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

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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

Final Oracle-Google jury instructions confirm that names are copyrightable as part of larger structure

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Late on Sunday, Judge Alsup filed the final jury instructions and special verdict form (all of this limited to the current trial phase, which is focused on copyright). He adopted various proposals from both parties, but neither party will be completely satisfied with it. Depending on which party wins the...
Final Oracle-Google jury instructions confirm that names are copyrightable as part of larger structure

Apple files response to Samsung's opposition to injunction appeal rehearing

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Ten days ago I reported and commented on Samsung's opposition to Apple's request for a rehearing en banc (full-bench review) of a Federal Circuit decision reversing a preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Nexus smartphone. The important N/nexus here starts is not the Nexus phone, which has limited market relevance at...
Apple files response to Samsung's opposition to injunction appeal rehearing

Samsung patents using a phone as a pointer while wearing a head-mounted display

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We're not sure how many head-mounted displays you've had your follicles on, but generally the answer around the Engadget compound is, "quite a few." If you've ever played with such a wearable gadget though, you'd know that head-tracking, while intuitive, isn't always the most accurate way to control a...
Samsung patents using a phone as a pointer while wearing a head-mounted display

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 Tie Themselves In Legal Knots Arguing For Domain Forfeiture In Rojadirecta Case

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If you don't recall, among the various domains that ICE and the DOJ seized last year were two domains -- rojadirecta.com and rojadirecta.org -- held by a Spanish company, Puerto 80. After extended negotiations to try to get the government to return the domain names, Puerto 80 finally sued the...
Feds Tie Themselves In Legal Knots Arguing For Domain Forfeiture In Rojadirecta Case

Durex's vibrating pants: foreplay gropes its way to the future

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Could internet-enabled Fundawear revolutionise long-distance relationships?They call it Fundawear: a bra, his and hers electric pants, and an app to control them. Its creators Durex Australia claim it could be the "future of foreplay", enabling long-distance lovers to touch and tease each other from halfway across the planet. Or at...
Durex's vibrating pants: foreplay gropes its way to the future

Apple seeks sanctions against HTC after inventor of two 4G patents denies that he knows his stuff

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On Friday I commented on Bloomberg's report on the start of the ITC trial in the investigation of HTC's second complaint against Apple, which is, at this point, all about two patents allegedly essential to the 4G/LTE standard.It appears that at least one very key witness -- Mr. Michael J....
Apple seeks sanctions against HTC after inventor of two 4G patents denies that he knows his stuff

Judge prohibits invalidity arguments based on 2001: A Space Odyssey and Tomorrow People

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Judge Lucy Koh just entered an order on three Samsung motions, all of which sought to modify earlier rulings relating to the evidence Samsung may present at the trial that started on Monday. Two of the motions ask for relief from orders by Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal, while the...
Judge prohibits invalidity arguments based on 2001: A Space Odyssey and Tomorrow People

Apple to add Samsung Galaxy S4 to list of infringing devices

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Apple has told the US District Court in California hearing motions for the upcoming second patent-infringement trial against Samsung that it intends to add the Galaxy S4 as an infringing device. In order to do so, the iPhone maker will have to drop one of its previously-listed infringing devices from...
Apple to add Samsung Galaxy S4 to list of infringing devices

Court Case Offers Rare Glimpse at Dozens of iPhone and iPad Prototype Designs

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One of the fun side benefits of the Apple’s court case against Samsung is that the inside peek being given inside how the Cupertino, Calif.-based company develops its new products. That’s because as part of its case, Apple is forced to hand over tons of documents to Samsung, a good...
Court Case Offers Rare Glimpse at Dozens of iPhone and iPad Prototype Designs

Microsoft to Release Natal in October, or Is It?

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Microsoft's Saudi Arabia marketing manager, Syed Bilal Tari, said on Gamertag Radio that the motion-capture camera and gaming controller Natal will be released in October. "Definitely it is going to be October 2010," he said about the highly-anticipated camera that will capture gamers' motions for the Xbox 360, allowing them...
Microsoft to Release Natal in October, or Is It?

