Tag: microsoft

Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Licensing Agreement Between Microsoft And Trugrid

Microsoft Corp. and Trugrid (N.E. Desktop Software, Inc.) have entered into a licensing agreement to enable access to Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) technology for TruGrid’s simple and secure workplace, hosted in Microsoft Azure. This agreement will give a client straightforward yet secure access solutions to do business in digital world. The RDP license allows … Continue reading Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Licensing Agreement Between Microsoft And Trugrid

Read more »

Microsoft and LG Renew Patent Cross License Agreement

Microsoft Corp. and LG Electronics Inc. have announced in REDMOND, Washington. on  Aug. 19, 2018  that they have entered into a patent cross-license agreement to further the development of the company’s current and future product lines. This agreement between Microsoft and LG Electronics provides overall coverage under  patent portfolio for LG’s tablets, mobile phones and … Continue reading Microsoft and LG Renew Patent Cross License Agreement

Read more »

Microsoft Cross Licensing

Microsoft grants licenses to companies under fair and reasonable terms. It is important for the company claiming license to adhere with the Microsoft’s IP licensing policy. The process for granting license is non-exclusive and is based on “commercially reasonable” terms i.e. terms under which other technology industry license is granted. Microsoft entered into more than … Continue reading Microsoft Cross Licensing

Read more »

Microsoft’s Acquisition of Nokia

This is one of the most interesting and important news in technology sector. In case you missed it, the story is: Microsoft and Nokia announced on September 3 that Microsoft would be buying Nokia’s handset business and licensing various patents for about $7 billion. Many industry experts have already started debating about Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia’s handset … Continue reading Microsoft’s Acquisition of Nokia

Read more »

Clear and Convincing …Says US Apex

This blog is just an update of the US Supreme Court hearing in the case “Microsoft Vs. i4i”.  For more details about the initial proceedings, please click here to visit my earlier blog “Clear and Convincing evidence” posted on January 10th 2011. The patent act indicates that issued patents are “presumed valid.” 35 U.S.C. § … Continue reading Clear and Convincing …Says US Apex

Read more »

Microsoft Corp V/s TiVo, Inc

The present case relates to an infringement petition filed by Microsoft Corp against TiVo, Inc. in California Northern District Court, for infringing its two patents, Patent No. US 6,008,803, (‘803) and Patent No. 6,055,314, (‘314). The case was filed on January 19, 2010. The case is still waiting for its decision and its next hearing … Continue reading Microsoft Corp V/s TiVo, Inc

Read more »

“Clear and Convincing Evidence”

Case “Microsoft Vs i4i” interests me as I saw the recent Supreme Court decision to hear this case again. Long story in short, i4i filed a patent in 1994 and gets granted on 07/98 (US 5,787,449). ‘449 relates to a system and method for the separate manipulation of the architecture and content of a document, … Continue reading “Clear and Convincing Evidence”

Read more »

Hi-tech Patent Licensing Trends

Ever since Software Patents have got easier to get a grant for, protection of computer readable medium claims on a storable media have enforced the Intellectual Property Rights to a much higher level that a software company can have when compared with the counterpart System and Method claims. Although most countries, unlike US, are still … Continue reading Hi-tech Patent Licensing Trends

Read more »