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…

Samsung asks to see terms of Apple-HTC patent settlement

On November 19, 2012, in Industry News, by Macworld

Samsung Electronics asked a court in California to compel Apple to produce a copy of its settlement and patent license agreement with HTC, claiming the document is relevant to its own patent dispute with Apple.

Apple’s willingness to license pat…

Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales ban lifted

On October 2, 2012, in Industry News, by Macworld

A U.S. District judge late Monday lifted the temporary sales ban against Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 allowing the electronics maker to resume selling its Android-based tablet in the U.S., at least for now. The ruling is part of the current patent …

Law & Apple: Motorola Injunction Sleeps with the Fishes

On February 29, 2012, in Industry News, by Adrian Hoppel

In one fell swoop this week, Apple makes Motorola an offer they can’t refuse, changes the dynamics of several long-contested patent cases, and possibly gives Google cause to second-guess a pending blockbuster deal. It’s not personal, it’s only business…

Law & Apple: Electric Slides and Death Grips

On February 23, 2012, in Industry News, by Adrian Hoppel

Let’s be honest: not everybody can do the electric slide, especially when it is patented. Apple won a ruling against Motorola in Germany for the first time, and it is kind of a big one. Also, for all of you sufferers of the iPhone 4 “death grip” who ha…

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