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Topic: lawsuits

Student sues Apple for $1 billion over false arrest linked to facial recognition tech

04/22/2019, 08:04 pm

An 18-year-old student launched a $1 billion lawsuit against Apple and an associated security firm on Monday, accusing the pair of falsely linking him to a series of store thefts.

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Sprint, AT&T reach settlement in lawsuit over rebranding 4G as '5G E'

04/22/2019, 07:04 pm

A settlement has emerged in Sprint's lawsuit against AT&T, which accused the rival carrier of "blatantly misleading consumers" with its use of the term "5G E" to market high-speed 4G connections.

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Apple hatched years-long plan to reduce royalty payments to Qualcomm, documents reveal

04/19/2019, 09:04 pm

Though in its court battles Apple argued that Qualcomm patents weren't any more valuable than those of companies like Ericsson and Huawei, in private the company praised them -- and was aiming to sue Qualcomm as far back as 2014, according to newly-exposed documents.

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Class action suit alleges 'misleading' Apple financial statements amount to securities fraud

04/16/2019, 09:04 pm

A new class action lawsuit takes Apple to task over an always rosy outlook on future financials, claiming company executives made materially false statements concerning the health of its main business, iPhone, leading up to a revenue guidance correction in January.

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Jury selected in Apple v. Qualcomm case

04/15/2019, 10:04 pm

Apple's California case against Qualcomm got underway on Monday, with attorneys representing the companies taking a full day to winnow a panel of potential jurors down to nine people. After a scheduled five weeks of trial proceedings, the jury will render a verdict that could be worth tens of billions of dollars.

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New lawsuit alleges patent infringement by all Wi-Fi-enabled Apple products

04/11/2019, 06:04 pm

A company called Red Rock Analytics in a new lawsuit charges that Apple is infringing a patent covering transceiver technology in Wi-Fi chips.

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Apple slapped with massive 16-patent lawsuit from wireless tech firm Seven Networks

04/11/2019, 12:04 am

Seven Networks, an active mobile technology company based out of Texas and Finland, on Wednesday leveled a lawsuit against Apple claiming infringement of 16 owned patents asserted against a range of critical software and hardware features.

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Apple calls for plaintiffs' lawyers to be kicked in iPhone throttling case

04/10/2019, 05:04 pm

Apple this week called for terminating two plaintiff lawyers in an ongoing lawsuit over iPhone throttling, saying they leaked secret documents in violation of a protective order.

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Qualcomm loses fight against handing data over to EU antitrust officials

04/09/2019, 12:04 pm

Qualcomm on Tuesday lost a court challenge against a European Commission request, which sought more data in its antitrust investigation of chip deals with companies like Apple.

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Lawsuit charges Apple with ignoring swelling Apple Watch batteries

04/02/2019, 04:04 pm

A lawsuit launched this week accuses the company of knowingly ignoring a problem with Apple Watch batteries causing them to swell and break the screen.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook, other top executives to testify at Qualcomm trial

03/28/2019, 06:03 pm

Apple's top executives, including CEO Tim Cook, are scheduled to take the stand at April's Apple v. Qualcomm jury trial in San Diego, Calif., according to court filings made public this week.

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Apple avoids iPhone import ban as ITC rejects Qualcomm patent infringement claims [u]

03/26/2019, 05:03 pm

The U.S. International Trade Commission in a final determination on Tuesday nullified Qualcomm's bid for an iPhone import ban, finding a leveraged patent covering power efficiency technology to be invalid.

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ITC judge recommends partial iPhone ban in Qualcomm patent fight

03/26/2019, 02:03 pm

A U.S. ITC judge has made the recommendation that Qualcomm is granted its request for an import bank against Apple in the ongoing legal wrangling between the two tech giants, with the ban potentially preventing some models of iPhone from being imported into the United States.

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Qualcomm sees South Korean antitrust fine lowered to $200M

03/20/2019, 10:03 pm

South Korea's Fair Trade Commission on Thursday reduced damages in a decade-old antitrust case involving Qualcomm, with the U.S. chipmaker now facing penalties that amount to roughly $200 million.

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Qualcomm wins $31M verdict in patent infringement fight with Apple

03/15/2019, 03:03 pm

Apple has infringed on three technology patents owned by Qualcomm in some iPhone models, a jury at a San Diego trial decided on Friday at the end of a two-week trial, with the chip producer due to be paid all $31 million that it had requested in damages.

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Qualcomm out billions of dollars as Apple wins summary judgment in breach of contract lawsuit

03/14/2019, 08:03 pm

In a determination delivered by a California federal court on Thursday, Qualcomm was found to have no grounds for the clawback of funds dispensed to Apple under an incentive payments agreement, nor relief of payments withheld, meaning the chipmaker is out billions of dollars.

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Apple cites decision to use Intel modems in iPhone as 'real motivation' for Qualcomm patent suit

03/13/2019, 07:03 pm

Apple and Qualcomm on Thursday presented closing arguments in a patent infringement trial in San Diego, with Apple telling jurors that the complaint is less about patents than retribution for using Intel modems in iPhone.

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Apple maintains claims of witness tampering in Qualcomm patent case

03/12/2019, 09:03 pm

Apple in a court filing on Tuesday said there are grounds for allegations of witness tampering in a patent infringement trial involving Qualcomm, claims plaintiff Qualcomm has called "ridiculous."

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Former Apple engineer claims idea for Qualcomm patent, does not seek inventor status

03/11/2019, 05:03 pm

Former Apple engineer Arjuna Siva testified on Monday in the ongoing Qualcomm v. Apple patent trial, saying he came up with the idea for a Qualcomm patent-in-suit.

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Qualcomm seeks $31 million in damages from Apple in California patent suit

03/08/2019, 04:03 pm

Qualcomm is asking for about $31 million in damages in its ongoing patent trial against Apple in San Diego, an expert witness testified in court on Friday.

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