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Feds put Apple on trial over e-books, starting Monday

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Over a year ago, the Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit against six major book publishers and Apple. One-by-one, the publishers settled with the government, with the final publisher (Macmillan) agreeing to terms in February 2013. But there remains one major holdout: Apple itself. In court documents filed...
Feds put Apple on trial over e-books, starting Monday

Mike C's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

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Prenda, prenda, prenda... (hat tip to Jan Brady). What... you thought I'd lead with something else? Ohhhhh, fine! So here we are at the end of another week and what a week it was. We started off Monday with April Fool's Day and there were a couple of fools to...
Mike C's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

Apple, Samsung head back to the courtroom #thecircuit

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Apple, Samsung hearing: Judge Lucy Koh will hold a hearing on damages in the patent case between Apple and Samsung on Thursday in the Northern District of California court. The hearing is set for 4:30 p.m., Eastern. Koh will consider a variety of issues, including final damage awards, whether...
Apple, Samsung head back to the courtroom #thecircuit

Another Apple vs. Samsung Battle: The Mobile Web

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There’s no shortage of battles that come down to Apple and Samsung. From the retail shelves to the courtroom, the two companies have emerged as the clear rivals when it comes to smartphones. And things are no different when it comes to the mobile Web. Chitika, which tracks Web share...
Another Apple vs. Samsung Battle: The Mobile Web

Microsoft wins short block on Motorola banning Windows, Xbox

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Microsoft scored an important win in a Seattle courtroom by successfully getting a temporary block on any Motorola bans of its products. The temporary restraining order prevents Motorola from securing a ban on Windows or the Xbox 360 until the court believes it has made a sincere effort to license...
Microsoft wins short block on Motorola banning Windows, Xbox

Apple to spend $11bn on Samsung parts in 2012 claims exec

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Apple may be attempting to reduce its reliance on Samsung components, but its bill from the Korean firm is likely to be the largest to-date according to one exec: up from $7.8bn in 2011 to as much as $11bn by the end of 2012. “The amount of the current contract...
Apple to spend $11bn on Samsung parts in 2012 claims exec
Day two of testimony in the Apple v. Samsung trial

Apple wins European ban on Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, loses 10.1N appeal

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Apple won a split-decision in a German court against Samsung’s Galaxy tablets. The Dusseldorf Higher Regional Court banned Samsung’s smaller Galaxy Tab 7.7 in all EU countries, but the iPad maker lost an appeal to block sales of the Korean company’s larger Galaxy Tab 10.1N. The ruling in favor of...
Apple wins European ban on Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, loses 10.1N appeal

Apple, Google and Intel CEOs ordered into questioning over no-poaching deals

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If you're the sort to go CEO-watching, you may want to swing by Judge Lucy Koh's courtroom in the near future. Judge Koh has ordered four hours each of depositions from Apple's Tim Cook, Intel's Paul Otellini and former Google chief Eric Schmidt to glean more information about the...
Apple, Google and Intel CEOs ordered into questioning over no-poaching deals

YouTube's Three-Plus Year Copyright Battle With German Music Rights Agency Rumbles On, As GEMA Breaks Off Negotiations

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A copyright dispute that has blocked German YouTube users’ access to certain music videos continues to rumble on with little sign of a resolution – despite going on for more than three years already. Today GEMA, the German music royalties collection agency at the centre of the dispute, announced it has broken off...
YouTube's Three-Plus Year Copyright Battle With German Music Rights Agency Rumbles On, As GEMA Breaks Off Negotiations

Apple-Samsung judge moves to keep court awake

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Call it the legal equivalent of baseball's seventh-inning stretch. San Jose District Court Judge Lucy Koh plans to get the courtroom in the Apple versus Samsung case on its feet later Tuesday in a bid to stave off sleep as the jury hears a mammoth set of instructions....
Apple-Samsung judge moves to keep court awake

Prenda lawyers take Fifth Amendment; judge storms out: "We're done"

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LOS ANGELES—After months of taking what seemed like reckless risks to further their porn-trolling campaign, the top lawyers associated with Prenda Law seem to have finally realized how much trouble they're in. They were ordered to appear today in the Los Angeles courtroom of Judge Otis Wright to answer...
Prenda lawyers take Fifth Amendment; judge storms out: "We're done"

Jury in Oracle v. Google Has Reached a Verdict on All Questions but One - Will Try Again Monday ~pj

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The jury in Oracle v. Google is reentering the courtroom, according to the tweeting journalists at the courtroom, asking what to do. They have reached a unanimous verdict on all the questions except for one. They are filling out the verdict form. So stand by. Update: This is like a...
Jury in Oracle v. Google Has Reached a Verdict on All Questions but One - Will Try Again Monday ~pj
Aereo Asks Court To Block CBS From Suing In New Districts Ahead Of Boston Launch

Samsung withdraws display technology injunction against LG in Korea following recent pact

