Device Index patents

Nortel Patents sold for $4.5 Billion

Google loses out as Apple, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft, Research In Motion and Sony win patent auction.

Mobile Device Giants Among Those Sued Over IP Telephony

Electronista: Apple, Nokia and RIM among 32 companies sued by H-W Technology.

iPhone 5, iPad 2 to Sport NFC Technology?

TFTS: Apple patent application indicates its future mobile device may include NFC e-wallet systems.

Motorola Countersues Microsoft in Patent Fight

After being sued twice in recent weeks, Motorola fought back on Thursday, countersuing Microsoft for infringing some of its patents.

Microsoft Licenses Palm Patents

Just days before Microsoft launches its make or break smartphone operating system, Windows Phone 7, the company says it licensed some Palm technology.

Mobile Device Makers Samsung, Nokia Prepping Patent Play for Palm?

One expert believes those two firms are the most likely to grab the ailing smartphone maker, but not for the reason you might expect. What's in store for the family of Palm handhelds?

Nokia Files New Patent Complaint Against Apple

Now the Finnish mobile giant claims that "virtually all" of Apple's portable devices infringe on Nokia patents.