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ITC orders import ban on some iPhones, iPads in Samsung patent dispute

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Apple infringed a Samsung Electronics patent, the U.S. International Trade Commission said in a final judgment released Tuesday that bans import into the U.S. of certain AT&T iPhone and iPad models....
ITC orders import ban on some iPhones, iPads in Samsung patent dispute

Apple says Judge Koh can't dissolve Galaxy Tab 10.1 preliminary injunction while it's on appeal

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On Monday afternoon local time, Apple filed its opposition to Samsung's motion to dissolve the preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in light of the jury verdict, which somewhat surprisingly did not find the product to infringe the D'889 design patent. The preliminary injunction was granted in late June following...
Apple says Judge Koh can't dissolve Galaxy Tab 10.1 preliminary injunction while it's on appeal

Judge Quickly Approves Ebook Pricing Settlement; Says It's In The Public Interest To Stop Price Fixing

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Judge Denise Cote wasted no time at all in approving the DOJ's settlement with three book publishers in its antitrust lawsuit over ebook pricing. While there had been some concerns about the settlement, the judge saw no problem with it at all, and very quickly issued an order approving the...
Judge Quickly Approves Ebook Pricing Settlement; Says It's In The Public Interest To Stop Price Fixing
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Samsung aims for liability retrial on devices in Apple case

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Samsung has asked for court permission to exceed a page limit in response to Apple's demand to accelerate a retrial for vacated damages, but has made some more significant demands in the process, says FOSS Patents. "[I]f the Court declines to enter the partial final judgment and stay that Samsung...
Samsung aims for liability retrial on devices in Apple case

Supreme Court Rules Pirate Bay Appeal Judges Are Unbiased

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Following their conviction in 2009, all four of the defendants in the Pirate Bay trial went on to file for an appeal which was later granted. According to defense lawyer Per E Samuelsson, however, two of three judges set to hear the appeal could be susceptible to bias due to...
Supreme Court Rules Pirate Bay Appeal Judges Are Unbiased

Oracle does not want even one cent of damages from Google unless its appeal succeeds

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In preparation of today's Oracle v. Google case management conference, the parties filed a stipulation on statutory damages regarding Google's infringement of the nine-line rangeCheck function and eight decompiled files. Such stipulation was announced in the parties' joint case management statement on Monday.Statutory damages can amount to a maximum of...
Oracle does not want even one cent of damages from Google unless its appeal succeeds

Stephen Elop Only Has A Few Months Left To Fix Nokia (NOK)

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HELSINKI/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Stephen Elop only has a few months to show he can turn Nokia around if he is to survive but the new smartphone is unlikely to woo customers back from Apple and Samsung. Investors and analysts say the chief executive has until early 2013 to prove he...
Stephen Elop Only Has A Few Months Left To Fix Nokia (NOK)
Nokia CEO has 'a few months' left to make Lumia a success

Apple ordered to disclose patent licensing information in time for Thursday hearing

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At close of business on Tuesday, Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal granted in part a Samsung motion to compel Apple to provide certain additional information concerning licensing discussions involving the four patents over which it is seeking a preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Nexus smartphone. Apple will have to provide...
Apple ordered to disclose patent licensing information in time for Thursday hearing

40% Of Yahoo's Cash Is Suddenly Under Threat, And Wall Street Has No Idea What's Going On (YHOO)

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On Friday, a Mexican court hit Yahoo with a $2.7 billion judgment, ruling that Yahoo was in breach of a contract with a former partner, Ideas Interactivas. The judgement, which is not final and Yahoo will fight, would reduce Yahoo's 2012 year-end cash balance by nearly 40%. If the judgement were to...
40% Of Yahoo's Cash Is Suddenly Under Threat, And Wall Street Has No Idea What's Going On (YHOO)

Judge is undecided on next steps in Apple v. Samsung: near-term second trial or stay?

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The post-trial, post-damages-ruling procedures in the first Apple v. Samsung litigation in the Northern District of California are sort of a quagmire. It's clear that a second trial is needed, absent a settlement there could even be a third trial one day, one appeal is already before the Federal Circuit...
Judge is undecided on next steps in Apple v. Samsung: near-term second trial or stay?

Feds to eBook Settlement Critics: Haters Gonna Hate

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The federal government is close to finalizing a settlement with three big e-book publishers it has accused of price-fixing. But first, a bit of civic stagecraft: The Department of Justice posted the settlement, invited public comment, and then ignored the public comment. You can find all of the relevant links...
Feds to eBook Settlement Critics: Haters Gonna Hate

ITC orders import ban on some iPhones, iPads in Samsung patent dispute

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Apple infringed a Samsung Electronics patent, the U.S. International Trade Commission said in a final judgment released Tuesday that bans import into the U.S. of certain AT&T iPhone and iPad models.The patent involves 3G wireless technology used to transmit multiple services simultaneously and is necessary for device interoperability. The...
ITC orders import ban on some iPhones, iPads in Samsung patent dispute

Israeli Bill Would Allow Secret Courts To Issue Confidential Warrants To Block Web Sites Allegedly Involved In Copyright Infringement

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One of the most depressing developments in recent years has been the gradual adoption of legal approaches to tackling copyright infringement that a few years ago would have been regarded as totally unacceptable, and the hallmarks of a tinpot republic run by some ridiculous dictator. Here's another example, this time...
Israeli Bill Would Allow Secret Courts To Issue Confidential Warrants To Block Web Sites Allegedly Involved In Copyright Infringement

