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2014-05-26 10:12:41

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Friday Apple fired another salvo in its continuing court battle with South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung. The California-based company filed a motion to ban Samsung devices that "infringe" on its patents, but Apple also requested a total retrial of the case at the U.S. district court in San Jose. Even as Samsung and Apple had reached a level of détente, in March it was reported that Apple sought about $2 billion in...

2013-10-03 23:25:58

Sulzer & Green PLLC is pleased to announce its formation and immediate commencement of operations. The firm will provide sophisticated legal representation in patent, antitrust, and business litigation, and Intellectual Property-related services such as patent prosecution, at rates that make economic sense to clients and provide an attractive alternative to Big Law. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Sulzer & Green PLLC announces its formation and immediate commencement of...

Apple Asks For Stay On ITC Ban
2013-07-10 10:25:03

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple has asked the US International Trade Commission (ITC) for a stay on a ban of their products which is set to begin in just three weeks. In a letter to the commission, Apple explained that an August 5 ban would "sweep away an entire segment of Apple's product offerings." They later mentioned their once a year schedule in releasing new products could keep entry level customers away from older Apple products. The ITC ruled in...

German Court Strikes Down Apple's Data Use Practices
2013-05-08 10:49:48

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A German court has ruled Apple´s practices when sharing user information violates their data use policies. The iPhone maker is now prohibited from asking for “global consent” to use customer data, including location. This may force Apple to begin asking users for specific permission each time they wish to access information. All told, the German court ruled there are eight provisions in Apple´s terms and...

Apple Denied Ban On Samsung Products
2012-12-18 10:47:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The news from the Apple vs Samsung battle keeps coming as Judge Koh last night rejected Apple´s request to ban a host of Samsung devices. While the judge also threw out Samsung´s claims of jury misconduct, her denial of a permanent injunction against these devices could hinder any further legal action Apple might seek against other tech companies. Apple had been seeking to win a permanent injunction against Samsung,...

Apple Loses Delaware Patent Suit
2012-12-13 16:56:09

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple lost a patent infringement lawsuit today in Delaware after a federal jury found that the iPhone had misused patents belonging to a “patent portfolio licensor.” MobileMedia Ideas LLC brought the case against the iPhone maker in 2010, claiming that 14 patents had been violated. This initial complaint was later narrowed down to three patents relating to camera phones and the way calls are handled or rejected....

Apple And HTC Reach A Global Settlement
2012-11-12 09:52:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple yesterday announced a move towards patent peace with Taiwanese handset maker HTC. In a brief press release, the iPhone maker acknowledged the 2 companies had reached a global settlement as well as a 10-year licensing agreement. Apple has said these licenses will cover current and future products for both companies, but said the rest of the details for this settlement are confidential. Apple and HTC, much like Apple and...

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2012-08-24 19:12:06

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple and Samsung have been embroiled in a battle, but after numerous headlines and court dates, the jury has decided to rule in favor of the iPhone maker. A nine-person jury reached a unanimous verdict in a multi-billion dollar trial that Samsung had willfully infringed on both Apple patents and trade dress for the iPhone. According to the verdict, Samsung will now be dishing out a cool $1.05 billion to Apple for essentially...


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