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Topic: lawsuit

Internal Samsung memo shows iPhone caused 'crisis of design'

08/06/2012, 05:08 pm

An internal Samsung email presented at Apple v. Samsung proceedings on Monday shows the South Korean electronics giant had what it calls a "crisis of design" when the first iPhone launched in 2007.


Side-by-side iPhone, Galaxy S comparison revealed in internal Samsung 'evaluation report'

08/03/2012, 08:08 pm

In an effort to prove a willful infringement on its design patents, Apple on Friday presented internal Samsung documents in court containing side-by-side comparisons of the iPhone and what would eventually become the Galaxy S smartphone.


Scott Forstall describes iOS development, challenges in Samsung trial

08/03/2012, 04:08 pm

Following Apple's marketing chief Phil Schiller, iOS head Scott Forstall to the stand to testify in the Samsung patent infringement trial.


Judge denies Apple request for sanctions against Samsung over evidence leak

08/03/2012, 04:08 pm

U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh on Friday ruled against Apple's request to sanction Samsung for sending previously-excluded evidence to the media and warned further "theatrics or sideshows" would not be tolerated.


Phil Schiller relates Apple's struggles to develop iPhone, iPad; shock at Samsung's copies

08/03/2012, 02:08 pm

Apple's senior VP of worldwide product marketing Phil Schiller took the stand today, describing Apple's development of the iPhone and iPad at a time when few believed the company could shake up the mobile industry.


Apple accuses Samsung of introducing doctored and misleading exhibits, false claims

08/03/2012, 12:08 pm

Apple has raised a series of objections to Samsung's proposed exhibits intended for use during cross examination today, accusing the company of repeatedly creating evidence that is distorted, obscured or otherwise misleading while also raising false objections to Apple's own evidence.


Apple scrambles to keep Samsung from revealing confidential iPhone, iPad sales documents

08/03/2012, 10:08 am

Apple rushed to file a last minute request with the court to stop Samsung from making public a series of sensitive sales data documents related to the iPhone and iPad when it cross examines Philip Schiller, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, later today.


Samsung issues rebuttal to Apple's request for sanctions in motion to strike [u]

08/02/2012, 11:08 pm

A late Thursday filing in the Apple v. Samsung trial saw Samsung issue a motion to strike an earlier Apple request which asked the Court hand down sanctions against the South Korean company for providing excluded case evidence to the media.


Apple denied ownership claims to two of ten patents in Kodak suit

08/02/2012, 10:08 pm

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Allan Gropper on Thursday ruled Apple does not own two of eight disputed Kodak patents the once-dominant photography company plans to sell at auction this month.


Apple wants court to rule Samsung infringes on iPhone patents in evidence leak sanctions

08/02/2012, 06:08 pm

In an Apple v. Samsung court filing on Thursday, Apple requested sanctions against Samsung over a recent leak of excluded evidence amount to a favorable ruling of the Cupertino company's claim that the Galaxy maker infringes Apple's phone design patents.


Judge denies Samsung's "2001: A Space Odyssey," Fidler Tablet arguments

08/02/2012, 05:08 pm

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Judge Lucy Koh issued an order on Thursday denying Samsung's motion to use devices seen in the films "2001: A Space Odyssey" and "Tomorrow People" to invalidate Apple's design patents.


Apple to file sanctions over Samsung's evidence 'leak'

08/02/2012, 12:08 am

In a letter to Judge Lucy Koh on Wednesday, Apple said it plans to file an emergency motion for sanctions and "other relief that may be appropriate" as a result of Samsung's issuance of excluded evidence to media outlets earlier this week.


Samsung calls decision to share evidence with media 'ethical' and 'lawful'

08/01/2012, 05:08 pm

In a court-ordered filing on Wednesday, Samsung lawyer John Quinn defended the move to release previously excluded evidence to media outlets on Tuesday, saying the move was both "ethical" and "lawful."


iOS chief Scott Forstall to testify at Apple v. Samsung trial

08/01/2012, 02:08 am

According to a court document filed on Tuesday, Apple Senior Vice President of iOS Software Scott Forstall will testify on behalf of the Cupertino company perhaps as soon as Friday, depending on the length of worldwide marketing exec Phil Schiller's testimony.


Judge grants HTC request to sever, transfer Apple suit to Delaware

08/01/2012, 01:08 am

A Miami district court judge on Tuesday granted HTC's request to sever Apple's claims against the Taiwanese smartphone maker from an ongoing Motorola Mobility v. Apple case and move the suit to a Delaware court.


Apple designer Chris Stringer reveals dozens of iPhone prototypes at trial

08/01/2012, 12:08 am

During the Apple v. Samsung trial on Tuesday, Apple industrial designer Chris Stringer went over the company's design ethos and revealed a number of prototype iPhone models, some of which he presented in person.


Apple doesn't rely on market research, says marketing chief Phil Schiller

07/31/2012, 09:07 pm

In his brief time on the stand at Tuesday's Apple v. Samsung court proceedings, Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller said the company doesn't rely on "typical" market studies to create its products.


Samsung takes excluded evidence to the media, gets reprimanded

07/31/2012, 08:07 pm

Samsung was dressed down in court on Tuesday after the company leaked evidence excluded from the proceedings to media outlets and issued an out-of-court statement saying the exhibits "would have established beyond doubt that Samsung did not copy the iPhone design."


HTC withdraws critical patent in ITC case against Apple

07/31/2012, 03:07 am

HTC on Monday withdrew a critical patent from its International Trade Commission complaint against Apple, bringing its number of asserted claims down to only two allegedly standard-essential patents.


Taiwan university sues Apple over Siri, asserts two speech-recognition patents

07/31/2012, 02:07 am

In a suit filed with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas last Friday, the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Taiwan claims Apple's implementation of Siri on the iPhone 4S infringes on two speech-recognition patents and seeks a permanent sales ban on offending products as well as damages awards.