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Apple acquitted in Mexican 'iFone' lawsuit, but local telecoms to be fined

06/05/2014, 07:06 pm

The Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) on Thursday announced it has absolved Apple of wrongdoing in a trademark lawsuit surrounding the iPhone's infringement of a local telecommunications company marketing the phonetically identical "iFone" brand.

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Samsung: no disputing we sold Apple's property and owe a 'huge sum of money'

11/13/2013, 04:11 pm

In his opening comments of the patent damages retrial, Samsung's attorney Bill Price told the jury a very different story about his client's patent infringement, admitting guilt and acknowledging the price would be high.

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Broadcasters petition Supreme Court to hear case over iPad TV streamer Aereo

10/11/2013, 05:10 pm

Broadcasters in the United States have made good on their threat against Aereo, which rebroadcasts television content to iPad and iPhone owners, by petitioning for their case to be settled by the nation's highest court.

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Apple to pay $40 per iPad 3G user to settle class action suit over revoked AT&T unlimited data plans

09/27/2013, 06:09 pm

Some cellular-enabled iPad owners may soon receive a check from Apple, as a proposed joint settlement with AT&T looks to bring an end to a long-running class action suit over the cell provider's promise and ultimate cancellation of unlimited data.

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Judge slaps Motorola with $14.5M payout to Microsoft for FRAND abuse

09/05/2013, 04:09 pm

A federal jury has ruled that Motorola must pay Microsoft $14.5 million in damages, finding that the Google-owned smartphone maker breached its obligation to license standards-essential technology in a fair and non-discriminatory fashion.

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Court denies Verizon, Ford participation in Apple v. Motorola appeals

08/22/2013, 10:08 pm

A Court of Appeals has denied a request by Verizon, Ford, and others to file briefs weighing in on the pending appeals process in the ongoing patent struggle between Apple and Motorola.

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Samsung posts bonds with ITC, suggests continued infringement of Apple patents

08/14/2013, 05:08 pm

Following its defeat in court on Friday, Samsung has posted surety bonds with the U.S. International Trade Commission, a move that strongly suggests the South Korean tech giant is still importing and selling at least some products that infringe on Apple-held patents.

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Apple v. Samsung proceedings muddled, but experts say Apple had strong day

08/09/2013, 06:08 pm

Legal observers have noted that Samsung appears to have gotten the worst of questioning in Friday's hearings with Apple at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which could mean that the Cupertino company may be able to get the better of its rival in the coming months.

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Samsung gets a boost with USPTO's 'final' rejection of Apple's pinch-to-zoom patent

07/29/2013, 12:07 pm

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a "final" rejection of Apple's pinch-to-zoom patent, opening the door for chief rival Samsung to push back even more against its loss in last summer's $1.05 billion patent infringement verdict.

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ITC to review split decision in Apple v. Samsung patent case

05/29/2013, 12:05 pm

Ahead of an expected final decision in the coming months, the International Trade Commission will take another look at a decision by one of its judges that found Samsung had infringed one Apple patent but not another.

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Apple: Samsung shirked FRAND obligations, filed suit before making a licensing offer

05/23/2013, 05:05 pm

Samsung abused its rights as a standard-essential patent holder, Apple said Wednesday, by filing a complaint with the International Trade Commission before even trying to come to an agreement with the Cupertino company over licensing terms.

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Allegedly faulty iPhone 4 power button target of new class action lawsuit against Apple

05/14/2013, 05:05 pm

A Florida woman last week lodged a class action lawsuit complaint against Apple reagrding an issue with the iPhone 4's power button, saying the company continued sales of the handset despite knowing of the problem.

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USPTO issues preliminary rejection of key claims in Apple translucent images patent

05/10/2013, 04:05 pm

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a decision tentatively rejecting certain aspects of a patent Apple holds on displaying translucent images, a development that could potentially impact Apple's ongoing legal struggles with chief rival Samsung.

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Apple wins 'iBooks' trademark case leveled by New York book publisher

05/09/2013, 08:05 pm

A U.S. district court judge on Wednesday handed down a summary pro-Apple judgement in a case involving the "iBooks" trademark, denying plaintiff Black Tower Press its request for injunctive relief and corresponding damages.

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Judge orders Google to hand over search documents in Samsung patent case

05/09/2013, 06:05 pm

Google on Thursday was ordered to acquiesce to Apple's request for information regarding what methods the search giant is using to sift through internal documents related to Android, with the resulting data being part of a second U.S. patent infringement suit against Samsung.

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Judge orders narrowed Apple v. Samsung damages trial to start in November

04/30/2013, 03:04 am

Apple v. Samsung presiding Judge Lucy Koh on Monday entered a case management order calling for a new trial to recalculate the $450.5 million she found may have been incorrectly awarded by a jury last August.

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Apple may challenge $368M VirnetX patent suit ruling, SEC filing reveals

04/26/2013, 05:04 pm

A notation in Apple's latest Form 10-Q filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reveals the company has not recorded a $368 million court ruling that awarded VirnetX damages for patent infringement as a loss, and suggests a challenge to the decision is in the works.

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iCloud push notifications may soon be restored in Germany after stay in Motorola trial

04/24/2013, 09:04 pm

After more than one year of going without email push notifications, Apple iCloud users in Germany may soon see a restoration of services as a high court on Wednesday stayed Motorola's patent trial against the iPhone maker.

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ITC throws out Motorola patent suit against Apple

04/22/2013, 06:04 pm

The U.S. International Trade Commission on Monday ended a two-and-a-half year patent suit leveraged by Motorola against Apple, throwing out the the case as the last of six patents-in-suit was found to be invalid.

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Apple hit with patent suit over simultaneous voice and data, Wi-Fi tech

04/12/2013, 06:04 pm

Apple is once again being taken to court for alleged patent infringement, as non-practicing entity Wyncomm claims the iPhone and iPad are in violation of a 16-year old AT&T patent pertaining to simultaneous voice and data transmission.

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