INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Kodak Shares Plummet: Are Patent Values Discounted?

Shares of Eastman Kodak plunged as much as 24 percent Monday on fears the photography giant may be running out of cash -- yet intellectual property investment banks such as MDB Capital of San Diego, Calif., have estimated the Kodak patents could be valued around $2 billion.

Despite 10M Units, Galaxy S2 Still Lags iPhone

Consumer electronics giant Samsung said this weekend that its popular Galaxy S2 smartphone sold over 10 million units globally, making it the most-sold Android phone in the world, but it still has a ways to go before it catches up to Apple.

iPhone 5 Contender Galaxy S2 Hits 10M Units

Consumer electronics giant Samsung said on Sunday that its venerable Galaxy S2 smartphone reached 10 million units sold globally, making it the most sold Android phone and positioning it for a bout with Apple.

Apple Granted 40 Patents in China: Report

Apple Inc has been granted 40 patents in China, which will help the maker of iPhones and iPads gain more intellectual property protection in the country, the China Daily reported on Wednesday.

Apple Granted 40 Patents in China: Report

Apple Inc has been granted 40 patents in China, which will help the maker of iPhones and iPads gain more intellectual property protection in the country, the China Daily reported on Wednesday.

Apple granted 40 patents in China: report

Apple Inc has been granted 40 patents in China, which will help the maker of iPhones and iPads gain more intellectual property protection in the country, the China Daily reported on Wednesday.

2.8 Million U.S. Jobs Lost Since China Joined WTO: Study

About 2.8 million jobs, both in manufacturing and high-tech fields, have been lost as a result of the growing U.S. trade deficit with China since Beijing's entry into the World Trade Organization in 2001, said an EPI study, which was denounced immediately by the US-China Joint Business Council.

U.S. Ambassador Urges China to Lower Trade Barriers

China must reduce barriers to foreign companies if it is to meet its own development goals, the U.S. ambassador said in Beijing on Tuesday in a speech that reflected foreign investors' growing frustration with the pace of economic reforms in the country.

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Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett wanders the company trade show before his company's annual meeting in Omaha

What's on Obama's Tax List, Besides Buffett Tax?

President Barack Obama is expected to make a raft of recommendations for changing tax law on Monday, in addition to his new proposed tax on the rich -- known as the Buffett tax after billionaire Warren Buffett -- which was disclosed on Saturday.
Samsung Tablet

Apple and Samsung Legal Row Escalates

Samsung filed an appeal against a German court's ban on its Galaxy series of tablets and stepped up its offensive against Apple, filing suit in Australia.
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