03/07/2013, 10:03 am
Samsung, following its landmark patent infringement loss to chief rival Apple, has more than redoubled its efforts to influence the federal government on a range of issues, including intellectual property laws.
03/07/2013, 08:03 am
Apple this week secured another patent win over rival Samsung, this time in a U.K. court over a standard-essential patent related to 3G connectivity.
03/06/2013, 05:03 pm
Nokia on Tuesday filed a brief with a U.S. federal appeals court supporting Apple's bid to block the sale of Samsung products a jury found to be in infringement of certain Cupertino-owned patents.
03/06/2013, 09:03 am
Microsoft's penalties with the European Union continue to grow, as the organization hit the Windows maker with another 561-million euro fine on Wednesday.
03/06/2013, 08:03 am
Apple has asked for the dismissal of a 2011 suit that claims the company has a monopoly over applications available for download on the iPhone.
03/05/2013, 08:03 pm
The U.S. Department of Justice decided last week that it would not incorporate notes taken by Apple cofounder Steve Jobs' biographer into its antitrust case, which is targeting the Cupertino company over alleged e-book price fixing.
03/01/2013, 09:03 pm
Apple's proposed settlement over in-app purchases made by unwitting children was discussed in a court hearing on Friday, with counsel for both parties hammering out how the Cupertino company will mete out refunds.
03/01/2013, 12:03 pm
After making waves with a lawsuit and public push for Apple to issue preferred stock, Greenlight Capital withdrew its complaint from court on Friday.
03/01/2013, 10:03 am
Apple is looking to block a class action lawsuit that claims the company wrongfully collected and distributed data from millions of customers' mobile devices, on the grounds that the plaintiffs in the case cannot prove their claims.
02/28/2013, 09:02 am
The UK judge who ordered Apple to issue multiple statements saying that Samsung didn't copy the design of the iPad has been hired on by Samsung to act as an expert in an ITC investigation.
02/28/2013, 03:02 am
A Japanese court on Thursday handed down a favorable ruling for Apple in a lawsuit filed by Samsung, which alleged the Cupertino company misused certain 3G wireless patents in versions of the iPhone.
02/27/2013, 09:02 am
A judge in U.S. District Court has upheld a $368.2 million prior judgment against Apple in a suit with VirnetX, finding that Apple infringed networking patents with its FaceTime video chat feature.
02/26/2013, 10:02 pm
Apple and Samsung's ongoing international patent struggle took a novel turn in Australian Federal Court on Wednesday, with Samsung's counsel questioning whether Apple's claims to "beauty" and "elegance" in its iOS interface is enough to justify an enforceable patent.
02/25/2013, 07:02 pm
Apple on Monday agreed to settle a lawsuit leveled by a group of parents who sued the company after their children spent large amounts of money on in-app purchases, with the company planning to dole out $5 iTunes gift cards, the same amount in cash, or a full refund if the initial charge was over $30.
02/25/2013, 05:02 am
Apple and Samsung returned to Australian court on Monday to continue their years long patent battle, though a consolidation of patent claims has necessitated two federal court judges to hear the case, something that has reportedly never been done in the country.
02/22/2013, 08:02 pm
The Mannheim Regional Court on Friday ordered a stay on a Samsung lawsuit against Apple, citing a parallel nullity case that could invalidate the Korean company's patent being asserted against the iPhone's VoiceOver functionality.
02/21/2013, 06:02 pm
A U.S. federal judge on Thursday ordered Apple and Samsung to pare down their respective cases in a patent suit slated to start in 2014, saying that both parties should know what assertions are strongest after battling in court for over a year.
02/21/2013, 03:02 pm
Ahead of Apple's annual shareholder meeting, Greenlight Capital presented its sales pitch to investors for Apple to offer preferred stock shares — or, as hedge fund manager David Einhorn referred to them, "iPrefs."
02/21/2013, 12:02 pm
Apple's legal troubles in Brazil grew on Thursday, as news emerged that the company has been hit with a class-action suit alleging that the quick release of the fourth-generation iPad constitutes "planned obsolescence" with regard to its predecessor.
02/21/2013, 09:02 am
Apple now has a chance to reverse recent losses and boost its share price by providing even more of its cash reserves to investors, one analyst believes.