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Apple, Google, Microsoft, Nokia, Samsung and others meet with UN's ITU for patent peace talks

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The world’s biggest tech companies are meeting today for a Patent Roundtable with the UN’s International Telecommunications Union in order to “assess the effectiveness of RAND (reasonable and non-discriminatory) – based patent policies.” The meeting will take place at the ITU headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and according to several reports...
Apple, Google, Microsoft, Nokia, Samsung and others meet with UN's ITU for patent peace talks

World's Tech Companies Look to Brussels to Resolve Antitrust Complaints

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As the European competition chief appears near the end of settlement talks with Google over its search business, he must decide whether to take up a new complaint about its mobile business....
World's Tech Companies Look to Brussels to Resolve Antitrust Complaints
Yahoo and Facebook confirm settlement talks in patent lawsuit

Samsung asserts eight more patents against Apple in California, including two FRAND patents

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There's further escalation between Apple and Samsung.In February, Apple brought a new U.S. federal lawsuit against Samsung, the second of its kind in the Northern District of California. Late on Wednesday by local time, Samsung brought its answer to the complaint as well as infringement counterclaims over eight patents.Two of...
Samsung asserts eight more patents against Apple in California, including two FRAND patents

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: Microsoft unveiled its new Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system at an event on Tuesday. Here are all the most important new features. Unfortunately, if you have an older Windows phone, you're out of luck. Microsoft says the update is for new handsets only. Meanwhile,...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Apple vs. Samsung: Settlement talks scheduled for May 21-22

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Apple and Samsung will engage in settlement talks in mid-late May in San Francisco as the courts hope to see a resolution to their now year-long-and-counting patent dispute....
Apple vs. Samsung: Settlement talks scheduled for May 21-22

Apple to Samsung: Your patents are worth half a penny per unit

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And by the way, you owe us $2.5 billion in sales, damages and lost profits for ours FORTUNE -- On Monday, Reuters reported that Apple (AAPL) and Samsung were far apart in their second round of court-ordered settlement talks, but we had no idea how far apart. According to FOSS...
Apple to Samsung: Your patents are worth half a penny per unit

US Government Finally Realizes That Publishers & Apple Conspiring To Raise eBook Prices Is Price Fixing

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Almost exactly two years ago, when the big publishers, along with Apple, effectively forced Amazon to allow the publishers to jack up prices on ebooks, I noted that this looked like a classic case of price fixing. Apparently, the US government agrees -- and found enough evidence to go after...
US Government Finally Realizes That Publishers & Apple Conspiring To Raise eBook Prices Is Price Fixing

Google, Oracle to hold last-minute settlement talks

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Oracle and Google will hold another round of settlement talks as the trial date nears in their high-stakes court battle over Google's alleged misuse of Java in Android....
Google, Oracle to hold last-minute settlement talks

Apple generates four times more revenue for Google than Android devices

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Google gave testimony to Congress last year that it earned two thirds of its mobile revenue from iOS devices.  It turrns out, that figure might have been low. Google made less than $550 million in revenues for Android between 2008 and 2011, while making four times as much revenue...
Apple generates four times more revenue for Google than Android devices

HUGE WIN FOR GOOGLE: Antitrust Investigation May End This Week After Two Minor Concessions (GOOG, MSFT)

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(Updates with Fairsearch.org comment in ninth paragraph.)   Dec. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Google Inc. is poised to offer voluntary concessions that will end a 20-month U.S. antitrust probe of its business practices without any enforcement action being taken, two people familiar with the matter said. Google, which has been under...
HUGE WIN FOR GOOGLE: Antitrust Investigation May End This Week After Two Minor Concessions (GOOG, MSFT)
Apple and Samsung CEOs to meet on May 21st for settlement talks

Apple CEO Tim Cook to meet with Samsung CEO in San Francisco for patent settlement talks

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Apple CEO Tim Cook and representatives of Samsung, including Gee-Sung Choi, its Vice Chairman and CEO, are set to meet in a San Francisco court to discuss settlement, reports Florian Mueller of FOSS Patents. The meeting will happen within the next 90 days and will be overseen by U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph...
Apple CEO Tim Cook to meet with Samsung CEO in San Francisco for patent settlement talks

