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
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