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Righthaven Completely Stops Showing Up In Court, Loses Key Case, Key Appeals And 'Big Name' Lawyer Who It Still Owes Money To

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Over the past few weeks there's been some more Righthaven news, as the company has continued the trend it started last year of not showing up and missing deadlines. Now it appears that it's just completely given up. CEO Steve Gibson is working at another job (while being investigated by...
Righthaven Completely Stops Showing Up In Court, Loses Key Case, Key Appeals And 'Big Name' Lawyer Who It Still Owes Money To

Another Key Motorola vs. Apple Patent Trial Tossed Out By A Judge Frustrated With Apple's Games

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Earlier this year, in a key patent fight between Apple and Motorola Mobility, Judge Richard Posner, who was "slumming" it down in the district courts for a bit, dismissed that case with prejudice while slamming Apple for its patent litigation strategy. Now, it appears that we have something of a...
Another Key Motorola vs. Apple Patent Trial Tossed Out By A Judge Frustrated With Apple's Games

Google/Motorola says Apple's patent claims thrown out "with prejudice"

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According to a report from Reuters, Google has issued a statement that a Wisconsin federal court has decided to dismiss Apple’s “patent lawsuit with prejudice.” The report explained this particular case was brought on by Apple in part to determine what the courts considered FRAND licensing terms for the...
Google/Motorola says Apple's patent claims thrown out "with prejudice"

Twitter Settles Firehose Access Dispute With PeopleBrowsr

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iStockphoto.com/pablohartTwitter and PeopleBrowsr have settled ongoing litigation between the two companies as of Thursday, effectively soon ending a long-standing agreement which gave PeopleBrowsr direct, unfettered access to Twitter’s rich stream of constantly flowing data. The settlement came after a battle between the two that spanned the past six months, which...
Twitter Settles Firehose Access Dispute With PeopleBrowsr

Oracle 'intends to assert [revived] patent in Phase Two', asks court to confirm -- Google opposes

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While the current part of the Oracle v. Google trial is a copyright-only trial, the parties are in parallel having a dispute over whether or not a key Oracle java patent revived by the United States Patent and Trademark Office late last week has already been dismissed with prejudice. Late...
Oracle 'intends to assert [revived] patent in Phase Two', asks court to confirm -- Google opposes

Apple and Samsung have to decide how to proceed with their 14 back-burner patents in California

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While the United States District Court for the Northern District of California still has some very important post-trial decisions to make, especially on remedies, Apple and Samsung must plan ahead and think about their next claims against each other in that same federal district. Not only did they start a...
Apple and Samsung have to decide how to proceed with their 14 back-burner patents in California
FCC chairman declines comment on AT&T's controversial FaceTime policy

Bombs Away! Judge Rules Steve Jobs's "Thermonuclear" Comment Fair Game in Android Case.

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Steve Jobs’s contentious comments about Android to biographer Walter Isaacson will be allowed into evidence in the Apple vs. Motorola Mobility lawsuit, despite attempts by Apple to block them. Chicago federal judge Richard Posner, who’s presiding over the case, has ruled that Motorola is free to reference Jobs’s … colorful...
Bombs Away! Judge Rules Steve Jobs's "Thermonuclear" Comment Fair Game in Android Case.

Prenda can't find that darned "Salt Marsh" signature

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Embattled copyright-trolling enterprise Prenda Law is being taken to task in a Los Angeles case, but there's a judge in San Francisco who has a few questions too. In the District of Northern California, Prenda shell AF Holdings brought a lawsuit against a San Jose man named Joe Navasca. Once...
Prenda can't find that darned "Salt Marsh" signature

Samsung drops bid to keep Apple devices out of European countries

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On Tuesday, Samsung announced it would withdraw all of its requests for injunctions against Apple products currently pending in European courts, Bloomberg reports. That includes ongoing suits in France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and the U.K. While it is dropping its bid to keep Apple products out of stores in...
Samsung drops bid to keep Apple devices out of European countries

EA and Zynga Quietly Resolve Copyright Dispute Out of Court

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In federal court today, all lawsuits related to Electronic Arts’ claim that Zynga copied one of its Facebook games were been dismissed. According to a filing in U.S. District Court of Northern California, the entire case was dismissed with prejudice. Both companies issued identical statements on the subject: “EA and Zynga...
EA and Zynga Quietly Resolve Copyright Dispute Out of Court

Jury doesn't find Google to infringe two Oracle patents -- but the litigation is far from over

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Here's the jury verdict that was rendered today and doesn't find Google to have infringed any of the claims of Oracle's two asserted patents:12 05 23 Oracle Google Patent VerdictOn this basis, the jury was dismissed: there won't be a need for this jury to discuss damages since the copyright...
Jury doesn't find Google to infringe two Oracle patents -- but the litigation is far from over

Judge dismisses Apple v. Motorola patent case, but may change his mind

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A potentially epic patent case between Apple and now Google-owned Motorola Mobility has been nixed by U.S. judge Richard A. Posner, who rejected both companies’ damages claims. The dismissal isn’t entirely surprising, as Posner previously scolded Apple’s lawyers over frivolous filings, and called a proposal by Motorola “ridiculous.” The...
Judge dismisses Apple v. Motorola patent case, but may change his mind

Motorola Says Wisconsin Court Throws Out Apple Patent Suit

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Google’s Motorola Mobility subsidiary said Monday that a Wisconsin court has thrown out a lawsuit brought by Apple against the device maker. “We’re pleased that the court has dismissed Apple’s lawsuit with prejudice.,” Motorola said in a statement to AllThingsD. “Motorola has long offered licensing to our extensive patent portfolio...
Motorola Says Wisconsin Court Throws Out Apple Patent Suit

