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Sony’s VP of Awesome Settles Lawsuit Over Bridgestone and Mario Kart

Everyone loves a funny television commercial.  Regardless of what it’s advertising, humor holds people’s attention.  This is doubly true when the subject matter is of your interest.  So a few years ago when Sony presented Kevin Butler as their “Vice President of…

Microsoft Sued for Windows 8 Live Tiles, Trollish Behavior Suspected

Love it or hate it, Windows 8 was released last week.  The biggest change Microsoft has ever made to the Windows operating system, it marks a colossal shift in how Microsoft is doing business, banking on the new OS, a…

Patent Trolls, Twitter, and SHIELD

You all should know by now how I feel about the state of our patent system as it applies to the tech world.  Given the patents awarded that absolutely shouldn’t exist and the ridiculously broad and over-reaching scope of others,…

More Patent Wars – Motorola’s Unenforceable Injunction against Microsoft

[Article first published as Useless Patent Wars – Motorola Awarded Unenforceable Injunction against Microsoft on Blogcritics.] Every day I peruse the tech news on the interwebs to keep up with what’s going on.  There are usually a few interesting stories on some…

86. Spotify Welcomed to the U.S. with a Patent Infringement Lawsuit

[Article first published as Picking on the New Kid: Spotify Sued for Patent Infringement on Blogcritics.] We here in the United States are a litigious sort, and have become increasingly more so with further advances in technology and more filings…

59. when sony was in LG land, let my playstations go

in the pantheon of technology lawsuits there have recently been several worthy bouts of note involving the heavy hitters of tech.  apple, microsoft and google have all been very publicly involved with lawsuits and counter-suits and what have you, mostly…

30. alleged game addiction, idiotry, and more ridiculous lawsuits

20,000 hours is an extremely long time to be doing anything – even the basic function of living.  20,000 hours translates into 833 days, which further calculates out to 2.28 years.  it’s enough time complete more than half of a…

29. paul allen vs everyone

paul allen, from forbes’ billionaire list early on when i started this silly little project i did a post touching on tech patent law, concerning apple, google, and htc.  i said then how tech patent lawsuits never fail to entertain, and…

07. apple vs google via htc

lawsuits are always a good time (as long as you’re not involved, of course). patent lawsuits – even better. tech patent lawsuits – main events announced by bruce buffer in the octagon. let me preface by saying this – patent…