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, […]
07/13/2012, RIM has definitely not had that the best year: Its stock has fallen nearly 70% this year and they postponed the launch of BlackBerry 10 until 2013. We even heard the other day that RIM was selling off one of its corporate jets to save money. Today, the verdict at a court in San Francisco has dug RIM into deeper financial difficulty.
07/13/2012, Samsung has just been granted its request to expedite its appeal of the preliminary injunction Apple was granted against the Galaxy Nexus in the US. Samsung now has until July 16th to file the court brief stating the process. Apple in turn has until July 30th to respond to the filing, with their final comments due by August 6th.
12/21/2011, Most of you guys may have probably heard about how the ITC handed down its ruling which was basically in Apple’s favor and would ultimately result in the removal, and possible ban, of several of HTC’s products in the US market. Well that piece of news wasn’t too long ago but it looks like HTC may have already figured a way to skirt around the ruling.
12/13/2011, As most of you guys should be aware by now, Apple and Samsung are currently embroiled in a fierce legal battle concerning patent infringement. Apple has accused Samsung of infringing upon their patents and design of the iPad 2, claiming that the Galaxy Tab 10.1 has copied their designs. Samsung has attempted to work around this claim by releasing the Galaxy Tab 10.1n with some minor cosmetic changes, but apparently […]
12/09/2011, It looks like Apple could be in a spot of trouble here as the German courts have ruled in Motorola Mobility’s favor regarding patent infringements. The courts have granted Motorola Mobility a “preliminary enforceable” injunction against Ireland-based Apple Sales International on the grounds that some of Apple’s products may violate their patents.
12/09/2011, It seems like Apple won’t give Samsung a break, although we’re guessing that Samsung’s victory against Apple in Australia did not do anything to help with their mood either. A while back Apple tried to get an injunction against Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in the US as part of the ongoing patent infringement legal battle between the two tech giants. The request was denied but Apple does not appear […]
11/25/2011, Good news Australians, if you were hoping to get your hands on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia, there’s a slight chance that you will be able to do so. It seems that even though Apple may have won an injunction against Samsung in Australia, an Australia appeals judge is now questioning the fairness of Apple’s Samsung tablet ban in the country.
11/23/2011, It seems that the ITC has thrown out the case of HTC vs Apple, another one of the numerous patent wars that are being fought around the world at the moment. However it seems that this loss to Apple has HTC reconsidering their buyout of S3 Graphics and seems to suggest that the buyout of S3 was based solely on its interim patent win against Apple.
11/21/2011, It appears that Motorola is challenging Apple’s iCloud in Germany, claiming that the Cupertino used patents in their iCloud technology that belonged to Motorola. Basically the patent covers email and data sync between Apple’s iCloud service and their mobile devices, such as the iPad and iPhone.
11/07/2011, If you thought that Apple would be taking their loss against Motorola in a lawsuit in Germany lying down, you would be wrong as it looks like there is a good chance Apple could get the injunction against them suspended temporarily while they prepare their defense.
11/01/2011, In the latest development surrounding the Samsung vs Apple case in Australia, Samsung has asked the Australian courts to grant it access to Apple’s iPhone 4S’ firmware and information regarding its carrier agreements. The South Korean company is claiming that in order for them to build a solid case and seek the ban of the iPhone 4S in Australia, they will need access to the firmware’s source code and carrier […]
11/01/2011, VirnetX is back and it looks like they’ll be going after Apple for patent infringements, which is based on a patent which they had been granted only hours before they launched their lawsuit against Apple. If the name sounds familiar it’s because last year VirnetX launched a patent infringement lawsuit against Microsoft and won, and attempted to target Apple as well.
10/20/2011, Yesterday we reported that it seemed that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus was designed in such a way to avoid any potential legal disputes with Apple. As it turns out, that wasn’t entirely true according to Samsung’s Executive Vice President of Product Strategy, Dr. Won-Pyo Hong. He was quoted as saying he had “no idea” as to how those rumors came about towards the end of the AsiaD conference.