008 Software Patents And Smartphone Litigation Copy

493 views

Published on

ppt on patents, software, Apple lawsuits, Android, wireless

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
493
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
5
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

008 Software Patents And Smartphone Litigation Copy

  1. 1. Software Patents andSmartphone Litigation
  2. 2. Android = Open Source = Free, right? Free, right?•Microsoft receives royalties for each Free, right? Android Device (70%)•HTC, Samsung, LG, Pantech e.g. $5+ per Device•Apple, Samsung, Google and Microsoft are now engaged in over 100 patent lawsuits in at least 10 different countries
  3. 3. Essential LTE Patents  LG, 23% , $7.9 billion.  Qualcomm, 21%, $7.3 billion.  Motorola Mobility (Google), 9%, $3.3 billion.  Interdigital, 9%, $3.3 billion.  Nokia, 9%, $3.1 billion.  Samsung 9%, $3.1 billion.  ZTE 6%, $2.1 billion.  Nortel 4% Value of $1.35 billion.  Ericsson 2%, $600 million.  Research In Motion 1%, $400 million.  Huawei 1%, $200 million.  Freescale, 1%, $200 million.  NEC, 1%, $200 million.
  4. 4. Technologies• Design Patents• Operating System Patents• User Interface Patents• Software Feature Patents• Hardware Patents• Data compression
  5. 5. Example of Types of Patents• Operating System• User Interface• Software • Design Around Issues• Hardware • Semiconductor/Supplier Issues• Wireless • Large Scale Litigation
  6. 6. Wireless Patent Wars• Apple, Samsung, Google and Microsoft are now engaged in over 100 patent lawsuits in at least 10 different countries• Apple • Design Patents • Hardware/Software but not wireless (e.g. LTE) • Royalty Payments (entered market in 2007)• Microsoft • receives royalties for each Android Device (70%) • HTC, Samsung, LG, Pantech e.g. $5+ per Device • May lead some manufacturers to an alternate platform (e.g. Windows 7)• HTC • Relatively new with few patents however still has 8% Market share increase• Qualcomm/Nokia/LG/Ericsson • Standardization patent issues
  7. 7. Other Considerations• Patent Cost to defray licensing cost to enter the market• Essential Role of Patents • Ericsson announced Chief Intellectual Property Officer will report directly to the CEO

×