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Judge denies Apple, publishers' motion to dismiss e-book civil suit

05/15/2012, 06:05 pm

A federal judge on Tuesday denied petitions by both Apple and a group of five major publishing houses to dismiss a class-action lawsuit accusing the companies of collusion in e-book price fixing.

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Court revives Apple bid for Galaxy Tab injunction, rejects smartphone ban

05/14/2012, 09:05 pm

A U.S. federal appeals court on Monday ruled that a California judge was wrong in denying Apple's request to block sales of Samsung's Galaxy Tab, but affirmed the trial judge's decision to deny the injunction of smartphones made by the South Korean electronics giant.

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German court stays third Apple patent suit, more may follow

05/11/2012, 07:05 pm

Three German Apple lawsuits asserted against Samsung have been stayed in as many months, the most recent being a pinch-to-zoom utility model, and some expect more will follow as a result of the country's patent litigation system.

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Proview iPad suit against Apple thrown out of California court

05/08/2012, 08:05 pm

A California judge has tossed out a trademark complaint brought against Apple by Proview Electronics Co. over the iPad name, however an identical case remains unsettled in China.

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German court stays Apple lawsuit against Samsung, postpones another

05/04/2012, 05:05 pm

The Mannheim Regional Court on Friday has suspended an Apple lawsuit against Samsung over a photo viewing patent and has postponed ruling on a pinch-to-zoom case which was scheduled for judgment today.

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Apple resists request to unseal Jobs deposition in Universal suit

04/30/2012, 10:04 pm

Plaintiffs suing Universal Music Group in a class action suit are asking that trial exhibits from a similar case be unsealed, but Apple is objecting to the motion as secret depositions from Steve Jobs and other sensitive materials are part of the document cache.

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Apple, Motorola file for opposing summary judgments in FRAND case

04/30/2012, 05:04 pm

Both Apple and Motorola moved for summary judgments on Friday in a case involving the use of certain FRAND patents regarding wireless technology used in a number of 3G-capable iDevices.

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Tim Cook would rather settle litigation, but will defend Apple IP

04/24/2012, 06:04 pm

In Apple's Q2 2012 earnings conference call on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook responded to a question regarding ongoing worldwide patent litigation by saying that he would like to settle but will continue to defend the company's inventions.

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Fate of Apple 'antisuit lawsuit' against Motorola to be decided in July

04/23/2012, 05:04 pm

A California court on Monday set a hearing date for the next step in Apple's "antisuit lawsuit" which seeks to protect the company against litigation being leveled by Motorola over patent licensing issues.

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Apple's ebook price-fixing court battle spills into Canada

04/21/2012, 01:04 am

A Canadian class-action lawsuit alleging that Apple and its partner ebook publishers colluded to artificially inflate the price of content offered through the iBookstore was given the go ahead to launch on Friday.

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In-app purchasing suit against Apple allowed to proceed

04/20/2012, 07:04 pm

A California judge has denied Apple's request to dismiss a lawsuit leveled by a group of parents who are suing for relief after their children spent large amounts of money on in-app purchases.

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Apple seeks trial over DoJ price fixing allegations

04/18/2012, 07:04 pm

Apple on Wednesday rose to challenge the U.S. Department of Justice's lawsuit over alleged ebook price fixing, asking for a trial at the first hearing in Manhattan federal court since the DoJ's filing last week.

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Apple unlikely to get Samsung device injunction from US court

04/06/2012, 07:04 pm

A U.S. appeals court on Friday was unimpressed by Apple's argument that a federal trial judge incorrectly denied the injunction of several Samsung products as part of the companies' ongoing worldwide patent dispute.

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Judge calls Apple motion to reconsider Motorola ruling 'troubling'

04/03/2012, 08:04 pm

U.S. Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner shot down Apple's motion to reconsider a ruling of a Motorola patent case, writing that the document's two main arguments are founded on "flagrant misreadings" of the March 29 order.

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Apple may settle DoJ e-book investigation in coming weeks

03/30/2012, 07:03 pm

A possible U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit over alleged e-book price fixing may soon be settled as Apple and a number of major publishing houses are said to be ready to make concessions.

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Final ITC ruling clears Motorola of Apple patent infringement

03/17/2012, 02:03 am

After reviewing an initial determination that exonerated Motorola Mobility from claims of infringement on certain Apple patents, the U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday handed down a "finding of no violation" that effectively brings an end to the nearly year-and-a-half long investigation.

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Motorola injunction against Apple push services upheld in Germany

03/16/2012, 05:03 pm

German iOS device owners will be without push notifications for an extended period of time as a German court denied Apple's appeal to halt a Motorola ban on the service used by iCloud and MobileMe.

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Apple accuses Proview of 'misleading Chinese courts' over iPad name

03/13/2012, 06:03 pm

In its most detailed public statement regarding the ongoing Proview iPad trademark dispute, Apple on Tuesday said that the Chinese company is purposely misleading courts in order to recoup massive debt and stave off impatient creditors.

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Apple streamlines ITC suit against Samsung with fewer patent claims

03/12/2012, 05:03 pm

In a move to narrow the scope of its ITC patent infringement case against Samsung, Apple on Monday removed a number of claims pertaining to two owned patents and dropped one patent assertion entirely.

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Class action lawsuit claims Siri doesn't work as advertised

03/12/2012, 04:03 pm

A New York man is suing Apple over falsely advertising its Siri voice assistant, alleging that the company's ads convey a "misleading and deceptive message" about the iPhone 4S-only service.

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