1. News
    Samsung requests retrial in US$1 billion patent ruling for Apple

    Samsung Electronics has requested a new trial for a patent related to a US$1 billion infringement ruling against it in a case brought by rival Apple,...

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    Boston University sues Apple for patent infringement

    Boston University is seeking to ban Apple from selling some of its products, besides demanding damages for the alleged infringement of a semiconductor...

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    ITC orders US import ban on some iPhones, iPads in Samsung patent dispute

    Apple infringed a Samsung Electronics patent, the US International Trade Commission said in a final judgement released on Tuesday that bans import...

  4. News
    Apple says Samsung’s Galaxy S4 infringes on five patents

    Samsung’s Galaxy S4 infringes on five Apple patents, according to a court filing by Apple. Apple wants to add the new Galaxy S4 to an ongoing...

  5. News
    ITC rejects Motorola touchscreen patent complaint against Apple

    The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has found no evidence that Apple infringed on a Motorola Mobility patent covering a touchscreen function....

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    Motorola patent that banned Apple’s push mail in Germany may be invalid

    A Motorola Mobility patent that was successfully used to force Apple to turn off its iCloud push email services for users in Germany last year could...

  7. News
    Samsung’s 3G patent ruled invalid in Germany

    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...

  8. News
    Judge says Apple, Motorola pursuing business strategy in court

    A US court in Florida said that Apple and Motorola Mobility have no interest in quickly and efficiently resolving a patent infringement lawsuit, but...

  9. News
    US patent office retracts rejection of Apple’s iPad mini trademark

    The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) last week reversed itself, withdrawing a rejection of Apple’s trademark application for “iPad...

  10. News
    Samsung infringed Apple patent on text selection, says ITC judge

    A handful of Samsung smartphones infringe an Apple patent on text selection, according to the initial determination of a US International Trade Commission...

  11. News
    German court invalidates Apple slide-to-unlock patent

    A German court has invalidated an Apple patent for the slide-to-unlock feature on mobile phones, according to a published report. The Thursday ruling...

  12. News
    Lodsys sues developers large and small over in-app purchasing patents

      Remember Lodsys? In May 2011, the patent-holding company warned iOS developers it could sue them over in-app purchasing; Apple told Lodsys...

  13. News
    Apple: USPTO reexamination of patent in Samsung suit isn’t complete

    Apple responded to a Samsung Electronics’ claim that the US patent office had rejected multiple claims of Apple’s “overscroll bounce”...

  14. News
    Officials reinstate Apple patent claims, but not one key to Samsung suit

    The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has reinstated three claims in an Apple patent it had earlier said it was minded to reject – but not...

  15. News
    US patent office rebuffs Apple’s iPad mini trademark request

    The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has provisionally denied Apple’s trademark application for “iPad Mini” because the term is “merely...

  16. News
    Apple patent targets social network stalkers and spammers

    The US Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Apple a patent for a social network designed to fight stalking and spamming of its members. The patent...

  17. News
    Tech groups call on Congress to battle patent trolls

    So-called patent trolls force tech companies to spend money on lawyers instead of innovation, and the US Congress needs to discourage infringement...

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