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Samsung has ended its pursuit of a Korea-based injunction against LG following the duo’s recent pledge to drop all charges in an ongoing legal spat related to display technologies. Today’s move — reported by the Yonhap — ends the case that Samsung put forward in September 2012 and comes a week...
Samsung withdraws display technology injunction against LG in Korea following recent pact

Kim Dotcom raid: footage shows armed police enter New Zealand mansion - video

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Footage of an armed police raid on internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom's New Zealand mansion is shown in an Auckland courtroom...
Kim Dotcom raid: footage shows armed police enter New Zealand mansion - video

Apple loses appeal over tablets in UK courtroom, must publicly apologize to Samsung

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Apple and Samsung’s legal fight continued on the world stage this morning, where the Britain Court of Appeal upheld a previous ruling that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab does not infringe on the iPad’s patents because it is not “as cool”. Reuters reports that after losing the appeal this morning, Apple has been instructed by the court...
Apple loses appeal over tablets in UK courtroom, must publicly apologize to Samsung

Read the $4 Billion Paragraph That Oracle and HP Are Fighting Over

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Oracle and Hewlett-Packard are continuing their fight in a California courtroom over the Itanium chip today. One document is central to that dispute, and for the first time we can see what it says, though it takes some historical unpacking. Remember that the fight between them had its genesis in...
Read the $4 Billion Paragraph That Oracle and HP Are Fighting Over

Brett Gibbs Returns The Favor: Points Out That Steele And Hansmeier Were In Control Over Florida Prenda Farce

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While all of the attention on Prenda lately has been on the case being overseen by Judge Otis Wright in California, we shouldn't forget about the Sunlust case in Florida that really was probably the start of the fall of the house of Prenda. That was the case with the...
Brett Gibbs Returns The Favor: Points Out That Steele And Hansmeier Were In Control Over Florida Prenda Farce

Anders Breivik 'trained' for shooting attacks by playing Call of Duty

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Breivik tells court he practised his shot using a 'holographic aiming device' while playing video gameAnders Behring Breivik has described how he "trained" for the attacks he carried out in Norway last summer using the computer game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.The 33-year-old said he practised his shot using a...
Anders Breivik 'trained' for shooting attacks by playing Call of Duty

Apple hoping to secure standardized royalties for 3G wireless patents

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Apple is attempting to stop the used of "standards essential" patents on 3G technology as legal bludgeons against smartphone competitors. To make its case, the company has gone directly to the standards body behind 3G wireless networking, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI). In a letter to ETSI dated last...
Apple hoping to secure standardized royalties for 3G wireless patents
Classic Mac icon designer Susan Kare takes the stand in Apple v. Samsung

New York partners with Code for America to help fix the criminal justice system

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New York City has today announced a new partnership with Code for America (CfA), a non-profit organization dedicated to helping governments become more connected, to bring real-time information to courtrooms and help the NYC Criminal Justice Commission in developing methods of data driven decision-making. Contrasting with last year’s decision to not partner with the non-profit, NYC has...
New York partners with Code for America to help fix the criminal justice system

Breaking down Apple's $1 billion courtroom victory over Samsung

www.engadget.com
With a 20-page verdict form and 100 pages of instructions to explain it, many figured it would take longer for the jury to render a decision. But, the tech trial of the century has concluded, with Apple scoring a not-quite-flawless victory over its rival Samsung. While the company didn't...
Breaking down Apple's $1 billion courtroom victory over Samsung
Apple loses $368.2 million lawsuit to patent holding company VirnetX in E. Texas court ruling
Manning, shocked by "the bloodlust" went with WikiLeaks
Oracle vs. Google deliberations come to a halt, juror accused of discussing case over weekend

Judge angered by continued Apple, Samsung courtroom "theatrics"

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Apple v. Samsung presiding Judge Lucy Koh on Tuesday seemed to have had enough of the parties' legal maneuvering, the latest being an Apple and Intel bid to block testimony from a Samsung witness just hours before he was slated to take the stand....
Judge angered by continued Apple, Samsung courtroom "theatrics"

U.K. Judge rules HTC phones don’t infringe on Apple’s slide-to-unlock patents

9to5mac.com
Following a report on Monday that the ITC blocked Apple’s request for an emergency ban on U.S. imports of HTC devices, Bloomberg reported this morning that a court in London has ruled against Apple over four touchscreen related patents, including one covering the iOS slide-to-unlock feature. The four patents in...
U.K. Judge rules HTC phones don’t infringe on Apple’s slide-to-unlock patents

Prenda Continues Character Assassination Of Alan Cooper

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You may recall that Prenda briefly tried a strategy of claiming that Alan Cooper was mentally unstable and off his meds in trying to explain to Judge Otis Wright why Cooper said he had absolutely nothing to do with AF Holdings, despite his purported signature being on court documents as...
Prenda Continues Character Assassination Of Alan Cooper
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