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Latest patents news

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Samsung’s new move could make screen replacements costlier in the US

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 14 hours ago

Samsung signs multi-year 5G patent deal with Nokia

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 2 days ago

Samsung to be investigated by the US over possible patent infringement

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 3 months ago

Samsung to be investigated by USITC over possible patent infringement

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 3 years ago

Samsung remains the top patent filer in the US for the second year

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 3 years ago

Samsung and Huawei settle their patent disputes in China

Samsung and Huawei have been involved in a fierce legal battle for many years now. They have sued each other in dozens of patent infringement cases both in China and the US. Earlier this year, the two companies decided to settle their lawsuits in the US, and it appears they have decided to opt for […]

  • By Naresh
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy Note S Pen with a camera? Probably not happening

You may have seen a couple of reports today about Samsung possibly integrating a camera into the S Pen. Some believe that this is another solution from the company for completely notch and hole-free smartphones. These reports are based on a patent recently granted by the USPTO after Samsung filed for it in February 2017. […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 4 years ago

Samsung’s new patent envisions a way for braille input on smartwatches

Samsung files hundreds of patent applications every year across the world. While most of them are very technical whose use cases may not be immediately apparent, some are relatively simple with a fairly obvious use case. Samsung’s ‘Electronic apparatus for inputting braille and operating method thereof’ patent filed in South Korea in March last year […]

  • By Naresh
  • 4 years ago

Samsung has a patent for a self-healing glass coating

A patent Samsung filed back in February last year has surfaced recently revealing that the company has worked on developing a self-healing oleophobic coating to be applied on the cover glass of mobile devices. This patent application from last year has been published this month by the World Intellectual Property Organization. The coating is described […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 4 years ago

Apple vs Samsung patent case has finally been settled

Some of you might be aware that the Apple vs Samsung patent case has been in the courts for more than seven years. It started back in 2011 when Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs threatened that he would go “thermonuclear” on Android rivals that copied iPhone design. Samsung was routinely accused of copying the […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Samsung files a motion challenging damages in lawsuit against Apple

In the never-ending legal battle between Apple and Samsung over patent infringement, a jury ruled in favor of Apple last month and asked Samsung to pay $539 million in damages for infringing design and utility patents belonging to Apple. It appears Samsung is in no mood to give up and is embarking on a legal […]

  • By Naresh
  • 5 years ago

Samsung ordered to pay $539 million in damages to Apple

The Apple vs Samsung patent retrial concluded last week with both parties awaiting the jury’s decision which has now come in. It is already settled that Samsung infringed on three Apple design patents which involve the grid of icons on the home screen, the rim that surrounds a handset’s front and the rounded corners of […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Final decision in Apple vs Samsung patent lawsuit will come soon

Apple sued Samsung back in 2012 claiming that the latter had made and sold some phones that infringed on several patents that it owned. The jury in the original case sided with Apple and ordered Samsung to pay $1.05 billion in damages. That was only the beginning of this legal drama, though, which is now […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Apple vs Samsung damages retrial starts tomorrow

Samsung and Apple share a very complex relationship in the marketplace. Apart from being fierce competitors in the premium smartphone segment, they also share a supplier-client relationship with Apple buying billions of dollars’ worth of phone components from Samsung. Both companies are also involved in a high-profile patent infringement case, which started when Apple sued […]

  • By Naresh
  • 5 years ago

Samsung granted new patents for a portable speaker and a possible smartwatch

Samsung is one of the highest R&D spenders in the tech industry. The company files thousands of patents every year, covering various divisions of its diversified business. The trend continues in 2018 as well with Samsung being granted hundreds of patents around the world so far. Recently, we reported about many new and interesting patents […]

  • By Naresh
  • 5 years ago

Samsung granted new patents for a foldable phone and a transparent display

Many companies, large and small, are working tirelessly to bring the first truly foldable smartphone to the market. Making the display foldable is the most challenging part of developing such a smartphone, and that’s something Samsung has been working hard to achieve. Samsung has shown a keen interest in developing foldable smartphones by filing numerous […]

  • By Naresh
  • 5 years ago

Samsung’s patent envisions ‘over the air’ wireless charging

The current use of the term ‘wireless charging’ is a bit of a misnomer. Unlike wireless internet where devices can connect to the internet without any wires, current wireless charging technologies still depend on physically placing the device on a charging pad connected to a power socket. They are essentially easy-to-use wired charging solutions that […]

  • By Naresh
  • 5 years ago

Here are a few interesting patents by Samsung which might be used for the Galaxy X

For years, there have been rumors about Samsung working on phones with foldable screens. Samsung has demoed flexible screen prototypes at various events over the years. Unfortunately, foldable screen phones haven’t turned into reality so far, although Samsung made a few curved screen phones to satisfy us. This year, however, there is a real possibility […]

  • By Naresh
  • 5 years ago

Qualcomm and Samsung amend cross-license agreement, team up for 5G

Samsung inked a licensing agreement covering both 3G and 4G with Qualcomm back in 2009 for use of the latter’s CDMA2000, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA and OFDMA patents. The company would pay $1.3 billion for use of Qualcomm’s patents. The $1.3 billion upfront payment granted Samsung a license to use Qualcomm’s patents for 15 years while also […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Samsung’s patent shows authenticating users by measuring their blood flow patterns

Phone authentication mechanisms have come a long way from passwords and pattern locks to fingerprint readers, iris scanners, and face unlock. They certainly won’t stop there. Samsung’s new patent envisages an authentication system based on a user’s blood flow pattern. The patent application titled ‘Real Time Authentication Based on Blood Flow Parameters’ was filed in […]

  • By Naresh
  • 5 years ago
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