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Topic: lawsuits

Apple heads to court in 'unusual' antitrust trial over e-book prices

06/03/2013, 09:06 am

Today the U.S. Justice Department will take Apple to court over allegations that the computer maker illegally conspired with publishers to fix the prices of electronic books, in order to sell them to users of its iPad and other iOS devices at a higher cost.

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ITC delays determination in Samsung patent row against Apple

05/31/2013, 10:05 pm

On the day it was due to issue a final determination on a Samsung patent suit leveraged against Apple, the US International Trade Commission pushed back the deadline to June 4, delaying what could be a significant decision for issues relating to FRAND licensing.

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Dutch Supreme Court rules Samsung's Galaxy Tab doesn't infringe on iPad

05/31/2013, 11:05 am

The highest court in the Netherlands handed down a disappointing verdict for Apple on Friday, finding its claims that Samsung had infringed on the design of its iPad to be invalid.

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Apple to pay $53M in iPhone & iPod liquid sensor lawsuit settlement

05/28/2013, 04:05 pm

The resolution to a class-action lawsuit over the sensitivity of liquid damage sensors in iPhones and iPods will cost Apple $53 million, it was revealed on Tuesday.

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US Federal Circuit sets the stage for Apple to win injunction against Samsung

05/28/2013, 01:05 pm

Apple is likely to win a permanent injunction against infringing Samsung products, thanks to a decision made by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

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Apple's iPhone sales tactics in Europe under antitrust investigation

05/27/2013, 08:05 am

The executive body of the European Union is investigating whether Apple is engaging in anticompetitive practices with its iPhone sales tactics across the continent.

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Judge says evidence will likely show Apple culpable in e-book price fixing case

05/24/2013, 02:05 am

In rare pre-trial "tentative view," Judge Denise Cote said the U.S Department of Justice will likely be able to prove that Apple colluded with major book publishers to falsely inflate the prices of e-books sold through the iBookstore.

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Penguin agrees to $75M settlement in Apple iBooks price fixing lawsuit

05/22/2013, 11:05 am

Book publisher Penguin announced on Wednesday it has reached a $75 million "comprehensive agreement" with U.S. State Attorneys General and private class plaintiffs over e-book price fixing allegations connected to Apple and its iBookstore for iOS.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 & Google Now accused of violating Apple patents for Siri

05/22/2013, 10:05 am

In its ongoing litigation against Samsung, Apple has added five new patents to its claims, targeting both the company's new flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone, as well as the Google Now service for Android.

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DOJ: Email from Steve Jobs implies Apple wanted to create falsely inflated e-book pricing

05/15/2013, 11:05 pm

An email from late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs to then CEO of News Corp. James Murdoch suggests the Cupertino company was looking to set the price of e-books sold through the iBookstore at rates higher than market leader Amazon, says the U.S. Department of Justice.

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DOJ says Apple responsible for setting up, executing e-book price fixing

05/15/2013, 02:05 am

In a set of court filings made public on Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice calls Apple out for being a facilitator in the supposed collusion with major publishers to fix e-book prices, while the Cupertino company denies the allegations, instead saying it drafted separate consumer-friendly agreements with each.

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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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Apple adds Samsung's Galaxy S4 to patent infringement suit

05/14/2013, 11:05 am

In a court filing on Monday, Apple extended its ongoing litigation struggle with Samsung, adding the company's recently released Galaxy S4 to the list of devices Apple says infringe on its patented designs.

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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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Apple takes fight to Google, wants Android source code in Samsung lawsuit

05/08/2013, 11:05 am

The week has seen new turns in Apple's ongoing patent-based struggle against Google's Android operating system, as the iPhone maker attempted to pull the search giant deeper into the proceedings in one case while trying to keep Google out of the mix in another.

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German court strikes down Apple's customer data privacy rules

05/07/2013, 11:05 am

Apple's customer data sharing policies have been found by a German court to violate the country's consumer privacy protection laws, and the iPhone maker has been ordered to retool the way it deals with some consumer data.

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Smartphone companies, including Apple, have little to show for patent litigation

05/07/2013, 10:05 am

An all-out patent litigation war between the biggest players in the smartphone industry, including Apple, Samsung, Motorola and Microsoft, has yielded very little for all parties involved.

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EU rules Google's Motorola abused patents in seeking injunction against Apple

05/06/2013, 08:05 am

In a preliminary ruling, the European Commission has determined that Google's Motorola Mobility abused its dominance in mobile patents when it sought an injunction against Apple's iPhone in Germany.

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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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