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German court dismisses Motorola's patent lawsuit against Apple

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Motorola suffered a setback in Germany this morning, after a Mannheim Regional Court struck down one of the company's several patent lawsuits against Apple. The patent in question, EP1053613, is considered essential to the 3G/UMTS wireless standard and, more specifically, pertains to a "method and system for generating a...
German court dismisses Motorola's patent lawsuit against Apple

Winning streak ends: Motorola Mobility fails to win 3G/UMTS-based injunction against Apple in Germany

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Apple's Mannheim jinx has been broken: this morning, Judge Andreas Voss of the Mannheim Regional Court announced that a Motorola Mobility lawsuit over a patent declared essential to the 3G/UMTS wireless telecommunications stsndard has been dismissed.The judge explained that the court does not hold Apple to infringe claim 9 of...
Winning streak ends: Motorola Mobility fails to win 3G/UMTS-based injunction against Apple in Germany

Mannheim court continues to weaken the FRAND defense -- bad news for Apple, Nokia, HTC, others

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With four different FRAND statements showing up yesterday (Apple, Cisco, Microsoft, Google), my coverage of the Mannheim court session on Tuesday (four trials organized as one) has been delayed a bit. So far I only got to report on Motorola's position that a single standard-essential patent is a license to...
Mannheim court continues to weaken the FRAND defense -- bad news for Apple, Nokia, HTC, others

Mannheim court halts Apple's second slide-to-unlock case against Samsung

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It's taking Apple and Samsung time to win any decision against each other in Mannheim. Two weeks ago, Samsung lost its third 3G/UMTS-related case in a row and Apple saw the first one of its two German slide-to-unlock cases against Samsung thrown out. This morning, Apple's second slide-to-unlock case was...
Mannheim court halts Apple's second slide-to-unlock case against Samsung

German court freezes newer Apple unlock lawsuit vs. Samsung

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Apple was handed a possibly major setback Friday as its second slide-to-unlock lawsuit in Germany was put on hold. The Mannheim court's Judge Andreas Voss was unconvinced that the design model Apple was wielding against Samsung was necessarily valid. He determined that Apple should wait until Germany's Patent and Trademark...
German court freezes newer Apple unlock lawsuit vs. Samsung

Mannheim stays Apple-Samsung lawsuit over photo gallery patent, postpones decision on pinch-to-zoom

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This morning, the Mannheim Regional Court stayed Apple's German lawsuit against Samsung over the photo gallery page-flipping patent (EP2059868 on a "portable electronic device for photo management") pending the resolution of a parallel nullity (invalidation) proceeding at the Federal Patent Court. I attended the announcement made by Judge Andreas Voss...
Mannheim stays Apple-Samsung lawsuit over photo gallery patent, postpones decision on pinch-to-zoom

German court refuses to rule in push notification suit

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On April 20, Microsoft fired the most recent shot in it's legal skirmish with Motorola in German court in regards to a series of patent enforcement suits preventing Microsoft (amongst others) from using push notifications. In response to this filing, on Friday morning Mannheim Regional Court Judge Andreas Voss declared...
German court refuses to rule in push notification suit

Microsoft's prior user rights may trump Motorola's push notification patent in Germany

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At least for the time being, German users of Hotmail and Microsoft Exchange are going to continue to receive BlackBerry-style push notifications of new emails despite a patent lawsuit by Motorola. At this stage, Motorola cannot enforce any of the four patents it asserted against Microsoft in Germany in July...
Microsoft's prior user rights may trump Motorola's push notification patent in Germany

German court guns down third Samsung patent lawsuit, plus one from Apple

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Mannheim judge Andreas Voss is nothing if not decisive. FOSSPatents reports he's just thrown out a third Samsung v. Apple patent lawsuit relating to use of the 3G/UMTS standard. Not to be one-sided, he's also rejected the first of two Apple v. Samsung cases involving slide-to-unlock patents. Weirdly, this...
German court guns down third Samsung patent lawsuit, plus one from Apple

