Posts in Qualcomm


Patent landscape suggests Bluetooth Low Energy tech has largely untapped potential

The two largest patent portfolios related to BLE technologies are owned by Irvine, CA-based fabless semiconductor company Broadcom and South Korean electronics giant Samsung. A market map …
Steve Brachmann 1 month ago 1

Wireless induction charging is coming to electric vehicles

Wireless charging systems are also being designed for use inside the car so that passengers find it easier to keep their smartphones charged over the course of …
Steve Brachmann 2 months ago 1

Pace of global innovation rises at slowest rate since 2009 global recession

Global innovation continued to climb during 2014 but at the slowest pace seen since the global economic recession hit in 2009. The Reuters report didn’t draw any specific …
Steve Brachmann 3 months ago 2

Demand Letter Legislation Must be Narrowly Tailored

An effort to address bad actors may unnecessarily create significant hurdles for innovators seeking to enforce or license the rights to their own innovations. The fear of …

Notice letters and licensing communications are an important part of the U.S. patent system

Notice letters play an important role in the patent system. Indeed, as the Supreme Court has explained, ''[p]atents would be of little value if infringers …
Laurie Self 6 months ago 2

The race to dominate the Internet of Things

The speedy evolution of what defines IoT is why the phrase is frequently called a concept, although it is best to say that the IoT describes the …
Gene Quinn 6 months ago 0

Mobile Devices and Wireless Innovations Dominate Qualcomm Patent Efforts

Neighborhood-aware networks, which can provide digital services to many homes within the same neighborhood, are the focus of a few filings. Qualcomm is also seeking to protect …
Steve Brachmann 10 months ago 4

Inside Intel’s Intellectually Dubious Patent Study

Instead Intel focuses on the potential evils of royalty stacking without at all acknowledging that market values for validly patented technologies exist because these technologies improve a …
Joseph Schuman 1 year ago 2

Qualcomm Patents: SMS Delivery and Wireless Security

Our featured application in today’s column discusses one Qualcomm technology designed to establish a call session across a network for the real time transmission of text …
Steve Brachmann 1 year ago 0

Qualcomm Seeks Patent on Managing Carbon Emission Credits

Fuel efficiency and carbon reduction from vehicle use are the main thrust of our featured patent application today. This patent application describes a system by which a …
Steve Brachmann 1 year ago 1

Patent Business: Litigation, Deals, Licenses & Settlements

Pitney Bowes and IBM to Collaborate on Hybrid Cloud Location Services ***** Patent Lawsuits Filed Over 3D Cinema Projection Technology ***** Microsoft and Dell Sign Patent Licensing Agreement ***** Tessera …
Gene Quinn 1 year ago 0

US No. 1 in Patent Filings at the European Patent Office

Patent filings at the European Patent Office (EPO) hit a new record in 2013, with applications coming from the US growing by 2.8% (2012: +5.1%). Last year US companies deposited 64 967, or 24.5%, …