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ITC denies HTC chance to wield Google patents against Apple

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HTC hasn't been having the best time bringing ITC disputes against Apple, and the situation just got a bit more glum. Administrative Law Judge Thomas Pender has ruled that HTC can't use the patents it borrowed from Google to challenge Apple's products, as the Taiwan phone maker hasn't properly...
ITC denies HTC chance to wield Google patents against Apple
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ITC lawyers argue that Barnes & Noble didn't infringe Microsoft's patents

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Barnes & Noble received a boost in its patent infringement case against Microsoft after staff attorneys at the US International Trade Commission recommended that ITC Judge Theodore Essex find that the book company had not infringed on three Microsoft patents, reports Bloomberg. Microsoft brought the case against Barnes &...
ITC lawyers argue that Barnes & Noble didn't infringe Microsoft's patents

ITC doesn't allow HTC to assert Google's patents against Apple -- Rent-a-Patent model fails

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An ITC judge has granted an Apple motion to throw out five of the patents Google gave to HTC last summer. Apple had argued that HTC lacks standing (the right to sue). Administrative Law Judge Thomas Pender apparently concluded that HTC failed to acquire all substantial rights in the relevant...
ITC doesn't allow HTC to assert Google's patents against Apple -- Rent-a-Patent model fails

Apple files third ITC complaint in as many years against HTC

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[DEVELOPING STORY -- will update as additional information becomes available]Apple does not waver in the enforcement of its patents against Android device makers. On Monday (June 4), Apple filed a new complaint against HTC with the United States International Trade Commission ("ITC"). The ITC is a quasi-judicial U.S. government agency...
Apple files third ITC complaint in as many years against HTC

ITC judge recommends import ban on Microsoft's Xbox

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An administrative law judge for the International Trade Commission issued a recommendation that the commission ban 4GB and 250 GB Xbox gaming consoles from import to the United States. The recommendation(PDF) was released to the public on Monday, and would punish Microsoft for infringing against some of Motorola’s patents. The...
ITC judge recommends import ban on Microsoft's Xbox

ITC to Review Xbox Ban Recommendation in Microsoft, Motorola Case

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The U.S. International Trade Commission has decided to review an April decision by its administrative law judge in a patent dispute between Microsoft and......
ITC to Review Xbox Ban Recommendation in Microsoft, Motorola Case

Barnes & Noble seeks to reverse ruling in Microsoft patent flap

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The giant bookseller files a motion, saying the decision by an administrative law judge reached "erroneous conclusions" and was based on "a misstatement of the facts."...
Barnes & Noble seeks to reverse ruling in Microsoft patent flap

ITC says again that Apple and RIM don't violate Kodak patent

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Kodak hasn't caught a break lately, and that trend isn't easing up any time soon with a second rejection arriving in its main International Trade Commission (ITC) patent dispute with Apple and RIM. Despite having had its case remanded after a loss last year, Kodak is once more being...
ITC says again that Apple and RIM don't violate Kodak patent

Apple, Congressmen support Microsoft in battle to prevent Xbox ban

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With the US International Trade Commission set to decide whether to ban imports of Microsoft's Xbox 360 game console, a team of rivals including Apple, Nokia, Intel, Activision, HP, and Cisco have written to the ITC pleading that it not stop sales of the product. Numerous members of the US...
Apple, Congressmen support Microsoft in battle to prevent Xbox ban

US International Trade Commission initially sides with Barnes & Noble in patent dispute with Microsoft

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A staff attorney at the ITC has stated that there is "no violation" by Barnes & Noble in its case with Microsoft, according to a report by Bloomberg. Microsoft initiated its case against Barnes & Noble last March, alleging that its Nook e-readers infringed five Microsoft patents. Microsoft has...
US International Trade Commission initially sides with Barnes & Noble in patent dispute with Microsoft

Putting failed AT&T deal behind it, T-Mobile USA rubbishes sales talk and focuses on growth

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Following the failed acquisition by US operator AT&T, T-Mobile USA has all but ruled out the future sale of its US business but will instead seek to boost customer subscriptions and earnings in the country, its CEO Rene Obermann said today. Speaking to shareholders at its annual general meeting, Obermann said that...
Putting failed AT&T deal behind it, T-Mobile USA rubbishes sales talk and focuses on growth

ITC staff presently unconvinced that Barnes & Noble violates three Microsoft patents

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Bloomberg reports that the ITC staff believes Barnes & Noble should not be held to violate any of three Microsoft patents at issue in an investigation that could otherwise lead to an import ban against the Android-based Nook and Nook Color e-book readers.Four weeks ago, Microsoft streamlined the case by...
ITC staff presently unconvinced that Barnes & Noble violates three Microsoft patents

ITC: Kodak imaging patent is invalid, Apple and RIM off the hook

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The International Trade Commission has now reaffirmed an earlier ruling that neither Apple nor RIM violated a key Kodak patent related to digital image previews. According to a ruling handed down late Friday, the patent isn't valid, which could cost Kodak dearly as it prepares to sell its imaging and other...
ITC: Kodak imaging patent is invalid, Apple and RIM off the hook
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ITC judge says Apple, RIM still aren't violating Kodak patent

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The US International Trade Commission has again sided with Apple and Research In Motion in their patent disputes with Kodak. ITC administrative law judge Thomas Pender posted his initial determination (PDF) today. In the document, Pender states the two companies did infringe on one claim within the patent, but that this should...
ITC judge says Apple, RIM still aren't violating Kodak patent

