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Amazon hit by patent suit over internet links

Patent trolls appear to be flourishing despite repeated calls for Washington to rein them in. The latest evidence includes new lawsuits against Amazon, Dell and HP over a system for inserting links into news articles.

Earnings: Acacia’s Patent Loot

Acacia, the controversial digital-media patent holding company, has reported its Q2 results and a bunch of details on its growing portfolio…

Patents In Digital Media

Companies are trying to profit from patents, but do they protect unsung inventors–or opportunist litigants? A News.com story which includes…

Acacia Reports Q3 Revenues For Its Patents

Acacia, the controversial streaming media patent holding company (among other things) has reported its Q3 revenues…I’ll quote the relevant…

Acacia Steps Up Lawsuits Aagainst Cable TV

It has sued a second round of cable companies for patent infringement….Monday’s suits targeted 20 small cable companies, mostly in Arizona…

Acacia Inks Bloomberg Licensing Deal

Controversial streaming media patent company Acacia has licensed its patents usage to Bloomberg.
Acacia has been aggressively pursing colleg…

Acacia Lowers Streaming Video Royalties

(via Techdirt) Acacia, the controversial streaming media patent company, is lowering its royalty demands of the nation’s colleges and univer…

Acacia Licenses Patent to iFilm

Another Acacia victim…it now has 170 license agreements. Read the dedicated section on Acacia for more details…

Acacia Takes Aim at Colleges

In a moment of hubris, controversial streaming media patent company Acacia is now going after the education sector..it has sent letters to d…

Acacia Builds Streaming Patent Licensees

As I reported before, the controversial streaming media patent company Acacia is set to pursue licensing agreements with WiFi distributors a…

Acacia Gets Another Patent

As if the present ones weren’t enough, the controversial streaming media patent company Acacia has bought another patent from LodgeNet Enter…

Acacia Signs First Cable TV Patent License

Acacia, the controversial streaming media patent holder, has signed up its first cable TV deal with Central Valley Cable TV, a provider in C…

Acacia’s Streaming Media Patents

If you want a lowdown on all the patents that Acacia owns, have a look at the link above..a convenient way to browse etc…
Of course, for a…

Acacia Patent War Will Move to Wireless

As its licensing push gathers momentum, Acacia Technologies, owner of some controversial streaming media patents, is setting its sights on t…

Acacia Still a Hot-Button Issue

Details on the controversial Acacia multi-media patent from the horses mouth, though the company claims it is not so much of an issue now, a…

Update on Acacia-Disney Deal

Well, Disney is not commenting on the deal: “We don’t comment on patent licenses,” says a WDIG spokesperson, which is fair enough. Meanwhile…

Invention Debate Begins Acacia Process

Interesting details on the Acacia case hearing, going on in Snata Ana on Friday…
Related: Patent Depending: Today’s Hearing Could Seal Fat…

Class Action Equals Efficient Reach: Acacia

Acacia Research says it was prompted to seek a class-action assignment for its litigation against two defendants in order to “more efficient…

Patenting Air or Protecting Property?

Acacia Research is now targeting mainstream media companies on its crucial streaming media patent, after getting its way with online adult o…

Patent Holder Unplugs Porn Network

Acacia Research, the controversial holding company that has a stack of streaming media patents briefly shut down a network of pornography We…

Acacia Gets More Licensing Wins

Acacia Media Technologies, the controversial company which has been actively pursuing adult content companies for payments against its strea…

Acacia Wins Streaming Patent Injunction

The U.S. District Court for Central California has issued injunctions against five adult companies using Acacia’s patented streaming technol…

Web Porn Pushers in Patent Fight

Acacia Media Technologies, which has been actively pursuing adult content companies for payments against its streaming media patent, may go…

A Patent On Streaming Video Porn

Acacia Research says it owns five U.S. and 17 international patents covering the transmission and receipt of digital audio and digital video…

Streaming Patent Claims Go to Court

Acacia Media Technologies, a company owning broad patents that could affect virtually all companies streaming audio or video online, is goin…

Patent Scare Hits Streaming Industry:

A patent claim with profound implications for the online content industry. A company called Acacia Media Technologies is claiming patents o…