Friday, 17 April 2009 15:37
The Pirate Bay trial concluded today with the Swedish court reaching a guilty verdict. The four founders have been sentenced to a year in prison and ordered to pay SKr 30m in damages ($US 3.58m) to Warner Bros, Sony, EMI, Columbia Pictures and others.
Monday, 13 April 2009 15:17
Fujitsu has followed HP in reaching settlement with the CSIRO over its long running battle to extract licence fees for a key patent it holds covering the 802.11 WiFi wireless technology.
Thursday, 09 April 2009 11:22
In one of the biggest damages awards for software patent infringement in history, the world's largest software company Microsoft has been hit with a US$388 million fine. However, Microsoft is not expected to take the decision laying down.