Microsoft today announced a major expansion of its Azure IP Advantage program, which provides its Azure users with protection against patent trolls. This program now also provides customers who are building IoT solutions that connect to Azure with access to 10,000 patents to defend themselves against intellectual property lawsuits. What’s maybe most interesting here, though, […]View More Microsoft gives 500 patents to startups
Blackberry will see Twitter in court.
On Wednesday, former mobile phone giant BlackBerry against Twitter accusing the social media company of patent infringement. BlackBerry claims that Twitter is illegally using mobile messaging technology that the company created.
In its , BlackBerry refers to Twitter as “a relative latecomer to the mobile messaging world.” The company claims that Twitter “created mobile messaging applications that co-opt BlackBerry’s innovations, using a number of the innovative user interface and functionality enhancing features that made BlackBerry’s products such a critical and commercial success in the first place.” Read more…View More Blackberry accuses Twitter of illegally using message technology in lawsuit
Boris Teksler Contributor Boris Teksler is the former licensing chief at Apple and current chief executive of the patent licensing company Conversant IP. Joe Silino Contributor Joseph Siino is the former intellectual property chief at Yahoo and the current president of Via Licensing . Ira Blumberg Contributor Ira Blumberg is the vice president of IP […]View More A peace plan to end the wireless wars
Taking another step toward shedding its reputation as the tech industry’s most notorious patent troll, Intellectual Ventures is launching the first company from its incubator. The company’s ISF Incubator has licensed technology to LexSet to roll out a suite of augmented reality tools for interior design and furniture assembly. Read More
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