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In South Korea, Apple And Samsung Both Violated Patents
2012-08-24 11:57:39

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From “In a relationship.” Cupertino California-based Apple relies heavily on Samsung to manufacturer many of the components that have propelled the company to become perhaps one of the most influential and successful companies ever. That same Samsung is also responsible for manufacturing Apple´s greatest rivaling products and Apple contends that many of its patents have been infringed in creating those similar...

Samsung vs. Apple Patent War Expands To South Korea
2012-03-07 14:37:58

Jedidiah Becker for RedOrbit.com International electronics giant Samsung announced on Wednesday that it has filed another patent lawsuit against competitor Apple Inc. This time, the South Korean multinational conglomerate will be duking it out with the wunderkind of the tech world on its home turf. The opening shots of this latest legal skirmish open up yet another front in the companies´ escalating multinational patent war, which now encompasses more than 30 cases in 10 countries....

Apple Report: Creating Jobs Through Innovation
2012-03-07 10:39:16

Apple Inc., on its website Friday, posted claims that it is responsible for creating more than half a million jobs in the United States through the sale of its iPad and other devices. Apple announced on its site that 514,000 jobs had been “created or supported” by the Cupertino, California-based tech giant. The announcement comes as Apple faces strict criticism for staffing overseas factories with foreign workers. The iPhone maker says American workers make up nearly 66...

Apple Being Sued By Chinese Authors
2012-01-09 09:48:25

A nearly $2-million lawsuit that had been filed against Apple Inc. for copyright infringement by a group of Chinese authors has entered into formal proceedings. The lawsuit alleges that Apple provided copyright-infringing books for download through its online store, according to a report from Chinese financial magazine Caixin. The group behind the lawsuit has been lobbying for months to get Apple to remove the books from its App Store. The authors, nine in all, have filed the suit under...

2011-06-13 08:35:01

Beijing, June 13, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Chinaqualitycrafts.com reports that the iCloud Communication Company in Phoenix, Arizona sued Apple, alleging that Apple's new online storage service named iCloud infringed its trademark, causing confusion in the concept of competing products.iCloud Communication claims that the product and service Apple intends to provide with the trademark with iCloud, has been using the trademark products are the same or very close to the service offered by iCloud...

2009-08-03 07:30:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apple(R) today announced that Dr. Eric Schmidt, chief executive officer of Google, is resigning from Apple's Board of Directors, a position he has held since August 2006. "Eric has been an excellent Board member for Apple, investing his valuable time, talent, passion and wisdom to help make Apple successful," said Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO. "Unfortunately, as Google enters more of Apple's core businesses, with Android and now Chrome OS,...

2008-11-04 09:00:12

Media Preview What : A preview of the new Apple(R) Retail Store at the Dadeland Mall in Miami for accredited media When: Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. EST Where: Apple Store(R) Dadeland 7535 Dadeland Mall Miami, FL 33156 Accredited journalists may confirm their attendance by calling (408) 862-9300. Grand Opening The Apple Store Dadeland will open to the public on Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. EST. The Apple Store Dadeland is the best...

2008-06-24 06:02:26

Texas-based Clear with Computers (CWC) has filed a patent suit against Apple and HP, alleging infringement of its patents relating to a configuration system for custom orders and parts inventory systems. The Electronic Proposal Preparation System patent and the Computer-Assisted Parts Sales Method patent were issued to CWC in 1997 and 1994, respectively, for computer-based techniques to propose and complete the sale of multiple parts in a single order. The company alleges that Apple and...

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2006-12-30 11:15:00

BY BETSY SCHIFFMAN, AP Business Writer NEW YORK - As if its options woes weren't trouble enough, Apple Computer Inc. said Friday it is facing several federal lawsuits, including one alleging the company created an illegal monopoly by tying iTunes music and video sales to its market-leading iPod portable players. The case, filed July 21, is over Apple's use of a copy-protection system that generally prevents iTunes music and video from playing on rival players. Likewise, songs purchased...

2006-03-29 03:25:00

LONDON -- The Beatles and Apple Computer are set to face off in on Wednesday in a trademark dispute triggered by Apple's move into the music business through its popular iPod player and iTunes download service. Apple Corps Ltd, owned by Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and the estate of George Harrison, has sued Apple Computer twice before over the companies' competing fruit logos. The latest settlement in 1991 resulted in a $26 million payment by Apple Computer and...


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