cell phone closeup-offset.jpgIPNews® – Apple and HTC have ended their near three-year patent infringement battle with a confidential, ten-year licensing agreement.

The agreement will reportedly cover all current and future patents held by both companies.  The eagerness to strike deals with other tech companies seems to be a new philosophy that came with its new CEO, Tim


IPNews® – HTC Corp. won out on Thursday over an inventor’s claims that the phone maker infringed two patents for wireless communication devices, after an Illinois federal judge ruled that the two patents were unenforceable due to the inventor’s false statements.

Intellect Wireless founder Daniel Henderson sued HTC in 2009 as part of a larger

cell phone closeup-offset.jpgIPNews® – In a five year long battle in German courts, IPCom was recently dealt a blow after it had accused Nokia and HTC of patent infringement. 

In a recent ruling the European Patent Office has ruled that one of IPCom’s patents in question is invalid and in doing so declared a victory for Nokia

iphone-apps.jpgSan Diego – The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan’s top industrial research organization, is planning to adopt three main strategies to assist smartphone maker HTC Corp and other Taiwanese IT firms in defending themselves in international patent lawsuits.

As its first step in its campaign to provide new legal strategies for local high-tech businesses