'Lawsuit' Tag Index

Apple Drops App Store Trademark Lawsuit
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 10, 2013
Amazon can continue to use the name "Appstore."
Tags: Amazon Appstore, lawsuit, Apple, trademark, app store
Boston University Sues Apple for Patent Infringement
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 05, 2013
The university is asking for a ban on sales of the iPhone 5, iPad and MacBook Air.
Tags: lawsuit, smartphone, iPad, iPhone, MacBook Air, Apple, patent infringement
Google Sues IRS for $83.5 Million
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 28, 2013
The company says it should have been allowed to deduct an additional $238.6 million in 2004.
Tags: taxes, lawsuit, Google, IRS, AOL
Apple Settles iPhone Warranty Case for $53 Million
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 12, 2013
The settlement will end a lawsuit brought by device owners with water damage.
Tags: iPhone, lawsuit, ipod touch, warranty, settlement, Apple, class action
Judge Cuts Award, Orders New Trial in Apple v. Samsung Case
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 04, 2013
Judge Koh threw out part of the damages and ordered a new trial related to specific products.
Tags: Apple, Samsung, lawsuit, patent
Samsung Hires UK Judge Who Ruled Against Apple
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 28, 2013
The Rt. Hon. Professor Sir Robin Jacob will serve as an expert witness.
Tags: lawsuit, Japan, UK, Samsung, Apple, patent
Facebook Scores Legal Victories
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 15, 2013
One court throws out IPO lawsuits; another sides with Facebook in real name dispute.
Tags: Facebook, social network, IPO, court, lawsuit
Judge Denies Motions for Higher Damages, New Trial in Apple v. Samsung Lawsuit
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 30, 2013
Samsung must pay Apple $1.05 billion for patent infringement—unless it wins on appeal.
Tags: lawsuit, Apple, patent, Samsung
Incriminating Emails Surface in Poaching Lawsuit
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 23, 2013
Steve Jobs threatened Palm with patent lawsuits if they recruited Apple employees.
Tags: email, Google, steve jobs, Apple, patent, Palm, Eric Schmidt, lawsuit
Apple, Amazon Ordered to Hold Settlement Talks in Trademark Dispute
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 16, 2013
The lawsuit centers on the use of the name "app store."
Tags: Amazon, lawsuit, app store, appstore, settlement, Apple, trademark
Chip Maker Marvell Must Pay $1.17 in Patent Lawsuit
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 27, 2012
The jury award is one of the highest ever in a patent-related suit.
Tags: chips, hard drive, patent infringement, lawsuit
After Arbitration Win, Nokia Seeks to Ban BlackBerry Sales
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 28, 2012
The proposed sales ban would impact the U.S., the U.K. and Canada
Tags: ban, BlackBerry OS, RIM, Wi-Fi, Nokia, lawsuit, patent infringement
ITC to Review Earlier Decision in Samsung v. Apple Case
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 20, 2012
The original decision found that Apple had not infringed on Samsung's patents.
Tags: Apple, lawsuit, ITC, Samsung, patent infringement
Surface Owner Sues Microsoft over Storage Space Claims
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 16, 2012
A California lawyer says the tablet he bought only had half as much storage space as advertised.
Tags: Microsoft, surface RT, Storage, lawsuit
Manufacturer Sues IBM over ERP Software
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 12, 2012
Avantor Performance Materials says its experience with IBM was a 'disaster.'
Tags: software, SAP, IBM, lawsuit, ERP
Apple Offers $1 Per iPhone to Settle Motorola Patent Case
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 01, 2012
A trial is scheduled to begin in Wisconsin next week.
Tags: standards, Motorola Mobility, wireless, iPhone, Google, patent infringement, lawsuit, Apple
Court Orders Apple to Rewrite Its 'Apology' to Samsung
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 01, 2012
The judge said Apple did not comply with his original order because its statement added confusing information about other court cases.
Tags: Apple, lawsuit, patent, Samsung, court
Microsoft Faces Patent Lawsuit over Live Tiles
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 31, 2012
A small company called SurfCast says it has a patent on tiled interfaces.
Tags: operating system, patent infringement, lawsuit, Windows Phone, Windows 8, Microsoft, Live Tiles
Apple Apologizes to Samsung... Sort Of
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 26, 2012
The company complies with a U.K. court order, but also remarks that Samsung's products aren't "as cool" as its own.