Mannheim court throws out third Samsung 3G lawsuit against Apple and one of two slide-to-unlock lawsuits against Samsung

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[DEVELOPING STORY -- still adding detail -- please check back later for more]This morning, the Mannheim Regional Court handed down two patent rulings involving Apple and Samsung. Judge Andreas Voss threw out the third Samsung v. Apple lawsuit in a row (over a 3G/UMTS-essential patents like the previous two) and...
Mannheim court throws out third Samsung 3G lawsuit against Apple and one of two slide-to-unlock lawsuits against Samsung
German court dismisses Motorola patent lawsuit against Apple
German court throws out two suits in Apple-Samsung patent spat

Apple Wins Skirmish With Motorola on the German Front

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Motorola Mobility’s recent run of legal victories against Apple was broken today when a German court ruled in Cupertino’s favor in one of the companies’ innumerable lawsuits against one another. On Friday Judge Andreas Voss of the Mannheim Regional Court ruled that Motorola failed to prove conclusively that Apple had...
Apple Wins Skirmish With Motorola on the German Front

German Court Tosses Pair of Apple, Samsung Suits

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There are two fewer lawsuits in Apple’s patent battle with Samsung today thanks to the decisive action of a German court. Judge Andreas Voss of the Mannheim Regional Court this morning threw out two lawsuits in the case – one that Apple brought against Samsung and another that Samsung brought...
German Court Tosses Pair of Apple, Samsung Suits

German court might ban iPhone and iPad again within a few months -- same Moto patent as last time

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At the Mannheim Regional Court, I just attended the pronouncement of a Motorola v. Apple decision by Judge Andreas Voss (his last name spells "Voß" if not transcribed). A (second) decision was due today in the matter in which a default judgment had been entered against Apple in early November...
German court might ban iPhone and iPad again within a few months -- same Moto patent as last time

German appeals court lets Motorola continue to enforce its push notification patent against Apple

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For a significant period of time (which could be a year or more), Motorola gets to continue its enforcement of a German patent injunction that obligated Apple to deactivate the push notification feature of its iCloud and MobileMe service offerings for customers using those services in Germany.A spokeswoman for the...
German appeals court lets Motorola continue to enforce its push notification patent against Apple

Motorola loses a 3G/UMTS patent suit against Apple

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Motorola has failed in its bid to force another 3G/UMTS-based patent injunction against Apple in the Mannheim Regional Court, according to Foss Patents. German Judge Andreas Voss dismissed the evidence presented in court by Motorolaís lawyers on the grounds that it had failed to demonstrate conclusive evidence that Apple had...
Motorola loses a 3G/UMTS patent suit against Apple

German court tosses one Apple, one Samsung lawsuit

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A Regional Court in Mannheim, Germany in a ruling has denied one lawsuit each from Apple and Samsung on Friday. Judge Andreas Voss dismissed one of Apple's two slide-to-unlock lawsuits over specific definitions in how the unlock path was constructed, according to Florian Mueller's account of the hearing. The Samsung...
German court tosses one Apple, one Samsung lawsuit

German court doubts that Android infringes Apple's touch event model patent

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On Friday (July 6, 2012), the Mannheim Regional Court held two trials involving Apple's touch event model patent (EP2098948). In the first one, the defendant was Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility; in the second one, the defendant was Samsung. There had already been an Apple v. Samsung trial over this patent...
German court doubts that Android infringes Apple's touch event model patent

Apple sues Samsung in Mannheim over patent based on which Munich court denied preliminary injunction last week

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Apple does not let anyone off the hook too easily when it comes to patent litigation. Samsung, which has so far also shown quite some perseverance, knows exactly what I mean.A few days ago I read that Apple injected roughly 20 new patents into its Australian litigation with Samsung (I...
Apple sues Samsung in Mannheim over patent based on which Munich court denied preliminary injunction last week

