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U.S. Patent Office Rejects Apple's 'Pinch to Zoom' Patent
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 29, 2013
But the matter still isn't settled.
Tags: USPTO, Apple, U.S. Patent Office, Samsung, patent lawsuit
Samsung to Continue Making iPhone Chips
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 16, 2013
The two mobile giants are working together even as they battle in court.
Tags: Samsung, Apple, iPhone, patent lawsuit, chips
Court Rules Apple Can't Add Samsung Galaxy S4 to Patent Lawsuit
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 27, 2013
Apple will likely file a new lawsuit as a result.
Tags: iPhone, Samsung Galaxy S 4, Apple, patent lawsuit
Microsoft Wins Patent Spat Against Motorola
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 26, 2013
The decision will have far-reaching implications for standards-essential patents.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, licensing, Motorola, standards, patent lawsuit
Judge Accuses Apple, Motorola of Abusing the Courts
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 11, 2013
A Florida judge tells the companies not to use patent lawsuits as a "business strategy."
Tags: Google, Apple, Motorola, patent lawsuit
Apple, HP, Dell, Others Sued Over Security Patents
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 27, 2013
Maz Encryption Technologies has filed patent infringement lawsuits against seven technology firms.
Tags: Fujitsu, Dell, HP, Apple, patent lawsuit, RIM, Toshiba, Lenovo
Nokia, RIM Settle Patent Lawsuit
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 21, 2012
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Tags: patent lawsuit, smartphone, Nokia, settlement, licensing, RIM
Patent Office Rejects Apple's 'Pinch-to-Zoom' Patent
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 20, 2012
The patent was one of six that helped Apple win a $1.05 million judgment against Samsung last summer.
Tags: patent lawsuit, Samsung, Apple
U.S., EU Will Delay Google Antitrust Decisions until 2013
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 19, 2012
The company may not be close to a settlement with U.S. regulators after all.
Tags: antitrust, EU, Google, search, U.S., settlement, Motorola, FTC, patent lawsuit
Judge Denies Apple's Request for Samsung Sales Ban
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 18, 2012
In response, Samsung has stopped its attempt to ban Apple sales in Europe.
Tags: patent lawsuit, Apple, Samsung, U.S., ban, Europe
Judge Calls for 'Global Peace' in Apple v. Samsung Case
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 07, 2012
The two mobile giants continue to squabble over last summer's patent lawsuit ruling.
Tags: mobile, Apple, patent lawsuit, Samsung
Motorola Cannot Ban Microsoft Product Sales, Judge Rules
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 03, 2012
The decision could have wider implications in standards-essential patent cases.
Tags: Microsoft, patent lawsuit, ban, standards, Motorola
Ericsson Files Patent Lawsuit Against Samsung
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 27, 2012
The two firms have been trying to reach an agreement for two years.
Tags: Samsung, patent lawsuit, Ericsson, licensing, mobile phone
Microsoft v. Motorola Patent Trial Begins
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 13, 2012
The court will decide on a "reasonable" licensing fee for standards-related patents.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Motorola Mobility, standards, patent lawsuit
Apple and HTC Settle Global Patent War
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 12, 2012
The two firms didn't divulge details of their 10-year settlement.
Tags: Apple, settlement, licensing, HTC, patent lawsuit, smartphone, mobile
Court Orders Apple to Pay $368 Million to Patent Holding Firm VirnetX
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 07, 2012
The jury ruled that Apple's FaceTime infringed on VirnetX patents.
Tags: Apple, patent lawsuit, FaceTime
Apple Adds Android Jelly Bean to Samsung Patent Lawsuit
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 07, 2012
Apple appears to be challenging Google's Android directly for the first time.
Tags: Apple, Jelly Bean, Samsung, patent lawsuit, Android
Judge Throws Out Apple v. Motorola Patent Case
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 06, 2012
The decision is a setback for Apple.
Tags: Google, wireless, Wi-Fi, Motorola Mobility, standards, Apple, patent lawsuit
Setbacks for Apple in Continuing Court Battle with Samsung
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 18, 2012
Apple lost its appeal in the U.K., and it will likely have to reveal its iPhone profit margins.