Tags: smartphones, lawsuit, Apple, patent, Samsung
FTC Said to be Close to Filing Antitrust Suit Against Google
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 15, 2012
Google's rivals say that it unfairly used its search dominance to point users towards its own products and services.
Tags: Google, search, lawsuit, investigation, FTC, government, antitrust
Samsung Cites Juror Misconduct, Moves for Mistrial in Apple Case
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 04, 2012
The jury foreman in the high-profile patent lawsuit did not disclose that he had been sued by Seagate, a company in which Samsung has invested.
Tags: lawsuit, Apple, patent, Samsung
Google, Samsung Execs Will Meet to Discuss Apple Patent Battles
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published September 26, 2012
Despite Apple's legal wins, Samsung increased its smartphone sales targets.
Tags: Google, smartphones, lawsuit, Samsung, patent, tablets, Apple
Setback for Apple in German Patent Case
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 21, 2012
The court ruled that Motorola and Samsung do not infringe on a critical touchscreen-related patent.
Tags: Apple, Google, lawsuit, patent, Samsung, Motorola
U.S. Seeks $1 Billion Price-Fixing Fine for AU Optronics
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 13, 2012
The Taiwanese company has been convicted of colluding to fix prices for LCD panels.
Tags: LCD, lawsuit, price fixing, Justice Department
A Laptop Infected With a Virus Before You've Even Turned It On
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 13, 2012
Microsoft sounds the warning about the Nitol malware, which has infected its supply chain.
Tags: malware, Microsoft, botnet, lawsuit, virus
Google, Apple CEOs in Secret Patent Talks
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 31, 2012
The two haven't reached any agreements yet, but they're still talking.
Tags: lawsuit, Google, Apple, patent, Android, Samsung
A Shift in Samsung Smartphone Sales After Apple Patent Verdict
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 29, 2012
A lot of people are trading in their Galaxy S IIs--but is it really related to the patent lawsuit?
Tags: Galaxy, Apple, smartphone, lawsuit, Samsung
Samsung Gains Leverage With South Korea Patent Decision
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 24, 2012
The court ruled that both Samsung and Apple infringed on each other's patents.
Tags: Samsung, patent, lawsuit, South Korea, Apple, infringement
Judge Not Satisfied With Google's Disclosures Over Commenter Pay
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 21, 2012
The company must give the court a list of people it paid who also commented in the media on the Android-Java lawsuit brought by Oracle.
Tags: Java, copyright infringement, lawsuit, Oracle, Google, Android
Google, Oracle Deny Paying for Propaganda
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 20, 2012
Oracle continues to assert that Google pays "influencers" to talk and write positively about its causes.
Tags: Android, API, Google, copyright infringement, Oracle, Java, lawsuit
Motorola Files New ITC Complaint Against Apple over 7 Patents
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 20, 2012
The lawsuit alleges that Siri and other Apple product features infringe on Motorola Mobility patents.
Tags: Apple, iPad, Siri, ITC, patent infringement, Motorola Mobility, Google, Mac, iPhone, lawsuit
Samsung CEO Said to Speak With Apple Today About Suit
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 20, 2012
If the two companies don't reach a settlement, the jury could begin deliberations Tuesday.
Tags: patent infringement, lawsuit, iPad, iPhone, settlement, Samsung, Apple
Why Apple's 'Smoking Gun' Evidence Doesn't Prove Samsung Copied
By Mike Elgan | Article Published August 08, 2012
New evidence from inside Samsung appears to prove that Samsung copied Apple’s ideas. By itself, however, it proves very little.
Tags: Apple, lawsuit, iPhone, Samsung
SAP Agrees to Pay Oracle $306 Million in TomorrowNow Case
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 03, 2012
One of the tech industry's longest-running lawsuits is finally coming to a close.
Tags: lawsuit, SAP, software, settlement, Oracle, TomorrowNow
Judge Rules in Favor of Hewlett-Packard in Oracle Case
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 02, 2012
Oracle is obligated to continue supporting the Itanium server platform; the next phase of the trial will determine damages.
Tags: Itanium, platform, HP, server, Oracle, lawsuit
Novell Antitrust Suit Against Microsoft Sputters to a Close
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 17, 2012
The judge has dismissed the case, but Novell vows to appeal.
