Posts Tagged: motorola mobility


Have We Hit Bottom in the Patent Market?

The patent market had an amazing bull run from the late 1980’s through 2012. The peak was 2011 to 2012 when we saw a number of multi-billion dollar patent sales …
By Erich Spangenberg 3 months ago 32

Google collects patents while lobbying against them

If patents are so bad and Google has to spend so much money lobbying to weaken the patent system, why is the company simultaneously buying patents and …

ITC Judge Says Microsoft Xbox Does Not Infringe Motorola Patent

On Friday, March 22, 2013, Administrative Law Judge David P. Shaw of the United States International Trade Commission issued a remand determination relating to the investigation instituted by the …
By Gene Quinn 3 years ago 1

ITC to Review Google’s Claims of Patent Infringement by Apple

After examining the record of the investigation the Commission decided to review the ALJ's determination with respect to the claim construction of the phrase "touch sensitive input …
By Gene Quinn 3 years ago 0

Exclusive Interview: Paul Ryan, CEO of Acacia Research

Paul Ryan is a more common name than you might think. In the world of politics when one speaks of "Paul Ryan" they are talking about the …
By Gene Quinn 3 years ago 5

Google Agrees to Change Its Business Practices to Resolve FTC Competition Concerns on Standard Essential Patents

Under a settlement reached with the FTC, Google will meet its prior commitments to allow competitors access – on fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory terms – to patents on critical …

ARRIS to Acquire Motorola Home Business for $2.35 Billion

you might want to take this with a grain of salt, but Arris announced on November 1, 2012, that its Board of Directors authorized an additional $150 million in share …
By Gene Quinn 3 years ago 1

There is No Patent Bubble, Nor NPE Mana

To be sure, all of the concerns over the patent bubble are legitimate, and as always, rational debate is beneficial to the healthy development of patent market. …
By Jack Lu 3 years ago 2

More Patent Trouble for HTC and Motorola at the ITC

On Thursday, June 7, 2012, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) announced that it had launched an investigation into whether certain RF Micro Devices, Inc. (RFMD) products infringe …
By Gene Quinn 4 years ago 0

The Smart Phone Patent Wars: What the FRAND is Going On?

This all came to a head when, on February 22, 2012, Microsoft Corporation filed a formal competition law complaint against Google with European Union antitrust regulators. Microsoft’s complaint …
By Raymond Millien 4 years ago 3

Patent Contingent Fee Litigation

In the last decade, a substantial market has begun to develop for contingent fee representation in patent litigation. Wiley Rein — a traditional general practice law firm with …
By David Schwartz 4 years ago 6

Are the Smartphone Patent Wars Giving Patents a Bad Rap?

So who is the villain in all of these wars responsible for again giving patents a bad rap? Well, the villain in not the ITC, USPTO or …
By Raymond Millien 4 years ago 14