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In the seemingly never ending battle, a new development has emerged in Apple vs Samsung: Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 7.7 has been banned throughout the European Union.
A German court has ruled Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 infringes on Apple drawings from 2004. As such, the Galaxy Tab 7.7 is considered to [...]Read More »
Who has three letters in its name and just brought down the hammer on pretty much every company in the mobile device industry? No, it isn’t Apple. Or Google. Or Microsoft. Or Samsung. Or [insert name here]. That would be NTP my friends.
NTP Inc. is a patent “holding” company [...]Read More »
In the patent world there are some patents, called FRAND patents, that are considered to be industry standard. These patents, decided upon by standard setting bodies, must be fairly licensed to all interested parties. Google, the parent company of Motorola Mobility who owns quite a few FRAND patents, is now [...]Read More »
Although most of us have come to dislike the ongoing patent wars between Apple and the rest of the world, at times some good can emerge from them. Images from a December 2011 deposition in an Apple vs Samsung fight have emerged, showing Apple’s earliest iPad prototype from 2002. It [...]Read More »
Another day, another fight between Samsung and Apple. This time the battlefield is an English courtroom and the victor is Samsung albeit with a bloody nose.
Apple has sued Samsung in the USA and Germany claiming Samsung’s Galaxy Tabs copied iPad’s design. In the UK, however, Samsung filed a lawsuit [...]Read More »