Apple Vs Samsung

Apple photo gallery patent about to get all Samsung Galaxy phones banned in the EU?

Apple photo gallery patent about to get all Samsung Galaxy phones banned in the EU?

A Dutch court today issued a European Union-wide injunction against the sale of Samsung Galaxy S, Galaxy S II, and Galaxy Ace phones, due to violation of an Apple patent involving swiping between photos in a gallery. The injunction would start taking effect in mid-October (around the time of iPhone 5 release). However, it sounds like the impact might be mitigated somewhat by Apple's...

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Apple granted preliminary injunction, Samsung barred from selling Galaxy Tab 10.1 in most of European Union

Apple granted preliminary injunction, Samsung barred from selling Galaxy Tab 10.1 in most of European Union

According to the German news agency, dpa, Apple has been granted its motion for a preliminary injunction against Samsung, resulting in the Galaxy Tab 10.1 being barred for sale in all European Union nations with the exception of the Netherlands. (Apple has a separate injunction awaiting ruling in the Netherlands.) This injunction relates only to the design of the Galaxy Tab 10.1, which...

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Google says Apple sues rather than innovates. Google's problem is Apple does both.

Google says Apple sues rather than innovates. Google's problem is Apple does both.

Former Google CEO, current Google Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt, had this to say about Apple patent infringement suits against Android manufacturers. "We have seen an explosion of Android devices entering the market and, because of our successes, competitors are responding with lawsuits as they cannot respond through innovations. I’m not too worried about this.” Because a) he's...

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HTC suit heats up again, Apple replaces lead patent attorney, Samsung tries to replace the rest

HTC suit heats up again, Apple replaces lead patent attorney, Samsung tries to replace the rest

There have been a few interesting developments lately in Apple's ongoing patent disputes with HTC and Samsung, and a switch up inside their own legal team. First, Reuters reports that Richard "Chip" Lutton Junior, the man who was responsible for managing Apple's patent portfolio, is no longer with the company. Now, BJ Watrous, former deputy council for HP, is lists himself as the new...

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