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ITC judge issues preliminary ruling on Apple v. Samsung case six days ahead of schedule

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Yesterday, Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Thomas B. Pender of the United States International Trade Commission (USITC, or just ITC) made an initial determination on remand ("remand ID") in the investigation of Apple's complaint against Samsung. At this point the document has to be redacted so as not to disclose confidential...
ITC judge issues preliminary ruling on Apple v. Samsung case six days ahead of schedule

Apple to ITC: 'Samsung is now expanding its misconduct' from 3G to 4G essential patents

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Toward the end of last week Apple filed a statement on the public interest with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) in connection with Samsung's ITC complaint against Ericsson, parts of which also apply to Ericsson's own complaint against Samsung while other parts are specific to Samsung. I found...
Apple to ITC: 'Samsung is now expanding its misconduct' from 3G to 4G essential patents

ITC judge denies request by Nokia, Huawei and ZTE to stay investigation of InterDigital complaint

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Yesterday afternoon Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Robert K. Rogers of the United States International Trade Commission (USITC, or just ITC) denied a motion to stay the investigation of InterDigital's January 2013 complaint until the United States District Court for the District of Delaware sets a FRAND rate for standard-essential patent (SEP)...
ITC judge denies request by Nokia, Huawei and ZTE to stay investigation of InterDigital complaint

Corrected ITC ruling finds Android's text selection to infringe two more claims of an Apple patent

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Last week I reported on the fact that Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Thomas Pender made a remand initial determination (preliminary ruling on remand issues) concerning Apple's complaint against Samsung. The preliminary ruling itself has now become available on the ITC's document system, and I'll discuss it in this post. For...
Corrected ITC ruling finds Android's text selection to infringe two more claims of an Apple patent

InterDigital asserts additional U.S. patent against Samsung and Nokia in federal court

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InterDigital today amended two complaints pending in the federal District of Delaware so as to assert an additional wireless patent against Samsung and Nokia. The amendments were filed in two lawsuits the non-practicing entity instigated in January through companion (mirror) complaints to its latest ITC complaint. InterDigital asserted seven patents...
InterDigital asserts additional U.S. patent against Samsung and Nokia in federal court

Apple loses final ITC ruling against Motorola Mobility: preliminary finding of no violation affirmed

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On January 13, an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) at the ITC made an initial determination (a recommendation for a decision) that didn't hold Motorola Mobility to infringe three Apple patents. Last month, I blogged about Apple's petition for review (check out that post for more information on the asserted patents...
Apple loses final ITC ruling against Motorola Mobility: preliminary finding of no violation affirmed

Dissenting opinion says ITC should not have allowed Apple and Samsung to present evidence and argument at this late stage

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At close of business on Wednesday the ITC once again delayed its final ruling on Samsung's complaint against Apple (until May 31, 2013) and asked the parties for input (argument as well as potentially new evidence) with respect to the FRAND licensing issues relevant to the only Samsung patent the ITC...
Dissenting opinion says ITC should not have allowed Apple and Samsung to present evidence and argument at this late stage

Apple filing reveals Samsung recently reduced its 2.4% royalty demand for standard-essential patents

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The United States International Trade Commission recently postponed its decision on Samsung's complaint against Apple until May 31, 2013 and raised additional questions relating to FRAND licensing obligations and the impact of an exclusion order. On some questions, only Apple, Samsung and the Office of Unfair Import Investigations ("ITC staff") were...
Apple filing reveals Samsung recently reduced its 2.4% royalty demand for standard-essential patents

ITC judge wants Samsung to post a bond of 88% of its U.S. smartphone sales due to Apple patent case

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An October 24, 2012 preliminary ruling that held Samsung to infringe four Apple patents could have more drastic consequences for Samsung's U.S. business than previously known. Late on Friday, a public redacted version of the full-length version of Judge Pender's initial determination and recommendation on remedy and bond entered the...
ITC judge wants Samsung to post a bond of 88% of its U.S. smartphone sales due to Apple patent case

Google tells appeals court Apple is 'unwilling licensee', seeks injunction over FRAND patents

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Last summer both Apple and Google's Motorola appealed Judge Posner's June 2012 dismissal of a two-way Apple v. Motorola patent infringement lawsuit. After Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner, sitting at the time by designation on the United States Court for the Northern District of Illinois, handed down his final ruling...
Google tells appeals court Apple is 'unwilling licensee', seeks injunction over FRAND patents

Can Crowdsourcing Complete The Job Aaron Swartz Started In Freeing PACER?

