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Topic: patents

Apple adds Samsung's flagship Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note to amended 'Galaxy Nexus' complaint

08/31/2012, 09:08 pm

Apple on Friday filed an amended complaint with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, adding two versions each of the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note to its original claims of patent infringement against a number of Samsung smartphones and tablets.

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Apple takes issue with post-trial decision timeline, asks court to reschedule hearings

08/31/2012, 06:08 pm

In a late Thursday filing, Apple requested Apple v. Samsung presiding Judge Lucy Koh to reconsider the scheduling of post-trial decisions, saying that the current timeline may dissolve an existing Galaxy Tab ban prematurely.

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Japan court rules Samsung does not infringe Apple patents

08/31/2012, 12:08 am

A Japan court on Friday ruled against Apple's claim that Samsung infringed on one of its utility patents, handing the Korean company a small victory after its punishing loss in a similar U.S. case.

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Apple's Tim Cook in patent talks with Google CEO Larry Page

08/30/2012, 02:08 pm

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook is reported to be engaged in discussions with his Google counterpart Larry Page, covering mobile patents and related intellectual property disputes between the two.

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Samsung to sue Apple over LTE patents, partner with Microsoft to avoid Android lawsuits

08/30/2012, 02:08 pm

Reeling from its scathing jury verdict, Samsung executives have promised to continue litigation with Apple over patents while also partnering with Microsoft to cut its dependency on Google's Android.

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Apple looks to automate email sorting with intelligent messaging system

08/30/2012, 05:08 am

A patent filing published on Thursday reveals Apple's work on a priority-based messaging system that automatically sorts incoming messages according to a number of customizable variables.

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HTC has no intention to settle with Apple in wake of Samsung loss

08/29/2012, 10:08 am

Smartphone maker HTC plans to continue its patent infringement battle with Apple, even though Apple just earned a significant victory against another Android-based handset manufacturer, Samsung.

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Apple injunction hearing against Samsung scheduled for December

08/28/2012, 09:08 pm

Apple v. Samsung presiding Judge Lucy Koh on Tuesday set the date on which the Court will hear Apple's request for a permanent sales ban against certain Samsung smartphones.

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Apple reaches patent licensing deal with Motorola in Germany

08/28/2012, 12:08 pm

Apple and Motorola have inked an agreement in Germany that gives Apple the right to use some, if not all, of Motorola's standard-essential patents in that country.

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Samsung to fight injunctions sought by Apple with 'all necessary measures'

08/28/2012, 09:08 am

After Apple asked the court to bar the sales of eight Samsung smartphones found to have violated Apple's patents, Samsung has vowed to fight back and keep some of its best selling products on the market.

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Apple awarded litany of vital iOS GUI patents, continuations

08/28/2012, 06:08 am

Apple on Tuesday was awarded a flotilla of patents pertinent to its iOS devices, especially the iPhone, with the inventions covering everything from intuitive scrolling to email clients.

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Apple patent hints at situationally aware iPhone settings

08/28/2012, 05:08 am

Among the mountain of patents awarded to Apple on Tuesday, a property relating to wireless device "enforcement policies" could signal the inclusion of dynamic, location-aware iPhone settings.

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New Apple patent may offer clues to future mobile payment solution

08/28/2012, 05:08 am

A newly-granted patent could point to how Apple will handle mobile payments if and when the company decides to enter the market.

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Samsung's efforts to lift injunction on Galaxy Tab in limbo as Apple targets its better selling smartphones

08/27/2012, 03:08 pm

As Samsung tries to overturn the Galaxy Tab 10.1's U.S. sales ban, Apple seeks to broaden it to include Samsung's much more lucrative smartphones just in time for iPhone 5's holiday launch.

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Apple seeks ban on sale of 8 Samsung smartphones

08/27/2012, 02:08 pm

Though a jury found that a wide range of Samsung products infringe upon Apple's patented inventions, Apple has informed the court that it only seeks to ban the sale of eight Samsung devices.

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Samsung hopes 'strict internal firewall' will protect Apple parts deals

08/27/2012, 11:08 am

Samsung remains a major component supplier to Apple, and the South Korean company hopes to retain that business relationship through a "strict internal firewall" dividing its handset business and components operations.

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Samsung vows to keep fighting Apple in memo to employees

08/27/2012, 10:08 am

In an internal memo sent out to its employees on Monday, Samsung said it was "disappointed" to have been found guilty of patent infringement, but said the company will do its "utmost" to prevail in appeals against Apple.

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Apple's patent win could lead to profitable royalty stream from Android

08/27/2012, 08:08 am

Apple's patent victory over Samsung could set the stage for a lucrative source of profit for the world's largest company.

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Samsung asks court to toss Galaxy Tab 10.1 injunction, seeks damages

08/27/2012, 04:08 am

Samsung on Sunday filed a motion with the U.S. District Court of Northern California asking that a preliminary injunction against its Galaxy Tab 10.1 be dissolved, noting the Apple v. Samsung jury found the device had not infringed on an Apple iPad design patent.

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Jurors knew Samsung was guilty after first day of deliberations, wanted to send message with verdict

08/25/2012, 08:08 pm

A day after the Apple v. Samsung trial concluded with a resounding Apple win, jurors shared their story of how the decision was made to slap Samsung with over $1 billion in damages owed for copying the iPhone maker's patents.

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