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German court stays Apple lawsuit against Samsung, postpones another

05/04/2012, 05:05 pm

The Mannheim Regional Court on Friday has suspended an Apple lawsuit against Samsung over a photo viewing patent and has postponed ruling on a pinch-to-zoom case which was scheduled for judgment today.


Apple resists request to unseal Jobs deposition in Universal suit

04/30/2012, 10:04 pm

Plaintiffs suing Universal Music Group in a class action suit are asking that trial exhibits from a similar case be unsealed, but Apple is objecting to the motion as secret depositions from Steve Jobs and other sensitive materials are part of the document cache.


Apple, Motorola file for opposing summary judgments in FRAND case

04/30/2012, 05:04 pm

Both Apple and Motorola moved for summary judgments on Friday in a case involving the use of certain FRAND patents regarding wireless technology used in a number of 3G-capable iDevices.


Tim Cook would rather settle litigation, but will defend Apple IP

04/24/2012, 06:04 pm

In Apple's Q2 2012 earnings conference call on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook responded to a question regarding ongoing worldwide patent litigation by saying that he would like to settle but will continue to defend the company's inventions.


Fate of Apple 'antisuit lawsuit' against Motorola to be decided in July

04/23/2012, 05:04 pm

A California court on Monday set a hearing date for the next step in Apple's "antisuit lawsuit" which seeks to protect the company against litigation being leveled by Motorola over patent licensing issues.


Apple's ebook price-fixing court battle spills into Canada

04/21/2012, 01:04 am

A Canadian class-action lawsuit alleging that Apple and its partner ebook publishers colluded to artificially inflate the price of content offered through the iBookstore was given the go ahead to launch on Friday.


In-app purchasing suit against Apple allowed to proceed

04/20/2012, 07:04 pm

A California judge has denied Apple's request to dismiss a lawsuit leveled by a group of parents who are suing for relief after their children spent large amounts of money on in-app purchases.


Apple seeks trial over DoJ price fixing allegations

04/18/2012, 07:04 pm

Apple on Wednesday rose to challenge the U.S. Department of Justice's lawsuit over alleged ebook price fixing, asking for a trial at the first hearing in Manhattan federal court since the DoJ's filing last week.


Apple unlikely to get Samsung device injunction from US court

04/06/2012, 07:04 pm

A U.S. appeals court on Friday was unimpressed by Apple's argument that a federal trial judge incorrectly denied the injunction of several Samsung products as part of the companies' ongoing worldwide patent dispute.


Judge calls Apple motion to reconsider Motorola ruling 'troubling'

04/03/2012, 08:04 pm

U.S. Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner shot down Apple's motion to reconsider a ruling of a Motorola patent case, writing that the document's two main arguments are founded on "flagrant misreadings" of the March 29 order.


Apple may settle DoJ e-book investigation in coming weeks

03/30/2012, 07:03 pm

A possible U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit over alleged e-book price fixing may soon be settled as Apple and a number of major publishing houses are said to be ready to make concessions.


Final ITC ruling clears Motorola of Apple patent infringement

03/17/2012, 02:03 am

After reviewing an initial determination that exonerated Motorola Mobility from claims of infringement on certain Apple patents, the U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday handed down a "finding of no violation" that effectively brings an end to the nearly year-and-a-half long investigation.


Motorola injunction against Apple push services upheld in Germany

03/16/2012, 05:03 pm

German iOS device owners will be without push notifications for an extended period of time as a German court denied Apple's appeal to halt a Motorola ban on the service used by iCloud and MobileMe.


Apple accuses Proview of 'misleading Chinese courts' over iPad name

03/13/2012, 06:03 pm

In its most detailed public statement regarding the ongoing Proview iPad trademark dispute, Apple on Tuesday said that the Chinese company is purposely misleading courts in order to recoup massive debt and stave off impatient creditors.


Apple streamlines ITC suit against Samsung with fewer patent claims

03/12/2012, 05:03 pm

In a move to narrow the scope of its ITC patent infringement case against Samsung, Apple on Monday removed a number of claims pertaining to two owned patents and dropped one patent assertion entirely.


Class action lawsuit claims Siri doesn't work as advertised

03/12/2012, 04:03 pm

A New York man is suing Apple over falsely advertising its Siri voice assistant, alleging that the company's ads convey a "misleading and deceptive message" about the iPhone 4S-only service.


Apple adds army of Korean-speakers to legal team in Samsung patent war

03/09/2012, 05:03 pm

As part of its ongoing patent battle with Samsung, Apple has reportedly hired 73 contract attorneys and 20 reviewers of Korean-American descent to sift through the growing mountain of Korean-language documents provided by the Galaxy Tab maker.


Judge orders Apple to halt patent litigation against Kodak

03/08/2012, 05:03 pm

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge on Thursday declared that Apple must not move forward with its patent suit against Eastman Kodak, and barred the iPhone maker from instigating any future litigation involving the bankrupt company.


Google, Apple sued over Street View mapping tech

02/27/2012, 09:02 pm

Both Google and Apple are facing a lawsuit that alleges the internet giant's Street View map feature, which is built into certain iOS devices, infringes on prior art regarding interactive mapping technology, and is the newest suit in a seemingly endless string of technology patent litigation.


Proview sues Apple over 'iPad' moniker in U.S.

02/23/2012, 09:02 pm

In a surprising turn, a previously unreported court filing reveals that Chinese company Proview is suing Apple over the 'iPad' trademark in a California court, further convoluting the protracted fracas.