“Infringement” is the unauthorized use of a patented invention. An infringement of a patent occurs when the exclusive rights of a patentee are violated. What constitutes an “infringement” has not been defined in the Patents Act.
Patent filing guide describing how to patent an idea or an invention and who can file a patent in India as an applicant and an inventor based of Indian patent laws.
The Bedford Report Provides Equity Research on Motricity and Sky-mobi NEW YORK, NY, Aug 22, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Technology firms focused on diversified communication services are seeing secular growth provide new markets and business. Many companies within the sector are fighting hard for position in these new markets through acquisitions and marketing… Continue reading Rich Patent and Product Portfolios Make Motricity and Sky-mobi Appealing
America's top court has rejected Microsoft's appeal against a ruling that Microsoft Word infringed on patents owned by a tiny Canadian software maker. The US Supreme Court unanimously upheld an earlier court's ruling that said Microsoft willfully infringed on i4i's XML patents in Word 2003 and 2007. Microsoft was ordered to pay i4i almost $300m… Continue reading Microsoft loses Supreme Patent Fight over Word
Global-Tech Appliances, inc. v. SEB S.A., No. 10-6, May 31, 2011 Global Tech, an Hong-Kong appliance maker, sold a deep-fryer to 3rd parties that was an alleged copy of one patented by SEB. SEB subsequently sued Global Tech for actively inducing purchasers of the fryers to sell or offer to sell them in violation of… Continue reading Inducement to Infringe a Patent Requires “Actual Knowledge” of Patent; “Deliberate Indifference” Not Enough
7 iOS Developers sued by Lodsys despite Apple's assertion that iOS developers are "undisputedly licensed" to Lodsys' patent at issue. It can be recalled that Lodsys initially sent letters to a number of iOS developers claiming that their use of in-app purchasing was infringing. Those initial letters expressed a desire to strike a licensing deal… Continue reading 7 iOS Developers Sued
Smartphone-related patent infringement lawsuits Apple and Samsung recently filed against each other are but the latest in an escalating series of Android and open-source-related complaints filed by major corporations over the past 18 months. After more than 40 lawsuits, there's no sign of a letup in smartphone litigiousness, leaving patent experts divided over whether the epic phone… Continue reading Smartphone Patent Fight: ‘World War III’
Patent infringement litigation in the mobile smartphone market continues growing at a rapid pace. In past few years, we have seen the entrance of new and exciting players in the smartphone arena, heating up competition in the marketplace. This competition among smartphone manufacturers has spilled over into the courtroom. Many of the major players have… Continue reading Apple iPad, Smartphone Patents and Lawsuits
The number of patent lawsuits related to the Android operating system is unprecedented. Never has an operating system had so many challenges to its intellectual property in such a short time period as the Google operating system has had in the last year. This is not the end but the beginning of what we expect… Continue reading A Big Google Problem: 37 Android Related Patent Disputes