In a surprising move, HTC and Apple have announced that the two companies have settled their disputes with an unprecedented agreement for the mobile industry. While Apple will most likely fight to the death with Samsung over patent disputes, HTC and Apple have agreed to a 10-year cross-licensing deal which allows both parties to license each other’s current ... Read More »
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Despite Apple’s victory over Samsung last week, new comments from HTC’s chairwoman, Cher Wang, suggest that the company has no intention of settling with Apple. Apple and Samsung have accused each other of infringing on multiple utility and system patents, but HTC has not been accused of copying any of Apple’s design patents, which proved to be ... Read More »
With the dozens of patent cases floating around these days, we’re sure many of you have been wondering just how much Apple, Motorola, Samsung, HTC and all the other manufacturers are spending on their high-priced lawyers. Since most companies don’t disclose how much they spend on legal representation, we’ll probably never know an exact figure, ... Read More »
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After several delays, the ITC ruled today that HTC does in fact infringe on Apple’s patent (#5,946,647) and has issued a ban on the importation of certain HTC devices. The ITC ban includes Android phones that run on versions between 1.6 and 2.2 and specifically names the HTC EVO 4G, HTC Aria, T-Mobile ... Read More »
This past week, HTC was dealt a minor setback when an ITC judge ruled HTC is in fact infringing on two patents held by Apple. The case in question was first presented last year when Apple filed a complaint against HTC claiming HTC’s Android devices were infringing on ten different patents held by Apple.
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