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Slashdot Items Tagged "patents"

Date / TimeStory
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @10:54PM Reasons To Use Mono For Linux Development
Sunday May 31, 2015 @11:46PM Khan Academy Seeks Patents On Learning Computer Programming, Social Programming
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @10:18AM Oculus Founder Hit With Lawsuit
Monday May 18, 2015 @02:56PM Court of Appeals Says Samsung's Legal Payments To Apple Should Be Reduced
Monday May 18, 2015 @12:38PM Court of Appeals says Samsung's legal payments to Apple should be reduced
Thursday May 14, 2015 @08:49AM Wireless Charging Tech Adopted By Ford, Chrysler, and Toyota Goes Open Source
Saturday May 09, 2015 @11:54AM Brainwave-Reading Patents Spike On Increase In Commercial Mind-Reading Apps
Thursday April 30, 2015 @03:11PM US Senate Targets Patent Trolls
Monday April 27, 2015 @12:00PM Google Launches a Marketplace To Buy Patents From Interested Sellers
Saturday April 25, 2015 @01:27PM Vizio, Destroyer of Patent Trolls
Friday April 24, 2015 @06:46PM Patents Show Google Fi Was Envisioned Before the iPhone Was Released
Friday April 10, 2015 @10:50PM After EFF Effort, Infamous "Podcasting Patent" Invalidated
Thursday April 09, 2015 @02:33PM Universities Pushing Back Against Patent Reform Bill
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @01:14PM Patent Case Could Shift Power Balance In Tech Industry
Monday April 06, 2015 @12:50PM USPTO Demands EFF Censor Its Comments On Patentable Subject Matter
Monday April 06, 2015 @01:01AM Mono 4 Released, First Version To Adopt Microsoft Code
Sunday April 05, 2015 @01:50PM Swiss Launch of Apple Watch Hit By Patent Issue
Thursday April 02, 2015 @10:13AM EU's Unitary Software Patent Challenged At the Belgian Constitutional Court
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @10:26AM License Details Hint MS Undecided On Suing Users of Its Open Source Net Runtime
Monday March 23, 2015 @10:59AM Stallman joins Internet, talks net neutrality, patents and more
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @03:28PM Stanford Study Credits Lack of Non-Competes For Silicon Valley's Success
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @04:25PM SpaceX's Challenge Against Blue Origins' Patent Fails To Take Off
Thursday February 26, 2015 @07:34PM Patent Trolls On the Run But Not Vanquished Yet
Friday February 20, 2015 @07:16PM Apple Patents Head-Mounted iPhone
Thursday February 19, 2015 @02:47PM Apple Patent Could Have "Broad Ramifications" For VR Headsets
Tuesday January 06, 2015 @11:16AM Toyota Opens Patents On Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology
Wednesday December 17, 2014 @05:38PM Google Strikes Deal With Verizon To Reduce Patent Troll Suits
Saturday December 13, 2014 @08:43PM Judge Rules Drug Maker Cannot Halt Sales of Alzheimer's Medicine
Wednesday December 10, 2014 @06:43PM Court Bans Sale of Xiaomi Smartphones In India
Sunday December 07, 2014 @04:17PM Cisco Slaps Arista Networks With Suit For "Brazen" Patent Infringement
Monday November 24, 2014 @08:54AM Samsung Seeking To Block Nvidia Chips From US Market
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @09:18AM Group Tries To Open Source Seeds
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @01:33PM Microsoft To Open Source .NET and Take It Cross-Platform
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @09:32AM Silicon Valley Swings To Republicans
Sunday November 02, 2014 @10:44PM Disney Patents a Piracy Free Search Engine
Monday October 20, 2014 @10:04AM How Lobby Groups Rejected the Canadian Government's Plan To Combat Patent Trolls
Saturday October 18, 2014 @10:21PM Despite Patent Settlement, Apple Pulls Bose Merchandise From Its Stores
Friday October 17, 2014 @09:15AM Trans-Pacific Partnership May Endanger World Health, Newly Leaked Chapter Shows
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @04:32PM Ask Slashdot: Handling Patented IP In a Job Interview?
