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'No resolution' in last-minute Apple, Samsung settlement talks

08/20/2012, 09:08 pm

Apple and Samsung CEOs met on Monday in a final attempt to resolve issues related to the ongoing patent trial in California, however one of the company's counsel informed presiding Judge Lucy Koh the talks yielded no resolution.

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Overly complex verdict questionnaire could confuse jury, judge says [u]

08/20/2012, 08:08 pm

Apple v. Samsung presiding Judge Lucy Koh on Monday voiced her opinion on the parties' tentative jury verdict forms, saying the 21-page document could confuse jurors with its complexity.

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus copied iPhone features to steal market share, Apple says

08/20/2012, 07:08 pm

During opening arguments of an appeals court hearing on Monday, Apple counsel said Samsung sought to steal iPhone market share with its Galaxy Nexus smartphone by copying a number of the Apple handset's features including a patented unified search invention.

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Apple witness builds Fidler tablet replica to disprove prior art claims

08/20/2012, 05:08 pm

An Apple expert witness on Friday brought out a detailed recreation of the Fidler tablet concept in an effort to disprove Samsung's claims of prior art against the iPad.

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Apple, Samsung CEOs to hold last-minute lawsuit settlement talks

08/20/2012, 09:08 am

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook will once again sit down with Samsung's CEO in an effort to reach a settlement in their ongoing patent infringement case before the jury begins deliberations.

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Jurors await paperwork before deciding Apple-Samsung dispute

08/20/2012, 08:08 am

Apple and Samsung continue to be at odds even after closing arguments in their patent infringement suit have concluded, with each side pushing for their own, streamlined version of the jury's verdict work sheet.

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Jury likely to decide Apple and Samsung case as parties fail to narrow dispute

08/18/2012, 10:08 pm

Apple and Samsung on Saturday said no progress was made in narrowing claims against each other in the two companies' ongoing high-stakes California patent trial, making the possibility of a jury verdict all the more likely.

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Apple, Samsung rest cases in patent trial as testimony phase wraps up

08/17/2012, 08:08 pm

Both parties rested their case in the Apple v. Samsung trial on Friday, bringing an end to the testimony portion of the proceedings ahead of closing arguments and jury deliberation set to take place next week.

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Motorola files new ITC suit against Apple, claims patent infringement [u]

08/17/2012, 07:08 pm

Google-owned Motorola on Friday filed its second U.S. International Trade Commission suit against Apple, claiming the iPhone, iPad and certain Mac computers infringe on owned patents.

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Judge Koh allows Samsung to present Fidler tablet concept as iPad prior art

08/17/2012, 02:08 pm

Over Apple's objections, Samsung was granted the right to present pictures of a tablet newspaper concept from 1994 as evidence of prior art refuting the originality of its iPad design patents.

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Judge denies Samsung's 'me too' evidence spoliation filing

08/17/2012, 02:08 am

In an order filed late Thursday, Apple v. Samsung Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal denied Samsung's request that the jury be told Apple may have destroyed email evidence pertinent to the case.

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Samsung rests it case, says Apple could owe nearly $422M in royalties

08/16/2012, 07:08 pm

Samsung on Thursday rested its case in the Apple v. Samsung trial, concluding its phase of the trial with a pair of expert witnesses who believe Apple could owe $421.8 million in royalties over five patents owned by the South Korean company.

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Judge loses temper, hits Apple counsel with 'smoking crack' remark

08/16/2012, 06:08 pm

After Samsung wrapped up its case on Thursday, an obviously frustrated Judge Lucy Koh jibed Apple counsel when presented with 75 pages worth of briefings for its last remaining witnesses, alluding that the lawyer was "smoking crack" with the long list of 22 people.

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Samsung witness says Apple's damages closer to $519 million, not $2.5 billion

08/16/2012, 03:08 pm

An expert witness called by Samsung has testified that, according to his calculations, Samsung's US profit margins were 12 percent rather than 35.5, meaning Apple's damages should be limited to $519 million, well below the minimum of $2.5 billion it is demanding.

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Samsung designer says Galaxy Tab 10.1 design work preceded iPad announcement

08/16/2012, 03:08 am

Samsung marched a number of witnesses to the stand on Wednesday in efforts to rebut Apple's patent infringement claims, including an industrial designer involved in the design of the original Galaxy Tab 10.1 and a number of Galaxy smartphones.

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Apple calls DoJ e-book settlement proposal unlawful, says trial is needed

08/16/2012, 02:08 am

In a strongly-worded legal memo filed on Wednesday, Apple opposed the U.S. Department of Justice's settlement proposal which would have the company dismantle its current e-book business structure with three major publishing houses.

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Apple document brags iPhone set the tone for trade show company did not attend

08/15/2012, 10:08 pm

An internal Apple document entered into evidence on Wednesday touts the iPhone's "quiet" presence at the 3GSM Congress Trade Show in 2007, an event at which the company didn't even have a booth.

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Judge says 'it's time for peace,' asks Apple and Samsung CEOs to discuss settlement

08/15/2012, 05:08 pm

Apple v. Samsung presiding Judge Lucy Koh on Wednesday asked that the CEOs of both companies discuss possible settlement options at least once over the phone before the trial moves to jury deliberation next week.

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Samsung to call Motorola's "one bullet to kill" witness to justify iPhone royalty demands

08/15/2012, 12:08 pm

After working to defend against for two weeks of Apple's copying claims, Samsung has gone on the defensive to claim that Apple owes it steep royalties for infringing its 3G standard essential patents, using the same witness called by Google's Motorola Mobility to bring standards essential patent claims against Microsoft.

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Top Samsung designer denies copying iOS icons while patent expert says Apple design patents should be invalidated

08/15/2012, 01:08 am

In continued Apple v. Samsung court proceedings, a top Samsung designer denied copying Apple's icons, and an expert witness said the Cupertino company's design patents should be invalidated due to prior art.

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