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Topic: lawsuits

Japan court rules Samsung does not infringe Apple patents

08/31/2012, 12:08 am

A Japan court on Friday ruled against Apple's claim that Samsung infringed on one of its utility patents, handing the Korean company a small victory after its punishing loss in a similar U.S. case.

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Samsung to sue Apple over LTE patents, partner with Microsoft to avoid Android lawsuits

08/30/2012, 02:08 pm

Reeling from its scathing jury verdict, Samsung executives have promised to continue litigation with Apple over patents while also partnering with Microsoft to cut its dependency on Google's Android.

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HTC has no intention to settle with Apple in wake of Samsung loss

08/29/2012, 10:08 am

Smartphone maker HTC plans to continue its patent infringement battle with Apple, even though Apple just earned a significant victory against another Android-based handset manufacturer, Samsung.

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Apple injunction hearing against Samsung scheduled for December

08/28/2012, 09:08 pm

Apple v. Samsung presiding Judge Lucy Koh on Tuesday set the date on which the Court will hear Apple's request for a permanent sales ban against certain Samsung smartphones.

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Apple reaches patent licensing deal with Motorola in Germany

08/28/2012, 12:08 pm

Apple and Motorola have inked an agreement in Germany that gives Apple the right to use some, if not all, of Motorola's standard-essential patents in that country.

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Samsung to fight injunctions sought by Apple with 'all necessary measures'

08/28/2012, 09:08 am

After Apple asked the court to bar the sales of eight Samsung smartphones found to have violated Apple's patents, Samsung has vowed to fight back and keep some of its best selling products on the market.

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Samsung's efforts to lift injunction on Galaxy Tab in limbo as Apple targets its better selling smartphones

08/27/2012, 03:08 pm

As Samsung tries to overturn the Galaxy Tab 10.1's U.S. sales ban, Apple seeks to broaden it to include Samsung's much more lucrative smartphones just in time for iPhone 5's holiday launch.

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Apple seeks ban on sale of 8 Samsung smartphones

08/27/2012, 02:08 pm

Though a jury found that a wide range of Samsung products infringe upon Apple's patented inventions, Apple has informed the court that it only seeks to ban the sale of eight Samsung devices.

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Samsung hopes 'strict internal firewall' will protect Apple parts deals

08/27/2012, 11:08 am

Samsung remains a major component supplier to Apple, and the South Korean company hopes to retain that business relationship through a "strict internal firewall" dividing its handset business and components operations.

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Samsung vows to keep fighting Apple in memo to employees

08/27/2012, 10:08 am

In an internal memo sent out to its employees on Monday, Samsung said it was "disappointed" to have been found guilty of patent infringement, but said the company will do its "utmost" to prevail in appeals against Apple.

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Apple's patent win could lead to profitable royalty stream from Android

08/27/2012, 08:08 am

Apple's patent victory over Samsung could set the stage for a lucrative source of profit for the world's largest company.

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Samsung asks court to toss Galaxy Tab 10.1 injunction, seeks damages

08/27/2012, 04:08 am

Samsung on Sunday filed a motion with the U.S. District Court of Northern California asking that a preliminary injunction against its Galaxy Tab 10.1 be dissolved, noting the Apple v. Samsung jury found the device had not infringed on an Apple iPad design patent.

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Jurors knew Samsung was guilty after first day of deliberations, wanted to send message with verdict

08/25/2012, 08:08 pm

A day after the Apple v. Samsung trial concluded with a resounding Apple win, jurors shared their story of how the decision was made to slap Samsung with over $1 billion in damages owed for copying the iPhone maker's patents.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook stresses values, innovation in post-trial remarks

08/25/2012, 02:08 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday released an internal memo to employees regarding the largely favorable ruling the company received in its patent infringement suit against Samsung, saying values won the day.

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Apple v Samsung jury validates American patent system, raises new questions for the future of tech

08/24/2012, 10:08 pm

The complex verdict reached by the jury in the Apple vs. Samsung case sends a strong message about a willingness of a jury to enforce U.S. patents against flagrant infringement while at the same time rejecting patent claims that lack strong support, particularly when it comes to prior art.

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Apple seeks preliminary injunction against Samsung devices in post-trial motion

08/24/2012, 09:08 pm

Following its significant court win over Samsung on Friday, Apple is seeking a preliminary injunction against the devices found to be infringing on the company's patents, citing "irreparable harm" if the units were to stay on sale.

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Samsung says verdict is not an Apple win, but a 'loss for the American consumer' [u]

08/24/2012, 08:08 pm

Minutes after the Apple v. Samsung jury handed down a pro-Apple verdict on Friday, Samsung released a statement decrying the ruling, saying the judgment was less of a win for Apple as it was a loss for consumers.

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Samsung guilty of patent infringement, Apple awarded nearly $1.05B [u]

08/24/2012, 05:08 pm

After only two and a half days of deliberations, the Apple v. Samsung jury handed down a sweeping victory for Apple, finding Samsung infringed on all but one of Apple's asserted patents while the iPhone maker didn't violate any of the Korean company's properties.

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South Korean court finds both Apple and Samsung guilty of patent infringement

08/24/2012, 12:08 am

In what could be a harbinger of the U.S. Apple v. Samsung trial, a South Korean court on Friday found both companies were guilty of infringing on each others' patents, banning sales of Apple's iPhone 4 and iPad 2 as well as a number of Samsung smartphones and tablets.

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Apple, Samsung portray different visions of the future given jury's decision

08/23/2012, 06:08 pm

After a month of presenting the jury with their respective cases, attorneys for Apple and Samsung spent their final allotted minutes in closing arguments this week, each warning that jury's decision will have far reaching consequences on the future of the American tech industry.

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