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Topic: Motorola

Judge dismisses Apple's FRAND-related lawsuit against Motorola

11/05/2012, 06:11 pm

A federal judge on Monday tossed Apple's suit against Motorola, which claimed the Google-owned company was participating in unfair licensing practices regarding declared standards-essential patents, effectively canceling a trial that was over a year and a half in the making.

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FTC staff recommends suing Google via antitrust law over FRAND patent abuse

11/01/2012, 08:11 pm

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has made a formal recommendation to its commissioners to sue Google for violation of antitrust laws after the search giant attempted to block the sale of competitors' products using standards essential patents.

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Apple tells court it would pay no more than $1 per iPhone to license Motorola patents

10/31/2012, 03:10 pm

Apple has indicated to a Wisconsin court that it is willing to pay Google-owned Motorola Mobility to license standard-essential wireless patents, but it will not pay more than $1 per iPhone sold.

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WSJ: Google may settle mobile FRAND patent antitrust claim

10/19/2012, 09:10 pm

The Wall Street Journal on Friday reported that Google is thinking about settling a potential antitrust claim by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission regarding the use of Motorola patents, which the company allegedly used as weapons against rival mobile phone makers likeApple.

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Microsoft expands Motorola patent case to target Google Maps

10/11/2012, 02:10 pm

Microsoft announced in a German court today that it would be expanding its patent infringement case against Motorola to include Google, specifically targeting the search giant's maps service for Android.

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Motorola says reduction of German Android devices was planned, not linked to patent rulings

10/08/2012, 06:10 pm

In a statement on Monday, Google's Motorola Mobility claims the quiet removal of a number of Android-based devices from the German market was part of a strategy to focus on newer products, not the result of unfavorable rulings in patent cases involving Apple and Microsoft.

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Motorola surprises by withdrawing entire ITC complaint against Apple

10/02/2012, 02:10 pm

Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility withdrew its entire second International Trade Commission complaint against Apple a move that has been characterized as "one of the most surprising developments" in the dispute between the two companies.

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Motorola ad slams Apple's iOS 6 Maps as 'iLost'

09/24/2012, 09:09 am

Google-owned Motorola Mobility is attempting to capitalize on dissatisfaction with Apple's new iOS 6 Maps with an advertisement pushing the phrase "iLost" on Twitter.

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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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