InterDigital has signed a multi-year license agreement with Chinese manufacturer Huawei with the companies agreeing to dismiss pending litigation between the two.
OPPO is to license its worldwide 3G and 4G standard-essential patents to the IoT and automotive markets through patent licensing platform Avanci.
Huawei has filed a $1bn Patent Infringement lawsuit against Verizon, accusing Verizon of intellectual property theft.
Facebook has lost a case of patent infringement against BlackBerry in Germany, where the preliminary verdict of the court was in favour of BlackBerry. In its current form, Facebook may no longer offer some of its own apps, including WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Instagram in Germany. In nine cases, the court ruled for BlackBerry.
A California judge has invalidated four BlackBerry messaging and social media patents asserted under Alice. In an October 1 order issued in the company’s lawsuit against Twitter, District Judge George H.
Huawei accused U.S. authorities on Wednesday of attempting to break into its information systems and of trying to coerce its employees to gather information on the company.
HTC has suspended the sale of its smartphones in the UK, as part of an ongoing patent dispute. Non-practising entity IPCom claimed that, as a result of its claim of patent infringement, HTC had indicated it would suspend the sale and importation of the recently launched Desire 12 handset to the UK market, in addition to taking steps to stop sales of all of its mobile devices in the UK.
Via Licensing today announced that nearly 100 patents essential to the Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard have been purchased by Via’s wholly owned defensive patent bank.
A jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California has found that Apple iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus and X infringe two Qualcomm patents, U.S. Patent No. 8,838,949, and U.S. Patent No. 9,535,490, and Apple iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X infringe Qualcomm's U.S. Patent No. 8,633,936.
Back in March 2018, BlackBerry sued Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp over messaging patents. Within months, Facebook counter-sued BlackBerry for similar reasons. Both cases are still in litigation, but BlackBerry has now filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Twitter.