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Patents stories - Page 2

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Kiwi innovation set to benefit from revamped trans-Tasman patent regime
Wed, 16th Nov 2016
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New Zealand and Australian businesses to benefit from improved advice on patenting as new Patents Amendment Bill passes.
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Western Digital buys IBM patents, gears up to be leader in data storage
Mon, 29th Feb 2016
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Western Digital acquires over 100 patent assets from IBM to strengthen its technology leadership position. #technews #patents.
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SenCbuds: The next big thing for earphones?
Wed, 17th Feb 2016
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digital music
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podcast
With the help of patent pending sensor technology, SenCbuds instantly know when they are taken out of the user’s ear, and pause the media accordingly.
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Engineers develop universal wireless charger, a world first
Tue, 27th Oct 2015
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smartphones
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UC San Diego engineers make a breakthrough with a universal wireless charger, potentially ending the battle of incompatible standards.
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Mako Networks sold to US provider
Wed, 7th Oct 2015
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physical security
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compliance
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patents
United States telecommunications service provider D&S Communications has acquired the assets of Mako Networks from the company’s receivers.
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What the TPP means for NZ's tech sector
Mon, 17th Aug 2015
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nz
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IT professionals in New Zealand are concerned about the potential impact of the Trans Pacific Partnership on the technology industry.
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Did Samsung rip off the iPhone? Yup.
Tue, 19th May 2015
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US court upholds finding of Samsung's infringement on Apple's patents, but reduces damages in long-running lawsuit.
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Victorious Veeam slams Symantec following patent win
Thu, 14th May 2015
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virtualisation
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Symantec's bid to 'stifle competition' because 'its legacy physical backup products could not compete' fails after Veeam wins three year patent battle.
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SLI first-half loss widens by 75%, says cash burn easing
Tue, 24th Feb 2015
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SLI Systems, the online retail search engine developer, widened its first-half loss by 75 percent as it chases growth in the US eCommerce market.
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Douglas Pharmaceuticals diversifies, shoots for near quarter-billion dollar turnover
Fri, 13th Feb 2015
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Douglas Pharmaceuticals, New Zealand's largest developer and manufacturer of generic pharmaceuticals, is targeting annual revenues of $244 million.
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In the innovative world... patent is a virtue
Tue, 19th Aug 2014
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government
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New Zealand's Commerce Minister, Craig Foss, has praised the modernisation of the country's patent laws, bringing them in line with international standards.
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Apple and Google call patent war truce
Mon, 19th May 2014
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For those managing to keep up with the growing complexity of patent lawsuits, a truce has been called; between warring rivals Apple and Google.
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Lenovo drives smartphone business with NEC mobile patents deal
Thu, 10th Apr 2014
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Lenovo has purchased over 3,800 patents from NEC Corporation to strengthen its intellectual property portfolio.
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NZ tech firm nails down US wireless deal
Tue, 7th Jan 2014
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wireless power consortium
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powerbyproxi
New Zealand firm PowerbyProxi has signed an agreement with US semiconductor company Texas Instruments to supply wireless power and charging solutions.
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New dawn for New Zealand patent landscape
Fri, 30th Aug 2013
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government
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Wednesday, August 28 marked the biggest shake up in New Zealand’s Intellectual Property landscape in more than 50 years...
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IT pros welcome passing of Patents Bill
Thu, 29th Aug 2013
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The Institute of IT Professionals welcomes the near unanimous passing of the Patents Bill in Parliament, effectively removing software patents from New Zealand.
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Labour tables alternative patent clause
Wed, 12th Sep 2012
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government
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Labour proposes alternative amendment to combat the government's Patents Bill, which they say will stifle New Zealand's software sector.
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Jury deliberates Apple v Samsung evidence
Thu, 23rd Aug 2012
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apple
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patents
A Californian jury examines the evidence in the high stakes patent infringement lawsuit, with deliberation expected to last several days.
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Steve Jobs barred from US patent trial
Thu, 19th Jul 2012
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apple
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Judge approves request from Apple to have late CEO’s ‘thermonuclear’ statement discounted in court proceedings.
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Apple forced to admit Samsung didn't copy iPad
Thu, 19th Jul 2012
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apple
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UK court orders Apple to declare Samsung didn't copy iPad design in a notable defeat for the tech giant.
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Apple-Motorola patent case dismissed 'with prejudice'
Mon, 25th Jun 2012
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apple
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A US judge halts the Apple-Motorola patent feud, ruling neither proved need for damages, hinting this won't end tech industry battles.
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China approves ‘Googlerola’ deal – Updated
Wed, 23rd May 2012
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smartphones
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sony
China greenlights Google's $12.5 billion buyout of Motorola, with conditions to keep Android free for five years.
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Apple, Samsung sit-down underway
Tue, 22nd May 2012
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apple
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Apple, Samsung CEOs enter mediation in California to resolve patent dispute spanning 20 cases worldwide, despite low expectations.
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Apple, Samsung to talk out patent grievances - Updated
Mon, 30th Apr 2012
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apple
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samsung
Apple and Samsung chiefs to discuss patent issues in court-ordered San Francisco meet, but settlement not a certainty.