MS succeeds in getting ban on Moto Droids in Germany

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Microsoft landed another blow against Google-owned smartphone maker Motorola, reports Foss Patents. Judge Andreas Voss of the Mannheim Regional court has issued a ruling on a Microsoft FAT (file allocation table) patent and found that Motorola's Android-powered devices infringe on the patent. Moto's Droid and Atrix smartphones on sale in...
MS succeeds in getting ban on Moto Droids in Germany

Motorola German patent win bans online sale of Apple 3G devices

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. Apple has lost its first significant patent battle today as it was forced to take 3G iPads and iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4′s off its virtual Apple Store shelves in Germany today. The Mannheim Regional Court found Apple infringed a patent used to synchronize e-mail accounts. The ruling also allows Motorola Mobility to...
Motorola German patent win bans online sale of Apple 3G devices

T-Mobile improves support for iPhone and Samsung suit booted from court

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T-Mobile doesn’t officially sell the iPhone on its network, but has more than 1 million unlocked iPhones operating on its networks despite the fact. The catch is that the unlocked iPhones operating on the T-Mobile network don’t work that well according to most users. The reason is that the iPhones...
T-Mobile improves support for iPhone and Samsung suit booted from court

Motorola wins permanent injunction against Apple's iCloud in German court

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There's another legal brouhaha brewing in Germany, where Motorola today won an injunction against Apple's iCloud. In a decision handed down from the infamous Mannheim Regional Court this morning, Judge Andreas Voss issued a permanent injunction against Apple's iCloud and any devices that use it, following a complaint that...
Motorola wins permanent injunction against Apple's iCloud in German court

Samsung loses second German 3G patent lawsuit against Apple

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One week after dismissing Samsung's first German patent infringement lawsuit against Apple, the Mannheim Regional Court also rejected Samsung's second complaint.Either complaint related to the 3G/UMTS wireless telecommunications standard.I attended the pronouncement of the ruling (at 9 AM local time). Judge Andreas Voss did not state any particular reasons for...
Samsung loses second German 3G patent lawsuit against Apple

German court rejects Samsung's second 3G patent complaint against Apple

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About a week after suffering a legal setback in Germany, Samsung received another bit of bad news this morning, when the Mannheim Regional Court rejected the second of its patent infringement claims against Apple. As with last week's ruling, today's decision addresses one of Samsung's arguments that Apple's 3G...
German court rejects Samsung's second 3G patent complaint against Apple

Motorola wins German injunction against Apple's iCloud and client devices -- this time around, it's not a FRAND patent

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This morning, Judge Andreas Voss of the Mannheim Regional Court pronounced a decision on a German Motorola Mobility lawsuit against Apple Sales International, Apple's Ireland-based European sales organization. Motorola won a permanent injunction against Apple's iCloud and any devices that can access it. Note that even though today's decision enjoins...
Motorola wins German injunction against Apple's iCloud and client devices -- this time around, it's not a FRAND patent

Apple forced to remove all 3G devices except iPhone 4S from German stores following Motorola victory

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. Apple has lost its first significant patent battle today as it was forced to take 3G iPads and iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4S off its virtual Apple Store shelves today. The Mannheim Regional Court found Apple infringed a patent used to synchronize e-mail accounts. The ruling also allows Motorola Mobility...
Apple forced to remove all 3G devices except iPhone 4S from German stores following Motorola victory

Samsung’s second German 3G patent lawsuit against Apple dismissed

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Samsung suffered another reversal in its patent battle with Apple on Friday morning, as the Mannheim Regional Court in Germany dismissed the Korean company’s second patent complaint related to 3G/UMTS technology. Last week, the same court had rejected another complaint involving a separate patent that also dealt with 3G. Florian...
Samsung’s second German 3G patent lawsuit against Apple dismissed

German court dismisses second Samsung patent suit against Apple

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One week after dismissing Samsung’s first German patent infringement lawsuit against Apple, a German court has also rejected a second suit, reports Florian Mueller of FOSS Patents. Judge Andreas Voss of Germany’s Mannheim Regional Court on Friday addressed Samsung’s argument that certain 3G and UMTS technology in Apple’s iPhones...
German court dismisses second Samsung patent suit against Apple
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