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Magnify.net Awarded Patent to power Web Video Channel Creation

Magnify.net Awarded Patent to power Web Video Channel Creation

The United States Patent & Trademark Office issued U.S. Patent No. 8117545 titled “Hosted video discovery and publishing platform,” a wide-ranging patent granting protection for the NY-based Magnify.net video curation platform, which according to a press release sent to NY Convergence,  [Full Story…]

IBM Secures Most Patents For 19th Year in a Row

IBM Secures Most Patents For 19th Year in a Row

For the 19th year in a row, Armonk-based IBM secured more patents than any other company in 2011. The company acquired 6,180 patents, 5 percent more than in 2010. According to PCWorld, Samsung Electronic took second place, securing 4,894 patents in 2011, then Canon (2,821), Panasonic (2559), [Full Story…]

Long Island Tech Firm Wins $10 Million Lawsuit Against AOL

Long Island Tech Firm Wins $10 Million Lawsuit Against AOL

As reported  by Forbes, a federal court jury ruled in favor of Bascom Global Internet Services, a Long Island technology company that produces internet filtering software, in a suit that has been ongoing since 2008. AOL and Yahoo both were being sued by Bascom for patent infringement; while Yahoo [Full Story…]

Kickstarter Sues ArtistShare CEO Over Alleged Patent Shakedown

Kickstarter Sues ArtistShare CEO Over Alleged Patent Shakedown

NY startup Kickstarter is suing former musician Brian Camelio (who used to jam with the bands Journey and Phish), the CEO of ArtistShare. The startup claims that Camelio, who filed a patent that resembles their own crowdfunding model, "repeatedly turned up to demand that the website license his [Full Story…]

IBM Sells 1,000+ Patents to Google

IBM Sells 1,000+ Patents to Google

Google has bought almost 1,000 pending and issued patents from IBM in order to protect against suits by other technology companies, though the patents that company bought have little to do with Internet searching or advertising business. Kent Walker, Google's general counsel, wrote in a blog post in [Full Story…]

Microsoft Joins Article One Partners’ New Preemptive Patent Suit Service

Microsoft Joins Article One Partners' New Preemptive Patent Suit Service

NY-based Article One Partners, a startup that uses crowdsourcing to find evidence to invalidate questionable patents, announced that Microsoft has signed on to use its new service, Litigation Avoidance.  The new service focuses on targeting poor quality patents before companies are sued by [Full Story…]

Verizon Accuses Cablevision of Patent Infringement

Verizon Accuses Cablevision of Patent Infringement

Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) has accused Bethpage, LI-based cable operator Cablevision (NYSE:CVC) of infringing on several Verizon digital set-top box patents.  The complaint, filed this week with the U.S. International Trade Commission, seeks to "ban imports of certain digital [Full Story…]

Paltalk Sues Sony Among Others

Paltalk Sues Sony Among Others

New York-based Paltalk Holdings is suing Sony, NCsoft, Activision Blizzard, Turbine Studios, and Jagex Ltd. for patent infringement of multiplayer online technology. Paltalk claims that the companies are violating its patents for technology that allows players to experience the same digital [Full Story…]

Apple, AT&T Settle Case With NYC Inventor

Apple, AT&T Settle Case With NYC Inventor

Crain's New York Business Apple and AT&T have agreed to license Manhattan-based inventor Judah Klausner's patent for visual voicemail technology.  The technology, which allows users to see a list of voicemail messages on a display screen and select the one which they want to hear, is [Full Story…]