Oracle suit vs. Google over Android hits trial

Oracle sued Google in August 2010 over seven patents and copyright claims for the Java programming language.

Apple-led group buys Nortel patents for $4.5 bn

The patents and patent applications, which were expected to fetch up to $1.5 billion, finally went for $4.5 billion after a fierce bidding war which began Monday.

GM leads in clean energy patents: Study

GM received more clean energy patents in the past year than any other company, a study said.

Chinese firms get 169,000 patents in 2010

China`s top 500 research and development firms have got 169,000 patents for their innovations in 2010.

Infosys awaits nod for 219 patent applications in India, US

IT behemoth Infosys Technologies Ltd, which on Tuesday came out with its third quarter earnings, is awaiting approval for 219 patent applications in India and the US.

Suven gets patents from EPO for 3 drugs

Pharmaceutical firm Suven Life Sciences Tuesday said the European Patent Office (EPO) has issued three patents to its chemical entities which are used
in treating nerve disorders.

India to ink deal with US to prevent wrong patents

India would soon sign a pact with the US to prevent grant of wrong patents of the country`s traditional products like neem, turmeric and basmati rice to American companies, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said today.