Monday, August 21, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Intel First 8th generation Processors Released
Pre-Orders Start for the Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition
LG ProBeam UST and MiniBeam Projectors Light Up at IFA 2017
HTC Vive Reduces Price By $200
New Samsung Notebook 9 Laptop is Coming Next Month
Samsung to Launch 49-inch QLED Gaming Monitor at Gamescom 2017
YouTube TV expands to new markets
Facebook Tests News Stories Customized to Users' Interests
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Samsung...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, November 01, 2013
Samsung, Huawei And Google Sued Over Nortel Patents


Rockstar, the group that owns thousands of former Nortel patents, filed patent lawsuits on Thursday against cell phone manufacturers including Google, the company it outbid in the Nortel bankruptcy auction.

Rockstar, which is owned by Apple, Microsoft, Blackberry, Ericsson and Sony, had bought the Nortel patents for $4.5 billion. The group sued Samsung Electronics, HTC, Huawei and four other companies for patent infringement in U.S. District Court in Texas.

Google is accused of infringing seven patents related to technology that helps match Internet search terms with relevant advertising.

Samsung, Huawei and HTC all manufacture phones that operate on Google's Android operating system.

In 2011 Google failed to win Nortel's patents after bidding them for $4.4 billion. Google had initially placed an initial bid of $900,000,000 for the patents. The company subsequently increased its bid multiple times, ultimately bidding as high as $4.4 billion. That price was insufficient to win the auction, as a group led by the current shareholders of Rockstar purchased the portfolio for $4.5 billion. After losing out to Rockstar, Google went on to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion.

Rockstar is seeking increased damages against Google, as it claims Google's patent infringement is willful, according to the complaint.




Previous
Next
Qualcomm Acquires Arteris Technology Assets        All News        VIA Launches Springboard Platform For Android and Linux Devices
Qualcomm Acquires Arteris Technology Assets     General Computing News      German Journalists Urged Not To Use Yahoo And Google

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google Home Now Supports Free Calls
Google is Getting Ready For New European Data Protection Rules With Privacy Website
Google Fires Employee Over Anti-diversity Memo
Google is Developing technology for Snapchat-like media Content
Google Adds SOS Alerts to Search and Maps
Alphabet Earns More Cash Despite Antitrust Fine
Google Embrace News Feed on Mobile With Personalized 'Feed'
Google Hire Coming to the U.S.
Google Glass Resurrects as an Enterprise Edition
Google Wins Legal Fight with Labor Department Over Gender Pay Gap Data
French Government Objects Court Tax Ruling For Google's Case
Google Wins Tax Case in France

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .