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After extended negotiations and a lawsuit that threatened to “impact the entire 5G market” Qualcomm and LG today reached an agreement that will continue access to US chipmakers 3G, 4G and 5G cellular modem technologies.
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has launched the world’s first mobile app for trademark applications.
Taylor Swift has said she plans to re-record her own songs after her back catalogue was bought by Justin Biber’s manager, Scooter Braun.
Motorola is expected to reboot the iconic RAZR brand, but a new patent suggest Samsung is also working on a direct rival to the upcoming RAZR.
Sony and Marvel have failed to reach an agreement on the character of Spider-Man – meaning he will be absent from the marvel Cinematic Universe for the time being. Sony has said it is “disappointed” that talks, aimed at extending a deal that allowed the superhero to appear in Marvel movies, fell through. The result is that Spider-Man, most recently played by Tom Holland, won’t be starring alongside Captain America, Iron Man, the Hulk and other Marvel favorites any time soon.