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Topic: lawsuits

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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Apple and HTC report no progress in settlement talks over ITC complaint

09/10/2012, 06:09 pm

In a filing with the U.S. International Trade Commission, Apple and HTC confirm they have held two settlement meetings since Aug. 13 and while the talks have yet to yield a deal, the two parties plan continue discussions.

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Apple's chief counsel profiled as 'field marshal' in fight against Android

09/10/2012, 10:09 am

Noreen Krall, Apple's chief litigation counsel, is the subject of a new feature that profiles her as the most important member of Apple's team in its patent battles against devices running Google's Android operating system.

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Apple and Google request for more time to file in two separate court cases

09/07/2012, 09:09 pm

Apple and Google subsidiary Motorola this week have asked for more time to file their respective contentions in a pair of cases, one an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and another for litigation in Florida.

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South Korea called "courageous" for investigating Samsung's patent abuse

09/07/2012, 04:09 pm

Samsung's "enormous political clout" in South Korea speaks well of the decision by the nation's Fair Trade Commission to investigate allegations of its standards essential patent abuse.

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Court says iPhone 4 owners can't sue Apple over broken glass

09/07/2012, 12:09 pm

A California federal judge this week dismissed a lawsuit against Apple over glass cracking on the iPhone 4.

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Judge denies Apple motion to reschedule post-trial decisions

09/06/2012, 04:09 pm

Apple v. Samsung presiding Judge Lucy Koh on Thursday issued an order denying Apple's request to rearrange the schedule of post-trial hearings, allowing a hearing on Samsung's motion to dissolve the existing Galaxy Tab ban to come before a decision on motions to overrule the jury's decision.

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Apple and Samsung set to meet in four German trials, two patent hearings

09/05/2012, 10:09 pm

While post-trial proceedings are well underway in the landmark Apple v. Samsung California case, the two tech giants are scheduled to continue their worldwide patent dispute in Germany, with four trials and two hearings coming up before the end of October.

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Apple wins appeal, court rules 'Cover Flow' doesn't violate patents

09/04/2012, 03:09 pm

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington sided with Apple on Tuesday, ruling features including "Cover Flow" in its OS X operating system did not infringe on patents owned by Mirror World.

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Actor Bruce Willis won't sue Apple over iTunes music ownership [u]

09/03/2012, 09:09 am

Having spent thousands of dollars buying music from iTunes, actor Bruce Willis was originally reported to be considering a lawsuit against Apple that would grant the rights to his large music collection to his daughters upon his death. But since then, a family member has denied the original report [updated].

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Apple adds Samsung's flagship Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note to amended 'Galaxy Nexus' complaint

08/31/2012, 09:08 pm

Apple on Friday filed an amended complaint with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, adding two versions each of the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note to its original claims of patent infringement against a number of Samsung smartphones and tablets.

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Apple takes issue with post-trial decision timeline, asks court to reschedule hearings

08/31/2012, 06:08 pm

In a late Thursday filing, Apple requested Apple v. Samsung presiding Judge Lucy Koh to reconsider the scheduling of post-trial decisions, saying that the current timeline may dissolve an existing Galaxy Tab ban prematurely.

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Apple, publishers offer e-book pricing concessions to avoid antitrust suit

08/31/2012, 10:08 am

Looking to avoid an antitrust suit from the European Union, Apple and four publishers have offered concessions to retailers, including Amazon.com, that would allow them to sell e-books at a discounted rate for two years.

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