Samsung and LG at odds over eye-tracking technology patents
March 19, 2013
LG has accused Samsung of infringing on patents based on the eye-tracking technology featured on the flagship devices of both companies, the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the LG Optimus G Pro.
Second U.S. Apple vs Samsung ‘Siri’ patent case not suspended, judge decides
March 9, 2013
A judge decided that the Siri patent Apple vs Samsung case can go forward as initially planned, instead of suspending it until the first case between the two is resolved, an alternative she previously suggested.
Microsoft patent lawsuit could ban Google Maps in Germany
March 8, 2013
Google and Motorola are on the verge of losing a patent lawsuit led by Microsoft that would require Google Maps to be removed from the German region. Could Germans survive merely off of Bing Maps?
Good news for Samsung: Judge Lucy Koh cuts fine for Apple patent infringement from $1B to $599M
March 2, 2013
Judge Lucy Koh has reduced the $1B fine Samsung is supposed to pay Apple to $599M, due to an earlier miscalculation by the jury.
Samsung patent claim against Apple rejected by Japanese court
February 28, 2013
A Tokyo District Court has just rejected Samsung's patent claims against Apple in a recent court ruling which involved the use of 3G wireless technology in certain models of the iPhone.
Second Apple’s lawsuit against Samsung could be put on hold
February 15, 2013
We are all aware of the $1 billion verdict in Apple's favor, and the subsequent request by Apple to have those Samsung products in question banned. There was also a lesser-discussed matter regarding search technology pertaining to Siri.
Court denies Apple’s request to ban the Galaxy Nexus again
February 1, 2013
A U.S. appeals court has just issued a brief order basically telling Apple to take a hike after it tried to request for a revival of last year’s Samsung Galaxy Nexus sales ban as part of an ongoing patent dispute.
Score another one for Samsung as Judge rules their patent infringements against Apple were unintentional
January 30, 2013
Judge Koh has ruled in favor of Samsung once again, stating that their patent infringement was unintentional. What does this mean for Samsung?
HTC-Apple deal to benefit Android maker this year
January 1, 2013
A few weeks ago HTC and Apple surprised the tech-loving crowds by announcing an unexpected settlement that put an end to the legal quarrel between the two, a fight that was largely won by the iPhone maker at the time.
Apple vs Samsung ITC case sanctions could include 88% smartphone value bond paid by Android maker
December 29, 2012
Earlier today we told you that Samsung faces a fine of up to $15 billion in Europe and now we hear there’s even more bad news for the South Korean Android maker coming from the ITC.