Judgment in ebook case limits Apple’s deals, appoints external monitor

On September 6, 2013, in Industry News, by Macworld

The other shoe has dropped: U.S. District Court Judge Denise Cote on Friday issued a permanent injunction against Apple in the ebook price-fixing suits brought against it by the Department of Justice as well as a similar case brought by 31 U.S. st…

Apple asks appeals court to grant sales injunction against Samsung

On August 9, 2013, in Industry News, by Grant Gross, IDG News Service

A U.S. District Court judge made mistakes when she rejected Apple’s request for a sales injunction against rival Samsung Electronics in a multimillion-dollar patent infringement case, Apple’s lawyer argued before an appeals court Friday.

After…

EU says Motorola abused its position by seeking and enforcing injunction against Apple

On May 6, 2013, in Industry News, by Loek Essers, IDG News Service

Motorola Mobility abuses its dominant position in the E.U. by seeking and enforcing an injunction against Apple in Germany on the basis of its mobile phone standard-essential patents (SEPs), the European Commission said in a preliminary antitrust …

Google’s $12.5 Billion Plan to Foil Apple Fails Again

On April 24, 2013, in Industry News, by Adrian Hoppel

Google went big when it dropped nine zeroes on a patent portfolio to use against Apple, but the portfolio has been a dud in the courtroom. Is this latest legal loss the one that convinces Mountain View to try something else? Also, when you download a s…

Remains of the Day: iMod squad

On February 23, 2013, in Industry News, by Macworld

Apple won’t have a little bundle of shareholder joy next week, iOS developers can now get their map data from Mountain View, and one team of cops has a mission—if they choose to accept it. The remainders for Friday, February 22, 2013 are cops o…

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