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ITU Patent Roundtable – UPDATE

While the meeting apparently didn’t result in any resolution, ZDnet reports the ITU’s Malcolm Johnson said the ‘heated debate’ “has gone a long way to help clarify the positions” of the companies involved: “Today’s event has gone a long way … Continue reading

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ITU holds patent roundtable

Apple, Google, Motorola, RIM, Microsoft, Ericsson and Nokia discuss fallout from smartphone wars The meeting, held at the UN agency’s instigation, is trying to find ways to let companies which own the key patents benefit from them, while preventing their … Continue reading

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Tech firms and regulators meet at UN patent pow-wow

Leading tech firms, patent officers, regulators and academics are meeting in Geneva to address whether action is needed to prevent intellectual property disputes “stifling” innovation. The event follows a flurry of lawsuits involving smartphone makers. It is focusing on how … Continue reading

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