12/30/2013, 11:12 am
Global electronics heavyweights Apple and Samsung are said to have renewed efforts to peacefully resolve their years-long legal battle over Samsung's infringement on Apple patents before the parties head back to court next year.
12/27/2013, 02:12 am
Apple on Thursday filed a motion to renew its ongoing bid to stop sales of Samsung products found to be infringing on three key utility patents, including the contentious '915 property for pinch-to-zoom functionality.
12/16/2013, 01:12 pm
In a series of court filings late last week, Apple officially moved to halt the 'unconstitutional' compliance monitoring imposed as part of the government's e-book antitrust lawsuit, while the Department of Justice defended the monitor's actions and urged that the oversight be upheld.
12/11/2013, 09:12 pm
A South Korean court on Thursday local Korea time dismissed a Samsung patent suit against Apple that sought monetary damages and a sales ban against the iPhone 4S and iPad 2.
12/06/2013, 02:12 pm
Apple on Friday filed a motion in U.S. District Court seeking to recover nearly $16 million of its $60 million in attorneys' fees related to the company's long-running patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung.
12/06/2013, 09:12 am
A new opinion piece lambasts Judge Denise Cote, the federal judge in charge of the Justice Department's antitrust suit against Apple, for being "abusive" and "shredding the separation of constitutional powers" by appointing and granting broad authority to antitrust monitor Michael Bromwich.
11/29/2013, 06:11 pm
Apple this week filed an official complaint with a U.S. district court, saying the antitrust compliance monitor tasked with keeping tabs on the company's dealings is requiring excessive pay, over $138,000 for the past two weeks, and is making unreasonable requests outside of his mandated jurisdiction.
11/22/2013, 08:11 am
Apple's expert witness on damages, a certified public accountant from Chicago, was the person who sealed the iPhone maker's victory in its patent infringement retrial against rival Samsung, according to members of the eight-person jury.
11/21/2013, 03:11 pm
A jury of eight granted Apple $290 million in damages from rival Samsung on Thursday, in exchange for the South Korean electronics maker copying the patented software and hardware designs of the iPhone and iPad.
11/21/2013, 10:11 am
More than week into the retrial between Apple and Samsung, jurors are still deliberating how much money to award Apple for patent infringement by Samsung. But the jury has already come to a negative conclusion about their daily sourdough bread sandwiches.
11/20/2013, 04:11 pm
Samsung on Wednesday filed a motion to stay the Apple v. Samsung damages retrial on the grounds of a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office action that found one of the patents-in-suit invalid.
11/19/2013, 05:11 pm
In the Apple v. Samsung damages retrial on Tuesday, attorneys for each side offered their respective closing pitches to jurors -- one of which prompted Samsung to call for a mistrial -- as a decision is close at hand.
11/18/2013, 07:11 pm
Apple and Samsung counsel finished the testimony phase in the pair's damages trial on Monday, leaving only closing remarks before the jury will deliberate and ultimately decide what amount the Korean company owes for infringing on certain patents.
11/18/2013, 02:11 pm
A federal appeals court on Monday ordered that Apple's request for a permanent injunction on sales of Samsung-manufactured Android devices be reconsidered by the lower court judge who originally denied it.
11/15/2013, 06:11 pm
Continuing the Apple v. Samsung retrial, U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh on Friday entered a motion that takes four patents-in-suit out of consideration for damages on lost profits, while Apple's Phil Schiller further explained how his company was harmed by Samsung's copycat devices.
11/14/2013, 10:11 pm
As the Apple v. Samsung trial continues in San Jose, California, Apple SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller testified on Thursday, explaining the risks involved in developing and bringing to market a new device like the iPhone.
11/13/2013, 01:11 pm
Authorities have seized equipment from Apple's Italian headquarters in the course of an investigation into accusations that the company shielded more than €1 billion in profits from Italy's tax authorities, according to a new report out of Milan.
11/12/2013, 11:11 pm
Following a day-long selection process, a jury of six women and two men was picked on Tuesday to hear Apple and Samsung fight over millions of dollars in damages vacated from the landmark Apple v. Samsung patent trial.
11/01/2013, 12:11 pm
A patent holding company backed by Apple, Microsoft, Blackberry, Sony, and Ericsson has filed the first round of lawsuits based on patents the group won at auction from seminal telecom company Nortel.
10/31/2013, 08:10 pm
After losing an auction for Nortel's cache of patents in 2011, Google is being sued by the Rockstar consortium, of which Apple is a major member, for infringing those same properties.