Lawsuits

Apple awarded multiple design patents - MacBook Air, Apple remote, iPhone 3G, & more

Apple awarded multiple design patents - MacBook Air, Apple remote, iPhone 3G, & more

The US Patent and Trademark office just published fourteen new patents recently awarded to Apple. Among them are design patents for the MacBook Air, iPhone 3G, Apple remote, their battery charger design, and many more. Considering Apple recently sued Samsung for copying the iOS look and feel, these patents could end up with many other manufacturers ending up in court. Lots of notebooks...

Allyson Kazmucha 8
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...

Rene Ritchie 6