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VirnetX now seeking $532 million from Apple over FaceTime patent infringement

Patent troll VirnetX is seeking $532 million from Apple over infringement of intellectual property. The company holds several patents relating to secure communications over virtual private networks, and is claiming that Apple used its technology in FaceTime and iMessage without its permission.

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US appeals court finds in favor of Apple over Motorola patent row, upholding ITC ruling

Apple does not use technology patented by Google's Motorola Mobility business unit in the iPhone, a federal appeals court said on Friday. The decision upholds a ruling made by the International Trade Commission (ITC) last April, according to Reuters.

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Apple refutes iPad trademark attack in China, claims Proview not honoring their agreement

Apple has addressed concerns over the iPad trademark case brought by Proview that has recently had online retailers in China removing iPad's from their inventory. In a statement issued to China Daily, Apple asserts that Proview is simply not honoring the agreement in place.

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Proview Technology sues Apple over iPad name, iPad sales in China

Although we were under the impression that Apple had locked down the trademark rights to the iPad name long ago, but apparently the folks at Proview Technology in Shenzhen have a prior claim that they're clinging to.

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Apple sues Samsung over iPhone and iPad case infringements

According to BusinessWeek, Apple has apparently issued a notice of complaint against Samsung for patent infrignements tied to the cases Samsung uses on their tablet and smartphone devices.

Apple issued the notice of infringement to Samsung in Australia over the cases, and will file a statement of claim, Apple’s lawyer Stephen Burley said at a hearing in Sydney today. Samsung’s lawyer Katrina Howard said at the same hearing the company was served with the notice that the cases infringe at least 10 patents.

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