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Topic: lawsuit

Apple, Google appeal dismissal of Apple v. Motorola suit

07/21/2012, 10:07 pm

Both Apple and Google on Friday filed appeals to Judge Richard Posner's June decision to dismiss Apple v. Motorola, a case that has been in litigation since 2010.


Kodak loses patent case against Apple, RIM

07/21/2012, 10:07 pm

The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday dismissed a Kodak lawsuit against both Apple and Research in Motion that claimed the two companies infringed on a patent regarding previewing images with a digital camera.


Judge denies two more Samsung proposals ahead of jury trial

07/20/2012, 09:07 pm

Judge Lucy Koh on Friday denied two Samsung-proposed definitions of disputed Apple patent tems, and instead ended up using wording taken directly from the iPhone maker's original patent filing to describe the claims.


Court denies second Samsung attempt to stay Galaxy Tab injunction

07/19/2012, 04:07 pm

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Thursday denied two more Samsung motions to stay an Apple-won preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Tab.


Senator says Apple e-book suit could destroy publishing industry

07/18/2012, 09:07 pm

In a Wall Street Journal editorial on Wednesday Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) warned the U.S. Department of Justice that its suit against Apple and two major publishers could "wipe out the publishing industry as we know it" by allowing Amazon to regain a monopoly share of the market.


Portuguese consumer group to sue Apple over AppleCare

07/18/2012, 05:07 am

The Portuguese Association for Consumer Protection (DECO) announced intentions to move forward with a lawsuit against Apple over information provided on the company's website which allegedly misleads buyers into purchasing the add-on AppleCare Protection Plan.


Apple, Samsung bids for secrecy denied in patent suit

07/18/2012, 01:07 am

In an order handed down late Tuesday U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh rejected requests from Apple and Samsung to keep sensitive company data from being released to the public saying that both companies "overdesignated" what documents should be kept confidential.


Apple countersued by HTC over two recently-purchased HP patents

07/17/2012, 07:07 pm

It was reported on Tuesday that HTC is bringing counterclaims against Apple over two HP patents the Taiwanese smartphone maker recently acquired to help fight its legal battle with the Cupertino tech giant.


Apple, Samsung file first joint set of disputed jury instructions

07/15/2012, 09:07 pm

In a 361-page joint filing late Friday Apple and Samsung laid out their respective objections to the opposing party's preliminary jury instructions for the upcoming district court patent trial scheduled for the end of July.


Court grants Samsung request to expedite Galaxy Nexus injunction appeal

07/13/2012, 06:07 pm

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Friday issued an order stating that the body has acquiesced to Samsung's motion to fast-track an appeal of a preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Nexus.he .


Apple, Samsung submit juror questionnaire inquiries ahead of trial

07/12/2012, 08:07 pm

Both Apple and Samsung on Wednesday filed respective documents pertaining to voir dire, or the process of jury selection, with the South Korean company proposing about 700 questions to the iPhone maker's 49.


UN looks to slow wireless tech patent war with 'Patent Roundtable'

07/06/2012, 07:07 pm

The United Nation's International Telecommunications Union arm is calling smartphone makers and mobile industry bodies together to discuss ways to halt snowballing patent litigation and expects to focus on standards-essential FRAND patents which many believe to be at the center of the disputes.


German court sets dates for Apple patent suits against Samsung, Motorola

07/06/2012, 05:07 pm

A German court on Friday set the dates for two Apple lawsuits being leveled against Samsung and Motorola for alleged infringement of a multitouch patent that could result in a sales stoppage of handsets running the latest versions of Google's Android operating system.


Federal court denies Samsung motion to stay Galaxy Tab injunction, grants Nexus stay [u]

07/06/2012, 04:07 pm

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Friday denied Samsung's request for the immediate stay of an Apple-won injunction against the Galaxy Tab 10.1 pending judgement of district and federal court appeals while an identical motion for the Galaxy Nexus remains up in the air.


Apple sued for allegedly infringing Chinese Siri-like patent

07/05/2012, 05:07 pm

A Chinese software firm hit Apple with a patent infringement suit for allegedly violating its 2006 voice-recognizing assistant patent when the Cupertino-based company integrated Siri technology into the iPhone 4S.


Apple, Samsung pare down patent claims ahead of trial

07/04/2012, 06:07 pm

Apple and Samsung filed a joint statement late Tuesday intending to pare down claims in the two companies' California lawsuit in an effort to streamline the case to an acceptable size before it goes to trial on July 30.


Apple sued over 'Snow Leopard' moniker in China for $80K

07/02/2012, 07:07 pm

Coming on the heels of Proview's successful $60 million settlement with Apple, a new suit is being brought against the iPad maker from a China-based chemical company that owns the rights to the Chinese language translation of "Snow Leopard."


FTC investigating Google, Motorola over FRAND patent abuse

06/29/2012, 11:06 pm

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Friday issued a civil investigative demand to Google to examine whether the Android maker is illegally using standards-essential FRAND patents acquired in a takeover of Motorola Mobility to block out smartphone competitors.


Judge clears Apple of infringement ahead of summer trial

06/29/2012, 06:06 pm

A U.S. federal judge on Friday cleared Apple of infringement of a Samsung wireless communications patent but had motions to invalidate two others shot down ahead of a summer trial set to kick off at the end of July.


Apple wins injunction against Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone

06/29/2012, 06:06 pm

Judge Lucy Koh on Friday granted Apple an injunction against Samsung's Galaxy Nexus phone with the ruling coming on the heels of an identical decision to block sales of the South Korean company's Galaxy Tab 10.1.