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BlackBerry Files Lawsuit Against Facebook Claiming Patent Infringement

BlackBerry has filed a lawsuit against Facebook, alleging patent infringement.
According to CNN, BlackBerry claimed in their lawsuit “that the social media companies developed messaging applications that ‘co-opt BlackBerry’s innovations’ by using patented features touching on security, the user interface, and battery life.”

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Apple Wins China Case Against Banning iPhone Sales

China’s federal patent court overturned a ruling by the city of Beijing’s Intellectual Property Bureau regulator that had threatened to ban sales of the Apple iPhone for violating a bankrupt Chinese firm’s exterior design patents.

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Silicon Valley Pi Day Fun Hijacked to Protest President Trump

Although geeks have long merrily been celebrating Pi Day by dressing-up as ancient mathematicians, marching around in circles, and eating fruit pies since 1988, this year’s Silicon Valley festivities were hijacked to protest President Trump.

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Tim Sparapani: Apple vs. Samsung ‘Has Real Implications for Everybody Who Wants to Build the Next Great Business’

Tim Sparapani, former director of Public Policy at Facebook and currently tech and privacy analyst for SPQR Strategies, joined SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Tuesday’s Breitbart News Daily to discuss the battle between Apple and Samsung at the Supreme Court. The case will decide how much of Apple’s $399 million patent infringement lawsuit Samsung must pay.

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Congress Owes it to Small Businesses to Pass Patent Reform This Year

I know firsthand how detrimental patent trolls can be to small businesses, as my Connecticut small business, Capstone Photography, was recently the victim of abusive patent litigation in which bad patents were used as weapons of financial intimidation against my small business.