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Bogus Copyright Numbers Enter The Fight Over Cyberhacking As Well

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For many years, we've talked about just how bogus the numbers are that get thrown around for "losses" and "job losses" due to copyright infringement. And yet they keep getting repeated. Two years ago, we were particularly stunned by a report from the ITC that claimed $48 billion dollars in...
Bogus Copyright Numbers Enter The Fight Over Cyberhacking As Well

ITC Judge: Microsoft not violating Motorola H.264 patent

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A change of heart by an administrative law judge with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has ruled that Microsoft has not violated a patent owned by Google's Motorola Mobility when it created the Xbox 360 video gaming console. The ruling by Judge David Shaw is a reversal of his...
ITC Judge: Microsoft not violating Motorola H.264 patent
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ITC judge: Apple did not violate Motorola patents

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In a preliminary ruling, the US International Trade Commission has again found that Apple's iPhone did not infringe on a Motorola patent regarding proximity sensors, another win for the Cupertino company in a string of almost-exclusively favorable ITC rulings. Judge Thomas Pender ruled again that the Motorola patent, now owned...
ITC judge: Apple did not violate Motorola patents

US ITC pushes back Samsung-Apple ruling another month

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Though it is difficult to keep track at times, the latest update in the ongoing various and sundry legal battles between Apple and Samsung comes from the US International Trade Commission (ITC), which has been examining a complaint made by Samsung accusing Apple of infringing on four of Samsung's patents....
US ITC pushes back Samsung-Apple ruling another month

ITC issues limited ban on older iPhones, iPods over Samsung patent

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Despite finding in September that Apple had not violated Samsung's patent rights and that Samsung didn't have a "domestic industry" that utilized the patents in dispute, the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has nonetheless issued a limited ban on older iOS products that utilize a disputed SEP Samsung patent in...
ITC issues limited ban on older iPhones, iPods over Samsung patent

RIM's latest letter to the ITC should have investors worried about the value of its patents

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It's almost an understatement to say that BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is in very bad shape. Not only is there serious doubt about whether RIM can survive as an independent company (unless it becomes a patent troll) but analysts increasingly wonder whether it's heading for the fate of another...
RIM's latest letter to the ITC should have investors worried about the value of its patents

ITC pushes final Apple v. Samsung ruling to August 1st

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The US International Trade Commission has pushed a final decision in an Apple v. Samsung patent infringement case to August 1st, says FOSS Patents. A rescheduling by Administrative Law Judge Thomas Pender was necessary because of a remand and review notice the ITC issued on January 23rd, when a final...
ITC pushes final Apple v. Samsung ruling to August 1st

Nokia Files Fresh Patent Suits Against HTC, RIM and Viewsonic In The U.S. And Germany

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As Nokia continues to try to turn itself around as a mobile phone business, it is also playing on the offense in the legal game: today it announced that it has filed fresh patent suits against HTC, RIM and Viewsonic in the U.S. and Germany. The company today issued a...
Nokia Files Fresh Patent Suits Against HTC, RIM and Viewsonic In The U.S. And Germany

Apple And HTC Settle Their Global Lawsuits And Sign A 10-Year Licensing Agreement

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Taiwan's leading smartphone maker HTC said Sunday it has reached a global settlement with technology giant Apple, bringing an end to all outstanding litigation between the two companies. The deal includes a 10-year licensing agreement over patents, HTC said in a statement, without providing further details. "HTC is pleased to...
Apple And HTC Settle Their Global Lawsuits And Sign A 10-Year Licensing Agreement

Report: Motorola filed for ITC appeal in August Apple loss

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A recently-made-public document from the US International Trade Commission shows that Motorola Mobility filed a notice of appeal with the Federal Circuit on September 19. Motorola is appealing the ITC opinion from August 24 in which the trade standards body found that Apple did not violate three of Motorola's asserted...
Report: Motorola filed for ITC appeal in August Apple loss

Precedent-setting SEP enforcement injunction awarded in Wi-Fi dispute

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A ruling yesterday in the Northern District of California may have repercussions on the smartphone patent battles raging across the US court landscape. A federal judge granted a user of a standards-essential patent a preliminary injunction against enforcement of a possible US International Trade Commission (ITC) sales injunction. This decision...
Precedent-setting SEP enforcement injunction awarded in Wi-Fi dispute

USITC plans review of Samsung patent violation verdict

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As part of the regular review process of a US International Trade Commission (USITC) judgement, the commission has declared that it will review a judge's decision which found that Apple was not in violation of Samsung-held patents in making its line of multitouch iOS devices. The review will examine Judge...
USITC plans review of Samsung patent violation verdict

VirnetX refiles ITC complaint against Apple

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VirnetX has refiled a complaint with the US International Trade Commission against Apple, according to an announcement. The new filing is being made jointly with Science Applications International Corporation, and is meant to deal with a "procedural standing issue" that led the ITC to dismiss the previous complaint. The iPhone...
VirnetX refiles ITC complaint against Apple

Apple Notches More Patent-Related Victories Against Android OEMs: Samsung And Motorola

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According to Bloomberg Apple has won another legal victory against rival Samsung, this time in front of the US International Trade Commission (ITC). Samsung had gone to the ITC to block import of iPhones and iPads (from China) into the US on the grounds that Apple had violated four of... Please...
Apple Notches More Patent-Related Victories Against Android OEMs: Samsung And Motorola

