Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. and General Electric Co. agreed to settle their U.S. patent infringement dispute over wind-turbine technology by allowing each other to cross-license their products, according to a statement from Tokyo-based Mitsubishi Heavy yesterday.
Apple Inc. and Oracle Corp. won a judge’s order separating and putting on hold a dispute between them about indemnification until a patent-infringement case against Apple by U.S. Ethernet Innovations LLC is resolved.
InterDigital Inc. fell to the lowest since July 2012 after the mobile-phone design company lost a patent-infringement case at a U.S. trade agency against Nokia Oyj, Huawei Technologies Co. and ZTE Corp.
A congressional committee’s effective blacklisting of Huawei Technologies Co.’s products from the U.S. telecommunications market over allegations they can enable Chinese spying may come back to bite Silicon Valley.
Huawei Technologies Co., which has been shut out from a series of U.S. deals, will have fewer options to win American business after a House committee said the phone-equipment maker may enable Chinese spying.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider how patent rules apply to self-replicating technologies, accepting an appeal from a farmer seeking to circumvent Monsanto Co.’s planting restrictions on its genetically modified seeds.
Softbank Corp. buys mobile-phone network gear from Chinese companies viewed as security threats by U.S. lawmakers, and the relationship may become an issue as regulators review its bid for Sprint Nextel Corp.