ITC starts thorough review of preliminary Google-Apple ruling, including key FRAND issues

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The United States International Trade Commission just given notice that it will review in part -- actually, in many parts -- a preliminary ruling that held Apple to infringe a wireless standard-essential patent (SEP) held by Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility.Based on the review notice, Apple now has a realistic chance...
ITC starts thorough review of preliminary Google-Apple ruling, including key FRAND issues

Apple drops patent on centralized event alerts from Chicago litigation against Motorola

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Judge Richard Posner has been telling Apple and Motorola for a few months that he wanted them to continue to "winnow" their claims, and significant progress was made. The case once involved 15 Apple and 6 Motorola patents and is now down to only about a third of those quantities.On...
Apple drops patent on centralized event alerts from Chicago litigation against Motorola

ITC attorney: Barnes & Noble not violating Microsoft patents

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ITC staff lawyer Jeff Hsu in a discussion Monday said he would recommend to Administrative Law Judge Theodore Essex that Barnes & Noble hadn't violated the three patents at the heart of a Microsoft lawsuit. The recommendation isn't binding, but could be a strong clue as to the ruling Judge...
ITC attorney: Barnes & Noble not violating Microsoft patents
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ITC rejects Google's "patent loan" to HTC

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The International Trade Commission has rejected HTC's attempts to use five patents on loan from Google against Apple in smartphone-related complaint. ITC Administrative Law Judge Thomas Pender agreed with Apple's arguments that only Google, and not HTC, has the proper legal standing to assert those patents. HTC became the first...
ITC rejects Google's "patent loan" to HTC

ITC judge throws out 3,000 pages of Apple attachments

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A US-based International Trade Commission (ITC) judge has accused Apple of trying to get around a page-count limit in court filings in its dispute with Samsung and has struck some 3,000 pages of patent analysis the company produced. Instead, according to Administrative Law Judge E. James Gildea, Apple must submit...
ITC judge throws out 3,000 pages of Apple attachments

US ITC judge rules Apple's iPhone and iPad devices infringe one of four asserted Motorola patents

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An administrative law judge at the US International Trade Commission issued a preliminary ruling today in Motorola's patent infringement case against Apple — holding that iPhone and iPad devices infringe US patent no. 6,246,697. The '697 patent covers a method of generating a pseudonoise sequence in a wireless communication...
US ITC judge rules Apple's iPhone and iPad devices infringe one of four asserted Motorola patents

ITC Rejects Key Kodak Patent As Invalid

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A couple years ago, a massively struggling Kodak decided that perhaps it could cash in by suing more innovative companies for patent infringement. It filed suits against Apple and RIM for patent infringement both in the courts and using the ITC loophole. It appears that going to the ITC may...
ITC Rejects Key Kodak Patent As Invalid

Apple wins claim construction battle against Samsung at the ITC

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On May 31, the ITC will commence its evidentiary hearing on Apple's ITC complaint against Samsung. In that investigation, five technical patents and two design patents are at issue.Yesterday, Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Thomas Pender entered his claim construction order. Claim construction is a key step in U.S. patent litigation...
Apple wins claim construction battle against Samsung at the ITC

ITC judge recommends Microsoft Xbox import ban in US for infringing on Motorola patents

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Image via Phandroid An administrative law judge for the United States International Trade Commission has recommended a ban on Xbox gaming consoles from importing to the country. According to the recommendation (PDF), which publicly released yesterday, the U.S. ban of 4 GB and 250 GB consoles would essentially penalize Xbox’s...
ITC judge recommends Microsoft Xbox import ban in US for infringing on Motorola patents

ITC judge finds "Motorola was not interested in good faith negotiations and in extending a [F]RAND license" to Microsoft

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While Motorola won a preliminary ITC ruling in late April finding Microsoft's Xbox to infringe four patents (including three FRAND-pledged standard-essential ones), the public redacted version of Administrative Law Judge Shaw's initial determination (ID), which entered the public record toward the end of last week, contains several FRAND-related conclusions that...
ITC judge finds "Motorola was not interested in good faith negotiations and in extending a [F]RAND license" to Microsoft

Initial Rulings Favor Motorola Over Microsoft

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An administrative law judge has made an initial ruling in favor of Motorola Mobility Holdings that Microsoft infringed on patents for technology linked to the popular Xbox game console....
Initial Rulings Favor Motorola Over Microsoft

ITC review stops HTC from reapplying Google's loaned patents

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HTC's last-ditch effort to apply borrowed patents from from Google to help fight against Apple's infringement battle was shot down by the US International Trade Commission today. The appeal was made after Administrative Law Judge Thomas Pender concluded that HTC failed to acquire all the rights in the relevant patents...
ITC review stops HTC from reapplying Google's loaned patents

Preliminary ITC ruling holds Apple to infringe a 3G-essential Motorola patent

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Today, Administrative Law Judge Thomas B. Pender gave notice of his initial determination on the investigation of Motorola's October 2010 complaint against Apple. Out of four patents asserted at this stage of the investigation, Apple was found to infringe one -- and that one is a FRAND-pledged standard-essential patent.I'm sure...
Preliminary ITC ruling holds Apple to infringe a 3G-essential Motorola patent
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