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Google to maintain a well-functioning Android ecosystem

Nov 10, 01:00

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt, commenting on concerns about the company's acquisition of Motorola during his visit to Taiwan on November 9, pointed out that the company will...

Commentary: LED lighting moving towards patent-dominated market

Oct 24, 12:05

The big LED lighting pie has been attracting many firms to enter the market, heating up competition between traditional and new firms. Fierce competition can lead to patent wars as...

Everlight wins patent infringement lawsuit filed by Nichia in Taiwan

Oct 21, 01:15

Taiwan's Supreme Administrative Court, regarding Japan-based Nichia's accusations that Taiwan-based LED packaging company Everlight Electronics infringed upon its Patent Nos.089 and...

Market watchers optimistic about VIA winning lawsuit against Apple

Sep 26, 16:25

Market watchers believe that VIA Technologies has a good chance of winning its recently filed patent lawsuit against Apple.

VIA sues Apple for patent infringement

Sep 23, 14:02

VIA Technologies has announced it has taken legal action against Apple, filing a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) and the US District Court of...

Wistron signs license agreement with Intellectual Ventures for patent protection

Sep 22, 14:05

Wistron and Intellectual Ventures (IV) have announced that they entered into a license agreement. The deal provides Wistron with access to IV's patent portfolio of more than 35,000...

HTC files new patent complains against Apple, using patents transferred from Google

Sep 9, 01:25

HTC will take further legal action against Apple, adding new patent complaints to its previous filing lodged with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) on August 16, and will...

Nanya responds to Elpida patent infringement lawsuit

Sep 7, 14:56

Elpida Memory announced on September 7 that it has filed a lawsuit against Nanya Technology in the US, claiming that Nanya and its US subsidiary Nanya USA has infringed on its DRAM...

Nichia files patent infringement lawsuit against Everlight

Sep 2, 10:32

Japan-based LED firm Nichia Corporation has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Tokyo District Court to enjoin Chip One Stop from infringing Nichia's patent (No. 4530094, or "patent...

Taiwan, US to begin Patent Prosecution Highway pilot project

Aug 23, 16:59

The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) and United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will start a Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot project on September 1, 2011...

HTC sues Apple over patents

Aug 17, 09:41

HTC has announced that it took legal action against Apple on August 16, filing a complaint with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) and the US District Court of Delaware for...

Foxconn withdraws patent lawsuit against Suyin

Aug 9, 11:26

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has withdrawn a patent lawsuit filed last year against Taiwan-based connector maker Suyin, the defendant said on August 8. Suyin added...

SiS to phase out its PC chipset business

Aug 2, 01:10

Taiwan-based chipset maker Silicon Integrated System (SiS) is set to phase out its PC business by the end of 2011 and will turn its business focus fully to chipsets for consumer electronics...

Innofidei, Siano reconcile on CMMB patent infringement litigation

Aug 2, 01:00

China-based chip vendor Innofidei and Israel-based fellow company Siano Mobile Silicon on August jointly announced the resolution of their disputes regarding CMMB (China Mobile Multimedia...

Acer ready to face patent infringement challenges

Jul 22, 12:14

Acer is ready to face any possible complaints over alleged patent infringement, which has become almost a daily event in the highly competitive PC industry, according to company chairman...

HTC to appeal Apple patent infringement complaint

Jul 18, 16:14

HTC has said that it would appeal a ruling by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) which found that HTC had infringed two patents held by Apple

Commentary: HTC acquisition of graphics and 3D patents has limited effect to counter Apple patent lawsuits

Jul 7, 17:04

HTC has stated that its decision to acquire S3 Graphics from its associate company VIA Technologies is aimed at strengthening its patent profiles related to graphics and 3D technology,...

VIA sells S3 Graphics to HTC

Jul 7, 01:00

Taiwan-based chipset maker VIA Technologies has announced it will sell its shareholdings in S3 Graphics to its affiliate company High Tech Computer (HTC) for US$300 million. The action...

