Microsoft unites the big guns to invalidate patents

The big three of the software and computer industries are uniting for a common cause. Microsoft Corp. has the support of Google Inc. and Apple Inc. in their attempt to get a patent-infringement verdict overturned.

Microsoft, Salesforce mutually settle patent litigation

Microsoft and cloud services company Salesforce.com have put an end to a patent infringement lawsuit that was already months in the making.

No-name company sues pretty much every mobile phone maker

NTP Inc, a company that has been labeled a "patent troll," has filed patent infringement lawsuits against Google, Microsoft, Motorola, Apple, HTC, and LG.

LG gets smacked in the face over patent lawsuit

LG's patent infringement lawsuit against Taiwan-based AU Optronics took an unexpected turn, as the final ruling not only found no fault against AU but in fact found AU as the victim, and now LG is the guilty party.

HTC gets hit with visual voicemail lawsuit

Klausner Technologies, a mobile tech company with 27 patents related to "Visual Voicemail," has filed a lawsuit against HTC for patent infringement over the MyTouch enhanced voicemail service.

Microsoft sues UK company over Xbox 360 controller

Datel Design's third-party Xbox 360 controllers, which are stocked at thousands of stores in the US, may be infringing on a whole bunch of Microsoft copyrights.

Apple sues HTC over iPhone patent infringement

Apple has filed a lawsuit against HTC for allegedly infringing on 20 patents related to the iPhone's user interface, underlying architecture  and hardware.

ITC to probe Apple, RIM over patent violation

The US International Trade Commission has said it will investigate Apple and RIM  for patent violation, following a complaint from Kodak.