Nokia's federal lawsuits against HTC and ViewSonic won't go to trial before 2015

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Judge Leonard P. Stark, the federal judge presiding over half a dozen Nokia patent infringement lawsuits against HTC and ViewSonic in the District of Delaware, just signed a scheduling order for two Nokia v. HTC lawsuits and three Nokia v. ViewSonic actions. The sixth Delaware case is not affected by...
Nokia's federal lawsuits against HTC and ViewSonic won't go to trial before 2015

Apple sues HTC in Virginia court for abuse of 4G/LTE standard-essential patents

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On Thursday (June 21), Apple filed FRAND contract and antitrust claims against HTC for the abuse of patents that are allegedly essential to the 4G/LTE standard. Apple brought those claims as counterclaims in the investigation of HTC's second ITC complaint against Apple. Counterclaims cannot be adjudicated by the ITC. They...
Apple sues HTC in Virginia court for abuse of 4G/LTE standard-essential patents

Judge denies HP, Oracle motions in Itanium trial

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HP and Oracle have both had motions denied in the Itanium support legal dispute. Judge James Kleinberg of Santa Clara County has given the companies until noon today to contest the ruling, which maintains that none of the claims will be rejected in the early stages of the court proceedings.......
Judge denies HP, Oracle motions in Itanium trial

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Swivl lands $500,000 from Grishin Robotics for its nifty remote camera controller

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Grishin Robotics, an investment firm that specializes in – you guessed it – robotics, has pumped $500,000 into Swivl, the company behind the cool robotic video device that basically acts like a personal cameraman. Swivl lets people capture videos of themselves (speaking, lecturing, presenting, teaching, singing and whatnot) without the...
Swivl lands $500,000 from Grishin Robotics for its nifty remote camera controller

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

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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

Artists Score Victory in Mass-Piracy Lawsuit Against CBS, CNET

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Last year, Alki David and a coalition of artists sued CBS and CNET for their role in distributing uTorrent, LimeWire and other P2P software. The artists claimed that CNET profited heavily from distributing file-sharing software via Download.com, while demonstrating in editorial reviews how these application can be used to download...
Artists Score Victory in Mass-Piracy Lawsuit Against CBS, CNET

Google seeks to Europeanize the law of the United States with respect to copyrightability

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In my previous post I just explained why there are signs that an Oracle v. Google jury verdict on copyright liability may come down today -- in fact, Judge Alsup may proactively incentivize it by telling the jury that it will get Friday off in that event.While the jury is...
Google seeks to Europeanize the law of the United States with respect to copyrightability
King Kizer boxing robot emulates 'Real Steel' with Kinect-like motion controls

Apple calls Samsung's allegation of jury misconduct 'frivolous on its face'

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Late on Tuesday, Apple filed a first response to Samsung's allegations of jury misconduct. Apple does not oppose Samsung's motion to seal all of its related accusations but wonders why Samsung brings such a motion after it "failed to redact enough material from its jury misconduct motion and supporting papers...
Apple calls Samsung's allegation of jury misconduct 'frivolous on its face'
Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: the next console war pits living room against cloud
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Baby Monitor of the Future? MIT Scientists Create Program That Makes a Person's Heartbeat Visible

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By dramatizing subtle changes, new software makes it possible to see motions that are normally imperceptible to us....
Baby Monitor of the Future? MIT Scientists Create Program That Makes a Person's Heartbeat Visible

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

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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

Microsoft and Google's Motorola Mobility attack each other's FRAND royalty expert reports

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Two months prior to a FRAND contract trial in Seattle, Microsoft and Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility are having a Daubert fight, i.e., motions to exclude each other's expert testimony. The court's plan is to set the terms for a FRAND license that would cover Microsoft's worldwide use of Motorola Mobility's...
Microsoft and Google's Motorola Mobility attack each other's FRAND royalty expert reports

Apple Acquires Fingerprint Security Company Authentec for $356 Million

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Apple quietly just closed the biggest deal it has done in quite some time for the fingerprint security company Authentec. Apple will pay $356 million. At that size the deal isn’t material to Apple, and so it probably won’t bother to issue a press release, but since Authentec is public,...
Apple Acquires Fingerprint Security Company Authentec for $356 Million

Hand Recognition, Gesture Support Landing On Microsoft Kinect For Windows Soon

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The Kinect is arguably Microsoft’s most important innovation of the past decade, and has done more for changing the nature of computer interaction than pretty much any other recently created input devices. Today, Microsoft Research has demoed how it’s about to get even better, with the addition of hand recognition...
Hand Recognition, Gesture Support Landing On Microsoft Kinect For Windows Soon

Self-Guided Bullet Can Hit Targets a Mile Away

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New submitter jpwilliams writes "Gizmag reports that researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have tested a 10-inch bullet that can be fired from a smooth-bore rifle to hit a laser-marked target one mile away. The bullet 'includes an optical sensor in the nose to detect a laser beam on a...
Self-Guided Bullet Can Hit Targets a Mile Away
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