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Apple's enforcement of Motorola's FRAND licensing obligations mirrors Microsoft case

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There are striking parallels and substantial overlaps between the FRAND issues Apple and Microsoft face and raise in their disputes with Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility in the United States and Germany. That's because Motorola employs the same tactics against both of them with respect to standard-essential patents, and both disputes...
Apple's enforcement of Motorola's FRAND licensing obligations mirrors Microsoft case

Microsoft wins in U.S. court, prevents Motorola from near-term enforcement of forthcoming German ruling

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[DEVELOPING STORY -- may still add detail]I just heard from a local source watching developments that the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington granted a Microsoft motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against Motorola Mobility. This U.S. court order prevents the handset maker...
Microsoft wins in U.S. court, prevents Motorola from near-term enforcement of forthcoming German ruling
Apple and Samsung take 90 minutes to tell each other off in opening statements

Apple asks for US preliminary injunction of Samsung's Android 4.0 Galaxy Nexus

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Apple is leveraging four recently granted patents to seek a preliminary injunction against sales of Samsung's Galaxy Nexus smartphone, Google's Android 4.0 flagship device, as part of a new federal lawsuit that also involves other patent claims....
Apple asks for US preliminary injunction of Samsung's Android 4.0 Galaxy Nexus
Australia and Apple can't resolve problems with new iPad '4G' branding

Virginia Court Says Court Was Wrong To Force Woman To Change Yelp Review

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We've seen a bunch of stories over the years about local businesses upset about critical online reviews on sites like Yelp and Angie's List. Sometimes these business owners go to court, but rarely get very far. However, in a hearing last month, a court in Virginia issued a preliminary injunction,...
Virginia Court Says Court Was Wrong To Force Woman To Change Yelp Review

Judge Koh deals next blow to Samsung, denies all 12 of its summary judgment requests

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On Saturday, Judge Koh denied the entirety of a comprehensive summary judgment motion that Samsung brought in May. Samsung attacked the validity of each and every one of the intellectual property rights asserted by Apple at this stage as well as Apple's FRAND-related antitrust claims, and failed all the way....
Judge Koh deals next blow to Samsung, denies all 12 of its summary judgment requests

Should Google Block Autocomplete if Your Name is Dick Hurtz?

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A Japanese man recently sought a court injunction against Google, alleging that its autocompletion of search queries got him fired. The man's lawyer, Hiroyuki Tomita, says that typing his client's name into Google produces thousands of automatic suggestions of "criminal acts," with which the man is not familiar, "defaming or...
Should Google Block Autocomplete if Your Name is Dick Hurtz?

Judge grants Apple's request for injunction hearing

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The same judge that tentatively dismissed the Apple-Motorola patent trial will now hear Apple's case for an injunction against its rival. [Read more]...
Judge grants Apple's request for injunction hearing
Apple looks to spoil Samsung’s Galaxy S III party

Apple wins German injunction against Motorola over photo gallery patent

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I just attended, at the Munich I Regional Court, the public pronouncement of a decision on another Apple v. Motorola lawsuit in Germany. Presiding Judge Dr. Peter Guntz announced that Apple has won an injunction against all Motorola Mobility devices that implement EP2059868 on a "portable electronic device for photo...
Apple wins German injunction against Motorola over photo gallery patent

Federal court denies Samsung request to stay Galaxy Tab 10.1 injunction

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Friday denied Samsung's request the immediate stay of an Apple-won injunction against the Galaxy Tab 10.1 pending judgement of district and federal court appeals....
Federal court denies Samsung request to stay Galaxy Tab 10.1 injunction

Updated lists of Android patent infringement findings and successful countersuits

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I have received a fair amount of positive feedback to my lists of Android patent infringement findings as well as infringement findings in countersuits brought by Android device makers. Knowing that those two lists are being used as reference material by professionals in the financial services industry as well as...
Updated lists of Android patent infringement findings and successful countersuits
Apple must sit tight on Samsung device bans until Dec. 6 hearing, says judge

Roundup of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Features and Notes

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Apple surprised everyone this morning with a developer preview of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. The new release brings a number of iOS-like features to the Mac, as detailed in this video: - Messages - new version of iChat with iMessage support - Reminders - create lists and tasks, synced...
Roundup of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Features and Notes
Apple targets Samsung's Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note in second U.S. patent case

June will be key month for Apple's disputes with Motorola and Samsung in the United States