Monday October 13, 2014 @10:38AM Interviews: Ask Florian Mueller About Software Patents and Copyrights
Wednesday October 08, 2014 @07:11PM Open Invention Network Grows Despite Patent Troll Death Knell
Sunday October 05, 2014 @12:13PM Smart Gun Inspires Smart Mouse Authentification System
Thursday September 18, 2014 @01:04PM Alice Is Killing Trolls But Patent Lawyers Will Strike Back
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:07AM US Patent Office Seeking Consultant That Can Stamp Out Fraud By Patent Examiners
Friday September 12, 2014 @02:50PM Software patents are crumbling, thanks to the Supreme Court
Thursday September 04, 2014 @02:52PM Intellectual Ventures Sheds At Least Part of Its "Patent Troll" Reputation
Thursday August 28, 2014 @03:45PM Judge Lucy Koh Rejects Apple's Quest For Anti-Samsung Injunction
Thursday August 28, 2014 @09:26AM Google Wins $1.3 Million From Patent Troll
Monday August 18, 2014 @10:07PM Adam Carolla Settles With Podcasting Patent Troll
Monday August 11, 2014 @08:58PM Patents That Kill
Monday August 11, 2014 @12:02PM Every Day Is Goof-Off-At-Work Day At the US Patent and Trademark Office
Sunday July 27, 2014 @01:52AM Bose Sues New Apple Acquisition Beats Over Patent Violations
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @09:12AM Firefox 33 Integrates Cisco's OpenH264
Friday July 18, 2014 @07:29PM Appeals Court Affirms Old Polaroid Patent Invalid
Thursday July 10, 2014 @09:56PM Google, Dropbox, and Others Forge Patent "Arms Control Pact"
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @05:55PM A Brief History of Patenting the Wheel: What Goes Around Comes Around
Monday June 30, 2014 @11:52PM White House May Name Patent Reform Opponent As New Head of Patent Office
Thursday June 26, 2014 @09:53AM Intuit Beats SSL Patent Troll That Defeated Newegg
Sunday June 22, 2014 @09:42PM China Leads In Graphene Patent Applications
Sunday June 22, 2014 @08:57AM Red Hat Assistant General Counsel Analyses Supreme Court's Patent Ruling
Thursday June 19, 2014 @11:22AM US Supreme Court Invalidates Patent For Being Software Patent
Monday June 16, 2014 @01:53PM Chinese Gov't Reveals Microsoft's Secret List of Android-Killer Patents
Monday June 16, 2014 @12:09AM BMW, Mazda Keen To Meet With Tesla About Charging Technology
Thursday June 12, 2014 @01:25PM Tesla Releases Electric Car Patents To the Public
Thursday June 12, 2014 @10:28AM Why United States Patent Reform Has Stalled
Monday June 09, 2014 @03:34PM The Patents That Threaten 3-D Printing
Monday June 09, 2014 @01:03PM Musk Will Open Up Tesla Supercharger Patents To Spur Development
Sunday June 01, 2014 @11:55PM Patent Troll Ordered To Pay For the Costs of Fighting a Bad Patent
Thursday May 29, 2014 @06:12PM Study: Royalty Charges Almost On Par With Component Costs For Smartphones
Sunday May 25, 2014 @10:24AM After Knocked-Down Damages Claim, Apple Again Seeks to Ban Some Samsung Phones
Thursday May 22, 2014 @06:47PM Who Helped Kill Patent Troll Reform In the Senate
Thursday May 15, 2014 @07:03PM Ten States Pass Anti-Patent-Troll Laws, With More To Come
Thursday May 08, 2014 @04:09PM USPTO Approves Amazon Patent For Taking Pictures
Saturday May 03, 2014 @12:47AM Jury Finds Apple and Samsung Infringed Each Other's Patents
Wednesday April 30, 2014 @11:55AM Supreme Court Makes It Easier To Get Lawyers Fees In Patent Cases
Wednesday April 16, 2014 @09:21AM Bill Gates Patents Detecting, Responding To "Glassholes"
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @10:02AM Apple: Dumb As a Patent Trolling Fox On iPhone Prior Art?
