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Apple slapped with class action suit over iPhone 5/5s data leakage

12/17/2015, 10:12 pm

A group of disgruntled iPhone owners filed a lawsuit against Apple on Thursday for allegedly concealing a defect that caused iPhone 5 and 5s models to switch away from Wi-Fi to cellular data without users' knowledge, resulting in high cellular bills.

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ParkerVision files ITC complaint, patent lawsuit against Apple over RF technology

12/16/2015, 07:12 pm

ParkerVision, an RF technologies research and development firm, this week filed a U.S. International Trade Commission complaint and accompanying lawsuit against Apple, Samsung, LG and Qualcomm for allegedly infringing upon certain wireless networking patents.

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Samsung appeals $548M Apple patent verdict to the U.S. Supreme Court

12/14/2015, 02:12 pm

In a bid to reduce or eliminate the $548 million the company has been forced to pay rival Apple over a patent dispute, Samsung on Friday filed a petition to have its appeal heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Samsung agrees to pay Apple $548M in patent row

12/04/2015, 03:12 am

After years of trials, retrials and appeals galore, Samsung on Thursday said it has agreed to pay Apple $548 million for infringing on the Cupertino, Calif., company's patents.

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Authors Guild, Barnes & Noble, others file brief supporting Apple in Supreme Court appeal of e-book antitrust case

12/03/2015, 11:12 am

Several organizations -- the Authors Guild, Authors United, Barnes & Noble, and the American Booksellers Association -- have filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court, backing Apple in its attempt to appeal a 2013 antitrust case over e-book deals.

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Patent monetization firm Papst Licensing sets sights on Apple over data transfer tech

11/30/2015, 07:11 pm

Apple is once again in the legal crosshairs of a non-practicing entity, this time as part of a lawsuit leveled by patent monetization firm Papst, which claims iPhone, iPad and iPod infringe on four owned properties relating to data transfer technology.

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Apple wins DRM patent lawsuit leveled by ContentGuard

11/20/2015, 06:11 pm

Apple came out unscathed from a legal battle involving digital rights management IP owned by ContentGuard, a subsidiary of non-practicing entity Pendrell Corp. that sued the iPhone maker for infringing on five patents.

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Apple hit with second class action lawsuit over Wi-Fi Assist data overages

11/13/2015, 09:11 pm

Apple was hit with another class action lawsuit over iOS 9's new Wi-Fi Assist feature on Friday, with plaintiffs seeking a jury trial for damages in excess of $5 million.

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Judge dismisses Apple Store employee 'bag check' class action lawsuit

11/08/2015, 07:11 am

A California federal judge on Saturday tossed out a class action lawsuit brought against Apple by employees claiming the company's anti-theft measures, specifically "demeaning" bag checks instituted in 2009, resulted in lost wages.

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Apple wins motion to transfer second Core Wireless patent lawsuit to California

11/03/2015, 10:11 pm

After winning a patent infringement case leveled by Core Wireless Licensing earlier this year, Apple is once again being sued by the non-practicing entity over certain wireless communications IP. In what could be an important victory, however, the Cupertino, Calif., company was recently granted a motion to transfer proceedings to its home state.

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This week on AppleInsider: Q4 triumph, Apple TV launch, legal fights & more

10/31/2015, 05:10 am

The last week of October was (relatively) upbeat for Apple, with blockbuster quarterly results, the launch of a redesigned Apple TV, and plans to bring Apple Pay to new countries.

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Apple asks US Supreme Court to toss ruling upholding e-book antitrust verdict

10/29/2015, 03:10 pm

Apple has formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower appeals court ruling from June, which upheld a judgment that Apple violated antitrust laws in its 2010 e-book dealings with publishers.

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Court orders Apple must pay WARF $234M for infringing CPU patent

10/27/2015, 05:10 am

A Wisconsin federal court judge ruled in favor of a recent jury decision that has Apple on the hook for $234.3 million in damages award for infringing on a computer processor patent asserted by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.

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Lawsuit accuses Apple's iOS 9 Wi-Fi Assist of burning through $5M+ in data

10/23/2015, 03:10 pm

Apple was slapped with a class-action suit on Friday, claiming that the company failed to properly warn users that the new Wi-Fi Assist feature in iOS 9 will use data from their cellular plan.

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Wisconsin court orders Apple to pay $234M for WARF patent infringement

10/16/2015, 06:10 pm

A federal court in Wisconsin on Friday ruled Apple must pay $234 million in damages for infringing on a microprocessor technology patent owned by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, the University of Wisconsin's patent licensing body

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Apple found in infringement of University of Wisconsin CPU patent, faces $862M in damages

10/13/2015, 05:10 pm

A Wisconsin jury on Tuesday found Apple in infringement of computer processor patent owned by the University of Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, a ruling that could potentially lead to a damages payout of $862.4 million.

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Apple likely free of e-book antitrust monitor after 'rocky' two-year term [u]

10/13/2015, 12:10 am

The U.S. Department of Justice has recommended against extending the term of Apple antitrust monitor Michael Bromwich after two years of oversight, citing satisfaction with the company's new compliance program and willingness to meet mandated obligations.

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Antitrust monitor again bemoans Apple's lack of cooperation in final report

10/06/2015, 10:10 pm

In a report to a New York district court published on Tuesday, Michael Bromwich, Apple's court-appointed antitrust monitor, said the company has made "substantial progress" in its compliance program, but still exhibits an unwillingness to cooperate with his investigation.

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Apple, Samsung agree to mediate California patent dispute

09/28/2015, 07:09 pm

In a joint statement filed to a California district court on Monday, Apple and Samsung announced an agreement to participate in court-supervised mediation of their years-long patent dispute.

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Apple appeals to Supreme Court in e-books price fixing antitrust case

09/17/2015, 03:09 pm

Apple is looking to file an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court in order to overturn previous court decisions, which found that the company conspired with book publishers to fix the price of e-books.

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