The European Union anti-trust officials backed the Cupertino, California-based company, Apple Inc. against a patent case filed by Google’s Motorola. The EU officials said that Motorola is abusing their position, being the market leader in Germany for smartphones. Motorola filed a patent infringement case against Apple for some mobile phone functions.
The EU have already came with a preliminary view after the investigation opened on April, last year. According to them, these actions of Google’s Motorola “amounts to an abuse of a dominant position prohibited by EU anti-trust rules.”
Joaquin Almunia, the EU Competition Commisioner, said in a statement that . . . → Read More: EU Backs Apple in Patent Infringement Case Against Motorola
Expect you have obtained some popcorn and a German law book at the ready because this back-and-forth between Apple and Samsung only gets better and better. The preliminary order forbidding from selling its Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the EU has been partly lifted. Now before you jump to the same conclusions I did, allow me to say that this suspension has nothing to do with the false proof found in the protest of Apple. That is not the reason why the Dusseldorf regional court gave for the lift.
As an alternative, a court spokesperson said that . . . → Read More: Galaxy Tab Injunction for Apple-Samsung Case, Suspended by German Court
Samsung Electronics Co. will go to court on August 25 to appeal an earlier decision banning the South Korean technology giant from selling its Galaxy tablet computer in most of the European Union as what has turned into a global clash for intellectual property rights furies on.
The local court of Duesseldorf earlier this month subjected a preliminary injunction, made at the request of Apple Inc. (AAPL), hindering Samsung from dealing out its Galaxy Tab 10.1 touchscreen tablet throughout mainly of Europe, except the Netherlands.
The device, released earlier this summer, and which runs on Google Inc.’s (GOOG) Android working . . . → Read More: Samsung Faces German Court in Tablet Case Hearing
Officials of China have ordered two fake Apple shops in the city of Kunming to close.
The fake Apple shops were highlighted previous week by a blogger who writes in the name BirdAbroad. According to her, there were three fake Apple shops in the city in southeastern China.
Officials have closed two of the stores since they were selling Apple products without permission. On the other hand, the reports said that the shop emphasized by BirdAbroad was not closed since it is applying for a license of a reseller.
Chang Puyun, a . . . → Read More: Chinese Officials Close Two of Three Fake Apple Stores
Primary smartphone manufacturer of Taiwan HTC released new copyright violation claims by US huge Apple as the official fight among the competitors rose.
Apple filed a protest versus HTC with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) which is by now reviewed three other arguments among the two or five cases connected to technology used in the iPad and iPhone.
It has as well wedged a suit in a US District Court in Delaware.
Grace Lei, HTC general counsel said, “HTC is disappointed at Apple’s constant attempts at litigations instead of competing fairly . . . → Read More: Apple Patent Claim Gets Discarded by HTC