Thursday April 03, 2014 @04:29PM Details You're Not Supposed To See From Boston U's Patent Settlements
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @11:53PM Apple Patent Could Herald Interchangeable iPhone Camera Lenses
Monday March 31, 2014 @07:56PM Judge Overrules Samsung Objection To Jury Instructional Video
Monday March 31, 2014 @02:54PM Supreme Court Skeptical of Computer-Based Patents
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @04:13PM Owner of Nortel Patents Sues Cisco For 'Immense' Patent Infringement
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @08:22AM Adam Carolla Joins Fight Against Podcast Patent Troll
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @08:11PM Apple Demands $40 Per Samsung Phone For 5 Software Patents
Thursday March 06, 2014 @06:52PM Samsung Galaxy Glass Patent Plans To Turn Fingers Into a Keyboard
Monday March 03, 2014 @01:16PM Inventor Has Waited 43 Years For Patent Approval
Thursday February 20, 2014 @07:16PM White House Takes Steps Against Patent Trolls
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @02:51PM The Public Patent Foundation Fights for Freedom From Bad Patents (Video)
Thursday January 23, 2014 @07:00PM Should Self-Driving Cars Chauffeur Shopping 'Whales' For Free?
Thursday January 23, 2014 @12:48PM US Supreme Court: Patent Holders Must Prove Infringment
Sunday January 19, 2014 @01:53PM Amazon: We Can Ship Items Before Customers Order
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @07:39PM Apple, Amazon, Microsoft & More Settle Lawsuits With Boston University
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @09:36AM Notorious Patent Troll Sues Federal Trade Commission
Monday January 13, 2014 @07:47PM Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Newegg Patent Case
Saturday December 21, 2013 @10:25AM 90 Percent of Businesses Say IP Is "Not Important"
Wednesday December 18, 2013 @01:50PM Google Joins the Open Invention Network Board
Sunday December 15, 2013 @01:43PM Former Google Lawyer Michelle Lee To Run US Patent Office
Monday December 09, 2013 @02:56PM EU Warns Nokia Not To Become a Patent Troll
Saturday December 07, 2013 @06:06PM Facebook Patents Inferring Income of Users
Saturday December 07, 2013 @02:11PM German Court Invalidates Microsoft FAT Patent
Thursday December 05, 2013 @06:50PM Patent Troll Bill Clears House With Huge Majority
Thursday December 05, 2013 @09:10AM Tech Companies Set To Appeal 2012 Oracle Vs. Google Ruling
Tuesday December 03, 2013 @01:44PM Patent Battle May Loom Over 'Copenhagen Wheel' Electric Bike
Thursday November 21, 2013 @05:37PM Samsung Ordered To Pay Apple $290M In Patent Case
Thursday November 21, 2013 @01:16AM Software Patent Reform Stalls Thanks To IBM and Microsoft Lobbying
Monday November 18, 2013 @11:44PM How Perl and R Reveal the United States' Isolation In the TPP Negotiations
Saturday November 16, 2013 @03:29AM Google Patenting Less Noble Use of Project Loon Tech
Saturday November 09, 2013 @06:22PM Motorola Patent Uses Neck Tattoo As Microphone
Saturday November 02, 2013 @05:40PM You're Only As Hirable As Your Google+ Circles
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @04:15PM Cisco Releases Open Source "Binary Module" For H.264 In WebRTC
Thursday October 24, 2013 @10:23AM HP Seeks Buyer For WebOS Patents
Thursday October 24, 2013 @09:15AM Finally, a Bill To End Patent Trolling
Friday October 18, 2013 @01:46PM Samsung Offers To End Mobile Patent Wars
Sunday October 13, 2013 @08:55AM A Patent Tree Grows In Seattle
Saturday October 05, 2013 @07:25PM Google Wants Patent On Splitting Restaurant Bills
Thursday October 03, 2013 @12:16PM Apple and Nokia Outraged That Samsung Lawyers Leaked Patent License Terms
Wednesday October 02, 2013 @08:12PM US Shutdown Is Good News For Patent Trolls
Saturday September 28, 2013 @07:21AM Martha Stewart Out To Exterminate Patent Troll Lodsys
Thursday September 26, 2013 @02:15PM Steve Jobs Video Kills Apple Patent In Germany
Wednesday September 25, 2013 @06:17PM Judge Orders Patent Troll To Explain Its 'Mr. Sham' To Jury
Wednesday September 18, 2013 @06:50PM One Man's Battle With Patent Trolls
Wednesday September 18, 2013 @06:29PM Group Attacks Bad Software Patents Before They're Approved
Wednesday September 18, 2013 @12:50PM Ask Slashdot: When Is Patent License Trading Not Trolling?
