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Topic: lawsuit

Jury rules Apple must pay WiLAN $85M for patent infringement

01/25/2020, 10:01 am

A jury in San Diego has ruled that Apple must pay Quarterhill Inc.'s WiLAN $85 million in royalties for infringing patents in a retrial of a case from 2018.

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Court allows Apple's lawsuit against former iPhone chip designer

01/20/2020, 08:01 am

Apple's breach-of-contract lawsuit against ex-employee and Nuvia founder Gerard Williams III can now go ahead after a judge rejected a request to dismiss the case.

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Apple & M. Night Shyamalan sued, accused of plagiarizing 'Servant'

01/15/2020, 03:01 pm

A lawsuit filed on Wednesday accuses Apple and filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan of directly copying much of 2013 film "The Truth About Emanuel" in the production of "Servant."

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$439M VirnetX judgment is 'legally wrong and grossly unfair' Apple tells Supreme Court

01/03/2020, 08:01 am

The Federal Circuit's decision to side with VirnetX in January 2019 as part of a long-running patent infringement case is "grossly unfair," Apple insists to the Supreme Court, claiming the "whopping" $439 million judgment involved the Federal Circuit making "two fundamental legal errors" to justify the size.

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Apple escalates legal fight with iOS virtualization tool provider Corellium

12/30/2019, 02:12 pm

The researchers at Corellium are under legal assault by Apple, and the security firm has responded to Apple's latest legal volley and effort to block its iOS virtualization tool with the DMCA.

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Apple sued over atrial fibrillation optical sensor in Apple Watch

12/27/2019, 06:12 pm

A doctor has launched a lawsuit alleging that Apple is willfully violating a patent surrounding the technologies used in the Apple Watch to detect atrial fibrillation optically.

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Apple wins partial reprieve over VirnetX $503 million patent case

11/22/2019, 12:11 pm

A US appeals court has upheld two rulings that Apple infringed VirnetX patents, but reversed the decision on two others. The nearly decade-long legal case must now go back a Texas judge who will consider further hearings.

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Apple and Intel sue to stop 'serial nuisance suits'

11/21/2019, 06:11 am

The two technology firms Apple and Intel have jointly filed a suit against Fortress Investment Group, alleging that the organization's stockpiling of patents to use in legal cases violates antitrust laws.

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Red prevails over Apple in Rawcode patent challenge

11/11/2019, 08:11 am

Apple's request for a review of a patent owned by high-performance camera maker Red relating to Rawcode RAW has failed, and Red claims that its relationship with Apple is stronger than ever.

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WARF fails to convince Supreme Court to reinstate $506M award from Apple

10/07/2019, 11:10 am

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied an attempt by the University of Wisconsin's Patent licensing arm to try and reverse an appeal from Apple that overturned a $506 million patent infringement ruling, with the court electing not to listen to Wisconsin's arguments.

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Apple countersuing to knock out iPhone keyboard patent claim

10/04/2019, 04:10 pm

Apple has filed a lawsuit to force the courts to declare that it isn't violating a patent that is being used against it in another lawsuit, seemingly related to the touchscreen keyboard on an iPhone or iPad.

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Nobody in America cares about pixel loss caused by iPhone notch, says judge

10/04/2019, 09:10 am

A California federal judge has declared that "there doesn't seem to be anyone in America" who cares about the iPhone pixel count being down because of rounded edges and the notch.

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Apple accused of trademark abuse in new 'Memoji' lawsuit

09/30/2019, 02:09 pm

Apple's legal troubles relating to the 'Memoji' trademark have worsened, with Social Technologies filing a second lawsuit accusing Apple of improper use of the term that it owns, including allegations Apple claimed to be the owner of the Memoji trademark in June.

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Patent troll using 2018 patent to sue Apple over 2014 Shortcuts technology

09/21/2019, 09:09 am

Aftechmobile claims that with the design, implementation and use of the Shortcuts app, Apple infringes its patents regarding mobile application development software -- but it appears to be using a patent that was filed for and issued after Apple's first use of the technology.

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Apple sued over AirPods recharging & connectivity patents

09/21/2019, 08:09 am

Handsfree headphone maker Pinn claims that AirPods knowingly infringe multiple patents do with operation, recharging in a case, use of a smart phone, and how they connect to a host device.

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Apple says EU exaggerates the importance of Ireland to its business

09/18/2019, 08:09 am

Apple continues to argue its appeal against the European Commission's $14.4 billion tax ruling, saying that the order was based on the erroneous idea that Ireland is key to Apple's strategic planning.

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Apple argues that $14.4B EU tax order 'defies reality'

09/17/2019, 06:09 am

Apple has begun its appeal against the European Union's ruling that required it to pay Ireland $14.4 billion in back taxes, saying the EU order was flawed.

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OLED patent aggregator suing Apple over implementation of every screen it uses

09/12/2019, 01:09 pm

A firm that aggregates patents on OLED tech has sued Apple over a wide array of products, alleging that despite not making its own OLED screens, Apple is responsible for the infringements.

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TSMC will fight 'baseless' GlobalFoundries chip IP lawsuits

08/27/2019, 07:08 am

Apple chip partner TSMC plans to 'vigorously defend' accusations by GlobalFoundries it infringed on 16 patents, in a lawsuit that could prevent iPhones and other Apple devices using TSMC-produced A-series chips from being being imported to the United States.

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Apple, TSMC, Google & more sued by GlobalFoundries over chip connectivity patents

08/26/2019, 11:08 am

GlobalFoundries has filed multiple suits in US and German courts, alleging that Apple and chip supplier TSMC are infringing 16 patents -- and iPhone imports into the US could be impacted in the future as a result.

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