcomm president steps down amid licensing clash
25 August 2017 | San Diego | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Honigman Miller launches self-driving car practice
24 August 2017 | Chicago | Reporter: Barney Dixon
ITC investigates Caterpillar
23 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Nvidia loses subject matter challenge
22 August 2017 | Delaware | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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