AUO files countersuit against Samsung

Jun 29, 11:37

AU Optronics (AUO) on June 27 filed a lawsuit in the US accusing Samsung Electronics and the Korean company's clients AT&T, Best Buy, and BrandsMart of infringing 10 of its LCD...

AUO evaluating measures to counter Samsung alleged patent infringement complaints

Jun 3, 01:55

AU Optronics (AUO) said on June 2 that it is evaluating the alleged patent infringement complaints filed by Samsung Electronics with the US International Trade Commission and will...

Mosaid, Hynix enter into patent license and acquisition agreements

May 17, 16:33

Mosaid Technologies has concluded a patent portfolio license agreement with Hynix Semiconductor of Korea, according to the Canada-based patent licensing and IP development company.

AUO and Sharp sign patent cross-license agreement

Apr 15, 14:24

AU Optronics (AUO) and Japan's Sharp signed a patent cross-license agreement today. Both parties have agreed to license to the other specified patents owned by each party, according...

HTC acquires wireless communication patents from ADC Telecommunications

Apr 6, 10:52

HTC will acquire 82 patents and 14 patent appliactions concerning wireless communication technologies from ADC Telecommunications for US$75 million, according to the smartphone ven...

Foxconn looking into Microsoft patent lawsuit

Mar 23, 16:48

Microsoft, on March 21, filed a lawsuit against US-based Barnes & Noble for violating its patents with the Android operating system that the company adopted for its e-book reader...

AUO files patent infringement lawsuits against Sharp

Mar 3, 10:19

Today AU Optronics (AUO) and AU Optronics Corporation America filed two complaints against Japan's Sharp Corporation and Sharp Electronics Corporation (together "Sharp")...

Quanta Storage settles patent lawsuit in US with Ricoh

Mar 3, 01:10

Quanta Storage has reached an agreement with Japan-based Ricoh to reconcile the latter's charges in the US for infringement of two patents, with both sides to withdraw the lawsuit,...

AUO says it will defend the interests of the company and clients

Jan 26, 01:00

Regarding the recently filed infringement lawsuit from Sharp, AU Optronics (AUO) responded that the company respects the intellectual property rights of third parties and will do...

AUO declines to comment on patent infringement lawsuit from Sharp

Jan 24, 15:44

AU Optronics (AUO) has declined to comment regarding the infringement lawsuit from Japan-based Sharp as the company in the quiet period prior to its investors conference.

Vizio settles patent lawsuit with LGE

Jan 20, 02:00

Vizio has settled its patent infringement lawsuit with LG Electronics (LGE) and the two companies have signed cross-licensing agreements for the production of LCD TVs, according to...

Intel announces new patent cross license agreement with Nvidia

Jan 11, 10:44

Intel has announced that it has entered into a new comprehensive long-term patent cross license agreement with Nvidia. The companies have also resolved pending litigation in Chancery...

CMI reportedly settles patent disputes with Sony

Dec 30, 12:27

Sony and Chimei Innolux (CMI) have reportedly settled their patent disputes on the production of LCD TVs and monitors, according to media reports. The news is unsurprising because...

Elan settles long-running patent dispute with Avago

Stockwatch - Dec 17, 15:15

Elan Microelectronics has announced that the company has settled patent infringement complaints brought against it by Avago Technologies in Taiwan and the US.

Bluestone files patent infringement lawsuit against Taiwan and Japan LED players

Dec 15, 11:34

Patent licensing company Bluestone Innovations has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Taiwan-based LED chip maker Huga Optotech, according to Huga. Industry sources indicated...

Rambus renews patent deal with Elpida, raises 4Q10 revenue outlook

Dec 7, 14:39

Rambus has revised upward its revenue guidance to between US$85 and US$93 million for the fourth quarter of 2010, from the US$40-50 million projected initially. The revision was made...

IDT files patent complaint against Phison

Dec 3, 01:35

Integrated Device Technology (IDT) has reportedly raised a complaint against Taiwan-based Phison Electronics with a US court for the infringement of its patented technology related...

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