Tags: iPhone, Samsung, patent lawsuit, patent infringement, Apple
Making the Case Against Patent Trolls
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 11, 2012
As studies detail the impact of patent trolls, tech companies are fighting back.
Tags: Motorola, Netgear, patent lawsuit, Cisco, Twitter
Samsung Adds iPhone 5 to Patent Lawsuit as Tablet Sales Ban Is Lifted
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 02, 2012
The Korean-based manufacturer can once again sell the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the U.S.
Tags: iPhone 5, patent lawsuit, Samsung, Apple
Unwired Planet Sues Apple, Google for Infringing 10 Patents Each
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 20, 2012
The wide-ranging lawsuit covers “smart mobile devices, cloud computing, digital content stores, push notification technologies and location-based services.”
Tags: patent lawsuit, Apple, Google, patent infringement
Samsung Expects to Sue Over iPhone 5
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 20, 2012
The Korean firm plans to add the iPhone 5 to a lawsuit scheduled to begin trial in 2014.
Tags: patent lawsuit, Samsung, patent infringement, Apple, smartphone, iPhone 5, mobile
Microsoft Wins German Sales Ban Against Motorola Mobility
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 20, 2012
A judge ruled that the Android operating system infringes on a Microsoft patent covering "soft input panel system and method."
Tags: patent infringement, Motorola Mobility, patent lawsuit, Microsoft, Android, Google
Motorola Mobility Ordered to Recall Android Tablets and Smartphones in Germany
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 14, 2012
Because of infringement on the "rubber band" scrolling court, a German court has also banned further sales of Motorola's mobile devices in the country.
Tags: Android, patent lawsuit, infringement, recall, ban, Motorola Mobility, Apple, Google
University of California Sues Facebook, Wal-mart, Disney over Patents
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 13, 2012
The school says the companies are infringing on some of its patents covering interactive technology.
Tags: Facebook, patent lawsuit
Apple Wins Big in Patent Case
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 27, 2012
Samsung will have to pay $1.05 Billion (or more) for infringing on six Apple patents.
Tags: infringement, Apple, patent lawsuit, iPad, Samsung, iPhone
No Patent Lawsuit Settlement for Apple and Samsung
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 21, 2012
The CEOs talked but couldn't reach an agreement.
Tags: Copyright, infringement, patent lawsuit, Apple, Samsung, settlement
Judge Urges Apple, Samsung CEOs to Discuss Settlement in Patent Case
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 16, 2012
"I see risk here for both sides," said Judge Lucy Koh.
Tags: infringement, settlement, patent lawsuit, Samsung, Apple
U.S. Judge Gives RIM Its $147 Million Back in Patent Spat
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 09, 2012
An appeals court reversed an earlier verdict in favor of Mformation Technologies.
Tags: RIM, patent lawsuit, Blackberry, wireless
Apple-Samsung Judge 'Livid' Over Document Disclosure
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 02, 2012
Samsung gave the media some materials that the judge had excluded from the trial.
Tags: Apple, patent lawsuit, Samsung, iPhone
Apple, Samsung Patent Trial Set to Begin, Billions at Stake
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 30, 2012
A verdict in Apple's favor could result in a U.S. sales ban on Galaxy smartphones and tablets.
Tags: Samsung, tablet, smartphone, iPad, iPhone, patent lawsuit, Apple
German Court Rules That Motorola Violates Microsoft's FAT Patent
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 27, 2012
The ruling could result in a sales injunction, fines or a recall.
Tags: patent lawsuit, Microsoft, smartphone, file, Motorola
Apple Estimates $2.52 Billion Damages in Samsung Battle
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 24, 2012
The U.S. patent trial between the two mobile heavyweights will begin July 30.
Tags: Apple, patent lawsuit, Samsung
ITC Affirms Ruling Against Kodak in Patent Case with RIM, Apple
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 23, 2012
The group said Kodak's patent was invalid.
Tags: ITC, Apple, Kodak, patent lawsuit, RIM
Apple Must Publish Notice Saying Samsung Didn't Copy iPad
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 19, 2012
A U.K. judge has ordered Apple to take out newspaper ads and put up website notices taking back its accusation that Samsung copied its tablet design.
