Speculation has swirled for years regarding whether the leading social network would try to capitalize on its popularity with its own smartphone
Apple originally filed the suit against Samsung in early 2012, accusing the South Korean consumer electronics giant of infringing on an array of patents related to smartphones
The tech giant vows to appeal the verdict, saying it is 'surprised and disappointed'
DENR-CAR declares it was able to meet its target number of processed and issued land patents for 2015 under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program
(UPDATED) 'While the invention claimed might be, in a formal sense, a product of human action, it was the existence of the information stored in the relevant sequences that was an essential element of the invention'
The patent, titled, 'Autonomous aircraft with disconnectable tether,' describes a system in which drones are equipped with tethers to allow for charging with ground-based charging mechanisms
The dispute stems from Microsoft accusing Samsung of withholding payments for the use of patented Microsoft technology in its smartphones and tablets
(UPDATED) The two companies have been locked in a prolonged war of legal attrition in close to a dozen countries
A South Korea court rejects Samsung's claims that some Apple products infringed on 3 of its mobile messaging technology patents
The award by the jury revises $450 million in damages granted in the suit, but thrown out by a judge
It is the first time since 1987 that a US administration had vetoed a product ban ordered by the trade panel
(UPDATE) Ruling: 'A naturally occurring DNA segment is a product of nature and not patent eligible merely because it has been isolated'
But the victory could be largely symbolic because the ban covers devices that are no longer actively sold in the US market
The nine justices will review a 2012 appeals court decision that allowed a biotechnology company, Myriad Genetics Inc, to patent two genes it found had links to breast and ovarian cancer
An industry analyst downplays the significance of the move, saying Sony benefits little from it
A Japanese court rejects Apple's claim that Samsung stole its technology, dealing a blow to the iPhone maker after last week winning $1.05 billion in damages in the US from its bitter rival
The South Korean giant says it will contest a US court verdict that it must pay damages of more than $1 billion to rival technology giant Apple
Lawyers for Apple and Samsung debated the differences between copying and honest competition as opening arguments were held Tuesday
A 10-member jury was chosen to hear the Silicon Valley trial with Apple and Samsung battling over patent infringement
Facebook and Yahoo! are in talks to end a legal battle over patents
Facebook strikes a US$550-M deal with Microsoft for hundreds of AOL patents