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Topic: lawsuits

Apple sued over 2016 leg injury caused by alleged MacBook battery issue

08/20/2019, 03:08 pm

A lawsuit has been filed against Apple accusing it of selling a faulty MacBook and charger, one which allegedly overheated and caused permanent burn marks to her leg in 2016, with the filing occurring on the third anniversary of the supposed incident.

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Apple Music sued by non-practicing entity that also targeted Spotify, Slacker

08/16/2019, 05:08 pm

A non-practicing entity with what appears to be an abysmal track record of leveraging assigned patents to milk money out of popular music streaming services is suing Apple Music, claiming the product infringes on four patents.

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Apple sues virtualization firm Corellium for selling iOS and iTunes knockoffs

08/15/2019, 07:08 pm

Apple on Thursday filed a lawsuit claiming software virtualization firm Corellium, which markets its wares to security researchers, infringes on copyrights covering iOS, iTunes and other Apple assets.

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Apple accused of stealing dual-camera technology used in latest iPhones

08/15/2019, 12:08 am

Israeli-based camera technology firm Corephotonics is back with a massive lawsuit claiming Apple knowingly used patented dual-camera technology in iPhone, then attempted to cover its tracks with largely similar intellectual property filings.

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Apple sued for storing iCloud data on third-party servers

08/12/2019, 11:08 pm

A class-action lawsuit lodged with a California court on Monday accuses Apple of false advertising, claiming the company banked on its name by telling consumers iCloud data is "stored by Apple" when, in fact, the information is in some cases siloed on servers run by Amazon, Google and Microsoft.

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Apple sued over spellcheck functions on Mac, iPhone & iPad

08/01/2019, 05:08 pm

An app developer for Apple's older Macs is suing, arguing that a large number of Apple devices and apps violate patents related to spellchecking technology.

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New California class action launched over iPhone throttling issue

08/01/2019, 02:08 pm

A collection of 18 plaintiffs have launched a new class action through a U.S. District Court in San Jose, joining cases that have since been consolidated accusing Apple of fraudulent behavior in deliberately throttling older iPhones with weaker batteries.

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VirnetX reverses ruling invalidating patents used against Apple

07/09/2019, 02:07 pm

VirnetX has won another battle in its patent lawsuit with Apple, convincing the US Court of Appeals to vacate and remand decisions by the US Patent Office's Trial and Appeal Board that invalidated two patents. The new ruling gives VirnetX more leverage in receiving the $439 million the courts declared Apple owes.

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Judge denies Qualcomm request to stay FTC antitrust ruling enforcement

07/03/2019, 04:07 pm

An attempt by Qualcomm to delay an antitrust ruling against the chip producer from being enforced has been shut down by District Judge Lucy Koh, at the same time as striking a variety of evidence from the record used by Qualcomm to state its case.

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Apple joins over 200 businesses calling on Supreme Court to favor LGBT labor protections

07/02/2019, 02:07 pm

Apple has joined the ranks of over 200 corporations behind an amicus filing with the U.S. Supreme Court, calling on justices to find that existing sex discrimination laws protect LGBT workers as well.

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Apple sued over alleged infringement of PocketFinder GPS patents

07/01/2019, 07:07 pm

Apple is once again facing down a patent lawsuit over integral iPhone technology, as low power GPS specialist Location Based Technologies on Monday leveled claims that the tech giant infringes on a clutch of inventions used by the relatively popular PocketFinder series of products.

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Apple's iOS developer fees and charges again targeted by class action suit

06/28/2019, 08:06 pm

An iOS developer on Friday lodged a class action complaint against Apple over alleged antitrust violations, claiming the company abuses its monopoly power of the iOS market to set price minimums, charge app makers a $99 annual developer fee and levy an effective 30% tax on sales.

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Apartment & insurance firm sue Apple over lethal iPad fire

06/24/2019, 01:06 pm

A New Jersey apartment complex and its insurance company are together suing Apple to recover payouts for a Feb. 22, 2017 iPad fire, which killed a tenant of the building, Bradley Ireland.

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Qualcomm uses evidence from settled Apple case in bid to stay antitrust ruling

06/20/2019, 08:06 pm

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday formally objected to a Qualcomm court filing containing internal Apple documents aired in a separate lawsuit, evidence the chipmaker is attempting to leverage as it seeks to delay enforcement of a recent antitrust ruling.

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Lawyers sanctioned for private Apple data leak in battery lawsuit

06/18/2019, 07:06 am

An attempt by Apple to remove two plaintiff lawyers from an ongoing iPhone throttling lawsuit was denied by a federal judge, but the attorneys were sanctioned by the court for disclosing Apple's confidential information, with one required to ask permission to make further arguments.

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Apple's iOS soft keyboard target of new patent lawsuit

06/14/2019, 07:06 pm

Apple's vaunted iOS keyboard, a piece of user interface technology that helped usher in the smartphone revolution, is in infringement of a nearly 20-year-old patent covering similar input solutions, according to a new lawsuit.

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FTC asks court to deny Qualcomm request for stay in antitrust ruling

06/11/2019, 09:06 pm

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission in a court filing on Tuesday asked District Judge Lucy Koh to deny Qualcomm's request to delay enforcement of an antitrust ruling handed down in May.

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Ten US states file suit to block proposed Sprint & T-Mobile merger

06/11/2019, 01:06 pm

The attorneys general of 10 U.S. states are launching a civil antitrust lawsuit to halt a proposed $26.5 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, intensifying the carriers' uphill battle.

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Apple denied dismissal of 'unwieldy' dust filter class action lawsuit

06/07/2019, 10:06 am

An attempt by Apple to dismiss a proposed class action lawsuit over a lack of air filters in the design of MacBooks and iMacs has been denied by a California District Court judge, as the motion to dismiss the "unwieldy" complaint was apparently "also unwieldy" in its own right.

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Qualcomm has a clear appeal avenue over FTC antitrust ruling

05/31/2019, 10:05 am

Qualcomm stands a chance of reversing an antitrust ruling handed against the chip producer earlier in May, legal experts suggest, after the publication of an opinion piece by an FTC Commissioner offered arguments for why the decision was wrongly made.

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