10/10/2012, 02:10 pm
Apple was joined by Google, Microsoft, Samsung and others in a meeting in Switzerland on Wednesday that discussed the potential patent litigation reform in the lawsuit-saturated wireless industry.
10/09/2012, 06:10 am
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple a continuation of its hotly-contested "slide-to-unlock" patent, bringing further functionality to the invention that has already been used in the company's ongoing patent litigation.
10/09/2012, 05:10 am
Apple on Tuesday was granted a patent for the formation and tracking of location-sharing groups without the need for a cellular network, much like a decentralized version of the technology powering the company's "Find My Friends" iOS app.
10/08/2012, 10:10 pm
A pair of blog postings to Lodsys Group's website on Monday offer a brief update regarding the company's ongoing patent licensing disputes against app makers over certain in-app purchasing inventions, and claim more developers are buckling to the firm's demands.
10/08/2012, 06:10 pm
In a statement on Monday, Google's Motorola Mobility claims the quiet removal of a number of Android-based devices from the German market was part of a strategy to focus on newer products, not the result of unfavorable rulings in patent cases involving Apple and Microsoft.
10/08/2012, 08:10 am
Apple's patent filings and subsequent attacks related to the iPhone were reportedly a part of a "deliberate decision over the last decade," stemming from its own losses in intellectual property lawsuits.
10/04/2012, 12:10 pm
A pair of new patent filings reveal a concept from Apple that would allow users to select custom settings for printing by moving or interacting with an iPhone or iPad in unique ways.
10/04/2012, 06:10 am
A patent application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday reveals Apple is investigating a unique set of headphones, designed to withstand the rigors of athletic activity by eliminating the need for cumbersome cords.
10/03/2012, 10:10 pm
It was revealed in a court filing this week that prior to its California patent trial against Samsung, Apple proposed a mutual agreement regarding cross-licensing patented 3G/UMTS technologies with the Korean company under what it considered to be FRAND terms.
10/03/2012, 03:10 am
Samsung has requested the $1 billion Apple v. Samsung trial verdict be thrown out on claims that jury foreman Velvin Hogan's failure to disclose a previous lawsuit and bankruptcy led to a biased decision.
10/02/2012, 05:10 am
Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent covering a universal adapter for portable media players that affords, in one embodiment, the transmission of wireless data to any accessory, possibly providing a solution to complaints regarding the company's switch to the new Lightning connector.
10/02/2012, 05:10 am
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple a patent for a mouse with embedded touch sensors, otherwise known as the Mighty Mouse or Apple Mouse.
10/01/2012, 11:10 pm
Samsung on Monday officially added the iPhone 5 to a lawsuit scheduled to be heard in 2014, making good on a promise to level claims against the handset for allegedly infringing upon certain wireless technology patents held by the Korean company.
10/01/2012, 09:10 pm
Apple v. Samsung presiding Judge Lucy Koh on Monday dissolved a U.S. preliminary injunction against Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1, lifting the sales ban the jurist first instituted in June.
10/01/2012, 04:10 pm
Ameranth, a leading developer of internet and software solutions for the hospitality marketplace, filed suit against Apple's Passbook digital ticketing app, claiming patent infringement in an ongoing effort to enforce its wireless technology IP.
09/28/2012, 06:09 pm
In a court filing on Wednesday, a Texas-based non-practicing entity sued Apple for alleged patent infringement regarding the company's Numbers spreadsheet software.
09/28/2012, 05:09 pm
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Friday granted Samsung a limited appeal of a sales ban against the Galaxy Tab 10.1, effectively handing the reconsideration decision down to Apple v. Samsung presiding Judge Lucy Koh.
09/27/2012, 08:09 am
Apple has shown interest in building an inductive charging mat that would allow users to dock, charge and sync their portable devices by simply placing them on top of the accessory.
09/27/2012, 08:09 am
Apple is seeking ownership of the technology and features that drive its voice-controlled Siri personal assistant found on iOS devices.
09/25/2012, 12:09 am
In post-trial filings on Friday, Samsung revealed it is planning to fight for a new trial against Apple, and to that end entered a number of documents supporting the theory that juror misconduct led to the jury's original $1 billion verdict.