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Jun 29 AT 8:57 PM Sean Riley 107 Comments

Galaxy Nexus banned in the U.S. following preliminary injunction in Apple patent case

You read that right, sales of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in the U.S. have been temporarily banned after the court granted Apple’s request for a preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Nexus in their ongoing patent lawsuit.

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May 02 AT 11:28 AM Anthony Domanico 15 Comments

Nokia sues HTC, RIM, and Viewsonic for patent infringement

The number of patent infringement cases has grown again this morning. In an official press release, Nokia has announced that it is suing RIM, Viewsonic, and HTC for violating as many as 45 Nokia patents. The Finnish handset maker has filed a complaint to the US International Trade Commission (ITC) against HTC, filed US ... Read More »

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Apr 03 AT 8:37 AM Anthony Domanico 13 Comments

Google and Oracle settlement talks stall, trial set for April 16th

Settlement talks in the ongoing legal battle between Google and Oracle have stalled in the past few weeks. Just last week, Judge Paul S. Grewal asked the two companies to give settlement talks one last chance, requesting a final decision on the matter by April 9th. After a few days of talks, the companies ... Read More »

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Jan 26 AT 10:30 AM Edgar Cervantes 26 Comments

Motorola sues Apple with Google’s support, retaliation continues

The battle between Apple and Google (and company) has been fierce. Lawsuit after lawsuit, Apple has been bombarding Android manufacturers with patent infringement cases. This drama is no where near its end, but this time the tables are turning around. Motorola Mobility has just filed another patent infringement lawsuit against Cupertino’s giant. This time ... Read More »

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Dec 21 AT 12:21 PM Anthony Domanico 242 Comments

Apple wins key patent on using apps during phone calls

Apple scored a key patent victory yesterday, with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granting Apple a patent on using applications during a phone call. You probably remember seeing iPhone commercials lauding the fact that they can look up information on the internet, make an appointment, as well as numerous other tasks while on a phone ... Read More »

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Dec 05 AT 1:22 PM Anthony Domanico 87 Comments

Judge denies Apple request to halt sales of Galaxy devices in US

United States District Judge Lucy Koh issued a ruling late on Friday that denied Apple’s request to halt sales of four Samsung Galaxy devices in the US. The ban would have immediately stopped sales of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and three Galaxy smartphones in the US. In the ruling, Judge Koh indicated that:

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Nov 22 AT 4:28 PM Dustin Earley 17 Comments

HTC loses pivotal patent battle against Apple

Back in July of 2011, HTC bought a company known as S3 Graphics for $300 million to help bolster their patent portfolio. Among one of the many cases between the two companies, was a case where HTC claimed Apple was violating patents they held after the S3 acquisition was completed. A ruling on that case ... Read More »

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