Monday September 16, 2013 @11:17PM Doubleclick Cofounder Responds to Patent Troll by Filing Extortion Lawsuit
Sunday September 15, 2013 @03:58PM The Man Who Created the Pencil Eraser and How Patents Have Changed
Sunday September 15, 2013 @09:12AM "Patent Troll" Closes Controversial Podcast Patent Deal With SanDisk
Thursday September 12, 2013 @08:20PM Cisco Can't Shield Customers From Patent Suits, Court Rules
Wednesday September 11, 2013 @06:41PM How IP Law Helps FOSS Communities
Thursday September 05, 2013 @08:44AM Jury Finds Google Guilty of Standards-Essential Patents Abuse Against MS
Wednesday September 04, 2013 @10:40AM Apple Receives Patent For Accessing Sets of Apps With Different Passcodes
Monday September 02, 2013 @07:22PM Patent Suit Leads To 500,000 Annoyed Software Users
Monday September 02, 2013 @02:06PM Microsoft Seeks Patent On 'Quieting Mobile Devices'
Sunday September 01, 2013 @08:44AM Taking the Battle Against Patent Trolls To the Public
Thursday August 29, 2013 @10:23AM USPTO Publishes Suggestions For Intellectual Property Enforcement
Wednesday August 28, 2013 @08:27PM Google Patents "Scroogling"
Wednesday August 28, 2013 @10:56AM New Zealand Bans Software Patents
Tuesday August 27, 2013 @11:31AM OmniPage Maker Nuance Loses Patent Trial Over OCR Tech
Saturday August 24, 2013 @12:57AM Google Buys Foxconn Patents For Head-Mounted Tech
Sunday August 11, 2013 @05:36PM To Help Potential Victims of Patent Trolls
Saturday August 10, 2013 @02:22PM Samsung Infringed On Apple Patents, Says ITC
Thursday August 01, 2013 @12:23PM Companies Petition Congress To Reform 'Business Method' Patent Process
Wednesday July 31, 2013 @11:26PM Aussie Wi-Fi Patent Nears Expiry In the United States
Thursday July 25, 2013 @08:57AM Invalidation of Eolas's Web Patent Claims Upheld
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @11:05AM Nobelist Gary Becker Calls For an End To Software Patents
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @09:29AM How Joel Spolsky Shot Down a Microsoft Patent In 15 Minutes
Thursday July 18, 2013 @09:38AM Patent Trolls Getting the Attention of the Feds
Wednesday July 17, 2013 @08:59PM Apple-Liquidmetal Joint Patent Could Enable Futuristic-Looking Mobile Devices
Monday July 15, 2013 @08:00AM How Intellectual Property Reinforces Inequality
Saturday July 13, 2013 @11:15AM Google Patents Displaying Athletes On Sports Fields
Saturday July 13, 2013 @09:42AM Microsoft Sues US Customs For Allowing Imports of Banned Motorola Phones
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @06:25PM Boston U. Patent Lawsuits Hit Apple, Amazon, Samsung, and Others
Tuesday July 02, 2013 @12:38PM FTC Chairwoman Speaks On Growing US Patent Problem
Friday June 28, 2013 @08:05PM AT&T Gets Patent To Monitor and Track File-Sharing Traffic
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @08:33AM Formlabs In Settlement Talks Over 3D Printing Patent Lawsuit
Monday June 24, 2013 @08:36PM Patents Vs Innovation - the Tabarrok Curve
Monday June 24, 2013 @06:32PM Analyzing Congress's Multiple Approaches To Patent Reform
Monday June 24, 2013 @01:45PM Personal Audio's James Logan Answers Your Questions
Friday June 21, 2013 @03:06PM Patent Infringement Suit Includes Linking URLs In an Email
Thursday June 20, 2013 @12:55PM Deb Nicholson Talks About the Open Invention Network (Video)
Friday June 14, 2013 @07:05AM Congress Proposes Strategy For Fighting Patent Trolls
Thursday June 13, 2013 @11:50AM Supreme Court: No Patents For Natural DNA Sequences
Wednesday June 12, 2013 @11:52AM German Parliament Tells Government To Strictly Limit Patents On Software
Wednesday June 12, 2013 @10:07AM German Parliament tells government to strictly limit patents on software
Sunday June 09, 2013 @11:45AM Ask Personal Audio's James Logan About Patents, Playlists, and Podcasts
Saturday June 08, 2013 @08:43AM Apple Files Patent For Digital Wallet and Virtual Currency
Tuesday June 04, 2013 @01:24PM White House Announces Reforms Targeting Patent Trolls
Sunday June 02, 2013 @04:37AM Never Mind the Epidemic, Who Gets Patent Rights For the Cure?