Tags: lawsuit, software, Microsoft, antitrust, Novell
RIM Must Pay $147 Million Over Mformation Patent
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 16, 2012
The decision covers technology included in BlackBerry Enterprise Server.
Tags: enterprise server, Blackberry, lawsuit, RIM, patent
HP, Oracle Dispute Over Itanium Now in Judge's Hands
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 27, 2012
By mid-July Judge James Kleinberg will decide if HP and Oracle had a contract regarding Itanium support.
Tags: Oracle, HP, servers, lawsuit, contract, support, Itanium
Texas Presses Google Probe
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 22, 2012
The state attorney general says the search giant has withheld evidence.
Tags: antitrust, Texas, Google, lawsuit
Samsung Wins Patent Infringement Case, Wants Compensation from Apple
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 20, 2012
A Dutch court says that Apple used Samsung technology without a license.
Tags: Samsung, lawsuit, Apple, patent infringement
Facebook to Pay $10 Million to Settle Sponsored Stories Suit
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 18, 2012
The money will go to charity.
Tags: Facebook, lawsuit
U.S. Judge Cancels Motorola, Apple Patent Trial
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 08, 2012
Judge Richard A. Posner has tentatively dismissed the case because neither side could demonstrate a right to relief.
Tags: lawsuit, patent infringement, Apple, Motorola Mobility
HP, Oracle Begin Court Face-Off in Itanium Dispute
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 04, 2012
One of the year's most contentious tech industry trials begins today.
Tags: HP, server, Oracle, lawsuit, Itanium
Google Prevails Over Oracle in Java API, Android Copyright Case
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 01, 2012
You can't copyright APIs, says the judge.
Tags: Java, Copyright, lawsuit, Oracle, Android, API, Google
Microsoft Wins Injunction Against Motorola Android Devices In Germany
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 24, 2012
The new Google subsidiary must license the Microsoft patent in question or stop selling products with the patented feature in Germany.
Tags: Microsoft, lawsuit, patent infringement, Motorola Mobility, Google
Google Didn't Infringe on Oracle Patents, Jury Rules
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 24, 2012
Google gets a big win in the Android-Java patent infringement lawsuit brought by Oracle.
Tags: Google, lawsuit, Android, Oracle, Java, patent infringement
Oracle Releases HP Internal Documents Related to Itanium Case
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 17, 2012
HP shot back by releasing some Oracle documents.
Tags: Itanium, HP, lawsuit, Oracle
HP and Oracle Talk Pretrial Trash in Itanium Case
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 15, 2012
The judge dismissed both sides' motions for summary judgment.
Tags: Oracle, HP, lawsuit, Itanium
Google v. Oracle Courts Cloud Controversy
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published May 08, 2012
Will legal uncertainty surrounding APIs and fair use bring the cloud computing market crashing to the ground?
Tags: Oracle, API, cloud computing, lawsuit, Google
U.S. Jury Hands Google Mixed Verdict on Oracle
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 08, 2012
The jurors ruled that Google did copy Java, but couldn't decide if it was fair use.
Tags: copyright infringement, Oracle, Android, Java, lawsuit, Google
Yahoo Informs Facebook of More Potential Patent Infringements
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 04, 2012
Open source software used by the social networking giant may violate 16 more Yahoo patents.
Tags: lawsuit, Yahoo, Facebook, open source, patent infringement
Nokia Hit With Lawsuit Over Poor Lumia Windows Phone Sales
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 04, 2012
A disgruntled shareholder has filed a class action lawsuit against the phone manufacturer.
Tags: lawsuit, Microsoft, Nokia, lumia, Windows Phone
Judge Says Google's Android Lost Money in 2010
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 04, 2012
Is Android a loss leader for Google? If so, how does that affect the Oracle trial?
Tags: Java, revenue, Android, lawsuit, copyright infringement, Google, Oracle
U.S. Escalates Google Case by Hiring Noted Outside Lawyer
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 27, 2012
The FTC is bringing in hired guns for the Google antitrust case centering on search results.
Tags: FTC, Google, antitrust, lawsuit
Apple, Samsung Ordered Into Patent Settlement Conference
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 18, 2012
With at least 30 lawsuits pending between the two companies, both CEOs have been ordered to sit down and talk.
