On Thursday, a U.S. judge was asked by Apple Inc. to reprimand Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. because of a conduct done by a Samsung attorney by means of ordering that the company has violated the phone design patents of Apple.
The court trial just started this week with very high stakes of court proceedings between the two mobile companies. Just last year when Samsung sued by Apple for the reason that Samsung copied the design patents of iPad and iPhone. However, Samsung countersued Apple. In addition to this, Samsung labeled the demands of Apple as unprecedented and frivolous during the . . . → Read More: Samsung attorneys sued by Apple Inc, asks for serious punishment
A federal court in San Francisco reported it had came to a partial judgement in the lawsuit filed by Oracle accusing the internet giant, Google, of taking their technology without permission for the well-known Android smartphone. Still in the process of coming to a certain decision, the hearing will continue in the future for further investigations and the jury was sent home.
In the lawsuit, Oracle says Android operating system of Google replicated components of the Java programming language created by Sun Microsystems, a company acquired by Oracle in January 2010 for $7 billion. The lawsuit states infractions . . . → Read More: Oracle Against Google Lawsuit; Partial Verdict
The lawyer of Google stated that in 2006 Google refused to sign a US$100 million contract with Sun Microsystems as payment in royalties to use Java in building then new operating system, Android, before Oracle got the bankrupt company with the programming language’s patents and copyrights.
Robert Van Nest, Google attorney, clarified the accusations concerning the search giant’s US$100 million proposal in 2006 to join forces with Sun Microsystems, informing that the agreement was for a tech partnership to build Android together, not presently for Java copyright licensing.
For the moment, a court decided . . . → Read More: Google Clarifies Sun Microsystems Partnership Rejection
U.S. District judge Douglas Woodlock in Boston dismissed a motion filed in the previous month by the Winklevoss twins and Divya Narendra that alleged Facebook suppressed proof during the first lawsuit carried by the brothers. The original court case was dropped after the three men settled out of court for $65 million. As Facebook is estimated at being cost $100 billion nowadays, the Winklevoss twins allege that they are owed additional money based on the current assessment.
This latest blow to the Winklevoss twins might finally put a period to proceedings versus Facebook. Made popular by . . . → Read More: Court Dismisses Winklevoss Twins’ Lawsuit Again