Apple and Ericsson are suing each other after failing to agree on royalties the iPhone maker should pay for standard essential patents.
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Intertrust alleged Apple violated more than a dozen patents in the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Mac products, relating to security software technologies.
The iPhone and iPad maker cannot add its main rival's smartphone to a list of devices it wants banned for allegedly infringing its patents, a court rules.
Lifelike renders based on patents filed by Apple and the ever effusive rumor mill give us a clue as to what a future iPhone — perhaps the iPhone 6 or 7 — might look like.
Samsung chief Shin Jong-kyun claims that no smartphone -- Apple or otherwise -- could exist without Samsung patents, and the company is willing to fight to prove that.
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.
Samsung is looking into whether the hot-off-the-line iPhone 5 has infringed the firm's patents, as the two companies continue their ongoing U.S. litigation.
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.
Apple will have to pay damages to Samsung for infringing on its patents in the iPad and iPhone, after a Dutch court found in Samsung's favour.Samsung is the leading Android phone manufacturer, which makes it Apple's biggest rival in the mobile market.
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.
A caller ID patent holder is suing Apple for alleged infringement of two core patents, and is asking a court to ban iPhone sales in the U.S.
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.
The European Commission is investigating Samsung over its global lawsuits against Apple for the infringement of industry-standard 3G patents in the iPhone 4S
The European Commission has confirmed it is investigating Samsung over its global lawsuits against Apple for the infringement of industry-standard 3G patents in the iPhone 4S.
Apple may soon find itself embroiled in yet another patent dispute with Samsung over its new iPhone 4S antenna system, according to a report.
iPhone and iPad maker Apple is likely to invest around $1bn (£609m) in a LCD-making plant operated by Sharp, according to a display industry analyst.The predicted move, borne out by unnamed sources quoted by Reuters, would come as Apple is fighting a court battle with key supplier Samsung over patents.
Apple filed two NFC-related patents in the past three years, but it hasn't used it in any products to date. Should Apple put NFC chips into the next iPhone? Strong cases can be made either way.
The US Patent and Trademark Office published a series of minor Apple iPhone/iOS patents including a method of altering audio output from an electronic device based on image data.
Apple has filed lawsuit against Nokia in the UK for alleged patent infringement, this time focusing on a patent related to scrolling, according to online reports.The iPhone maker filed the suit in the High Court in London on Tuesday alleging that one of the patents — that covers the way scrolling works in touchscreen handsets — in a lawsuit brought by Nokia against Apple in Germany is invalid, according a report by Bloomberg.
The Finnish mobile maker has added 13 patents to its lawsuit, a battle which began in October 2009 and rages on over the iPhone inner workings and interface
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