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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
06/20/2012, 08:06 pm
A U.S. judge was unimpressed with arguments made by Apple at a Wednesday hearing meant to explain why injunctive relief is a suitable course of action against Motorola in the company's ongoing patent case with the Droid maker.
06/20/2012, 09:06 am
Attorneys for Apple will appear in a Chicago court today in an effort to keep a patent infringement lawsuit against Google's Motorola Mobility alive.
06/14/2012, 05:06 pm
Judge Richard Posner on Thursday decided to grant Apple an injunction hearing against Motorola, reversing his tentative ruling to reject the case last week.
06/07/2012, 04:06 pm
Apple's patent-infringement case against Google's Motorola Mobility unit is dead in the water after a U.S. judge aborted the proceedings less than one week before the trial was set to start.
06/01/2012, 08:06 am
The European Telecommunications Standards Institute on Friday selected Apple's contested "nano-SIM" design as the official fourth form factor for the SIM card standard.
05/22/2012, 10:05 am
Google has announced that its $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility is completed and approved, officially bringing the search giant into the smartphone hardware business.
05/19/2012, 11:05 pm
Google and Motorola Mobility both revealed on Saturday that they have received Chinese regulatory approval for their proposed merger and expect to soon close on the deal.
05/18/2012, 07:05 am
A new design concept for a next-generation, smaller "nano-SIM" card has been submitted by Motorola and RIM, which tweaks a design originally pushed by Apple.
05/16/2012, 08:05 am
Though it only sells smartphones, Apple represents nearly 8 percent of all worldwide mobile phone sales, making it the third-largest handset maker.
05/15/2012, 02:05 am
Apple got its wish to consolidate a trial filed by Motorola Mobility in the Southern District of Florida with a second lawsuit that also involves HTC. Meanwhile, an appeal by Mac clone maker Psystar to the U.S. Supreme Court in Apple's copyright infringement case against it has been denied
05/03/2012, 02:05 pm
While the worldwide market for mobile phones is growing rapidly, Apple is earning the majority of all profits despite only selling a small minority of the world's mobile devices.