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It's been two year (and four days) since Apple brought its first lawsuit against an Android device maker (HTC in that case). Since U.S. patent litigation takes time -- a lot of time -- and companies pursuing it face a learning curve, there hasn't been a knockout punch on either...
June will be key month for Apple's disputes with Motorola and Samsung in the United States

BREIN Cites Newzbin Defeat, Shuts Dutch Usenet Links Site

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Anti-piracy group BREIN is probably best known on a global scale for its work in forcing the closure of Netherlands-based BitTorrent indexer, Mininova. The closure of this huge site didn’t happen in isolation though, since operations against other, much smaller sites had earlier smoothed the way. BREIN’s tactics are fairly...
BREIN Cites Newzbin Defeat, Shuts Dutch Usenet Links Site

As Microsoft scores another patent win over Motorola in Germany, will Google give in and license?

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Microsoft has secured its third patent lawsuit win against Google’s Motorola Mobility in as many months after Judge Voss, representing the Mannheim Regional Court, ruled that Motorola had infringed on Microsoft’s File Allocation Table (FAT) patent. Patent expert Florian Mueller reports that as a result of the ruling — which covers...
As Microsoft scores another patent win over Motorola in Germany, will Google give in and license?

Apple asks EU regulators to step in on Motorola patent dispute

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Apple already asked the European Telecommunications Standards Institute for more transparency on FRAND licensing, and now it's seeking a full-blown intervention. Motorola Mobility claims it received a letter on Friday from the European Commission advising there has been a complaint against it from Apple. The letter also stated that...
Apple asks EU regulators to step in on Motorola patent dispute
Apple v. Samsung: iPad patent triumphs over 'Knight Ridder' in appeal

Apple seeks Galaxy Nexus injunction in U.S. over four patents

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Apple is seeking a preliminary injunction against Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus in the United States over “four killer patents”, according to a leading patent expert....
Apple seeks Galaxy Nexus injunction in U.S. over four patents

Microsoft wins injunction against Motorola phones in Germany

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On Friday, a German court ruled that several of Motorola's Android devices infringed on a patent of Microsoft's relating to the File Allocation Transfer system architecture. The lower regional Mannheim court issued an injunction against the sale of Motorola phones including the Atrix, the Razr, and the Razr Maxx, according...
Microsoft wins injunction against Motorola phones in Germany
Motorola wins injunction against Windows 7 and Xbox 360 in Germany

Apple’s lawyers threaten Samsung with temporary restraining order to stop Galaxy S III sales

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Last time we checked in on the ongoing U.S. patent related court cases between Apple and Samsung, Apple’s lawyers were requesting to add the Galaxy S III to its previous motion for a preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Nexus line of products from February. Apple was hoping the courts...
Apple’s lawyers threaten Samsung with temporary restraining order to stop Galaxy S III sales

Microsoft wants to tell jury in patent contract case about Google's refusal to release $100M bond

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A week ago Microsoft formally requested the release of a $100 million bond it had posted about a year ago in connection with an anti-enforcement injunction against a patent injunction obtained by Motorola Mobility in Germany. Microsoft argues that the bond is no longer necessary because the United States District Court...
Microsoft wants to tell jury in patent contract case about Google's refusal to release $100M bond

Apple Files for Preliminary Injunction Against Galaxy Tab 10.1

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In the latest move in a complex series of patent-related cases, Apple filed a motion in a U.S. district court late Friday to ban Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Tab......
Apple Files for Preliminary Injunction Against Galaxy Tab 10.1

Greenlight wins injunction vs. Apple preferred stock vote

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US District Judge Richard Sullivan has ruled in favor of Greenlight Capital, and issued an injunction against an Apple shareholder vote on issuing preferred stock, Reuters reports. The proposal was to have been brought up at Apple's annual shareholder meeting on February 27th. Greenlight is pursuing a lawsuit against Apple...
Greenlight wins injunction vs. Apple preferred stock vote

Apple loses bid to restore push email to iCloud users in Germany

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Apple lost its bid to restore push email services to its iCloud users in Germany after the Mannheim regional court agreed with an earlier court decision that restricted the company from delivering the service following a patent lawsuit from Motorola Mobility. As a result, the court will force Apple to...
Apple loses bid to restore push email to iCloud users in Germany

Anti-Piracy Group Demands Blocks of KickAss, isoHunt, 1337x and H33T

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Site blocking actions have been slowly creeping into acceptability around Europe over the past couple of years, at least with anti-piracy outfits and courts. More recent and notable successes for the entertainment industries include the blocks against major torrent sites in the UK, and in Italy where a total of...
Anti-Piracy Group Demands Blocks of KickAss, isoHunt, 1337x and H33T
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