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Adam Carolla Settles Patent Suit With Personal Audio

Adam Carolla Settles Patent Suit With Personal Audio

By Chris Crum August 19, 2014

Comedian and podcaster Adam Carolla has settled a lawsuit with a patent troll called Personal Audio. The suit emerged roughly a year and a half ago, when Personal Audio also sued HowStuffWorks and Togi Entertainment – all over a patent …

Windows 8 Already Bringing Out The Patent Trolls Windows 8 Already Bringing Out The Patent Trolls
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Every new technology brings with it the risk of patent litigation. It’s an unfortunate reality that we must face. Windows 8 may have a broken a record, however, as its already on the receiving end of patent litigation after being …

SHIELD Act Directly Targets Patent Trolls SHIELD Act Directly Targets Patent Trolls
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I think we all agree that something has to be done about patent trolls. The patent system that they abuse is broken and it does nothing to better the economy. In fact, recent studies say patent trolls actually cost the …

Netflix, Others Targeted By Patent Troll Netflix, Others Targeted By Patent Troll
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Autocomplete is pretty ubiquitous in the tech space by now. If a site has search, you can bet that they have an autocomplete feature of some sort powering the front end. That feature just got a dozen or so companies …

Nokia Challenges Google Over Android Patents Nokia Challenges Google Over Android Patents
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Nokia could be considered the grandfather to the modern cellphone. The company obviously owns a lot of patents and receives royalties from those who make smartphones. Heck, patent royalties net Nokia €8 per every iPhone sold. Now they want a …

Supreme Court Declines to Rule on Hulu Case Supreme Court Declines to Rule on Hulu Case
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The Supreme Court this week sent a case involving broad patents back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit for reconsideration. The case surround a patent that was granted to the company Ultramercial. The patent is for …

Fark Founder On How To Beat Patent Trolls Fark Founder On How To Beat Patent Trolls
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TED has posted a new video with Fark Founder Drew Curtis, which Fark, of course has shared with its audience. He talks about how Fark was sued, along with Yahoo, Reddit, MSN, AOL, TechCrunch and others by Gooseberry Natural Resources. …

Twitter Publishes Patent Agreement to Combat Trolls Twitter Publishes Patent Agreement to Combat Trolls
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It’s sad for an engineer or inventor to see their work used as a ball-gag to stifle innovation. Too often companies referred to as “patent trolls” will buy up patents without any intention of using them or licensing them fairly. …

Patent Trolls Are Once Again Defeated Patent Trolls Are Once Again Defeated

It’s a good day when patent trolls get what’s coming to them – a slap in the face by a federal jury. Eolas Technologies may be the biggest patent troll the Internet has ever seen. The company, alongside the University …