A Tokyo court ruled Thursday that Apple did not infringe a Samsung patent, a small win for Apple in the continuing legal wrangling between the two companies. The patent in question was related to a wireless transmission technology, according to Japanese media reports. Samsung spokesman Nam Ki Yung confirmed the lawsuit was filed in Japan against Apple for a...
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Move comes on the back of pleas from media advocacy groups and news organisations that Apple's testimonies in the patent fight with Samsung are in public interest.
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Samsung was issued a setback this week in its patent battle with Apple, when the International Trade Commission (ITC) found that the Korean phone maker infringes on an Apple patent by using a text-selection feature in its devices.
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Apple was dealt a major setback in its patent battle against Samsung today when a California judge ordered a new trial on 14 Samsung products and dropped more than $450 million in damages from the $1.05 billion the jury awarded to Apple last summer.
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LONDON (Reuters) - Apple won a patent infringement lawsuit on Thursday in an English court, which exonerates the iPhone maker from charges it unlawfully used Samsung technology.
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APPLE and Samsung will head to court in November to determine if the South Korean firm still owes the iPhone makers £289 million of damages for patent infringments.
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When Apple won a $1 billion lawsuit against rival Samsung last year, the victory was tantamount to an edict to every smartphone manufacturer: get your own design, guys, and stop copying the look of the iPhone.
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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has told Apple that it cannot enforce its famous “rubber banding” patent because the feature, as cool as it might be, is not a novel idea. The decision hands Samsung a small victory in ...
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A patent that Samsung considers essential to the 3G standard was invalidated by the German Federal Patent Court that ruled in favor of Apple.Apple challenged the validity of the patent in suit that describes a technology that relates to a device and method for encoding and decoding channel data in a mobile communication system. The patent was declared invalid in its entirety...
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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has reinstated three claims in an Apple patent it had earlier said it was minded to reject—but not the claim involved in Apple’s $1.05 billion dollar lawsuit against Samsung, according to documents filed by Samsung with a Californian court on Monday. The USPTO reexamined the validity of the patent at the request of an unnamed party....
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