Blackberry has made no secret that it wants to become a software company.

Blackberry banks on patents

Sep 25, 2015
Blackberry issues earnings on Friday. One part of its turnaround efforts: patents.
Posted In: Blackberry, Earnings, patents

A conversation with director of the U.S. Patent Office

Apr 15, 2015
Intellectual property, abusive litigation, and social innovation.
Posted In: patents, Science, women, entrepreneurs

Apple trademarks store layout, genius idea dries up

Jul 14, 2014
Seriously. They should serve Appletinis in Genius Bars.
Posted In: apple, patents, trademark
Washington Redskins

Yes, the Redskins can still sell Redskins gear

Jun 18, 2014
The Patent office ruled the Redskins’ federal trademarks must be canceled, but...
Posted In: Redskins, NFL, patents

Google and Samsung make deal to share patents

Jan 27, 2014
The move is seen as a way to bolster both companies as they continue competing with chief rival, Apple.
Posted In: Google, samsung, apple, patents

Apple, Samsung patent fight drags on

Aug 9, 2013
The Apple-Samsung patent case in front of an appeals court on Friday differs from the Apple-Samsung patent dispute before the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Posted In: apple, samsung, patents

Apple and Samsung locked in patent wars

Aug 1, 2013
Apple and Samsung have been locked in a series of bitter patent disputes. A ruling on one of those battles is expected from the U.S. International Trade Commission today.
Posted In: apple, samsung, patents, patent wars

Court says deals to protect drug patents can be challenged

Jun 17, 2013
Makers of patented drugs sometimes pay generic drug makers not to copy their drugs when they go off patent, allowing them to keep charging high prices. The U.S. Supreme Court says the FTC can challenge such deals.
Posted In: drugs, patents, prescription

iPhone 4 imports banned in patent case

Jun 5, 2013
The U.S. International Trade Commission has banned the import of some of Apple's older devices -- the iPhone 4 and iPad 2 3G. Some experts argue courts are unlikely to uphold the ban.
Posted In: apple, samsung, patents, iPhone

You may be surprised at who is a 'patent troll'

Jun 4, 2013
President Barack Obama is taking steps to rein in 'patent trolls', but some of America's biggest companies use similar tactics.
Posted In: patents, technology, Google, patent wars