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Topic: Apple v. Samsung

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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Steve Jobs particularly irritated over Samsung's copying of iOS "rubber banding" effect

08/07/2012, 12:08 pm

The "rubber band" effect you see on an iPhone or iPad when you attempt to scroll past the end of a document is something Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was quite proud of; and he repeatedly warned Samsung about copying it.

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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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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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Apple accuses Samsung of introducing doctored and misleading exhibits, false claims

08/03/2012, 12:08 pm

Apple has raised a series of objections to Samsung's proposed exhibits intended for use during cross examination today, accusing the company of repeatedly creating evidence that is distorted, obscured or otherwise misleading while also raising false objections to Apple's own evidence.

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Apple scrambles to keep Samsung from revealing confidential iPhone, iPad sales documents

08/03/2012, 10:08 am

Apple rushed to file a last minute request with the court to stop Samsung from making public a series of sensitive sales data documents related to the iPhone and iPad when it cross examines Philip Schiller, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, later today.

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Apple abandoned iPhone with curved glass, iPhone mini over cost and comfort concerns

08/03/2012, 08:08 am

Apple's ongoing patent war with rival Samsung continues to yield troves of information on one of the world's most secretive companies, with testimony from a former design lead revealing that costs prevented Apple from launching its first iPhone design with contoured screens while concerns over consumer comfort put the dagger in plans for an iPhone mini.

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Samsung issues rebuttal to Apple's request for sanctions in motion to strike [u]

08/02/2012, 11:08 pm

A late Thursday filing in the Apple v. Samsung trial saw Samsung issue a motion to strike an earlier Apple request which asked the Court hand down sanctions against the South Korean company for providing excluded case evidence to the media.

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Apple wants court to rule Samsung infringes on iPhone patents in evidence leak sanctions

08/02/2012, 06:08 pm

In an Apple v. Samsung court filing on Thursday, Apple requested sanctions against Samsung over a recent leak of excluded evidence amount to a favorable ruling of the Cupertino company's claim that the Galaxy maker infringes Apple's phone design patents.

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Judge denies Samsung's "2001: A Space Odyssey," Fidler Tablet arguments

08/02/2012, 05:08 pm

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Judge Lucy Koh issued an order on Thursday denying Samsung's motion to use devices seen in the films "2001: A Space Odyssey" and "Tomorrow People" to invalidate Apple's design patents.

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Apple to file sanctions over Samsung's evidence 'leak'

08/02/2012, 12:08 am

In a letter to Judge Lucy Koh on Wednesday, Apple said it plans to file an emergency motion for sanctions and "other relief that may be appropriate" as a result of Samsung's issuance of excluded evidence to media outlets earlier this week.

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Samsung calls decision to share evidence with media 'ethical' and 'lawful'

08/01/2012, 05:08 pm

In a court-ordered filing on Wednesday, Samsung lawyer John Quinn defended the move to release previously excluded evidence to media outlets on Tuesday, saying the move was both "ethical" and "lawful."

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iOS chief Scott Forstall to testify at Apple v. Samsung trial

08/01/2012, 02:08 am

According to a court document filed on Tuesday, Apple Senior Vice President of iOS Software Scott Forstall will testify on behalf of the Cupertino company perhaps as soon as Friday, depending on the length of worldwide marketing exec Phil Schiller's testimony.

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Apple designer Chris Stringer reveals dozens of iPhone prototypes at trial

08/01/2012, 12:08 am

During the Apple v. Samsung trial on Tuesday, Apple industrial designer Chris Stringer went over the company's design ethos and revealed a number of prototype iPhone models, some of which he presented in person.

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