Holiday week news in the world of iOS: Apple dominates holiday sales, iPad sales could slump for the first time, and Apple patents a pen.
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The Obama administration vetoes a ban handed down by the U.S. International Trade Commission following a patent infringement battle with Samsung.
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.
If the cover reaches the market, Apple could once again one-up Microsoft and its Surface Touch Cover.
Two of the world's biggest technology companies will today front up in court for their patent-infringement case over the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the iPad.
The Galaxy Tab is 'not as cool' as the iPad, a UK high court judge has found, ruling that Samsung did not infringe on Apple's patent in its design
Come on! Is there really anything about the iPad's design that makes it so special that it should be used ban Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales? I Don't Think So.
A 'patent trolling' company has filed a suit against Apple over voicemail technology used within iPad and iPhone products.
Apple is facing another lawsuit from Proview Technology's Shenzen branch, who are suing under patent infringement for around $38 million.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office publishes patent application detailing Cupertino's technology to offer "low-computational" face recognition capabilities, while new rumors surface of two iPad 3 models.
A regional German court has ruled that Apple products, including the iPhone and iPad, infringe on GPRS patents held by Motorola Mobility.The ruling was issued on Friday by the Mannheim Regional Court in Germany and is one of a number of patent disputes between the two companies.
Apple may lose the trademark of the name "iPad" in China, after a Chinese patent court rejected its ownership of this trademark within China.
But it might be the only OS with the patent to do pens the right way…One of the highlights of Adobe's MAX developer conference this year was Photoshop Touch; a tablet application, initially for Android but coming soon for iPad, that's a real application with powerful features. Equally interesting was the device Adobe was demonstrating it on - a prototype Samsung Galaxy Tab with the kind of pressure-sensitive Wacom pen that's been in Tablet PCs for years.
Making good on a legal threat made three weeks ago in the Federal Court of New South Wales, Korean electronics giant Samsung has counter-sued Apple for intellectual property and patent infringement violations, targeting almost all of Apple's mobile gadget range, including the iPhone 3G, 3Gs, iPhone 4 and iPad 2.
Apple and Samsung's ongoing patent battle yesterday delved into whether Apple should have to produce evidence that United States and United Kingdom sales of the iPad and iPad 2 were affected by the launch of the Galaxy Tab 10.1, to determine if sales of the tablet device should be blocked in Australia.
Samsung today revealed a plan to countersue Apple for patent infringement within its flagship iPad tablet while pledging to push back its official launch date to the end of next month.
In the latest developments in the ongoing patent saga between Samsung and Apple, Samsung today revealed a plan to countersue Apple for patent infringement within its flagship iPad tablet while pledging to push back its official launch date to the end of next month.
Move will supply Cupertino screens for iPhone and iPad devices and also help wean Apple's dependence on Samsung with which it has a patent dispute, say reports.
There was a time when holding a patent was a prestigious accomplishment. A patent used to be a respectable thing. Now it's a dirty word. And, shame on anyone who protects their intellectual property--especially if it's Apple.
Just when you thought intellectual property law insanity couldn't get any worse with the mobile patent wars, Apple gets an injunction in the European Union against Samsung Galaxy Tab because it looks like an Apple iPad.