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Motorola Files Patent for Foldable Smartphone; Microsoft Also Planning One With Three Displays

HIGHLIGHTS Both patents were filed in 2016 Motorola phone to introduce a cover with wireless charging support Microsoft device may have a display right at the hinge as well Folding phones and tablets will likely be the next big thing in the personal tech domain, with manufacturers such as Apple, Samsung, and Huawei all said to be working on their own foldable handsets. Now, ... Read More »

BlackBerry Shifts Patent Strategy Through Outsourcing Deal

Canada’s BlackBerry announced the outsourcing of a significant part of its patent licensing efforts on Wednesday to a unit of the US-based Marconi Group. BlackBerry said the work of sub-licensing a broad range of its patents to global smartphone manufacturers will fall to Teletry. Teletry is part of the Marconi Group, which launched earlier this year and says it specializes in patent ... Read More »

BlackBerry Patent Licensing Director Victor Schubert Says He Has Left the Company

A key attorney executing BlackBerry Ltd’s patent licensing strategy has left the company, the second recent departure from the team tasked with making money from the Canadian company’s intellectual property. Victor Schubert, who was a licensing director for BlackBerry, told Reuters in a brief LinkedIn message that he was no longer with the company. He did not say when he left ... Read More »