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Topic: lawsuits

Motorola surprises by withdrawing entire ITC complaint against Apple

10/02/2012, 02:10 pm

Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility withdrew its entire second International Trade Commission complaint against Apple a move that has been characterized as "one of the most surprising developments" in the dispute between the two companies.

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Samsung adds iPhone 5 to upcoming Apple patent infringement suit

10/01/2012, 11:10 pm

Samsung on Monday officially added the iPhone 5 to a lawsuit scheduled to be heard in 2014, making good on a promise to level claims against the handset for allegedly infringing upon certain wireless technology patents held by the Korean company.

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Judge dissolves injunction against Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

10/01/2012, 09:10 pm

Apple v. Samsung presiding Judge Lucy Koh on Monday dissolved a U.S. preliminary injunction against Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1, lifting the sales ban the jurist first instituted in June.

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Apple sued over Passbook by hospitality software maker Ameranth

10/01/2012, 04:10 pm

Ameranth, a leading developer of internet and software solutions for the hospitality marketplace, filed suit against Apple's Passbook digital ticketing app, claiming patent infringement in an ongoing effort to enforce its wireless technology IP.

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EU judge recommends review of Apple's advertised warranties

10/01/2012, 08:10 am

The chief justice of the European Union has said that Apple's advertised AppleCare product warranties should be examined to determine whether they comply with the law.

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Apple sued by 'patent troll' over Numbers software

09/28/2012, 06:09 pm

In a court filing on Wednesday, a Texas-based non-practicing entity sued Apple for alleged patent infringement regarding the company's Numbers spreadsheet software.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 to be reconsidered by California court

09/28/2012, 05:09 pm

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Friday granted Samsung a limited appeal of a sales ban against the Galaxy Tab 10.1, effectively handing the reconsideration decision down to Apple v. Samsung presiding Judge Lucy Koh.

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Chinese court rules Apple must pay over $82K to encyclopedia publisher over App Store piracy

09/28/2012, 04:09 am

A Chinese court ruled in favor of the venerable Encyclopedia of China Publishing House in its suit against Apple which asserted the Cupertino company was liable for the sale of unauthorized digital copies of its encyclopedia found on the App Store.

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Amazon requests judge throw out Apple's claim of false advertisement

09/26/2012, 11:09 pm

Amazon on Wednesday asked a federal judge to throw out an ongoing court case Apple leveled against the online retail giant for allegedly misusing the "App Store" name, saying the term has become so widespread that it is now generic.

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Samsung requests new Apple trial on claims of jury misconduct

09/25/2012, 12:09 am

In post-trial filings on Friday, Samsung revealed it is planning to fight for a new trial against Apple, and to that end entered a number of documents supporting the theory that juror misconduct led to the jury's original $1 billion verdict.

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Apple seeks another $707 million in damages from Samsung

09/22/2012, 12:09 pm

In addition to the $1.05 billion Apple was awarded by a jury for Samsung's patent infringement, Apple has asked the court for another $707 million in damages.

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German court rules Samsung, Motorola do not infringe on Apple 'touch event' patent

09/21/2012, 04:09 am

The Mannheim Regional Court on Thursday ruled against Apple's claim that Android devices infringe on the company's patent regarding how a multitouch device handles so-called "touch events."

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Samsung plans to add Apple's iPhone 5 to US patent infringement suit

09/20/2012, 08:09 am

Samsung has indicated they are likely to add Apple's new iPhone 5 to the list of devices involved in a patent infringement suit between the two companies.

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Apple, publishers agree to settle EU e-book price-fixing inquiry

09/19/2012, 06:09 pm

Apple and four major publishing houses agree to kill off an e-book price-setting system in the European Union in hopes of ending an antitrust investigation over the matter.

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Apple to seek $3 billion in damages from Samsung - report

09/19/2012, 09:09 am

Though a jury suggested Samsung pay Apple just over $1 billion for patent infringement, the iPhone maker plans to ask a judge for three times that amount, according to a new report.

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US ITC to investigate Apple's products in response to Motorola complaint

09/18/2012, 12:09 pm

The U.S. International Trade Commission announced on Tuesday that it has voted to investigate Apple's lineup of products, including the iPhone, iPad and Macs, in response to a complaint lodged by Google-owned Motorola Mobility.

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Open Internet groups to file FCC complaint over AT&T's FaceTime blocking

09/18/2012, 12:09 pm

A trio of digital rights advocacy groups have indicated to AT&T they will file a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission over the carrier's decision to block FaceTime calls over cellular data networks for some customers.

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Judge vacates and denies Samsung's motion to dissolve U.S. Galaxy Tab ban

09/18/2012, 12:09 am

Judge Lucy Koh on Monday filed an order denying Samsung's motion to dissolve Apple's sales ban against the Galaxy Tab 10.1, and in doing so vacated the Sept. 20 hearing at which both parties were scheduled to discuss the matter.

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US ITC judge rules Apple does not violate Samsung patents

09/14/2012, 03:09 pm

A judge with the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled on Friday in favor of Apple, finding that the iPhone maker did not infringe on patents owned by rival Samsung.

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Rumor: Samsung to sue Apple over LTE-compatible next-gen iPhone

09/10/2012, 08:09 pm

Citing "ranking officials," The Korea Times on Monday reported that Samsung is preparing to sue Apple for using 4G LTE patents in its next-generation iPhone shortly after the smartphone's expected launch this week.

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