appeals court

appeals court

Are the Feds Still Tracking Your GPS? One Senator Wants to Know

www.readwriteweb.com
The Supreme Court thought it settled the issue in January, but the debate over warrantless GPS searches won't go away.  Now, one U.S. senator is concerned that the Department of Justice hasn't fully scaled back its searches and may be subpoenaing ISPs for the GPS data it can no...
Are the Feds Still Tracking Your GPS? One Senator Wants to Know

Japanese appeals court upholds dismissal of Apple-Samsung lawsuit over synchronization patent

www.fosspatents.com
According to reports by major news agencies (AP, Bloomberg), the Tokyo-based Intellectual Property High Court, which is the (even more specialized) Japanese equivalent of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, today affirmed an August 2012 ruling by the Tokyo District Court against Apple's claims that Samsung's Android-based...
Japanese appeals court upholds dismissal of Apple-Samsung lawsuit over synchronization patent

U.S. court reverses Apple's injunction on Samsung Galaxy Nexus

9to5mac.com
Back in June, U.S. Judge Lucy Koh granted Apple’s request for a preliminary injunction against Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus smartphone. The decision resulted in the temporary removal of the device from Google Play pending a software fix with Android 4.1. Today Reuters reports Apple’s US injunction on the Galaxy Nexus has...
U.S. court reverses Apple's injunction on Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Judge to Apple and Samsung: So How Does All This End?

allthingsd.com
The federal judge overseeing the Apple-Samsung case asked a question last week that is clearly on everyone’s mind. When will all of this mobile patent warfare come to an end? Unfortunately, the responses that she and the rest of us got back indicate that the answer is probably no time...
Judge to Apple and Samsung: So How Does All This End?

Appeals court denies Apple's request to ban sales of Samsung Galaxy Nexus

appleinsider.com
Apple's bid to once again ban sales of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus handset was denied on Thursday by a U.S. appeals court....
Appeals court denies Apple's request to ban sales of Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Appeals court denies stay of preliminary injunction against Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

www.fosspatents.com
The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit today denied two Samsung motions relating to the preliminary injunction Apple won against the Galaxy Tab 10.1 four weeks ago:The Federal Circuit denied Samsung's motion to stay the preliminary injunction for the duration of the appellate proceedings.The appeals court had previously...
Appeals court denies stay of preliminary injunction against Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Dutch Appeals Court Says eBay Subsidiary Not Liable For Infringement By Users

www.techdirt.com
While the Dutch courts forced local ISPs to block The Pirate Bay, kicking off a hilariously pointless and never-ending game of whac-a-mole, it's still never been fully explained why TPB -- as an intermediary -- should be liable for the infringement done by its users. In fact, a new ruling...
Dutch Appeals Court Says eBay Subsidiary Not Liable For Infringement By Users

German appeals court keeps Galaxy Tab 10.1 out of stores

news.cnet.com
The Higher Regional Court in Dusseldorf says that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 should not be offered for sale in Germany. The Galaxy Tab 8.9 is also banned from sale....
German appeals court keeps Galaxy Tab 10.1 out of stores

Court Again Says It's Okay For The Feds To Snoop Through Your Digital Info Without Telling You

www.techdirt.com
You may recall that in its quixotic attempt to go after Wikileaks, the US government has been snooping through the private communications of a bunch of folks they're trying to connect to the organization, including Icelandic politician Birgitta Jonsdottir and Jacob Appelbaum, who gets detained and harassed every time he...
Court Again Says It's Okay For The Feds To Snoop Through Your Digital Info Without Telling You
The Rogue Court That Made Patents So Destructive

Bill of Rights in Cyberspace, amended

www.buzzmachine.com
I’ve amended my proposed Bill of Rights in Cyberspace thanks to a suggestion in the comments from Jeff Sonderman: All data are created equal. I made that all bits are created equal, which broadens it somewhat and is quite relevant today in the discussion of net neutrality that will explode...
Bill of Rights in Cyberspace, amended

Oxford Professor Says Mankind Is Ethically Obligated To Create Genetically Engineered Babies

www.techdirt.com
As we were just talking about the appeals court ruling that isolated genes are still patentable, we will have to begin thinking about how such a ruling will impact our lives. Some groups have decided to go the property rights route to assign ownership of DNA. Others wring their hands over how...
Oxford Professor Says Mankind Is Ethically Obligated To Create Genetically Engineered Babies

Court revives InterDigital patent claim against Nokia

www.computerworld.com
A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday reversed an order by the U.S. International Trade Commission that ruled that Nokia did not infringe two wireless cellular patents of InterDigital Technology Corporation....
Court revives InterDigital patent claim against Nokia

Full text: Microsoft statement on EU judgment

tech.fortune.cnn.com
Below is the text of a statement delivered by Brad Smith, general counsel for Microsoft (MSFT). The statement was made in Luxembourg, less than a couple of hours after an  appeals court backed the European Commission's aggressive stance against the software giant. The EU judgment could have an effect on...
Full text: Microsoft statement on EU judgment

