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Apple Ordered to Pay $396 Million in Patent Case Apple Ordered to Pay $396 Million in Patent Case

Apple’s patent lawsuits have begun to turn on them. Though the world’s most valuable tech company slapped down Samsung with a $1 billion verdict in a California court back in August, it has since been forced by a U.K. court …

Latest Patent Troll Sues Foursquare Over GPS Latest Patent Troll Sues Foursquare Over GPS

Patent trolls are the scum of the technology world. Ask anybody and they will tell you the exact same thing. Frivolous lawsuits being brought against small companies in the hopes that they settle. Most of these patents don’t even have …

RIM Facing Patent Lawsuit As Stock Woes Continue RIM Facing Patent Lawsuit As Stock Woes Continue
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Research In Motion, makers of the once-ubiquitous BlackBerry smartphone, can’t seem to catch a break lately. They continue to hemorrhage market share to iOS and Android, and their stock recently tumbled below the $10 mark for the first time in …

Apple Facing Patent Suit Over iOS Developer Program Apple Facing Patent Suit Over iOS Developer Program

On Tuesday evening Tim Cook gave an interview during the opening session of AllThingsD’s D10 Conference. During that interview he spoke at some length about patent litigation, which he called “a pain in the ass.” That very same day, it …

Apple, SimpleAir Reach Settlement In Patent Lawsuit Apple, SimpleAir Reach Settlement In Patent Lawsuit

Apple and SimpleAir have reached a settlement in their ongoing patent infringement lawsuit, according to a joint motion filed in court yesterday. The specifics of the agreement are not known, but it appears that the two companies have entered into …

Supreme Court Declines to Rule on Hulu Case Supreme Court Declines to Rule on Hulu Case
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The Supreme Court this week sent a case involving broad patents back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit for reconsideration. The case surround a patent that was granted to the company Ultramercial. The patent is for …

Apple Sued Over Rotating Windows On iOS Devices Apple Sued Over Rotating Windows On iOS Devices
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A company called Rotatable Technologies has filed suit in U.S. District Court in Texas against Apple and several other defendants for patent infringement. The suit seeks injunctions against the infringing technologies (mostly apps, it seems), and unspecified damages. The patent …

Apple Sued Over Every Touchscreen Device They Make Apple Sued Over Every Touchscreen Device They Make
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Apple has been sued in U.S. District Court for patent infringement. The complaint alleges that Apple’s touch interface devices – yes, all of them – infringe on a patent owned by Flatworld Interactives, LLC. The application for the patent was …

Apple Sues Samsung, Gets Sued By SmartData Apple Sues Samsung, Gets Sued By SmartData
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This morning we ran a story about Apple’s victory in a patent lawsuit against Motorola. In that story I pointed out that one chapter in Apple’s ongoing patent battles appeared to be finished. Well, now it seems that Apple’s patent …