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Apple violated Qualcomm patent, several iPhone models to be banned: German court
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Apple violated Qualcomm patent, several iPhone models to be banned: German court

At the heart of the dispute is a patent involving a battery-saving feature called Envelope Tracking.

US Supreme Court struggles to find the solution to Apple-Samsung iPhone patent battle
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US Supreme Court struggles to find the solution to Apple-Samsung iPhone patent battle

The fierce, big-money patent fight between Apple and Samsung left the U.S. Supreme Court groping for a solution on Tuesday, as the justices puzzled over how to discern the value of individual design elements in a complex product like an iPhone.

Apple v Samsung: US Courts reinstates $120mn jury award for Apple
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Apple v Samsung: US Courts reinstates $120mn jury award for Apple

A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated a $120 million jury award for Apple Inc against Samsung, marking the latest twist in the fierce patent war between the world's top smartphone manufacturers.

Apple vs Samsung: A global patent dispute that has spanned years, here's a summary for you
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Apple vs Samsung: A global patent dispute that has spanned years, here's a summary for you

Last week, there were reports about Samsung paying Apple $548 million. Ideally, that should have put an end to the long standing patent dispute. But it's unlikely to be the beginning of a peaceful road ahead for both the smartphone giants.

Small win for Apple against Samsung, but who's winning the bigger fight?
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Small win for Apple against Samsung, but who's winning the bigger fight?

When a jury ordered Samsung to pay Apple $119 million for copying features of the iPhone, it was the latest chapter in the worldwide legal fight between the top two smartphone companies.

Samsung begins defence against Apple in US patent trial
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Samsung begins defence against Apple in US patent trial

Samsung on Monday resumed its defense against Apple in multibillion-dollar patent infringement case,

Our 'Next Big Thing' ads drove Apple's Phil Schiller crazy: Samsung
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Our 'Next Big Thing' ads drove Apple's Phil Schiller crazy: Samsung

Samsung has claimed that Apple's market chief Phil Schiller went crazy after Samsung launched its 'Next Big Thing' advertising series.

Samsung tells court disputed Apple patents were developed by Google
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Samsung tells court disputed Apple patents were developed by Google

Samsung fired back at Apple's accusations of patent theft Tuesday, saying the South Korean tech giant didn't write any of the Android software on its smartphones and tablets, Google did.

Apple vs Samsung once again: Judge overrules Samsung's objection to patent instruction video
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Apple vs Samsung once again: Judge overrules Samsung's objection to patent instruction video

Judge Lucy Koh of the US District Court of Northern California has overruled Samsung's objection to an instructional video on the patent system that will been shown to the jury.

Apple-Samsung head to court once again over patent dispute
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Apple-Samsung head to court once again over patent dispute

The fiercest rivalry in the world of smartphones is heading back to court this week in the heart of the Silicon Valley, with Apple and Samsung accusing each other, once again, of ripping off designs and features.

Dell to pay Microsoft royalties on devices powered by Google's Android, Chrome
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Dell to pay Microsoft royalties on devices powered by Google's Android, Chrome

The two companies will license to each other intellectual property related to Android and Chrome devices, such as "Chromebooks" based on Google's Chrome operating system.

Chinese firm waits for court ruling in Xiao i Robot vs Apple Siri lawsuit
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Chinese firm waits for court ruling in Xiao i Robot vs Apple Siri lawsuit

A Chinese company suing Apple over similarities between its product and the "Siri" personal assistant believes its case has merit and is awaiting a court ruling, a lawyer said on Tuesday.

Google set to face Intellectual Ventures in landmark patent trial
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Google set to face Intellectual Ventures in landmark patent trial

Intellectual Ventures is set to square off this week against Google Inc's Motorola Mobility unit in the first trial that the multibillion-dollar patent-buying firm has undertaken since it was founded.

Samsung wins patent claim as US trade body bans older iPhones and iPads
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Samsung wins patent claim as US trade body bans older iPhones and iPads

The US International Trade Commission, an independent federal agency, issued a limited order stopping all imports and sales for AT&T models of the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 3G and iPad 2 3G.

Samsung wins patent claim as US trade body bans older iPhones and iPads
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Samsung wins patent claim as US trade body bans older iPhones and iPads

The US International Trade Commission, an independent federal agency, issued a limited order stopping all imports and sales for AT&T models of the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 3G and iPad 2 3G.

Apple wins patent case against Samsung in Japan
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Apple wins patent case against Samsung in Japan

A Tokyo court on Thursday ruled in favour of Apple Inc in a patent lawsuit over mobile devices filed by Samsung Electronics, the South Korean firm said.

Apple wins patent case against Samsung in Japan
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Apple wins patent case against Samsung in Japan

A Tokyo court on Thursday ruled in favour of Apple Inc in a patent lawsuit over mobile devices filed by Samsung Electronics, the South Korean firm said.

Samsung files redacted copy of Apple-HTC deal in U.S. court
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Samsung files redacted copy of Apple-HTC deal in U.S. court

Lawyers for Samsung Electronics Co Ltd filed a redacted copy of a 10-year patent licensing agreement between Apple Inc and Taiwan's HTC Corp...