ITC lawyers argue that Barnes & Noble didn't infringe Microsoft's patents

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Barnes & Noble received a boost in its patent infringement case against Microsoft after staff attorneys at the US International Trade Commission recommended that ITC Judge Theodore Essex find that the book company had not infringed on three Microsoft patents, reports Bloomberg. Microsoft brought the case against Barnes &...
ITC lawyers argue that Barnes & Noble didn't infringe Microsoft's patents

ITC to investigate Apple devices on Motorola complaint

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The US International Trade Commission has announced an investigation into certain Apple products following complaints by Motorola Mobility. The group isn't going into much detail about its efforts, except to say that it will run "an investigation of certain wireless communication devices, portable music and data processing devices, computers, and...
ITC to investigate Apple devices on Motorola complaint

Controversy emerges over Samsung expert on ITC case

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Controversy has emerged over a new expert on an Ericsson v. Samsung case at the US International Trade Commission, according to reports. Complaints began when FOSS Patents discovered that the Rt. Hon. Professor Sir Robin Jacob has been brought onto Samsung's side in the ITC dispute. Jacob, significantly, was one...
Controversy emerges over Samsung expert on ITC case

ITC judge says Apple, RIM still aren't violating Kodak patent

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The US International Trade Commission has again sided with Apple and Research In Motion in their patent disputes with Kodak. ITC administrative law judge Thomas Pender posted his initial determination (PDF) today. In the document, Pender states the two companies did infringe on one claim within the patent, but that this should...
ITC judge says Apple, RIM still aren't violating Kodak patent

Kodak loses ITC appeal against Apple on digital image patent

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Eastman Kokak has failed to win an appeal with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) against RIM and Apple regarding digital image preview technology. The ITC agreed with the ruling judge that neither Apple nor RIM violated the patent in any products, as the original patent was clearly a derivative...
Kodak loses ITC appeal against Apple on digital image patent

Can Any Smartphone Survive The Patent Gauntlet?

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With the news coming out that the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has agreed to investigate both RIM and Apple over patent claims brought by Kodak, it makes you wonder if we'll soon be able to have any smartphones at all. As you hopefully know the ITC process is a...
Can Any Smartphone Survive The Patent Gauntlet?

ITC issues preliminary ruling, finds Microsoft's Xbox 360 infringes on Motorola patents

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Potential bad news to start out the week for Microsofties: a judge from the US International Trade Commission has issued a preliminary ruling that finds that five of Microsoft's Xbox 360 infringes on those of Motorola's. While the decision is by no means final -- which means that the...
ITC issues preliminary ruling, finds Microsoft's Xbox 360 infringes on Motorola patents

US ITC rules in favor of Apple on three Motorola patents

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Hidden by the shadow of the Samsung versus Apple verdict, the US International Trade Commission (ITC) wrapped up its review of an initial ruling that found Apple in infringement of a standards-essential wireless patent held by Google-owned Motorola Mobile. Apple was found to be not infringing on three of four...
US ITC rules in favor of Apple on three Motorola patents

ITC judge finds Samsung infringed Apple patent with text-selection feature

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A judge with the US International Trade Commission has issued a preliminary decision that Samsung infringed on one of Apple’s patents with a text-selection feature, Reuters reports. The ITC issued an initial ruling last October that found Samsung to have violated four of Apple’s patents, but two claims had been...
ITC judge finds Samsung infringed Apple patent with text-selection feature

ITC to re-examine split ruling in Apple v. Samsung dispute

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The US International Trade Commission will review a split decision made by a judge in a patent dispute between Apple and Samsung, Reuters reports. In March the judge ruled that while Samsung had infringed an Apple patent on text selection, it hadn't infringed on one for detecting accessories plugged into...
ITC to re-examine split ruling in Apple v. Samsung dispute

Xbox 360 found to infringe Motorola patents in preliminary ITC ruling

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The US International Trade Commission has just ruled that Microsoft's Xbox 360 infringes five of Motorola's patents. The ruling isn't unexpected, since many of the patent cover H.264 video encoding, which is a standard. Developing... Continue reading…...
Xbox 360 found to infringe Motorola patents in preliminary ITC ruling

ITC Judge finds Samsung in violation of four Apple patents

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In an initial determination by Administrative Judge Thomas Pender at the US International Trade Commission, Samsung has been found to be in violation of four of Apple's patents, including one design patent. One utility, and one design patent were found to have not been infringed by the Korean manufacturer. The...
ITC Judge finds Samsung in violation of four Apple patents

Apple lodges third ITC complaint against HTC

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Apple has filed a third patent infringement complaint against HTC via the US International Trade Commission, says FOSS Patents. The complaint was submitted on Monday, and accuses 29 HTC devices of infringing on an Apple patent, US Patent No. 5,946,647, which involves the automatic detection of data such as phone...
Apple lodges third ITC complaint against HTC

ITC rules Kodak patent invalid in suit with RIM, Apple

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The US International Trade Commission has ruled that a patent involved in Kodak's lawsuit against Apple and Research in Motion is invalid, according to AppleInsider. In particular an administrative law judge has quashed the 6,292,218 patent, Method for Live View Display and Digital Camera Using Same, on the basis of...
ITC rules Kodak patent invalid in suit with RIM, Apple
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