Breaking: Appeals Court Sends Viacom-YouTube Case Back To District Court, Future Of Safe Harbors Still Uncertain

www.techdirt.com
The original ruling in the Viacom vs. YouTube case was a complete and total victory for YouTube. The court effectively dumped the case at the summary judgment stage, correctly recognizing that YouTube qualified for the DMCA's safe harbors, and that Viacom was trying to change the clear definitions in those...
Breaking: Appeals Court Sends Viacom-YouTube Case Back To District Court, Future Of Safe Harbors Still Uncertain
Appeals court rules Verizon must offer data roaming agreements to competitors

Samsung Galaxy Nexus copied iPhone features to steal market share, Apple says

www.appleinsider.com
During opening arguments of an appeals court hearing on Monday, Apple counsel said Samsung sought to steal iPhone market share with its Galaxy Nexus smartphone by copying a number of the Apple handset's features including a patented unified search invention....
Samsung Galaxy Nexus copied iPhone features to steal market share, Apple says

Appeals court denies Google's request for rehearing of appeal of Microsoft injunction

www.fosspatents.com
Last month I reported on wholly-owned Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility's petition for a rehearing of the Ninth Circuit's affirmation of Judge Robart's anti-enforcement injunction that bars Motorola from enforcing a German patent injunction while some dispositive FRAND contract issues are being worked out in the Western District of Washington. I...
Appeals court denies Google's request for rehearing of appeal of Microsoft injunction

Apple continues design rights enforcement against Samsung in Germany -- two hearings coming up

www.fosspatents.com
The post-trial proceedings in California will take until at least December, but in the meantime there will be news from other countries as well. For example, on Friday there will be news from a Dutch court (I'm not aware of the details yet, but Korean media have mentioned something). As...
Apple continues design rights enforcement against Samsung in Germany -- two hearings coming up

Federal Circuit extends stay of Samsung Galaxy Nexus injunction -- for the time being

www.fosspatents.com
While jury selection is underway in the Apple v. Samsung trial in San Jose, California, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit just issued a ruling that is moderately favorable to Samsung (though it has no bearing on the ongoing trial because it's related to a different...
Federal Circuit extends stay of Samsung Galaxy Nexus injunction -- for the time being

Samsung's Galaxy Tab 7.7 Banned in Europe by German Appeals Court

www.pcworld.com
Samsung's Galaxy Tab 7.7 was banned in Europe by the higher court of Düsseldorf on Tuesday because it found the tablet infringes on Apple's design rights and......
Samsung's Galaxy Tab 7.7 Banned in Europe by German Appeals Court

The Apple Vs. Samsung Case Isn't Over Yet (AAPL)

www.businessinsider.com
SAN JOSE, California (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday asked Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd whether an Apple patent lawsuit over search technology should be put on hold for several months until after an appeals court resolves a separate lawsuit between the two companies. Apple won a...
The Apple Vs. Samsung Case Isn't Over Yet (AAPL)
Apple v. Samsung: iPad patent triumphs over 'Knight Ridder' in appeal

Appeals court upholds Apple victory in Cover Flow patent case

news.cnet.com
Apple comes out on top again in a now four year dispute over patents held by Mirror Worlds about three of its software patents. [Read more]...
Appeals court upholds Apple victory in Cover Flow patent case

Ellen Pao's Lawyer: Kleiner Perkins Firing Was Retaliation

allthingsd.com
Ellen Pao, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers venture capitalist who is suing the firm for gender discrimination, will now add termination for the purposes of retaliation to her claims, said her lawyer on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Pao disclosed on Quora that she had been asked to leave Kleiner Perkins....
Ellen Pao's Lawyer: Kleiner Perkins Firing Was Retaliation

Appeals court dismisses warrantless wiretapping suit

arstechnica.com
On Tuesday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco, tossed one of the few remaining lawsuits fighting the Bush Administration's warrantless wiretapping program. The court unanimously ruled (PDF) in Al Haramain Islamic Foundation v. Obama that the (now-defunct) Muslim charity could not bring a lawsuit against the government itself,...
Appeals court dismisses warrantless wiretapping suit
Cops can search mobile phones--only if they're not password-protected

EMI Was Actively Giving Away MP3s It Accused Michael Roberston Of Downloading Illegally

www.techdirt.com
You may recall EMI / Capitol Records ongoing lawsuit against MP3Tunes and its founder/CEO Michael Robertson. The initial ruling in that case went almost entirely against EMI, with one small exception that we'll get to soon. EMI asked the court to reconsider the ruling, claiming that it had made some...
EMI Was Actively Giving Away MP3s It Accused Michael Roberston Of Downloading Illegally

Booting Up: Just Two More Days of Facebook Phone Gossip to Deal With!

betabeat.com
Mr. Allen is signing…a lease?? (Photo: Flickr) We’re another day closer to the fabled Facebook phone release so images are leaking out of what the supposed Android-based OS is going to look like. Hint: it’s blue! [CNET] Say hi to your newest your coworker, Silicon Valley. It’s Paul Allen! The...
Booting Up: Just Two More Days of Facebook Phone Gossip to Deal With!

The YouTube Decision: What it means and what happens next

paidcontent.org
 Today’s appeals court ruling in YouTube v. Viacom is the biggest copyright decision of the year and already both sides are proclaiming victory. The case is about much more than the $1 billion that Viacom says it is owed for John Stewart and South Park clips that appeared on YouTube...
The YouTube Decision: What it means and what happens next
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?