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Topic: lawsuit

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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Law firm already jumping on reports of high RF emissions in iPhone 7

08/22/2019, 02:08 pm

One day after publication of independent testing of iPhone radio frequency emissions a law firm is making questionable comparisons, and is already asking people to reach out if they feel that they are impacted.

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Apple asks court to reconsider denial of $439M VirnetX lawsuit rehearing

08/09/2019, 08:08 am

Apple has asked the Federal U.S. Court of Appeals to hold another hearing for its case against VirnetX, insisting last week's failed attempt to get an en banc hearing should have been allowed due to the same court invalidating some of VirnetX's patent claims just minutes beforehand.

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First class action suit alleging damages from Siri recordings filed

08/07/2019, 04:08 pm

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Apple in regards to Siri quality control program recordings, alleging that the filer who may or may not have been recorded has been damaged by Apple's doing so, and that Apple never disclosed that recordings may be retained.

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Apple vs. VirnetX legal battle still raging over $439.8 million FaceTime ruling

08/02/2019, 06:08 am

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has issued two decisions against Apple and in favor of VirnetX, leaving Apple on the hook for $439.8 million in damages.

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How Apple's $1 billion Intel modem purchase happened

07/25/2019, 04:07 pm

The swift change in fortunes for Intel's modem business in the months following Qualcomm's settlement with Apple may have taken some by surprise, but the processor producer has gone through quite the journey in the process. AppleInsider details how Intel's modem arm prospered then became an acquisition target.

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Apple's Siri is the first of four lawsuit targets over voice recognition technology

07/24/2019, 08:07 am

Apple's Siri has become the subject of a lawsuit from Parus Holdings, alleging the virtual assistant infringes on a pair of patents relating to the use of voice to browse for data, with practically all major products from the iPhone producer in the firing line in the legal action.

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Tim Cook supported Apple's legal team after 'very ugly' iBooks lawsuit

06/10/2019, 07:06 am

In a wide-ranging interview, former Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell has told law students how the iBooks antitrust case went wrong, and also what it was like moving to Cupertino after years with the much more formal Intel corporation.

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Developers sue Apple over $99 annual fee, mandatory pricing increments of $0.99

06/04/2019, 11:06 am

Two iOS developers have filed a class-action suit claiming that Apple abuses its position as the owner of the App Store by dictating pricing tiers, and that its mandatory annual fee for all developers is "profit-killing."

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Apple facing class action lawsuit over alleged iTunes & Apple Music data sale

05/25/2019, 09:05 am

Residents of Rhode Island and Michigan lead the suit, which maintains that Apple profits unjustly by releasing what users play in iTunes and on Apple Music to other companies, and also allowing third-party app developers direct access to what tracks are in users' iTunes library.

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