The US wouldn't uphold a ban on the import of some older versions of Apple iPhone and iPad, but it had no such qualms about banning some older Samsung Android smartphones and tablets from the US market.
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The Obama Administration has overturned a sales ban on iPhone and iPad models -- leaving us wondering what the future of trade, IP rights and patents holds.
The Obama administration vetoes a ban handed down by the U.S. International Trade Commission following a patent infringement battle with Samsung.
The iPhone and iPad maker says it will suffer "irreparable harm" if its request for a stay on a ban of older tablet and smartphone sales is not granted.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has issued a limited import ban on some Apple products after ruling the iPhone and iPad maker violated a Samsung patent.
The Korean firm has folded Apple's flagship smartphone into an existing lawsuit covering iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices. Meanwhile, a judge has lifted a temporary ban on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, as a jury found it was not infringing on Apple's patents.
Apple won a major case against Samsung, but all may not be rosy for Apple as patents that HTC owns are holding strong at the moment. Apple screwed up HTC's EVO 4G LTE launch and now HTC may return the favor with the new iPhone.
Catch up on the latest Aussie tech news about tracking stolen iPads, Java vulnerabilities, the Apple and Samsung verdict and changes to the NZ patent laws on this week's Technolatte podcast.
Australia's competition regulator could impose a sales ban on the iPad 3, after it claimed Apple was "misleading" consumers on its 4G LTE capability.
Microsoft is banning its sales and marketing employees from buying Macs and iPads with company money, according to a leaked email.The email was apparently sent by Alain Crozier, the chief financial officer of the Sales, Marketing, Services, IT and Operations Group (SMSG), a week ago.
An alleged internal Microsoft e-mail claims the company's marketing and sales organization is about to halt Mac and iPad purchases made with company funds. Smart or pointless?
Proview, the Chinese company battling with Apple over trademark infringement, has been informed by customs that a ban on iPad imports and exports is unlikely.
Apple's trademark dispute is poised to escalate, as Proview seeks a ban on imports and exports of iPad's from Chinese customs.
Apple was forced to remove several iOS devices from sale on its German online store on Thursday as a result of its patent battles with Motorola.The iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and 3G iPads are currently not available from the company's web store in Germany following a ruling in favour of Motorola relating to FRAND-pledged patents declared essential to 3G standards.
Apple has lost the first round of its quest to ban Motorola Android devices from the United States, after the US International Trade Commission found Motorola was not infringing on three Apple patents.The iPhone and iPad maker can still appeal against the ITC's initial determination but for now Motorola — in the process of being acquired by Android lead Google — is the winning side.
A German court has imposed a preliminary injunction on Apple's 3G-enabled iOS devices across Europe for infringing a Motorola-held patent.
The company has failed to win preliminary injunctions against Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet and three Android smartphones, as it could not convince the judge it would win at full trial
A regional court has temporarily banned Apple from marketing or supplying iPhones and iPads in Germany, following a suit brought about by Motorola.A Mannheim judge issued the default judgement on Friday, after Apple failed to defend itself against Motorola's claims.
Sales of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 can continue everywhere in the EU except Germany, as doubts have emerged over the powers of local courts to ban foreign companies from selling goods across Europe
Samsung has pledged to bring a version of the Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet to Australia, despite a legal case brought against it by Apple in the country. But is Samsung breaching undertakings to Apple with such a pledge?
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