Apple Asks Judge for More From Samsung

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SEOUL—Apple Inc. asked the judge in its U.S. patent case with Samsung Electronics Co. to raise the $1 billion damage award assigned by a jury last month by $707 million, while Samsung asked the judge to reduce it greatly and order a new trial. Attorneys for the two companies made...
Apple Asks Judge for More From Samsung

Justice Department slams Apple, refuses to modify e-book settlement

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The Justice Department released a document today that characterized criticism by Apple and publishers of a controversial price-fixing settlement as “self-serving” and ill-founded. The Department also pointed to recent ventures by Google and Microsoft as evidence that the e-book market is thriving and that Amazon’s dominant position has been overstated....
Justice Department slams Apple, refuses to modify e-book settlement
Hey DOJ, where are the public comments on the ebook pricing case?

Judge In Ebook Price Fixing Case Takes Briefing Filed As A Comic (Somewhat) Seriously

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Yesterday, we wrote about the judge in the ebook price fixing case quickly approving the settlement the government had reached with three of the book publishers involved (Harper Collins, Simon & Schuster and Hachette). There was one side note that I thought was amusing enough to be worth a separate...
Judge In Ebook Price Fixing Case Takes Briefing Filed As A Comic (Somewhat) Seriously

Surprise: Register Of Copyrights Expected To Call For Reduction In Copyright Term

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For a long time now, the idea of an overhaul of copyright law in the US has mostly been seen as a pipedream. However, it appears that the Register of Copyright, Maria Pallante, may actually be angling for a major bit of copyright reform. Coming up next Wednesday, she's going...
Surprise: Register Of Copyrights Expected To Call For Reduction In Copyright Term

Oracle gives notice of appeal of ruling in Google patent and copyright case

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At close of business on Wednesday, Oracle filed with the United States District Court for the Northern District of California a notice of appeal of Judge William Alsup's ruling in the patent and copyright litigation over Android's use of Java material beyond the keywords of the language. Here's the text...
Oracle gives notice of appeal of ruling in Google patent and copyright case

ITC delays decision on Samsung patent claims against Apple until May

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The U.S. International Trade Commission on Wednesday announced that it will delay final judgment of assertions that Apple infringed on certain FRAND patents owned by Samsung when it made the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch....
ITC delays decision on Samsung patent claims against Apple until May

Yahoo: Maybe, Just Maybe, We'll Have To Pay $2.7 Billion In That Mexico Lawsuit

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In its just-published annual report, Yahoo changed its tune about the giant lawsuit in Mexico it's in the process of appealing. Yahoo shocked investors in November when it revealed that a court had awarded a company run by Mexican entrepreneur Carlos Bazan-Canabal $2.7 billion in damages in a contractual dispute,...
Yahoo: Maybe, Just Maybe, We'll Have To Pay $2.7 Billion In That Mexico Lawsuit
Apple restores duplicate song detecting feature to iTunes 11

ITC to review decision that cleared Apple of infringing Samsung patents

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The U.S. International Trade Commission announced on Monday that it will revisit a September decision which found Apple's products to not violate certain Samsung patents, with a final judgment that could lead to an injunction against the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch....
ITC to review decision that cleared Apple of infringing Samsung patents

Oracle To SAP: We Want More Than $306 Million In Damages (ORCL, SAP)

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As expected, Oracle filed an appeal its five-year-old copyright-infringement case with SAP, seeking to top an existing $306 million settlement. The course of this trial is a little unusual. Oracle won the case in 2010 and a jury awarded Oracle $1.3 billion, the largest ever awarded for a copyright case, reports...
Oracle To SAP: We Want More Than $306 Million In Damages (ORCL, SAP)

Apple requests new damages trial in Samsung case to be held ASAP, Samsung requests stay

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Late on Monday Apple filed a motion requesting an April 3 case management conference in the first U.S. federal lawsuit against Samsung in the Northern District of California. In a recent damages order Judge Koh had vacated damages with respect to 14 products the first jury found infringed last simmer....
Apple requests new damages trial in Samsung case to be held ASAP, Samsung requests stay

Apple denied retrial in $368.2 million VirnetX patent case, has 45 days to reach a settlement

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A US district court has upheld the decision by a federal jury last year to award $368.2 million to Internet software and patent holding company VirnetX, after Apple infringed on a number of its patents related to virtual private networks (VPNs) used for FaceTime. Noted by Seeking Alpha, Apple had...
Apple denied retrial in $368.2 million VirnetX patent case, has 45 days to reach a settlement

Yahoo Ordered to Pay $2.7 Billion (Yes, Billion) by Mexican Court

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It’s hard to say how serious this is right now, but Yahoo was ordered to pay $2.7 billion in a lawsuit related to a breach of contract and lost profits of a yellow pages listing service by Worldwide Directories and Ideas Interactivas. In a statement and a filing with...
Yahoo Ordered to Pay $2.7 Billion (Yes, Billion) by Mexican Court

States' ebook settlement: Preliminary approval, and a 2013 hearing

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Federal district judge Denise Cote has preliminarily approved (PDF) the states’ $69 million ebook pricing settlement with Hachette, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster. The settlement covers all the states except Minnesota, and five territories including Washington, D.C. Consumers will be notified within 30 days if they are eligible for a...
States' ebook settlement: Preliminary approval, and a 2013 hearing
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