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Apple has won a patent for Touch ID redesign; hints at Touch ID on the power button
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Apple has won a patent for Touch ID redesign; hints at Touch ID on the power button

Apple may be planning to redesign and relocate the Touch ID sensor, according to a recently discovered patent.

US Supreme Court to validate if Inter Partes Review violates constitutional rights of patent owners
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US Supreme Court to validate if Inter Partes Review violates constitutional rights of patent owners

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit rejected Oil States' argument, finding patents are not private property, so the lack of a jury is not unconstitutional.

Germany holds up the European patent law; business cost to remain high
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Germany holds up the European patent law; business cost to remain high

Years in the planning, the new law would set up patent courts in EU member states that would allow patentholders to seek redress for any infringements in their own countries, even if they occurred in another EU country.

US Supreme court tightens patent lawsuit rules to stop 'patent trolls'
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US Supreme court tightens patent lawsuit rules to stop 'patent trolls'

Individuals and companies that generate revenue by suing over patents instead of actually making products have been dubbed "patent trolls."

Qualcomm slashes revenue estimates amid escalation in patent battle with Apple
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Qualcomm slashes revenue estimates amid escalation in patent battle with Apple

Apple said it had decided to withhold royalty payments to its contract manufacturers until the dispute is resolved in court.

Nikon has filed a patent case against Carl Zeiss and ASML over unauthorised use of lithography technology
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Nikon has filed a patent case against Carl Zeiss and ASML over unauthorised use of lithography technology

Japan's Nikon Corp on Monday said it has initiated legal action against ASML Holding NV and Carl Zeiss AG, saying the companies used its lithography technology without its permission.

Snap Inc buys geofilter patent worth $7.7 million
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Snap Inc buys geofilter patent worth $7.7 million

Snap Inc has acquired "Geofilters," or photo filters based on location, patent from photo-sharing platform Mobli for $7.7 million, a media report said.

Qualcomm to pay BlackBerry $814.9 million to settle royalties dispute
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Qualcomm to pay BlackBerry $814.9 million to settle royalties dispute

Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc said on Wednesday it was asked to refund Canada's BlackBerry Ltd $814.9 million in an arbitration over royalties for certain past sales.

Apple files patent for new AirPods case that will charge other devices
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Apple files patent for new AirPods case that will charge other devices

According to a patent filed by Apple, a special case for the Airpods will offer provision for inductive charging.

Intellectual Property Court in China rules in favour of Apple in design patent dispute
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Intellectual Property Court in China rules in favour of Apple in design patent dispute

A Chinese court has ruled in favour of Apple in design patent disputes between the Cupertino, California company and a domestic phone-maker, overturning a ban on selling iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones in China, Xinhua news agency reported.

U.S court throws out a $533 million patent verdict against Apple
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U.S court throws out a $533 million patent verdict against Apple

A US appellate court Wednesday overturned a $533 million patent verdict against Apple, saying the award was based on "routine computer activities" which cannot be patented.

Apple Patents some kind of wireless charging apparatus for its Watch; battery to be included in strap
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Apple Patents some kind of wireless charging apparatus for its Watch; battery to be included in strap

Apple has patented a new type of “charging apparatus” for the Apple Watch that employs the watch strap to charge the device.

Apple appears to have patented a vapouriser, and we don't know why
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Apple appears to have patented a vapouriser, and we don't know why

We have no idea why Apple is designing a vapouriser, but people seem to think that it might have something to do with Apple's plans for its upcoming Apple car project.

Microsoft joins the foldable display club; patents 2-in-1 tablet-smartphone combo device
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Microsoft joins the foldable display club; patents 2-in-1 tablet-smartphone combo device

Joining the ever-growing list of companies with foldable phone patents is Microsoft with its own take on the concept.

Nokia granted patent for folding smartphone design, but don't expect a foldable smartphone soon
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Nokia granted patent for folding smartphone design, but don't expect a foldable smartphone soon

Nokia has been granted a patent for what appears to be a folding phone that can potentially be packed into something that’s not unlike a cosmetic compact used by women.

Samsung files patent for smartphone camera with telephoto and wide angle dual lenses
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Samsung files patent for smartphone camera with telephoto and wide angle dual lenses

Samsung has filed for patent of an innovative dual lens smartphone camera, which will use both a telephoto lens and a wide angle lens.

Amazon wants to build warehouses in the sky to store products
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Amazon wants to build warehouses in the sky to store products

Amazon.com Inc has filed for a patent to use airships to store products and serve as a base for delivery-drones.

Apple calls Nokia a patent troll and pulls Nokia subsidiary Withings products from Apple Stores
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Apple calls Nokia a patent troll and pulls Nokia subsidiary Withings products from Apple Stores

The fight between Apple and Nokia is turning ugly, which shows a major disagreement between the two companies over patents used in smartphones and tablets.

US Supreme court rules in favor of Samsung in patent dispute with Apple
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US Supreme court rules in favor of Samsung in patent dispute with Apple

Design patent fights very rarely reach the Supreme Court. It had not heard such a case in more than 120 years.

World AIDS Day: Beyond condoms, India must protect generic drug industry
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World AIDS Day: Beyond condoms, India must protect generic drug industry

India's war against HIV/AIDS shouldn't be limited to just awareness, but also with big pharma companies trying to overtake its generic drug industry, which is the only source of inexpensive medicine against the dreaded virus and diseases caused by it