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
Google has charged Microsoft of leaking “highly confidential source code” to an expert witness in a Motorola lawsuit, and has insisted that the USITC block the witness from taking the stand. Google’s motion of sanction says Microsoft told Dr. Robert Stevenson of Google secrets without first clearing that exposure with the search giant, as per terms the two companies had approved on. Microsoft is looking to use Dr. Stevenson’s expert testimony in its copyright case against Motorola, claiming that the Android handsets of the company violate Microsoft technologies.
Google said, “The protective order governing confidentiality in . . . → Read More: Google Claims Microsoft of Leaking Source Code Secrets
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
Samsung Electronics of South Korea said it has inquired the US international Trade Commission (ITC) to forbid the import of Apple products into the United States, increasing its copyright war with the US giant.
Samsung’s spokesperson said that the ITC has been urged to stop Apple distribution its well-known iPods, iPhones and iPads into the US market from where they are produced.
It alleges Apple of violating five copyrights connected to wireless communications standards and mobile device user interface.
Samsung said in a statement that “The complaint requests relief in the form . . . → Read More: Samsung Wants Import Ban of Apple Products in the US
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