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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It looks like Apple’s patent victory over Samsung earlier this year may have another issue to content with. After the United States Patent and Trademark Office decided to tentatively invalidate Apple’s infamous rubber-banding patent (Patent No. 7,469,381) a few weeks back, Judge Lucy Koh has now agreed to look into allegations that the outcome of the court ... Read More »
Apple’s rubber-banding patent used to beat Samsung in court tentatively invalidated by Patent Office
Apple’s infamous rubber-banding patent (Patent No. 7,469,381), a key player in its $1 billion victory over Samsung earlier this year, may not be as solid as Apple had hoped. While the jury in the Apple versus Samsung case found the patent’s claims to be valid and concluded that all 21 Samsung phones had infringed upon it, ... Read More »
Apparently a billion dollars isn’t cool with Apple, but in a court filing late last night they outlined that what would be cool is just $707 million more.
As you are no doubt aware the jury in the Apple v. Samsung patent case awarded Apple the tidy sum of 1.05 billion dollars last ... Read More »
Apple may have come out on top when a jury ruled that dozens of Samsung phones infringed on Apple patents and trade dress, but that doesn’t mean Samsung and other Android OEMs will simply let the new iPhone 5 hit the market without a bit or resistance. There are at least a dozen Android powered devices being ... Read More »
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 »
Apple was quick on the draw to put forth their request for an injunction on eight Samsung phones following their recent court victory and the original schedule would have seen them bring those requests to bear sometime in September.
If you missed it, Apple was awarded an incredible victory over Samsung late last week when a jury ruled that dozens of Samsung phones infringed on Apple’s trade dress and patents. From your comments, it’s clear that many of you would have voted much differently. While none of us were on the jury we can ... Read More »
Apple may still be ecstatic over the huge sum of money that will soon be making its way into its coffers, but that’s not getting in its way of filing new papers with the courts today, requesting preliminary injunctions on eight Samsung phones which infringe on its patents.
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The verdict is in. The jury in the Apple versus Samsung case has found that an overwhelming number of Samsung phones infringed Apple’s patents and trade dress claims. While not all of Samsung’s phones were found to infringe on Apple’s intellectual property and design, the jury did grant Apple $1,051,885,000 in damages – a far cry ... Read More »