Thursday May 23, 2013 @09:45AM Kim Dotcom Wants Money From Google, Twitter For 2-Factor Authentication
Wednesday May 22, 2013 @11:15PM First Government Lawsuit Against a Patent Troll
Wednesday May 22, 2013 @11:15AM OSI President Questions WebM Patent License Compatibility with Open Source
Monday May 20, 2013 @03:48PM Judges Debate Patents and If New Software Makes a Computer a "New Machine"
Thursday May 16, 2013 @10:17AM Newegg Defeats Alcatel-Lucent in Third Patent Win This Year
Wednesday May 15, 2013 @09:10PM Canada Courts, Patent Office Warns Against Trying To Patent Mathematics
Monday May 13, 2013 @11:52AM Supreme Court Rules For Monsanto In Patent Case
Thursday May 09, 2013 @08:40AM New Zealand set to prohibit software patents
Thursday May 09, 2013 @05:25AM New Zealand to eliminate software patents
Thursday May 09, 2013 @05:24AM NZ says "No" to software patents
Thursday May 09, 2013 @12:41AM New Zealand Set To Prohibit Software Patents
Sunday May 05, 2013 @03:50PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Sell an Algorithm To Venture Capitalists?
Wednesday May 01, 2013 @06:20PM Move Over Apple - Samsung Files For a Patent On Page Turn
Wednesday May 01, 2013 @09:53AM British Telecom Claims Patents on VOIP Session Initiation Protocol
Friday April 26, 2013 @11:08AM Was Google's Motorola Mobility Acquisition a Mistake?
Wednesday April 24, 2013 @10:40AM Motorola Loses ITC Case Against Apple for Proximity Sensor Patents
Wednesday April 17, 2013 @01:02PM Foxconn Signs Massive Android Patent Agreement With Microsoft
Sunday April 14, 2013 @05:58PM Will the Supreme Court End Human Gene Patents?
Thursday April 11, 2013 @02:10PM Judge Slams Apple-Motorola Suit As 'Business Strategy'
Monday April 08, 2013 @09:45AM Study Suggests Patent Office Lowered Standards To Cope With Backlog
Saturday April 06, 2013 @09:13PM Rackspace Goes On Rampage Against Patent Trolls
Saturday April 06, 2013 @05:00PM German Court Finds Apple's 'Slide To Unlock' Patent Invalid
Monday April 01, 2013 @08:37PM Indian Supreme Court Denies Novartis Cancer Drug Patent
Monday April 01, 2013 @10:17AM Novartis denied cancer drug patent in landmark Indian case
Thursday March 28, 2013 @03:04PM Google Pledges Not To Sue Any Open Source Projects Using Their Patents
Thursday March 28, 2013 @12:23PM Get Serious, Apple is Not Building a Smart Pen
Thursday March 28, 2013 @11:04AM Uniloc Patent Case Against Rackspace Tossed for Bogus Patents
Thursday March 28, 2013 @10:44AM Texas judge tosses out patent claim against Linux
Wednesday March 27, 2013 @04:47PM Document Freedom Day 2013 Celebrated In 30 Countries
Wednesday March 27, 2013 @10:11AM DNA Patents going to the Supreme Court
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @12:07PM You Don't "Own" Your Own Genes
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @08:49AM Free Software Camps Wading Into VP8 Patent Fight
Monday March 25, 2013 @11:01PM Bezos Patenting 'Dumb' Tablets, Glasses, Windshields

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