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Facebook patents software that will even record family members, their interests
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Facebook patents software that will even record family members, their interests

The software, which could be used to target ads, would even analyse images posted to Facebook or Instagram.

Microsoft makes 60,000 patents open source in a bid to help protect Linux
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Microsoft makes 60,000 patents open source in a bid to help protect Linux

OIN provides a license platform for close to 2,650 companies, including the likes of Google, IBM etc.

Facebook sues BlackBerry for allegedly stealing six patented technologies
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Facebook sues BlackBerry for allegedly stealing six patented technologies

Facebook has accused BlackBerry for infringement of a total of six protected technologies.

Microsoft Surface phone may come with a 'page flipping' feature, patent suggests
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Microsoft Surface phone may come with a 'page flipping' feature, patent suggests

A Microsoft patent shows a device with dual screen, just how Surface phone is rumoured to look like.

Apple faces potential ban on import of certain iPhones as battle with Qualcomm heats up
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Apple faces potential ban on import of certain iPhones as battle with Qualcomm heats up

If the ITC judge decides to ban some iPhone imports, Qualcomm could use that to try to persuade Apple to settle or drop several of the other patent cases.

Innovate in India: The country cannot afford to wait any longer for a robust intellectual property rights regime
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Innovate in India: The country cannot afford to wait any longer for a robust intellectual property rights regime

India’s patent productivity is quite low compared to that of Japan, US, South Korea, and China. Patents being filed in India are 17 to a million people.

Xiaomi has filed for 6,324 patents and 53 percent are trademarked outside China, says CEO Lei Jun
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Xiaomi has filed for 6,324 patents and 53 percent are trademarked outside China, says CEO Lei Jun

Xioami has made a considerable improvement in terms of patents filed by the company in last one year. It has filed 1,518 more patents within the period.

R&D Expenditure in India has more than tripled from 2004-05 to 2014-15
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R&D Expenditure in India has more than tripled from 2004-05 to 2014-15

It is estimated that R&D expenditure could have further gone up to Rs. 94,516 crore in 2015-16 and crossed the Rs One lakh crore mark in 2016-17.

US pressure on India to grant more patents on pharma products 'appalling', say health advocates
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US pressure on India to grant more patents on pharma products 'appalling', say health advocates

Top health advocates have called the attempt by the US to pressure India to grant additional patents on drugs and vaccines as “appalling” and are writing a letter to a US lawmaker to register their protest

Samsung unit in India tops charts for filing IT patents
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Samsung unit in India tops charts for filing IT patents

Samsung R&D Institute India filed the maximum number of patent applications in the IT sector in 2015-16, followed by home-grown TCS and Wipro.

Nokia sues Apple in US and Germany for infringing patents
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Nokia sues Apple in US and Germany for infringing patents

Nokia has three valuable patent portfolios that are commonly used in various consumer electronics such as tablets, mobile phones and personal computers.

China becomes the first country to file 1 million patent applications in a year, says WIPO
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China becomes the first country to file 1 million patent applications in a year, says WIPO

China is driving Asian-led growth in innovation worldwide, becoming the first country to file 1 million patent applications in a single year, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) said on Wednesday.

Apple v Samsung: US Courts reinstates $120mn jury award for Apple
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Apple v Samsung: US Courts reinstates $120mn jury award for Apple

A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated a $120 million jury award for Apple Inc against Samsung, marking the latest twist in the fierce patent war between the world's top smartphone manufacturers.

34 startups avail 80 percent rebate on patent fee under IP scheme, says DIPP
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34 startups avail 80 percent rebate on patent fee under IP scheme, says DIPP

The Startups Intellectual Property Protection (SIPP) scheme is envisaged to facilitate protection of patents, trademark and designs of innovative and interested startups.

UN high-level panel report on access to medicines a boost for those delivering life-saving drugs
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UN high-level panel report on access to medicines a boost for those delivering life-saving drugs

Regardless of the challenges in implementing the recommendations of this important report, the UN’s voice in affirming the right to health is a shot in the arm for activists and governments struggling to deliver life-saving drugs to the dying millions.

Samsung Electronics sues Huawei in China for patent infringement
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Samsung Electronics sues Huawei in China for patent infringement

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it sued Huawei Technologies Co Ltd for patent infringements through multiple courts in China, escalating a legal conflict between the smartphone rivals.

Suspected bitcoin founder Craig Wright is amassing a cryptocurrency related patent portfolio
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Suspected bitcoin founder Craig Wright is amassing a cryptocurrency related patent portfolio

Craig Wright is attempting to build a large patent portfolio around the digital currency and technology underpinning it.

AT&T and Verizon to make final round of bid for Yahoo web assets
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AT&T and Verizon to make final round of bid for Yahoo web assets

U.S. telecommunications rivals Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc are set to go through to the third and final round of bidding in the auction for Yahoo Inc's core internet assets, according to people familiar with the matter.

Apple case against Samsung should go back to lower court: Report
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Apple case against Samsung should go back to lower court: Report

The US Department of Justice asked the Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling that had favoured Apple over Samsung Electronics in smartphone patent litigation, and asked that it return the case to the trial court for more litigation.

Investment bank hired by Yahoo  to sell about 3,000 patents
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Investment bank hired by Yahoo to sell about 3,000 patents

Yahoo Inc has hired boutique investment bank Black Stone IP LLC to sell about 3,000 of the internet company's patents, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.