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Topic: Motorola

Motorola demanded license for all Apple iPhone patents for access to 3G standard

03/12/2012, 05:03 pm

Motorola Mobility demanded access to Apple's entire patent portfolio in order to gain access to its own patents required to practice industry standards, such as connecting to 3G mobile networks.

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Motorola asks court to accept crowdsourced prior art claims against Apple patents

03/08/2012, 05:03 pm

Motorola Mobility has raised five new prior art claims in its defense against Apple patents, using contributions from "numerous individuals," claims that Apple has asked the court to strike "because they assert five new prior art references never before raised by Motorola in expert reports, invalidity contentions, or discovery responses."

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iOS, Android increase smartphone market share while all others lose ground

03/08/2012, 01:03 pm

The battle for smartphone operating system supremacy is quickly becoming a two-horse race, as the latest data from comScore shows that only Apple and Google were able to grow their market share in the U.S. through January.

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Apple seeks up to $15 per Android device in settlements offered to Motorola, Samsung

03/06/2012, 02:03 pm

Apple has reportedly offered settlements to Motorola and Samsung in patent infringement suits against its rivals, and has asked for between $5 and $15 per handset.

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Judge orders Motorola to provide Apple details of Google's acquisition plans, Android development

03/06/2012, 12:03 am

The U.S. Circuit Judge overseeing the patent dispute between Apple and Motorola Mobility has ordered Motorola to provide Apple with details of Google's $12.5 billion acquisition as well as information about the development of Android.

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Briefly: Apple most admired; Tim Cook spotted in Paris; Motorola workaround

03/01/2012, 09:03 pm

Apple has been named the "Most Admired" company for the fifth year in a row. Meanwhile, Apple CEO Tim Cook was reportedly spotted in Paris on business earlier this week. Finally, Motorola Mobility has responded to a recent injunction by a German court against it by noting that it has already implemented a workaround.

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Apple wins injunction against Motorola in Germany over photo gallery patent

03/01/2012, 10:03 am

Apple on Thursday earned a key victory in a German patent infringement suit against Motorola Mobility, earning the iPhone maker an injunction against a number of Motorola devices.

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Apple's latest legal victory over Motorola in Germany declared 'huge'

02/27/2012, 08:02 am

Apple's latest courtroom win over Motorola Mobility in a German patent infringement suit is so significant, it has led one expert to now question whether Google's $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola was worth it.

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Microsoft joins Apple in FRAND patent fight against Motorola

02/22/2012, 10:02 am

Microsoft has joined Apple in filing an antitrust suit against Motorola Mobility in the European Union for allegedly abusing its standard-essential patents.

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Apple lodged FRAND abuse complaint against Motorola with European Commission

02/18/2012, 01:02 am

A regulatory filing from Motorola Mobility has revealed that Apple has complained to the European Commission over the handset maker's efforts to obtain injunctions against its rival by wielding standards-essential patents with FRAND commitments.

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Google version of 'slide-to-unlock' patent published by USPTO

02/17/2012, 05:02 pm

Following a key Apple court win against Motorola in Germany over a 'slide-to-unlock' patent, Google last week saw its own unlocking patent filing from 2010 published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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Apple wins German injunction against Motorola over 'slide-to-unlock'

02/16/2012, 06:02 pm

A ruling handed down by the Munich I Regional Court on Thursday found that a number of Motorola products had infringed on Apple's slide-to-unlock patent, resulting in a permanent injunction against any offending devices.

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DoJ allows Google acquisition of Motorola, but calls FRAND commitments 'ambiguous'

02/13/2012, 10:02 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice has closed its investigation into Google's $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility, though it did note that Google was "more ambiguous" than rivals Apple and Microsoft in affirming Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory licensing agreements for standard-essential patents.

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Justice Department approves Apple's purchases of Nortel, Novell patents

02/13/2012, 09:02 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice approved on Monday several patent purchases and acquisitions, including a collection of Nortel's intellectual property to be acquired by Apple, Microsoft, Research in Motion and others and Novell patents that Apple has purchased.

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EU approves Google's acquisition of Motorola, will monitor for patent abuse

02/13/2012, 01:02 pm

Google's $12.5 billion plan to acquire Motorola Mobility has received regulatory approval by the European Union, but the European Commission has said it will monitor ongoing patent litigation to ensure compliance with EU antitrust rules.

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Apple attacks Motorola's efforts to block iPhone 4S using standards patents, asks for huge damages

02/11/2012, 02:02 pm

Apple has filed a new "antisuit lawsuit" aimed at unraveling Motorola's litigation efforts and attempts to block iPhone 4S using standards essential patents. Apple is also asking for damages that could reach multibillion dollar figures.

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Apple looks to end Motorola patent attack in Germany with U.S. suit

02/10/2012, 05:02 pm

Apple stayed on the legal offensive Friday, filing a new lawsuit in a U.S. court that claims Motorola Mobility's recent patent barrage of patent claims in Germany is in breach of a licensing agreement between the RAZR maker and Qualcomm.

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German court dismisses Motorola's 3G-related suit against Apple

02/10/2012, 08:02 am

A German court has ruled that Apple's wireless products do not infringe on inventions related to 3G/UMTS owned by rival Motorola Mobility.

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Motorola puts blame on Google for lag on Android updates

02/10/2012, 03:02 am

A Motorola Mobility executive has said Google's practice of creating a flagship model for each software update for its Android mobile operating system is the reason that vendors have a hard time keeping their devices up to date.

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Apple asks ETSI standards body to set rules for standards essential patents

02/07/2012, 11:02 pm

Apple addressed the European Telecommunications Standards Institute in November, asking the organization to set clear polices governing how its member companies license their patents.

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