11/28/2013, Apple has more often than not been the party that brings someone else to court, but this time around, they are on the receiving end of a lawsuit after being sued by patent company DSS Technology Management. The reason for this lawsuit? DSS claims that Apple has allegedly infringed a couple of patents of theirs that have something to do with using wireless peripheral devices. Oh yeah, just so that […]
07/14/2013, A Tennessee lawyer has sued Apple for his porn addiction, which lead to the fall of his marriage. He says Apple should implement an antiporn filter in their devices.
07/03/2013, Boston University sues Apple for an alleged 1997 patent infringement.
06/18/2013, DISH Networks issues a statement on recent Sprint lawsuit.
05/28/2013, Apple has accepted to pay $53 million in damages to those iPhone and iPod owners that were denied warranty claims due to faulty water damage indicators.
05/14/2013, Big companies such as Apple often have big legal problems, that is why they have big lawyers and legal experts on their payroll. A new class action lawsuit has been brought against Apple by a woman based in Florida called Debra Hilton, who claims that Apple continued to sell the iPhone 4 despite knowing that there was a flaw with the iPhone 4′s power button which caused it to fail […]
04/11/2013, Unless you have been a hermit for the last few years, surely you would know by now that Samsung and Apple are not the best of corporate friends, as they have brought each other to court numerous times in the past year alone across different continents due to patent disputes and lawsuits. It seems that the latest round of victory goes to the Cupertino firm, as a Federal Patent Court […]
04/03/2013, When Apple announced the iPhone 5, it also announced it would be offering a new headset with it as well as future iOS products which it deemed the EarPods. Unfortunately, it looks as though a hearing aid company seems to have an issue with Apple’s latest headset. Randolph Divisions has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit in Hawaii that alleges Apple’s EarPods infringe on their “HearPod” trademark and product. The company has […]
03/13/2013, Seijiro Tomita was awarded USD30.2 million in compensatory damages by a federal jury in New York in a patent infringement lawsuit against Nintendo Co. This is in relation to a technology patent that he developed for providing 3-D images without using 3-D glasses. Tomita’s attorney, Joe Diamante, told the jury that the technology developed by Tomita, a longtime ex-employee of Sony Corp, was used by Nintendo in its 3DS. However, […]
02/11/2013, Lawsuits happen all the time, especially where giant names and tons of money are involved. But this lawsuit is rather unusual: Facebook has been sued because it is accused of infringing on the patents of a Dutch programmer Joannes Jozef Everardus van Der Meer with its “Like” button. Joannes Jozef has been dead for more than 8 years and the company that owns his intellectual property is behind the lawsuit. […]
01/29/2013, In the hotly contested Apple vs Samsung case, Judge Lucy Koh has finally handed down a number of the first rulings in the case’s post-trial proceedings. While Apple was granted its motion to invalidate several claims of a Samsung patent, Koh also denied Apple five others. One of the key denials was a request for a new trial that will have willful infringement on Apple’s patents by Samsung. This is […]
12/07/2012, Have you used Best Buy’s “Buy Back” program to trade in your recently purchased gadgets for a percentage of its cost back to Best Buy and thought, “Hey! This doesn’t seem like an original idea to me!” Well, you’re right as Best Buy has been hit with a $22 million fine in damages for stealing trade secrets from San Francisco startup, TechForward. A jury ruled in favor for TechForward, who […]
09/13/2012, We are not sure whether to laugh or to cry over the fact that Apple has just filed a lawsuit against a Polish grocery site that simply calls itself, A.pl. Polish news outlet Telepolis reported that Apple will be taking the A.pl name to court because it is extremely close to Cupertino’s company name. What next, are they going to sue apple orchards for growing trees that bear fruit which […]
06/26/2012, If you just returned home with a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in your hands from your latest bout of consumer electronics shopping, thank your lucky stars. A US judge issued a preliminary injunction earlier today to prevent any more sales of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet Stateside. According to US District Judge Lucy Koh, this ruling granted Apple’s request for said preliminary injunction. This came about after Apple appealed […]