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Topic: lawsuits

Apple wins DRM patent lawsuit leveled by ContentGuard

11/20/2015, 06:11 pm

Apple came out unscathed from a legal battle involving digital rights management IP owned by ContentGuard, a subsidiary of non-practicing entity Pendrell Corp. that sued the iPhone maker for infringing on five patents.


Apple hit with second class action lawsuit over Wi-Fi Assist data overages

11/13/2015, 09:11 pm

Apple was hit with another class action lawsuit over iOS 9's new Wi-Fi Assist feature on Friday, with plaintiffs seeking a jury trial for damages in excess of $5 million.


Judge dismisses Apple Store employee 'bag check' class action lawsuit

11/08/2015, 07:11 am

A California federal judge on Saturday tossed out a class action lawsuit brought against Apple by employees claiming the company's anti-theft measures, specifically "demeaning" bag checks instituted in 2009, resulted in lost wages.


Apple wins motion to transfer second Core Wireless patent lawsuit to California

11/03/2015, 10:11 pm

After winning a patent infringement case leveled by Core Wireless Licensing earlier this year, Apple is once again being sued by the non-practicing entity over certain wireless communications IP. In what could be an important victory, however, the Cupertino, Calif., company was recently granted a motion to transfer proceedings to its home state.


This week on AppleInsider: Q4 triumph, Apple TV launch, legal fights & more

10/31/2015, 05:10 am

The last week of October was (relatively) upbeat for Apple, with blockbuster quarterly results, the launch of a redesigned Apple TV, and plans to bring Apple Pay to new countries.


Apple asks US Supreme Court to toss ruling upholding e-book antitrust verdict

10/29/2015, 03:10 pm

Apple has formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower appeals court ruling from June, which upheld a judgment that Apple violated antitrust laws in its 2010 e-book dealings with publishers.


Court orders Apple must pay WARF $234M for infringing CPU patent

10/27/2015, 05:10 am

A Wisconsin federal court judge ruled in favor of a recent jury decision that has Apple on the hook for $234.3 million in damages award for infringing on a computer processor patent asserted by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.


Lawsuit accuses Apple's iOS 9 Wi-Fi Assist of burning through $5M+ in data

10/23/2015, 03:10 pm

Apple was slapped with a class-action suit on Friday, claiming that the company failed to properly warn users that the new Wi-Fi Assist feature in iOS 9 will use data from their cellular plan.


Wisconsin court orders Apple to pay $234M for WARF patent infringement

10/16/2015, 06:10 pm

A federal court in Wisconsin on Friday ruled Apple must pay $234 million in damages for infringing on a microprocessor technology patent owned by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, the University of Wisconsin's patent licensing body


Apple found in infringement of University of Wisconsin CPU patent, faces $862M in damages

10/13/2015, 05:10 pm

A Wisconsin jury on Tuesday found Apple in infringement of computer processor patent owned by the University of Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, a ruling that could potentially lead to a damages payout of $862.4 million.


Apple likely free of e-book antitrust monitor after 'rocky' two-year term [u]

10/13/2015, 12:10 am

The U.S. Department of Justice has recommended against extending the term of Apple antitrust monitor Michael Bromwich after two years of oversight, citing satisfaction with the company's new compliance program and willingness to meet mandated obligations.


Antitrust monitor again bemoans Apple's lack of cooperation in final report

10/06/2015, 10:10 pm

In a report to a New York district court published on Tuesday, Michael Bromwich, Apple's court-appointed antitrust monitor, said the company has made "substantial progress" in its compliance program, but still exhibits an unwillingness to cooperate with his investigation.


Apple, Samsung agree to mediate California patent dispute

09/28/2015, 07:09 pm

In a joint statement filed to a California district court on Monday, Apple and Samsung announced an agreement to participate in court-supervised mediation of their years-long patent dispute.


Apple appeals to Supreme Court in e-books price fixing antitrust case

09/17/2015, 03:09 pm

Apple is looking to file an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court in order to overturn previous court decisions, which found that the company conspired with book publishers to fix the price of e-books.


Apple wins key patent appeal vs. Samsung, could bar features from future Galaxy devices

09/17/2015, 12:09 pm

A federal appeals court has ruled that Apple has the right to block rival Samsung from using its patented inventions in its own handsets, a decision that could have major consequences for future products from the South Korean electronics maker.


Court dismisses Beats false advertising lawsuit against Steven Lamar

09/08/2015, 03:09 pm

Almost exactly one year after Apple's Beats Electronics sued entrepreneur Steven Lamar for misrepresenting himself as a Beats cofounder, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California has dismissed the suit.


Judge denies Apple a retrial in Smartflash suit, but upholds decision to toss $533M damages against Apple

09/03/2015, 12:09 pm

A Texas federal judge has refused to grant Apple a new trial in its fight against a Smartflash patent infringement lawsuit, but simultaneously declined to reconsider a decision to toss $532.9 million in damages that were originally awarded to Smartflash.


Judge approves $415M settlement in Silicon Valley anti-poaching lawsuit

09/03/2015, 02:09 am

A federal court judge has green-lit a joint $415 million settlement in an anti-poaching lawsuit involving Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe, officially bringing the years-long case to a close.


Second Apple v. Samsung damages retrial set for March or April 2016

09/01/2015, 09:09 pm

A California federal judge presiding over the ongoing Apple v. Samsung legal spat on Tuesday set a March or April 2016 start date for the case's second damages retrial, an action that could see Samsung pay out some of the $548 million it owes for infringing on Apple's patents.


Judge bars Apple, Samsung from further filings after rapid-fire case entries

08/28/2015, 11:08 pm

A federal judge presiding over the Apple v. Samsung patent trial laid down the law this week, prohibiting either party from filing without permission after being inundated by a series of motions, objections and letters.