The trading tools available today are largely shaped by patent law. Here, we assess the current legal landscape for technology and glance toward the future.
When you use patented tools to build your trading strategies, do you really own them? What is the extent of your intellectual risk? We’ll begin this discussion with a primer on trading patents.
Apple Inc. won more than $290 million in damages from Samsung Electronics Co. for patent infringement in a do-over trial that restored most of the amount cut from the iPhone maker’s jury victory in 2012.
A patent trial pitting International Securities Exchange LLC against Chicago Board Options Exchange Inc. was canceled on its scheduled opening day in federal court in Chicago.
International Securities Exchange is set to renew legal hostilities with Chicago Board Options Exchange Inc. in a fight over an automated trading patent.
A group including Apple Inc., Google Inc. and Research In Motion Ltd. agreed to buy patents from bankrupt Eastman Kodak Co. for about $525 million, gaining digital-imaging technology to capture and share pictures.
Samsung Electronics Co. will withdraw patent lawsuits seeking to block sales of Apple Inc. products as part of litigation in Europe, hours after a U.S. court ruled it wouldn’t halt sales of some Samsung smartphones.
Apple Inc. and LG Electronics Inc. infringed an Alcatel-Lucent SA unit’s patents for electronic devices including phones and computers, a lawyer said at the start of a trial.
Apple Inc. settled all global lawsuits with HTC Corp., signaling a new willingness to resolve patent disputes without resorting to the “thermonuclear war” stance favored by co-founder Steve Jobs.
Late Friday, a federal court jury ruled in favor of Apple, finding Samsung had been guilty of infringing on six AAPL patents on more than a dozen devices and awarded AAPL $1.05 billion in damages.