Tags: Samsung, tablet, iPad, Galaxy Tab, Apple, patent lawsuit
Samsung Wins Court Case Against Apple Because It's "Not as Cool"
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 09, 2012
A UK court said the Galaxy Tab doesn't infringe on the iPad's design.
Tags: Galaxy, patent lawsuit, Samsung, Apple, tablet
HTC Defeats Apple in Swipe-to-Unlock Patent Dispute
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 06, 2012
Despite the good news on the patent front, HTC's latest earnings report is disappointing for the smartphone maker.
Tags: HTC, earnings, Apple, smartphone, patent lawsuit
Judge Halts U.S. Sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 27, 2012
The judge in the case says Samsung "does not have a right to compete unfairly, by flooding the market with infringing products."
Tags: iPad, Galaxy Tab, Apple, Samsung, patent lawsuit
Judge Dismisses Apple, Motorola Case (for Real)
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 25, 2012
Judge Richard Posner threw out the patent lawsuit with prejudice, so the two parties can't re-file the case.
Tags: Apple, patent lawsuit, Motorola
Yahoo, Facebook in Talks to Settle Patents Dispute
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 21, 2012
The companies asked for deadline extensions on court filings.
Tags: Facebook, patent lawsuit, Yahoo, patent infringement
Google's Motorola Mobility Offers to Settle Microsoft Patent Cases
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 21, 2012
Microsoft declined to accept the offer.
Tags: Motorola Mobility, Microsoft, patent lawsuit, Google
Apple, Motorola Patent Suit Revived by US Judge
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 15, 2012
After tentatively dismissing the case, the judge decides to let the lawsuit proceed after all.
Tags: Motorola Mobility, Apple, standards, patent lawsuit
Judge Thwarts Apple's U.S. Bid to Ban Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 05, 2012
The district court said it wouldn't issue an injunction to stop sales of the tablet.
Tags: patent lawsuit, Apple, smartphone, tablet, Samsung
Oracle Sues Patent Troll Lodsys
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 05, 2012
Oracle is asking a Wisconsin federal court to invalidate four Lodsys patents.
Tags: Oracle, patent lawsuit, Lodsys
Google Files Patent Claim Against Microsoft, Nokia
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 01, 2012
Google says the two firms are feeding IP to a patent troll, driving up prices in the mobile phone industry.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Nokia, patent lawsuit
Apple, Samsung Fail to Reach Agreement in Court-Ordered Talks
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 23, 2012
The companies' U.S. patent trial will begin the end of June.
Tags: Apple, patent lawsuit, Samsung
Apple Gets Green Light to Seek Samsung Tablet Ban in U.S.
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 15, 2012
The two companies are scheduled to begin settlement talks next week.
Tags: Samsung, patent lawsuit, tablet, Apple, Galaxy Tab
Nokia Cites 45 Patents in Lawsuits Against HTC, RIM, Viewsonic
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 02, 2012
The mobile patent wars continue.
Tags: HTC, ViewSonic, Nokia, patent lawsuit, RIM
Samsung Asserts Eight More Patents Against Apple in California
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 19, 2012
Samsung is retaliating against Apple's claims that the Galaxy smartphones and tablets copy the iPhone and iPad.
Tags: patent lawsuit, Apple, Samsung
Samsung and RIM Sued for Infringing Emoticon Patent :-(
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 20, 2012
Plaintiff Varia Holdings claims to own a patent on choosing an emoticon from a menu of options.
Tags: emoticons, Samsung, patent lawsuit, RIM
Yahoo Sues Facebook for Infringing 10 Patents
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 13, 2012
Most of the patents in question relate to advertising.
Tags: Facebook, patent lawsuit, Yahoo
Samsung Files Fresh Lawsuit Against Apple in South Korea
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 07, 2012
No end in sight for the string of patent lawsuits between Samsung and Apple.
Tags: patent lawsuit, Apple, Samsung
Google, Motorola Ordered to Give Android Data to Apple
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 06, 2012
The judge in a patent lawsuit has ordered Google to turn over information about its development of Android and its acquisition of Motorola.
Tags: Google, Apple, patent lawsuit, Motorola
Yahoo Warns Facebook of a Potential Patent Fight
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 28, 2012
Yahoo wants the social networking giant to license between ten and twenty patents.