U.S. Files Antitrust Charges Against Apple, Book Publishers

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The U.S. Justice Department just formally charged Apple, along with book publishers, Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan and Penguin in regards to e-book pricing. The DOJ alleges that the companies colluded in anticompetitive practices involving pricing and sales. This comes after a year-long investigation into the matter after Apple switched to an...
U.S. Files Antitrust Charges Against Apple, Book Publishers
FTC reportedly finds Google did not violate antitrust laws

Apple, Samsung settlement talks fail: Next stop, trial

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Samsung and Apple have failed in their talks to resolve their differences over patents. The next stop — unless the judge orders another round of talks — is the court room....
Apple, Samsung settlement talks fail: Next stop, trial

Daily Report: Apple Is Said to Face Warning on Book Prices

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Apple and five book publishers are facing pressure from the Justice Department over the way they price electronic books, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. The Justice Department has threatened to sue the companies for colluding to keep prices high, the paper said, and some are pursuing settlement talks...
Daily Report: Apple Is Said to Face Warning on Book Prices

Apple could lose China iPad trademark postures Chinese government official as groups enter mediation

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Apple’s iPad trademark dispute with cash-strapped display company Proview has continued to drag on despite the Chinese company claiming it was in negotiations with Apple as recent as February. Today, several reports suggest that Apple and Proview are currently involved in court-moderated mediation with senior officials posturing that Apple...
Apple could lose China iPad trademark postures Chinese government official as groups enter mediation
Google and Oracle settlement talks collapse, patent dispute going to trial

Oracle, Google made to talk settlement before April 9

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Oracle and Google may be pressed into settling a lawsuit over Java patents faster after Judge Paul Grewal ordered more settlement talks. Despite having dramatically lowered damages earlier in the week, at least Google's mobile VP Andy Rubin and Oracle CFO Safra Catz would have to meet before April 9....
Oracle, Google made to talk settlement before April 9
Apple and Samsung drop numerous patent claims, settlement talks continue

European Commission defines FRAND abuse more broadly than German courts do

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The European Commission's clearance decision on Google's proposed acquisition of Motorola Mobility (MMI) contains a variety of interesting facts and opinions. Yesterday I commented on what the document says about settlement talks between Apple and MMI in light of the Google-MMI transaction. This follow-up post looks at what indications the...
European Commission defines FRAND abuse more broadly than German courts do

Apple, Samsung Agree to Settlement Talks

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A new and interesting development in Apple’s pitched patent battle with Samsung. The two sides have agreed to moderated settlement talks. According to a court filing today, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Samsung CEO Gee-Sung Choi will participate in a settlement conference that will be overseen by U.S. Magistrate...
Apple, Samsung Agree to Settlement Talks
Report: Apple floats settlement talks in patent disputes

Apple, Samsung CEOs to hold last-minute lawsuit settlement talks

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Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook will once again sit down with Samsung's CEO in an effort to reach a settlement in their ongoing patent infringement case before the jury begins deliberations....
Apple, Samsung CEOs to hold last-minute lawsuit settlement talks
Reuters: Google and Apple are conducting secret patent settlement talks

U.K. Judge rules HTC phones don’t infringe on Apple’s slide-to-unlock patents

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Following a report on Monday that the ITC blocked Apple’s request for an emergency ban on U.S. imports of HTC devices, Bloomberg reported this morning that a court in London has ruled against Apple over four touchscreen related patents, including one covering the iOS slide-to-unlock feature. The four patents in...
U.K. Judge rules HTC phones don’t infringe on Apple’s slide-to-unlock patents
Apple and Samsung CEOs to meet in court for patent dispute settlement talks within 90 days

Apple, Samsung Agree to California Settlement Talks

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Apple and Samsung have agreed to enter settlement talks in a California patent case, one of many the two smartphone giants are fighting around the globe....
Apple, Samsung Agree to California Settlement Talks
Apple and Samsung CEOs agree to settlement talks over patent lawsuits
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