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Topic: lawsuits

Apple having 'no meaningful discussion' with Qualcomm about iPhone modem settlement, trial imminent

11/07/2018, 10:11 am

Even with the time, money, and legal pitfalls at stake, Apple isn't talking to Qualcomm about resolving the businesses' worldwide legal battle, a report claimed on Wednesday.

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Qualcomm must license modem tech to rivals like Intel, court rules

11/06/2018, 04:11 pm

Denying a motion to delay court proceedings while settlement talks are ongoing, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh on Tuesday issued a preliminary ruling against Qualcomm in the Federal Trade Commission's antitrust lawsuit.

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Apple targeted in new patent infringement lawsuit over video processing technology

11/05/2018, 04:11 pm

Apple has been hit by a new patent lawsuit from Dynamic Data Technologies, with the suit alleging Apple's products and services have infringed on 11 patents relating to video streaming, processing and optimization.

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Supreme Court refuses to hear Net Neutrality appeal overturn

11/05/2018, 10:11 am

A two-year legal battle about preserving Net Neutrality legislation that was made moot by new regulations has ended, as the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear the case.

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Apple $7B behind in royalty payments to Qualcomm

10/26/2018, 10:10 pm

Apple is now $7 billion behind in patent royalty payments to Qualcomm after directing contract manufacturers to withhold further remittance on grounds that the chipmaker participates in unfair licensing practices, according to testimony presented in court Friday.

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$50 million settlement nears in class action lawsuit over Yahoo security breaches

10/24/2018, 12:10 pm

Yahoo is offering to pay $50 million to settle a class action lawsuit over security breaches that may have impacted as many as 200 million people in the U.S. and Israel, and 3 billion email accounts around the world.

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Apple sued over FaceTime technology

10/18/2018, 07:10 pm

Patent troll Uniloc on Thursday filed a fresh legal claim against Apple -- its third in as many weeks -- asserting the tech giant's FaceTime technology infringes on an internet telephony invention developed by Hewlett-Packard.

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Alphabet sued over failing to disclose Google+ privacy vulnerability

10/17/2018, 09:10 am

An investor has launched a lawsuit against Google's parent company, Alphabet, arguing that the company deceived fellow investors by failing to reveal a Google+ bug that could have exposed profile information people didn't set to public.

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Qualcomm & FTC ask for more time to reach settlement in Apple-connected antitrust case

10/16/2018, 10:10 am

Qualcomm and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission have asked a federal judge to postpone a preliminary ruling in the latter's antitrust case, as the two sides are hoping to pursue a settlement.

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Qualcomm handed a defeat in European iPhone patent infringement case

10/11/2018, 11:10 am

In a first anywhere for the ongoing legal fight between Qualcomm and Apple, a Munich regional court has rendered a final judgment in a Qualcomm patent complaint against Apple, awarding victory to Apple.

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Apple's dual-camera iPhones subject of new patent lawsuit

10/09/2018, 09:10 pm

A lawsuit filed Tuesday claims Apple's dual-camera iPhone technology, deployed in smartphone models dating back to iPhone 7 Plus, infringes on a patent for enhancing digital photographic images using multiple lenses and sensors.

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Apple's iPhone network provisioning tech target of patent lawsuit

10/08/2018, 06:10 pm

Apple is again in the crosshairs of Uniloc, with the patent aggregator alleging the process by which iPhone and cellular-connected iPad and Apple Watch models infringes on owned intellectual property.

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Apple sued over AirDrop technology

10/03/2018, 08:10 pm

Patent troll Uniloc returned to form on Wednesday after a months-long hiatus from lobbing allegations against Apple, this time challenging the company's AirDrop file sharing technology with a 2006 Philips patent.

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Cable & ISP groups sue to block California's net neutrality protections

10/03/2018, 03:10 pm

Four industry organizations have leveled a joint lawsuit against the state of California, hoping to stop net neutrality rules that could impact how they do business.

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Net neutrality law enacted in California, US Justice Department promptly sues

10/01/2018, 09:10 am

The U.S. Justice Department is launching a lawsuit against the state of California over newly-signed net neutrality regulations, which could impact both internet service providers and their customers.

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Apple wins appeal, gets $506M in damages tossed in University of Wisconsin case

09/28/2018, 10:09 am

A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday granted Apple's request to dismiss $234 million in damages previously won by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, awarded for violating a processor patent.

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Apple sued by ex-engineer over Find My iPhone patent credit, stock revocation after being fired

09/28/2018, 09:09 am

A former Apple engineer is suing the iPhone producer for failing to include his name as an inventor of five patent applications filed by the company, including the ideas behind the "Find My iPhone" and Apple's Passbook technology.

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Apple accused of unsavory business practices in 'Memoji' trademark lawsuit

09/27/2018, 09:09 pm

A lawsuit filed on Thursday alleges Apple snaked the Memoji trademark from an Android app of the same name through a series of questionable behind-the-scenes moves, one of which allegedly involved the creation of a single-purpose LLC.

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Patent lawsuit takes aim at Apple's encrypted iMessage and FaceTime services, VPN technology

09/27/2018, 07:09 pm

A lawsuit filed in federal court on Thursday alleges certain aspects of Apple products, including iMessage and FaceTime, infringe on multiple patents owned by Finnish holdings firm MPH Technologies, which attempted to license its IP to Apple in 2016.

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Qualcomm accuses Apple of illegally sharing trade secrets with Intel to fix chip performance

09/25/2018, 10:09 am

Qualcomm has accused Apple of stealing trade secrets and handing them over to Intel, a filing with the Superior Court of California claims, alleging Apple wanted to use the information to improve the performance of chips provided to it via Intel.

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