• News tagged "patent"

Saturday, 25 Aug 2012

Apple Wins Big in Patent Lawsuit Against Samsung

Apple Wins Big in Patent Lawsuit Against Samsung

Samsung is found to have infringed on Apple's patents and is ordered to pay at least US$1.049 billion in damages. If you think the battle is over, you are wrong. Hit the link to find out more.

Monday, 6 Aug 2012

Apple Forced to Reveal its Secrets in Ongoing Trial with Samsung

Apple Forced to Reveal its Secrets in Ongoing Trial with Samsung

In its ongoing trial with Samsung, Apple is forced to reveal secrets regarding how the iPhone was conceived and how the design team worked, giving a rare insight into how the ultra-secretive company conducts its business.

Friday, 6 Jul 2012

Federal Judge Richard Posner Says Patent System is Questionable

Federal Judge Richard Posner Says Patent System is Questionable

In light of the recent spate of patents wars, Federal Judge Richard Posner believes that the effectiveness of the patent system, for the tech industry in particular, is questionable.

Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011

Microsoft's Lawyer Claims Android Benefited From Its R&D

Microsoft's Lawyer Claims Android Benefited From Its R&D

Horacio Gutierrez, deputy general counsel of Microsoft's intellectual property group has claimed that Google Android's success is built upon Microsoft's heavy investments in research and development.

Thursday, 29 Sep 2011

Samsung Agrees to Patent Cross-Licensing Deal with Microsoft

Samsung Agrees to Patent Cross-Licensing Deal with Microsoft

Samsung has agreed to a patent cross-licensing deal with Microsoft, related to a series of patent infringement by the Google Android operating system employed by Samsung's portfolio.

Friday, 19 Aug 2011

Apple Files Another Lawsuit Against Samsung in the Netherlands

Apple Files Another Lawsuit Against Samsung in the Netherlands

Apple is aggressively going after Samsung and its line of mobile devices in the Netherlands with the filing of the latest lawsuit in the Netherlands.

Thursday, 18 Aug 2011

MagSafe Patent for iOS Devices Awarded to Apple

MagSafe Patent for iOS Devices Awarded to Apple

Apple's MagSafe power adapters, which have only been used in its Macbook lineup, will most likely be making its way onto future iOS devices when the Cupertino-based company secured the patent for the mobile OS.

Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011

Samsung to Get Their Day in Court

Samsung to Get Their Day in Court

Apple struck a major blow when it got an injunction prohibiting Samsung from selling its new Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the European market. Samsung however is appealing the ruling and will be showing up in court later this month.

Monday, 18 Jul 2011

Kootol Sends Patent Violation Notice to Apple, Microsoft and Others

Kootol Sends Patent Violation Notice to Apple, Microsoft and Others

India-based Kootol Software has sent a notice to several companies, including Apple and Microsoft, for violating a patent that it has rights to.

Monday, 11 Jul 2011

Apple Loses iPod Playlist Patent Trial

Apple Loses iPod Playlist Patent Trial

Apple will have to shell out US$8 million after a Federal jury in Texas ruled that it was guilty of infringing patents with its application of playlist navigation for the iPod.

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