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Apple might have been in the spotlight with its ongoing legal fights against Android, especially now that it has actually started winning, but Microsoft is clearly the most effective patent... “fighter”. The Windows creators scored what looked like an unimportant US win against Motorola a few weeks back, and now added a much more significant victory in a German court.

The Mannhe...

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In a move meant to prevent potential legal actions from Apple, Samsung updated U.S. Galaxy S3 versions to remove the universal search feature – an Apple patented... tech, found to be infringed by the Galaxy Nexus by a judge in a case involving the two companies in the States.

After Sprint, AT&T and Verizon rolled out that firmware update that dumbed dow...

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It looks like the summer will be very hot when it comes to patent disputes, with the main attraction of this circus show being the Apple vs Samsung battle that’s... just about to start in the U.S., the largest market for mobile devices, and hence, the most important one for both parties.

Just a few days ago we heard that Apple is asking for $2.525 billion i...

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The Apple vs Samsung legal patent war, so far won by Apple, at least according to the favorable pre-trial verdicts the company got, already has an unwanted effect... on the overall Galaxy S3 user experience.

Samsung is rolling out a firmware update that dumbs down the search app of the phone – instead of getting local and web results when performing a sea...

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It looks like it’s Super Tuesday today when it comes to legal matters here at Android Authority. We talked just earlier today about Apple’s and Samsung’s second... mediation meeting that did not go that well, and then we heard that Apple obtained an EU-wide injunction against the Galaxy Tab 7.7 in Germany, but was denied one against the Galaxy Tab 10.1N in the same...

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We have just talked about the U.S. and Australian Apple vs Samsung lawsuits, but these two companies are fighting it out in other regions of the world including Europe... and Asia. And it’s in Europe where Apple just scored a win but also lost a verdict in its case against Samsung.

Galaxy Tab 7.7 sales banned EU-wide

First off, we’ll start with the bad news for S...

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Whether you use their products or not, you surely must be aware of the gigantic legal conflict between Apple and Samsung, as the two companies are suing and countersuing... each other in patent-based cases in 10 markets across four continents. One of the most important trials in this complex battle is the U.S. Apple vs Samsung case, as the American smartphone and tablet markets...

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While some laughed at Apple’s patent attacks against Samsung, which seemed like losing battles from the get-go, the joke is starting to be on Sammy. After some relatively insignificant wins... in Europe and Australia some time ago, Tim Cook’s giant knocked it off the park in the past month or so, with a couple of US injunctions against two popular Samsung devices.

The Galaxy Nexus s...

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Judge Richard A. Posner is one of America’s leading legal minds, a prodigious author, and a foremost authority in the jurisprudence of economics. He is also an outspoken critic of the current... patent system, which he thinks it’s in dire need of a reform. If you are interested in reading Posner’s sharp analysis of the patent system in America, I suggest his great article in The Atlantic...