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RFCyber Corp. filed a complaint for patent infringement against defendants Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. And Samsung Electronics America, Inc. on Friday in the Eastern District of Texas, alleging that Samsung infringed its contactless payment method via its Samsung Pay service on its mobile devices.
The owner of Woolworths trademark has dismissed a widely shared tweet that said Woolies stores would reopen in the UK.
TikTok and its parent firm ByteDance have fired back in court against a patent lawsuit by rival video-sharing app Triller, in a move aimed at heading off patent infringement claims. The complaint filed in federal court in California seeks to quash the lawsuit filed in July in a Texas federal court alleging the Chinese-owned app infringed on Triller’s software patents.
The copyright row over Ed Sheeran’s hit Shape of You is set to cost around £3 million in legal fees.