Spate of lawsuits may alter smartphone landscape

Having trouble keeping track of who is suing whom among smartphone and mobile technology players over the past few months? Here's a quick rundown:Family of author Philip K. Dick vs. Google Author Philip

Published on: March 11th, 2010 Network World Staff

Eye for an eye – Lessons learned from Microsoft’s patent debacle

It seems that Microsoft knew all along that they were going to get hit like a drum by i4i when the Canadian company won its XML patent lawsuit. Of course, that isn't what

Published on: January 7th, 2010 Steven Vaughan-Nichols

i4i could sue many more vendors if it wins Microsoft case, say experts

If Microsoft Corp. loses its appeal against i4i Inc., the Toronto-based software developer could have legal grounds to pursue patent infringement lawsuits against many other software vendors, according to a law firm. Both

Published on: October 7th, 2009 Brian Jackson

New NTP lawsuit could land RIM in hot water again

If you're a long-time BlackBerry user or "CrackBerry addict," you very likely remember a time just a few years ago when the continued existence of your precious handheld--and its addictive "push" e-mail technology--were

Published on: September 30th, 2009 Al Sacco


Microsoft calls Toronto firm’s patent claims a ‘distorted’, ‘breathless tale’

Microsoft Corp. called the claim by Canadian developer i4i Inc. that it plotted to drive the company out of business "distorted" and "a breathless tale" that was not supported by the evidence, according

Published on: September 16th, 2009 Gregg Keizer