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Topic: lawsuits

Apple, Samsung CEOs to attend mediation ahead of upcoming patent case

01/08/2014, 09:01 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Samsung CEO Oh-Hyun Kwon have agreed to attend a mediation session by Feb. 19, about one month before the two tech titans are scheduled to return to the courtroom for yet another round of patent litigation.

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Apple requests removal of external antitrust compliance monitor

01/07/2014, 10:01 pm

In a letter submitted to U.S. District Court Judge Denise Cote on Tuesday, Apple asks for the removal of court-appointed antitrust compliance monitor Michael Bromwich from his post, citing the monitor's recent declaration chastising Apple's supposed lack of cooperation.

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Antitrust monitor rebuts Apple accusations of 'unconstitutional' investigation

12/30/2013, 10:12 pm

Court-appointed antitrust monitor Michael Bromwich filed a declaration on Monday saying Apple has been very uncooperative compared to his past monitorships, rebuking the company's actions thus far and denying claims of "a broad and amorphous inquisition."

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Apple, Samsung resume negotiations over patent royalties

12/30/2013, 11:12 am

Global electronics heavyweights Apple and Samsung are said to have renewed efforts to peacefully resolve their years-long legal battle over Samsung's infringement on Apple patents before the parties head back to court next year.

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Apple renews bid for U.S. ban on Samsung products

12/27/2013, 02:12 am

Apple on Thursday filed a motion to renew its ongoing bid to stop sales of Samsung products found to be infringing on three key utility patents, including the contentious '915 property for pinch-to-zoom functionality.

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Apple moves to suspend 'inquisitorial' antitrust monitoring, DoJ comes to monitor's defense

12/16/2013, 01:12 pm

In a series of court filings late last week, Apple officially moved to halt the 'unconstitutional' compliance monitoring imposed as part of the government's e-book antitrust lawsuit, while the Department of Justice defended the monitor's actions and urged that the oversight be upheld.

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Apple scores court win in South Korea as judge tosses Samsung patent suit

12/11/2013, 09:12 pm

A South Korean court on Thursday local Korea time dismissed a Samsung patent suit against Apple that sought monetary damages and a sales ban against the iPhone 4S and iPad 2.

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Apple spent $60 million on Samsung suit, attempts to recoup $15.7 million

12/06/2013, 02:12 pm

Apple on Friday filed a motion in U.S. District Court seeking to recover nearly $16 million of its $60 million in attorneys' fees related to the company's long-running patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung.

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WSJ blasts Apple e-books antitrust judge in scathing editorial

12/06/2013, 09:12 am

A new opinion piece lambasts Judge Denise Cote, the federal judge in charge of the Justice Department's antitrust suit against Apple, for being "abusive" and "shredding the separation of constitutional powers" by appointing and granting broad authority to antitrust monitor Michael Bromwich.

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Apple at odds with e-book antitrust monitor over $70K per week fee, 'unreasonable' demands

11/29/2013, 06:11 pm

Apple this week filed an official complaint with a U.S. district court, saying the antitrust compliance monitor tasked with keeping tabs on the company's dealings is requiring excessive pay, over $138,000 for the past two weeks, and is making unreasonable requests outside of his mandated jurisdiction.

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Jurors credit CPA witness for Apple's $290M victory in Samsung patent retrial

11/22/2013, 08:11 am

Apple's expert witness on damages, a certified public accountant from Chicago, was the person who sealed the iPhone maker's victory in its patent infringement retrial against rival Samsung, according to members of the eight-person jury.

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Jury awards Apple $290 million in patent infringement case with Samsung

11/21/2013, 03:11 pm

A jury of eight granted Apple $290 million in damages from rival Samsung on Thursday, in exchange for the South Korean electronics maker copying the patented software and hardware designs of the iPhone and iPad.

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As Apple-Samsung trial drags on, jurors deliberate their lunch options

11/21/2013, 10:11 am

More than week into the retrial between Apple and Samsung, jurors are still deliberating how much money to award Apple for patent infringement by Samsung. But the jury has already come to a negative conclusion about their daily sourdough bread sandwiches.

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Samsung looks to halt damages retrial after USPTO action invalidates key Apple patent

11/20/2013, 04:11 pm

Samsung on Wednesday filed a motion to stay the Apple v. Samsung damages retrial on the grounds of a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office action that found one of the patents-in-suit invalid.

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Apple and Samsung give closing remarks in damages retrial, Samsung pushes for mistrial

11/19/2013, 05:11 pm

In the Apple v. Samsung damages retrial on Tuesday, attorneys for each side offered their respective closing pitches to jurors -- one of which prompted Samsung to call for a mistrial -- as a decision is close at hand.

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Apple, Samsung wrap up testimony in patent retrial as jurors prepare for closing remarks

11/18/2013, 07:11 pm

Apple and Samsung counsel finished the testimony phase in the pair's damages trial on Monday, leaving only closing remarks before the jury will deliberate and ultimately decide what amount the Korean company owes for infringing on certain patents.

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Appellate court breathes new life into Apple's quest for Samsung Android device ban

11/18/2013, 02:11 pm

A federal appeals court on Monday ordered that Apple's request for a permanent injunction on sales of Samsung-manufactured Android devices be reconsidered by the lower court judge who originally denied it.

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Judge whittles Apple v. Samsung case down as Schiller concludes testimony [u]

11/15/2013, 06:11 pm

Continuing the Apple v. Samsung retrial, U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh on Friday entered a motion that takes four patents-in-suit out of consideration for damages on lost profits, while Apple's Phil Schiller further explained how his company was harmed by Samsung's copycat devices.

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Apple's Schiller takes stand in Apple v. Samsung retrial, says iPhone was 'bet-the-company' product

11/14/2013, 10:11 pm

As the Apple v. Samsung trial continues in San Jose, California, Apple SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller testified on Thursday, explaining the risks involved in developing and bringing to market a new device like the iPhone.

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Italian government levels tax fraud accusation at Apple, raids local HQ

11/13/2013, 01:11 pm

Authorities have seized equipment from Apple's Italian headquarters in the course of an investigation into accusations that the company shielded more than 1 billion in profits from Italy's tax authorities, according to a new report out of Milan.

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