While there are a lot of minor legal battles being fought hard by Apple and Samsung in their longstanding patent quarrel, the war as a whole seems to depend a lot on the outcome of the appeals following the August California verdict.
Google patent practices against iPhone, iPad or Xbox 360 worthy of FTC lawsuit
Google’s $12.5 billion Motorola purchase is yet to bring any positive results for the company. Not only isn’t Motorola profitable yet but we’re not to see any Motorola “Nexus” devices for quite a while
Apple apology to Samsung hits newspapers in the UK, but is it better this time around?
Remember how Apple lost its Galaxy Tab 10.1 injunction quest in the UK earlier this year? In short, a UK judge found that the Samsung Android tablet is “not as cool” as the iPad – it’s still a win – and therefore the device was not banned from selling in the region.
Apple has to rewrite acknowledgement that Samsung did not copy
Google-owned Motorola Mobility is about to embark on two trials over its standard-essential patents (SEPs). It’s up against Microsoft in Seattle and faces Apple in Madison. Apparently there may be overlaps between the two trials and some of the pretrial rulings don’t look great for Motorola.
Apple grudgingly acknowledges UK judgment that Samsung didn’t copy iPad
We’ve had plenty of twists and turns in the Apple vs Samsung patent war over the last few months, but things have gotten crazier than ever these past couple of weeks. Sammy seemed capable to rise from its ashes despite a long string of painful defeats, but just when we were ready to celebrate a couple of meaningful wins for our Android kings, Apple hit back.
Dutch court rules in Samsung’s favor after another Apple patent attack, trouble in Cupertino paradise?
It’s funny how quickly can things turn around in such a “take no prisoners” kind of war as the legal one between Apple and Samsung. Just a couple of months back, Sammy looked badly wounded, having been dealt a huge blow by a California jury that found the Korean-based company in infringement of a number of Apple patents.
USPTO invalidates key Apple patent, Samsung’s defense starts to make sense
After an avalanche of bad news for Samsung in its legal brawl against Apple, the sun seems to be finally rising for the Android king. A key patent used by Apple to prove Sammy’s infringement and copying in several Android devices has been invalidated by the USPTO, making Samsung’s defense following the August California jury verdict a lot easier than expected.
How is Samsung defending against Apple patent accusations: software workarounds and words
Much to the general dismay and frustration of regular tech users, Samsung and Apple are not only carrying on with their legal feud, but seem to have again hit the throttle after a somewhat quiet couple of weeks.