Samsung’s 3G Patent Suit Against Apple Inc. (AAPL) Tossed in German Court

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Earlier today a German court ordered two patent rulings which involved Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Samsung. In Mannheim Regional Court Judge Andreas Voss tossed the third lawsuit in a row in which Samsung claimed that AAPL infringed on 3G/UTMS patent. Samsung has already announced that it will appeal the dismissal of its case. In addition to the ruling in Apple’s favor … Read More

iPad 3 Display Supply May Cause Shortage Post Release Date

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Apple is all set to unveil the iPad 3 at a keynote event on March 7th as the company has already sent out media invitations for the launch event. According to the photos of iPad 3 display parts which appeared on the web the third generation iPad will feature high resolution retina display. Retina Display on iPad 3 will have … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Confirms Acquisition of Flash Memory Firm Anobit

Late Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has confirmed their acquisition of Israeli Flash Memory firm Anobit Technologies Ltd. AAPL did not specify their intent for the purchase or what products the acquisition would affect in their lineup of Mac and iOS devices, however, Apple did release the following statement: Steve Dowling, a spokesman for Cupertino, California-based Apple, said … Read More

Samsung Planning to Seek Ban on Apple’s iPhone 5 When it Releases?

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According to a new report published by The Korean Times Samsung “is seeking a complete ban” on iPhone 5 sales in Korea even before the device is released in the market. Just after the arrival of the iPhone 5 here, Samsung plans to take Apple to court here for its violation of Samsung’s wireless technology related patents. For as long … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Sues Motorola in Europe Over Xoom Android Tablet Design

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) recently won a preliminary injunction against the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany. Now, with that in the past, Apple Inc. is suing Motorola over their XOOM tablet in Europe over the same design infringement claims that they previously toted. The latest suit was mentioned in Apple’s complaint against Samsung and later discovered by FOSS Patents. Apple filed … Read More

Apple’s iOS is World’s Second Largest Smartphone Platform

According to a recent study by Canalys, Apple’s iOS platform is now the world’s 2nd largest smartphone platform. Apple surpassed Nokia’s Symbian OS in order to claim the 2nd spot, directly behind Android. In the second quarter of 2011, Apple held the number one spot for world’s largest individual smartphone manufacturer, because of Android’s fragmented manufacturing process and the availability … Read More

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 launch Delayed in Australia Due to Apple Patent Suit

According to a new report published by Bloomberg Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. reached an agreement in a patent infringement case, that will delay the launch of Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia.  Apple in its complaint alleges that Galaxy Tab 10.1 infringes 10 patents which include copying the “look and feel” and touchscreen technology of the iPad. Steven Burley, … Read More

Apple Overtakes Nokia in Global Smartphone Market Share

According to market research firm Strategy Analytics, Apple Inc. (AAPL) overtook Nokia in global smartphone market share during the second quarter. Apple has now become worlds largest smartphone manufacturer as Nokia slipped to number three and Samsung coming close at second position. The global smartphone market saw 110 million units being shipped which represented 76% growth.  Apple shipped 20.3 million … Read More

HTC Ready to Strike Deal with Apple Inc. (AAPL) over latest Patent Dispute

According to a recent report published by Bloomberg Taiwan based smartphone maker HTC Corp. is willing to discuss matters related to patent dispute with Apple Inc. (AAPL). ITC (International Trade Commission) in its initial determination ruled two patent lawsuits in Apple’s favor which has resulted in concern over the profit margins for HTC. HTC’s CFO, Winston Yung, reportedly said, “We … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) chief patent counsel to leave company

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) chief patent lawyer is expected to leave the company according to a recent report published by Reuters. Apple has reportedly lined up a replacement and has set up the new patent lawyer to take on the many cases the Company has filed has had over the past few months. Richard “Chip” Lutton Jr., the current Chief Patent lawyer … Read More

Apple Adds More Samsung Products to its Infringement Complaint

Earlier this week Apple added more Samsung products to its patent infringement complaint against the company. Apple believes that Samsung is copying the iPhone and iPad and has been “even bolder” in doing so over its competitors. The company recently responded to Samsung’s request to see iPhone 5 / 4S and iPad 3 and said that it was “harassing” them. … Read More

Apple’s Allegation Will Not Be Legally Problematic – Samsung

We recently reported that Samsung filed a notion requesting the court to ask Apple to show prototypes of iPhone 5 and iPad 3 as a part of the “discovery process”. Apple earlier this year filed a lawsuit against Samsung alleging that it had copied the look and feel of iPhone. During a recent interview with WSJ the chief of mobile … Read More

Samsung Lawyers Ask Apple To Show iPhone 5 / 4S and iPad 3

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Apple recently filed a lawsuit against Samsung for copying their products, user interface, packaging design and technology which are in “violation of Apple’s valuable intellectual property rights.” Samsung isn’t the only company against which Apple has filed lawsuits, the Cupertino outfit is currently fighting in court against several other Android based handset manufacturers including HTC and Motorola. We recently reported … Read More

Apple’s iPad 3 To Feature Samsung’s AMOLED Display?

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According to a new report published by The Korea Herald Apple Inc. could be in negotiation with Samsung in order to incorporate their AMOLED display technology into the iPad 3. Apple is reportedly looking to drop LCDs and use an AMOLED display in its next gen iPad. This clearly suggests that the company is looking into using better display technology … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Granted Access to Unreleased Samsung Hardware in Patent Suit

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Earlier this year, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) filed a lawsuit against Samsung, claiming patent and trademark infringement and that the “user interface and innovative style” was used by Samsung in its Galaxy line of smartphones and tablets. Earlier today Courthouse News Service reported that a federal judge has tipped the lawsuit in the favor of AAPL and has given Samsung 30 … Read More