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We've talked about the importance of carrying on the work that Aaron Swartz began, and the global efforts at hackathons to do just that. However, a few have started working on very specific proposals to try to carry on some of Aaron's work. Specifically, they're trying to build on the...
Can Crowdsourcing Complete The Job Aaron Swartz Started In Freeing PACER?

Discovered: Nokia seeking U.S. import ban against HTC One in new (second) ITC complaint

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I just reported on Nokia's new RFID-related U.S. patent infringement lawsuit against HTC in the Southern District of California, which others also discovered (Bloomberg, Priorsmart). What others haven't noticed yet -- but will presumably notice later today -- is that Nokia has also filed a second ITC complaint against HTC....
Discovered: Nokia seeking U.S. import ban against HTC One in new (second) ITC complaint

IBM, Activision Blizzard latest heavyweights to oppose Xbox import ban requested by Google

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Interesting statements on public interest considerations keep showing up on the ITC document system. The two latest submissions were made by IBM and Activision Blizzard, both of which oppose the Xbox 360 import ban Google (Motorola) is pursuing.IBM, which holds more U.S. patents than any other company and sold more than...
IBM, Activision Blizzard latest heavyweights to oppose Xbox import ban requested by Google

Google opts for escalation: Motorola Mobility files new ITC complaint against Apple

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Bloomberg just reported that Google's Motorola Mobility filed a new ITC complaint against Apple. The complaint is not yet available on the ITC's document system. Bloomberg cites an announcement by Motorola and says the complaint targets "the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and various Apple computers".This means Google's strategy to address...
Google opts for escalation: Motorola Mobility files new ITC complaint against Apple

Four Senators write to the ITC, raise SEP issues with a view to Samsung-Apple decision

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When I reported yesterday on a May 10 letter from a bipartisan group of United States Representatives to the ITC concerning injunctive relief over FRAND-pledged standard-essential patents (SEPs) in connection with the investigation of Samsung's complaint against Apple, I had not yet seen a similar letter written by four United States...
Four Senators write to the ITC, raise SEP issues with a view to Samsung-Apple decision

Nokia, Huawei say InterDigital wants U.S. import ban to force them into worldwide license deal

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InterDigital's use of standard-essential patents (SEPs) against Samsung, Nokia, Huawei and ZTE appears ever more problematic as the ITC investigation of its early-January complaint against Samsung, Nokia, Huawei and ZTE as well as the companion lawsuits in federal court in Delaware progress. Yesterday I reported on a couple of related...
Nokia, Huawei say InterDigital wants U.S. import ban to force them into worldwide license deal

Bipartisan group of Congressmen stresses SEP concerns in letter to ITC ahead of Samsung-Apple ruling

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Today a letter from the leaders (chairmen and ranking members) of the intellectual property and antitrust subcomittees of the House of Representatives, which is dated May 10, 2013, entered the electronic document system of the United States International Trade Commission (USITC, or just ITC). The letter is part of the...
Bipartisan group of Congressmen stresses SEP concerns in letter to ITC ahead of Samsung-Apple ruling

Qualcomm withdraws Apple-bashing submission to ITC, says it wasn't appropriately authorized

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Two days ago I reported on a rather surprising submission on FRAND issues that Qualcomm filed with the ITC. It was replete with Apple-bashing, and Apple is actually a major Qualcomm baseband chip customer. Now Qualcomm says the letter wasn't "appropriately authorized" (I guess this means that high-level decision-makers at...
Qualcomm withdraws Apple-bashing submission to ITC, says it wasn't appropriately authorized

Microsoft and Intel back Apple, support Judge Posner's FRAND patent ruling in amicus briefs

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Apple and Google are appealing Judge Posner's dismissal of a two-way Apple-Motorola patent infringement case. Last week Google filed its opening brief, on which I commented in two posts. Google is arguing that Apple is an unwilling licensee and that Judge Posner was wrong to rule out injunctive relief over...
Microsoft and Intel back Apple, support Judge Posner's FRAND patent ruling in amicus briefs
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