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
Mobile phone maker, Motorola, won the ITC (International Trade Commission) judge’s ruling which increases the possibilities of preventing the imports of Microsoft Corp’s gaming console Xbox from the U.S.
Judge David Shaw of the ITC stated yesterday that four out of five Motorola Mobility pantents have been violated by Microsoft. The judge’s ruling are still subject for review by the panel of ITC, which has the capability to prohibit imports that infringe U.S. patents. Another judge at the ITC postponed until today giving his conclusions in a separate Motorola Mobility suit in opposition to Apple Inc.
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Apple Inc. has encountered a loss in its patent lawsuit in opposition to Motorola. An administrative law judge (ALJ) together with the ITC or International Trade Commission released a first judgment late on Friday, stating that Motorola didn’t infringe three of Apple’s mobile phone patents. The judgement signs possible difficulties for Apple, although it still has to face the acceptance from the ITC panel.
Motorola and Apple are already involved in rounds of cases both in the ITC and with the Federal court since 2010, when Motorola first charged Apple of breaking an array of its patents covering . . . → Read More: Motorola Wins First Ruling Against Apple
Earlier this month, Apple has reacted to a proceedings brought against it by Motorola with its individual copyright contravention lawsuits.
The Cupertino-based iPhone-manufacturer prosecuted Motorola charging the company’s smartphone arrangement and the operating system utilized by its handsets infringe the company’s logical possessions. Apple filed the two court cases in the U.S. region courtyard in Wisconsin.
Motorola filed an accusation with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) maintaining that Apple’s “i” plans break on their copyrights, in addition to several Mac computers in its line-up. The three grievances consist of 18 patents, all of . . . → Read More: Apple Accuses Motorola of Being a Copycat