Apple to Samsung: Keep Galaxy S III Mini Out of the U.S. and We Won't Sue

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The Joy of techAn interesting bit of maneuvering in the Apple-Samsung patent battle today. Apple has agreed to withdraw patent infringement allegations against the new Galaxy S III Mini following its South Korean rival’s pledge that it will not market the device in the United States. “Apple will agree to...
Apple to Samsung: Keep Galaxy S III Mini Out of the U.S. and We Won't Sue

Apple Case Against Motorola Thrown Out For Good

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Apple's patent case against Google's Motorola Mobility unit in Chicago was dismissed on Friday with prejudice, keeping both parties from refiling claims against one another....
Apple Case Against Motorola Thrown Out For Good

Judge puts the kibosh on one Apple vs. Motorola patent trial (maybe, tune in next week)

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In an (all too rare, if you ask us) occurrence, US Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner has tentatively decided to dismiss an Apple patent infringement case against Motorola. Both sides were seeking damages in the case, and the decision to dismiss it "with prejudice" would mean neither side could...
Judge puts the kibosh on one Apple vs. Motorola patent trial (maybe, tune in next week)

Unpaid Huffington Post Bloggers Remain Unpaid

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Turns out you can’t give away your work, then demand to get paid after the fact. What? You already knew this? Then you were ahead of the U.S. judicial system, which had to spend the last year on a silly class action suit brought by a former Huffington Post contributor....
Unpaid Huffington Post Bloggers Remain Unpaid

Apple vs. Motorola Mobility Matchup Called on Account of Judge's Annoyance

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Richard Posner, the judge presiding over Apple v. Motorola Mobility, has little patience for the companies’ legal teams and even less for their dilatory arguments. Earlier this year, Posner upbraided Motorola for what he described as the company’s “ridiculous” approach to claim construction. Then he spanked Apple’s legal team for...
Apple vs. Motorola Mobility Matchup Called on Account of Judge's Annoyance

Prenda buys a $100,000 bond, while former lawyer Gibbs pleads for leniency

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Ricardo (Kadinho) Villela A San Francisco hearing scheduled in a case involving copyright trolling firm Prenda Law was cancelled this morning. Another Prenda case has also been tossed out, dismissed with prejudice by US District Judge Samuel Conti. Like some other Northern California judges, Conti had ordered Prenda to post a...
Prenda buys a $100,000 bond, while former lawyer Gibbs pleads for leniency

Twitter settles lawsuit with Peoplebrowsr over firehose data

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Twitter has settled a dispute with Peoplebrowsr over access to the company’s firehose of data. “We’re pleased to have this matter dismissed with prejudice, and look forward to PeopleBrowsr’s transition by the end of the year off of the Firehose to join the ecosystem of developers utilizing Twitter data via...
Twitter settles lawsuit with Peoplebrowsr over firehose data

'Black people activities' versus 'white people activities'? Give me a break | Hollee Chanel

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Race topics trending on Twitter last week underscore that the US still has a long way to go to be a post-racial societyAfter updating my Twitter feed for the umpteenth time on Wednesday, I came across two trending topics #whitepeopleactivities and #blackpeopleactivities. It appears this topic began as a comedic...
'Black people activities' versus 'white people activities'? Give me a break | Hollee Chanel
Apple's Motorola patent suit gets tossed out the window

European Commission clears Google-Motorola deal but with reservations concerning standard-essential patents

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The European Commission just announced that it has approved Google's proposed acquisition of Motorola Mobility. In addition to a press release announcing the decision, the Commission's Vice President of Competition Enforcement, Joaquín Almunia, issued a statement to provide further background on the rationale.The most important paragraph in the Vice President's...
European Commission clears Google-Motorola deal but with reservations concerning standard-essential patents

Apple refers to Judge Robart's rate-setting opinion in two Federal Circuit FRAND appeals

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It's easily overlooked that Apple actually has two FRAND cases involving Google's Motorola Mobility on appeal before the Federal Circuit:The big one everyone in this field knows is the "Posner appeal", in which Google is fighting for access to injunctive relief and for high FRAND royalty levels.The other one relates...
Apple refers to Judge Robart's rate-setting opinion in two Federal Circuit FRAND appeals

In bid for patent sanity, judge throws out entire Apple/Motorola case

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One of the most outspoken judges in the craziness that is the US patent system made a bold move tonight, throwing out a lawsuit in which Apple and Motorola were seeking injunctions against each other's mobile products. US District Court Judge Richard Posner previously canceled a jury trial in Chicago...
In bid for patent sanity, judge throws out entire Apple/Motorola case

Twitter Settles With PeopleBrowsr, Gives The Company Firehose Access Until The End Of The Year

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The saga of PeopleBrowsr vs. Twitter appears to have come to a close, AllThingsD reports. Last November, PeopleBrowsr took Twitter to court after the company had informed them that they’d be losing access to its full firehose of data. This was a move happening with nearly all third-party developers, but...
Twitter Settles With PeopleBrowsr, Gives The Company Firehose Access Until The End Of The Year

Why Judge Posner pulled the plug on Apple v. Motorola

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In a ruling sure to be widely cited, an influential jurist put his finger on the problem with Steve Jobs’ threat to go “thermonuclear” on Google’s Android FORTUNE — Toward the end of his long analysis of Judge Richard Posner’s ruling Friday that dismissed — once and for all, with prejudice —...
Why Judge Posner pulled the plug on Apple v. Motorola

Apple's patent case against Motorola dismissed 'with prejudice'

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A U.S. court judge on Friday dismissed Apple's smartphone patent claims against Motorola after holding a rehearing on Wednesday, possibly putting an end to the nearly two-year conflict....
Apple's patent case against Motorola dismissed 'with prejudice'
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