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Topic: lawsuits

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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Jury selected for upcoming Apple v. Samsung retrial over vacated damages

11/12/2013, 11:11 pm

Following a day-long selection process, a jury of six women and two men was picked on Tuesday to hear Apple and Samsung fight over millions of dollars in damages vacated from the landmark Apple v. Samsung patent trial.

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Apple-backed patent consortium sues Google, major Android manufacturers

11/01/2013, 12:11 pm

A patent holding company backed by Apple, Microsoft, Blackberry, Sony, and Ericsson has filed the first round of lawsuits based on patents the group won at auction from seminal telecom company Nortel.

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Google, Samsung and others sued by Rockstar consortium over Nortel patents

10/31/2013, 08:10 pm

After losing an auction for Nortel's cache of patents in 2011, Google is being sued by the Rockstar consortium, of which Apple is a major member, for infringing those same properties.

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Claim forms go out to 'Apple Class Members' for iPad 3G unlimited data lawsuit

10/30/2013, 10:10 pm

As part of a proposed settlement over AT&T's cancellation of unlimited iPad data plans, a batch of eligibility claim forms were sent out to the suit's class members, or consumers who purchased Apple's first-generation iPad with 3G cellular connectivity.

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Apple faces class action suit over allegedly defective iMac displays

10/29/2013, 05:10 pm

Another class action suit has been brought against Apple, this time alleging the company knew about, but did not address, a fault with displays in the previous generation of 27-inch iMac desktops.

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Judge grants class action certification in Apple, Google anti-poaching lawsuit

10/25/2013, 09:10 pm

A U.S. District Court judge has granted class-certification to a group of over 64,000 workers who claim Apple, Google and two other tech companies illegally held down wages by conspiring to not poach each other's workers.

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Jury finds Apple did not infringe on 'patent troll' WiLAN's wireless tech

10/23/2013, 05:10 pm

A Texas jury on Wednesday found Apple, the lone holdout in a patent infringement case asserted by WiLAN, to not have infringed on a wireless technology property owned by the patent holdings company, capping off a two-year trial.

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California man sues Apple CEO Tim Cook over automatic iOS 7 update

10/18/2013, 03:10 pm

Apple's over-the-air iOS update mechanism, a feature designed to make it easier for iOS device owners to keep their phone or tablet up to date with the latest revision of Apple's mobile operating system, has bothered one California man so much, he's decided to take Apple CEO Tim Cook to small claims court.

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Apple's multitouch 'Steve Jobs patent' revalidated in full by USPTO

10/17/2013, 06:10 pm

Some nine months after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a tentative first Office action invalidating an Apple multitouch patent credited in part to cofounder Steve Jobs, the body has reversed its initial determination to confirm all claims as patentable.

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Samsung raises white flag in standard-essential patent clash in Europe

10/17/2013, 11:10 am

Seeking a détente in the ongoing antitrust case brought against it by the European Union, Samsung has offered to put a halt to lawsuits over standard-essential patents for a period of five years.

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Apple assigned outside antitrust monitor to watch over e-books business

10/16/2013, 05:10 pm

New York Judge Denise Cote on Wednesday assigned Apple a third-party monitor to ensure compliance with federal antitrust laws, one result of the U.S. Department of Justice's successful case against the company over e-book price fixing.

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Judge denies Samsung motions meant to delay investigation of protective order violation

10/16/2013, 02:10 am

Presiding Apple v. Samsung Judge Lucy Koh on Tuesday denied three Samsung motions meant to delay an investigation regarding the disclosure of confidential Apple-Nokia patent licensing terms, which were unlawfully shown to the Korean company's executives.

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Apple files appeal to broaden ITC import ban against Samsung

10/15/2013, 09:10 pm

In a court filing made last week, it was revealed that Apple has officially lodged an appeal of unfavorable decisions made by the U.S. International Trade Commission in its decision to levy an import ban against certain Samsung products.

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Judge dismisses class-action suit against Google for bypassing Safari privacy controls

10/10/2013, 09:10 pm

A Delaware judge has dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed by users of Apple's Safari browser, finding that the plaintiffs could not prove that the search giant had caused any real harm when it circumvented Apple's security measures in order to store cookies in the browser.

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