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March Madness – Microsoft v TomTom

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Someone, some how needs to make a change to the patent madness in the US.  Have seen some of these patents ragarding this dispute. 6,175,789 (16 January, 2001) Vehicle computer system with open platform architecture 7,054,745 (30 May, 2006) Method and system for generating driving directions 6,704,032 (9 March, 2004) Methods and arrangements for interacting [...]

IBM Leads in Patents in 2007 with 3148

Monday, January 14th, 2008

Rank Company Name 2007 Patents 1 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP 3148 2 SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD KR 2725 3 CANON K K JP 1987 4 MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO LTD JP 1941 5 INTEL CORP 1865 6 MICROSOFT CORP 1637 7 TOSHIBA CORP JP 1549 8 SONY CORP JP 1481 9 MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC 1476 [...]

IBM and Time Warner Patent Pact

Friday, August 3rd, 2007

IBM, Time Warner in Patent Pact – Forbes.com I don’t know about you but anytime I hear the words IBM and patent I get the willies… See  Does IBM Have a Toll Booth on the Internet?