Intellectual Ventures, the Bellevue, Washington-based company started by former Microsoft Corp. chief technology officer Nathan Myhrvold, said it has settled a patent dispute with Lattice Semiconductor Corp.
Samsung Electronics Co. has doubled mobile-phone sales in the U.S. since 2008. As the company faces anti-dumping measures and a protracted court battle with Apple Inc., its U.S. lobbying bill is growing even faster.
Apple Inc., trying to regain lost smartphone market share from Samsung Electronics Co., may push to add unreleased Samsung mobile products to a permanent U.S. sales ban it’s seeking after winning a $1.05 billion verdict.
Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. are unlikely to resolve their worldwide fight over mobile device patents in court-ordered talks that started today between their chief executive officers, said lawyers following the case.
Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co., having waged their patent battle on four continents, are now on a collision course in California with little prospect of a settlement before a jury trial set to begin this week.
Marvell Technology Group Ltd. said it will seek to overturn a $1.17 billion jury verdict, one of the biggest awards on record, for infringing integrated-circuit patents held by Carnegie Mellon University.
The jurors who will decide the outcome of the intellectual-property trial between Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. must answer more than 600 questions simply to get to the end of their verdict form.
The U.S. Trustee overseeing Eastman Kodak Co.’s bankruptcy was asked to probe the photography pioneer’s patent auction by a New York hedge fund, which said the “unusually secretive” bidding process wasn’t likely to benefit creditors.