Tags: Yahoo, Facebook, patent lawsuit
Apple Wins Temporary Ruling on German iPad, iPhone Sales
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 27, 2012
A judge has lifted a temporary sales ban on Apple devices.
Tags: patent lawsuit, Apple, Motorola
Apple Forced to Disable iPhone Push Email in Germany
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 24, 2012
A lawsuit brought by Motorola Mobility force Apple to turn off some iCloud services.
Tags: Apple, Motorola, patent lawsuit
Microsoft Sues Motorola Mobility, Claims Patent Abuse
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 22, 2012
Microsoft told the European Commission that Motorola, soon to be owned by Google, is refusing to license patents under FRAND terms.
Tags: patent lawsuit, Motorola Mobility, Microsoft
Apple Demands U.S. Ban on Samsung's Galaxy Nexus
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 13, 2012
The mobile patent war rages on.
Tags: Apple, patent lawsuit, Samsung
German Court Rejects Apple Bid to Ban Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1N
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 09, 2012
A regional court says that Samsung's redesigned tablet does not infringe on Apple's design rights.
Tags: Samsung, patent lawsuit, Apple
Dutch Court Denies Apple's Bid to Ban Samsung Galaxy Tab
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 24, 2012
Apple faces another setback in its ongoing patent war with Samsung.
Tags: patent lawsuit, Apple, Samsung Galaxy Tab
ITC: Motorola Does Not Violate Apple Patents
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 16, 2012
Apple loses a battle in the ongoing mobile patent wars.
Tags: patent lawsuit
Apple Pays $5 Million to Settle Patent Case
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 05, 2012
Apple and Elan Microelectronics Corp have settled their dispute out of court and have struck a cross-licensing deal.
Tags: patent lawsuit, mobile, multitouch, Apple
Oracle Suffers USPTO Java Patent Rejection in Google Android Case
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 27, 2011
Google wins a partial victory when the patent office rejects one of the patents at issue in the Android-Java case.
Tags: Google, Oracle, patent lawsuit
Samsung Scores Victory Against Apple in Germany
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 23, 2011
A German judge says the new version of the Galaxy Tab no longer infringes on Apple's iPad design.
Tags: Apple, patent lawsuit, Samsung
BT Sues Google over Android
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 19, 2011
British Telecom says that Google's Android products, including Google Maps, Google Music and location-based advertising, infringe on six of its patents.
Tags: Google, patent lawsuit, Android
Samsung Expands Patent Fight with Apple in Germany
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 19, 2011
One of the complaints in the lawsuit concerns the use of emoticons. :-(
Tags: Samsung, Apple, patent lawsuit
ITC Delays Apple/HTC Patent Ruling Again
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 14, 2011
HTC will have to wait until Monday to find out if its smartphones will be banned from sale in the U.S.
Tags: patent lawsuit, ITC, HTC, Apple
Motorola Wins German iPhone, iPad Injunction
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 09, 2011
For now, Apple can't sell any of its iPhones or iPads, except the iPhone 4S, in Germany.
Tags: patent lawsuit
Australian Court Rules Samsung Can Sell Galaxy
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 09, 2011
Apple loses the Australian battle in its ongoing patent war with Samsung.
Tags: patent lawsuit
US Trade Commission Delays Decision on HTC
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 06, 2011
HTC's smartphones could face a U.S. ban beginning next week.
Tags: patent lawsuit
Oracle-Google Patent Trial Put Off to 2012
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published October 27, 2011
The judge says the long trial will likely be a "hardship" for jurors.
Tags: patent lawsuit
HTC Takes a Hit in Patent Case
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published October 18, 2011
The International Trade Commission rules that Apple's products don't violate HTC's patents.
Tags: patent lawsuit
Samsung Loses Dutch Bid to Ban Apple Products
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published October 14, 2011
The court also rejected Apple's counter-claims in the ongoing international patent battle between the two companies.
Tags: patent lawsuit
Apple Rejects Samsung Tablet Settlement Proposal
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published October 04, 2011
Apple still wants a ban on Australian sales of Galaxy tablets and smartphones.
Tags: patent lawsuit