Tags: iPad, iPhone, lawsuit, settlement, patent infringement, Samsung, Apple
Google: Oracle, Sun Failed at Java Smartphone
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 18, 2012
In their opening arguments, both Google and Oracle have laid out their positions in the Android/Java case.
Tags: lawsuit, Java, Google, Android, Oracle
Google-Oracle Trial Begins, With Implications for All of Silicon Valley
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 16, 2012
Oracle is seeking $1 billion in damages, alleging that Android infringes on Java patents and copyright protections.
Tags: Java, Oracle, Android, lawsuit, Google
Indian IT firms are Heading for a Fall
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 06, 2012
Three of the largest Indian outsourcing firms are embroiled in lawsuits that could hamper their ability to do business in the U.S.
Tags: lawsuit, India, outsourcing
Twitter Sues Alleged Spammers and Spam Tool Providers
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 06, 2012
The company says it is going after "five of the most aggressive tool providers and spammers" with a federal lawsuit.
Tags: Twitter, lawsuit, spam
Facebook Releases Emails From Zuckerberg's Harvard Days
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 27, 2012
The social network has asked the court to dismiss the case brought by Paul Ceglia.
Tags: lawsuit, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook
Google Ordered to Change Autocomplete Function in Japan
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 26, 2012
A Japanese man sued the search giant because its autocomplete function linked him with crimes he did not commit.
Tags: lawsuit, Google, search, AutoComplete
Oracle to Court: Let's Try SAP Again
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 07, 2012
Oracle has opted for a re-trial of its case against SAP's TomorrowNow rather than accept a reduced monetary judgement.
Tags: Oracle, SAP, lawsuit
U.S. Judge Rejects Oracle's Fraud Claim Against HP
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 31, 2012
The court dismissed an Oracle counterclaim in the ongoing Itanium lawsuit.
Tags: Itanium, HP, Oracle, lawsuit
Samsung Loses Second German 3G Patent Lawsuit Against Apple
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 27, 2012
Samsung still has the right to appeal the decision.
Tags: patent infringement, Apple, lawsuit, Samsung
Motorola Sues Apple for Patent Infringement
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 26, 2012
Motoroloa claims Apple violates six of its patents related to wireless antennae, software, data filtering and messaging.
Tags: Apple, Motorola, patent infringement, lawsuit
Indian Court Threatens 'China-Like Censorship' for Google, Facebook, Others
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 13, 2012
Delhi's High Court wants the websites to block "offensive and objectionable" content.
Tags: Internet, India, lawsuit
Novell-Microsoft Trial Ends as Jurors Deadlock
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 19, 2011
A hung jury means Novell will likely seek a re-trial.
Tags: Novell, antitrust, lawsuit, Microsoft
Facebook Sued Over Tracking Cookies
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published October 04, 2011
Six Facebook users have filed a California lawsuit seeking damages and an order that would prevent the social network from tracking users after they've logged out.
Tags: Facebook, lawsuit
Google, Oracle CEOs Fail to Reach Settlement on Android
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 20, 2011
The two Larrys will meet face-to-face again on Wednesday.
Tags: lawsuit
Samsung Files Patent Complaint Against Apple in France
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 13, 2011
The European legal battle between the two mobile competitors continues to escalate.
Tags: lawsuit
SAP Wins Bid to Reject $1.3B Oracle Verdict
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 02, 2011
A judge reduced the damages award to $272 million.
Tags: lawsuit
Thousands of South Koreans Join iPhone Lawsuit
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 17, 2011
Around 27,000 South Koreans are now suing Apple for violating their privacy.
Tags: lawsuit, iPhone
Oracle Ordered to Lower Damages in Google Java Lawsuit
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 25, 2011
The judge says that the starting point for determining damages should be $100 million.
Tags: lawsuit
Oracle Wants Google CEO Larry Page to Testify
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 15, 2011
Oracle has filed a request to depose the Google CEO about the acquisition of Android and the Java licensing talks.
Tags: lawsuit
Google Faces Wiretapping Case in the U.S
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 01, 2011
A San Francisco judge rules that the StreetView cars may have violated federal wiretapping laws.
Tags: lawsuit, Google




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