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Topic: Motorola

German court rules Samsung, Motorola do not infringe on Apple 'touch event' patent

09/21/2012, 04:09 am

The Mannheim Regional Court on Thursday ruled against Apple's claim that Android devices infringe on the company's patent regarding how a multitouch device handles so-called "touch events."

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US ITC to investigate Apple's products in response to Motorola complaint

09/18/2012, 12:09 pm

The U.S. International Trade Commission announced on Tuesday that it has voted to investigate Apple's lineup of products, including the iPhone, iPad and Macs, in response to a complaint lodged by Google-owned Motorola Mobility.

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Apple wins rubberbanding patent case against Motorola in Germany

09/13/2012, 04:09 pm

Apple has won a key patent case against Android in Germany against Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility, following a similar win against Samsung in the U.S.

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Apple and Google request for more time to file in two separate court cases

09/07/2012, 09:09 pm

Apple and Google subsidiary Motorola this week have asked for more time to file their respective contentions in a pair of cases, one an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and another for litigation in Florida.

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Apple's iPhone tops JD Power satisfaction survey for 8th straight time

09/07/2012, 09:09 am

Apple's iPhone once again topped the J.D. Power and Associates rankings for customer satisfaction, marking 8 straight surveys of besting the competition.

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Motorola expands RAZR lineup with three new Android smartphones

09/05/2012, 03:09 pm

Motorola Mobility and its parent company Google announced three new Android-powered smartphones on Wednesday: the 4.3-inch Razr M, the compact 4.7-inch Razr HD, and a Razr Maxx HD model with an upsized battery and internal storage.

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Nokia, Motorola to unveil new phones at the 'worst time:' a week before Apple

09/05/2012, 08:09 am

Both Nokia and Google-owned Motorola Mobility are holding events today to introduce new products, just a week before Apple is expected to introduce its next-generation iPhone.

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Galaxy S III passes Apple's iPhone 4S, becomes top selling US smartphone

09/04/2012, 11:09 am

For the first time since it launched last October, Apple's iPhone 4S was not the top selling smartphone in the U.S., as the newly released Samsung Galaxy S III took the top spot in the month of August.

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Apple reaches patent licensing deal with Motorola in Germany

08/28/2012, 12:08 pm

Apple and Motorola have inked an agreement in Germany that gives Apple the right to use some, if not all, of Motorola's standard-essential patents in that country.

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Apple cleared of infringing Motorola patents, avoids U.S. import ban

08/24/2012, 11:08 pm

The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday completed its review of a Motorola complaint from April, ruling against an import ban on Apple's iPhone and iPad after finding the devices do not infringe on certain wireless technology patents owned by the Google subsidiary.

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Motorola's seven-patent ITC complaint against Apple detailed

08/20/2012, 11:08 pm

In Motorola's second U.S. International Trade Commission complaint against Apple, the company asserts a number of products infringe on seven owned patents pertaining to wireless technologies like location-based reminders, multimedia applications and managing messages and content.

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Samsung to call Motorola's "one bullet to kill" witness to justify iPhone royalty demands

08/15/2012, 12:08 pm

After working to defend against for two weeks of Apple's copying claims, Samsung has gone on the defensive to claim that Apple owes it steep royalties for infringing its 3G standard essential patents, using the same witness called by Google's Motorola Mobility to bring standards essential patent claims against Microsoft.

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Apple FRAND win over Motorola slashes Google's patent power

08/13/2012, 03:08 pm

A federal judge's ruling in Apple v. Motorola Mobility has strengthened the case that parties who provide patents to standards bodies must uphold their commitments to offer licensing under "Fair, Reasonable and Nondiscriminatory" terms.

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Apple, Google appeal dismissal of Apple v. Motorola suit

07/21/2012, 10:07 pm

Both Apple and Google on Friday filed appeals to Judge Richard Posner's June decision to dismiss Apple v. Motorola, a case that has been in litigation since 2010.

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Google argues popular Apple patents are de facto standards essential

07/20/2012, 08:07 pm

In a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Google asserts that popular patents held by companies like Apple should be considered de facto standards essential, arguing the ubiquitous inventions are just as important to consumers as certified essential properties.

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German court rules Motorola Xoom doesn't violate Apple's iPad patents

07/17/2012, 12:07 pm

The Motorola Xoom tablet doesn't infringe on Apple's patented design for the iPad, a German court ruled on Tuesday.

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Judge who tossed Apple-Motorola suit questions need for software patents

07/05/2012, 10:07 am

Judge Richard Posner, who recently dismissed Apple's patent infringement case against Motorola, believes the smartphone industry is plagued by a "proliferation of patents."

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Apple's iPhone 4S remains top selling smartphone at Verizon

06/26/2012, 12:06 pm

Though the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx is said to be "gaining ground," the Apple's iPhone 4S reportedly remains the best selling smartphone at Verizon, the largest carrier in the U.S.

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Apple could see U.S. import ban following ITC review of Motorola patent win

06/25/2012, 07:06 pm

The U.S. International Trade Commission on Monday announced that it will review an April ruling that found certain Apple products to infringe upon a Motorola Wi-Fi patent, possibly leading to an import ban on products utilizing the technology.

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Apple's patent case against Motorola dismissed 'with prejudice'

06/22/2012, 09:06 pm

A U.S. court judge on Friday dismissed Apple's smartphone patent claims against Motorola after holding a rehearing on Wednesday, possibly putting an end to the nearly two-year conflict.

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