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Topic: lawsuit

Apple wanted Samsung to license patents for $30 per smartphone, $40 per tablet

08/10/2012, 10:08 pm

According to court documents made public on Friday, Apple in 2010 offered Samsung a $30 per smartphone/$40 per tablet license deal for use of the Cupertino company's patents.

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Samsung designer says smartphone inspired by 'bowl of water,' not the iPhone

08/10/2012, 08:08 pm

In an opposition filing on Friday, Samsung argued the Apple v. Samsung jury should hear testimony from Hyoung Shin Park, principal designer of the contested F700 smartphone that the company's attorneys want to use as proof of non-infringement on Apple's design patents.

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Samsung attorney argued in court without proper license to practice

08/10/2012, 05:08 pm

It was discovered Thursday that Samsung lawyer Susan Estrich represented the company in Apple v. Samsung despite not having the proper license to practice law in the suit's jurisdiction of the Northern District of California, a mistake seen as yet another gaffe in the South Korean company's case management.

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Trial expert testifies 38% of consumers confused Samsung design for Apple products

08/10/2012, 01:08 pm

Apple has entered the results a consumer study into evidence which indicates that up to 37 percent of users surveyed confused Samsung's mobile designs with Apple's iconic products.

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Court docs reveal Samsung sold 21M phones, 1.4M tablets worth $8B in US since 2010

08/09/2012, 08:08 pm

A court document filed by Samsung on Thursday revealed the company's smartphone and tablet sales numbers from June 2010 to June 2012, metrics that have been kept strictly confidential until now.

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Half of the TV audience mistook Samsung Galaxy Tab for iPad in ads

08/08/2012, 05:08 pm

Samsung struggled to market its Galaxy Tab as distinct from the iPad, noting in internal documents that over half of viewers seeing its TV commercials assumed the ad related to Apple's iconic iPad.

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Conan O'Brien draws attention to Apple vs. Samsung dispute in video parody

08/08/2012, 12:08 pm

Comedian Conan O'Brien opened his monologue last night with a video spoof of the Apple vs. Samsung dispute, bringing even more publicity to the case that has already been deemed the "patent trial of the decade."

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Samsung 132-page 'copy cat' doc comparing Galaxy S with iPhone admitted into evidence

08/07/2012, 11:08 pm

Apple was able to get a Samsung internal document admitted in full in its case against the South Korean company on Tuesday, with the report offering a potentially crucial comprehensive side-by-side comparison of the Galaxy S and the iPhone.

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Former Mac designer finds 'substantial similarities' in Samsung, Apple GUIs

08/07/2012, 09:08 pm

Former Apple and NeXT graphic designer Susan Kare took the stand on Tuesday, saying that she saw "substantial simiarities" between Samsung's home screen icons and those of Apple's iPhone, echoing previous testimony from Apple expert witness Peter Bressler.

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More Galaxy Tabs returned due to malfunction than mistaken identity

08/07/2012, 07:08 pm

An Apple v. Samsung court document filed on Monday shows more Best Buy customers returned Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 due to hardware malfunctions than mistaking the device for Apple's iPad.

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Judge says Samsung's accusations that Apple doctored evidence "not credible"

08/07/2012, 04:08 pm

Samsung objected to a photo of the Epic Touch 4G Apple presented as evidence of design infringement this morning, claiming the image was altered to look more like the iPhone. But Judge Koh overruled the objection, stating that Samsung's claim lacked credibility.

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Samsung copies Apple's claims it destroyed email evidence in "me too" filing

08/07/2012, 03:08 pm

After Apple filed and won the right to advise the jury that Samsung failed to comply with instructions to retain relevant email evidence, Samsung has filed its own motion demanding that the jury also be told that Apple may have failed to preserve relevant emails.

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Designer says Samsung designs "substantially the same" as Apple's

08/07/2012, 03:08 am

Apple on Monday brought its first expert witness to the stand in Peter Bressler, who claimed Samsung's designs were "substantially the same" as Apple's, but faltered when cross-examined by the South Korean company's lawyers.

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Court documents allegedly show Samsung copied iPhone icons

08/06/2012, 08:08 pm

New Apple v. Samsung court documents, presented by Apple on Monday as part of the ongoing Apple v. Samsung trial, allegedly show Samsung's proprietary home-screen icon designs are nearly identical to that of the iPhone's.

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Initial Apple, Google bids for Kodak patents much lower than expected

08/06/2012, 07:08 pm

Opening bids from two investor groups, one led by Apple the other by Google, for Kodak's digital imaging patents came in well below the company's estimates of $2.6 billion, meaning the bankrupt photography pioneer may not have much capital to work with once creditors take their share.

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Internal Samsung memo shows iPhone caused 'crisis of design'

08/06/2012, 05:08 pm

An internal Samsung email presented at Apple v. Samsung proceedings on Monday shows the South Korean electronics giant had what it calls a "crisis of design" when the first iPhone launched in 2007.

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Side-by-side iPhone, Galaxy S comparison revealed in internal Samsung 'evaluation report'

08/03/2012, 08:08 pm

In an effort to prove a willful infringement on its design patents, Apple on Friday presented internal Samsung documents in court containing side-by-side comparisons of the iPhone and what would eventually become the Galaxy S smartphone.

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Scott Forstall describes iOS development, challenges in Samsung trial

08/03/2012, 04:08 pm

Following Apple's marketing chief Phil Schiller, iOS head Scott Forstall to the stand to testify in the Samsung patent infringement trial.

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Judge denies Apple request for sanctions against Samsung over evidence leak

08/03/2012, 04:08 pm

U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh on Friday ruled against Apple's request to sanction Samsung for sending previously-excluded evidence to the media and warned further "theatrics or sideshows" would not be tolerated.

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Phil Schiller relates Apple's struggles to develop iPhone, iPad; shock at Samsung's copies

08/03/2012, 02:08 pm

Apple's senior VP of worldwide product marketing Phil Schiller took the stand today, describing Apple's development of the iPhone and iPad at a time when few believed the company could shake up the mobile industry.

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