By Horane Smith on March 11, 2013
Apple earns a new patent based on the initial concept of squeezing the device as a form of tactile input, which was originally filed in 2009.
By Christopher Price on December 20, 2011
HTC will only have to remove one feature for phones, and can be considered the clear winner in this round. However, the continued patent battles between Apple and HTC underscore the general failure of patent systems globally.
By Humberto Saabedra on November 3, 2010
According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Nokia has been found to not violate any of Appleâ€™s claimed patents, with some of Apple’s patents found to be invalid, and some having nothing to do with the case according to ITC investigators. Because of the findings, the investigators will recommend that Nokia not be […]
By Humberto Saabedra on May 7, 2010
In the ongoing legal saga between Nokia and Apple, Nokia has fired the latest shot by filing suit against the manufacturer in Wisconsin Federal district court over five patents that the Finnish giant is alleging are being infringed with the iPhone and iPad 3G. The patents in question relate to technologies for enhanced speech and […]
By Humberto Saabedra on April 28, 2010
Microsoft has announced that HTC has paid the software conglomerate an undisclosed sum to use the Android operating system and entered into a new licensing agreement, asserting wide-ranging software patents over the Linux base that powers the Google developed operating system and allowing the manufacturer to continue use of the operating system. Microsoft has previously […]
Palm Considering Third Party webOS Licensing and Additional Investment, Patent Portfolio Valued At $1 Billion
By Humberto Saabedra on April 12, 2010
Following up on Bloomberg’s initial report regarding Palm’s intentions to seek bids for a potential sale as soon as this week, Reuters has followed up with more news, which includes the revelation that network hardware manufacturer Cisco is now interested in purchasing the smartphone platform developer and manufacturer. Palm is also said to be interested […]
By Humberto Saabedra on March 10, 2010
A Frisco, Texas based holding company by the name of SmartPhone Technologies LLC has filed suit against Apple, AT&T, RIM, Samsung, Sanyo, LG, and Motorola alleging that all the companies named are infringing upon patents owned by the aforementioned company. Apple faces six counts of patent violations which include power conservation, telephony features, and email […]