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Apple and Nokia settle ongoing patent dispute
After a six-month legal dispute over the right to use patents and other intellectual property, Apple and Nokia reached a settlement Tuesday that covers all ends of the lawsuits filed. The suit came as a result of Apple stating that they would no (More)
Germany court dismisses patent claim against Apple
The Mannheim Regional Court on Friday dismissed a complaint by patent assertion entity IPCom against Apple . The suit alleged USD $2.1 billion in damages against Apple for infringement of European patent EP1841268 , which manages access to overlo (More)
Germany patent firm seeking $2.1 billion from Apple
German patent licensing firm IPCom accused Apple on Wednesday of infringing on a 3G technology patent. Last month, the European Patent Office upheld IPCom's patent on the technology following challenges from Apple, Bokia, HTC, Ericsson and Vodafo (More)
ITC judge issues preliminary ruling against HTC in Nokia patent dispute
US International Trade Commission (ITC) Judge Thomas Pender on Monday issued a preliminary ruling holding that HTC infringed on two patents for mobile technology held by Nokia . The patents have to do with receiving and sending signals from mobi (More)
Nokia files patent infringement suit against HTC
Finnish telecommunications company Nokia filed suit against Taiwanese company HTC Thursday for selling products in the US that infringe Nokia's patents on mobile technology. Three patents in question involve program products typically used in hand (More)
ITC Clears Apple Yet Again
JURIST Guest Columnists Rodney R. Sweetland, III and Michael G. McManus, both of Duane Morris, discuss the recent ITC decision in the Apple-Motorola patent dispute... (More)
Nokia files suit to ban BlackBerry sales
Nokia announced Wednesday that it filed litigation against Research In Motion (RIM) , the Canadian parent company of BlackBerry, in courts in the US, UK and Canada to block sales of BlackBerry smartphones. The move came after a Swedish arbitrator's (More)
Technological Innovation and Press Censorship
JURIST Guest Columnist Derek Bambauer of Brooklyn Law School says that the increased censorship of journalists worldwide is a result of technological innovations, which facilitate dissemination of information, but heighten the perceived threat to gov (More)
EU antitrust commission to investigate Apple e-book dealings
The European Commission for Competition announced Tuesday that it will investigate Apple for anti-competitive practices in connection with its dealings with several publishers. The investigation is allowed by Article 11(6) of the Antitrust Regulat (More)
HTC sues Apple for three new counts of patent infringement
HTC [corporate website; Bloomberg backgrounder] filed three new patent complaints against Apple [corporate website; Bloomberg backgrounder] on Tuesday through the US International Trade Commission (USITC) , the latest in a series of suits filed bac (More)