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#Patent Wars

# patent-wars - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Apple fails again in its bid to ban Samsung's US phones sales

Despite dropping all claims outside the US, the patent battle between both companies rages on.

# patent-wars - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Apple and Samsung decide to call a patent truce, but only outside the US

The two companies will continue to pursue existing cases that are taking place in US courts.

# patent-wars - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Motorola escapes fine after breaching EU competition law

The company tried to take out and enforce a patent injunction against Apple, despite it agreeing to pay royalties for its use.

# patent-wars - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Samsung and Apple kick off patent case by dragging Google into the middle of it

Samsung fired back at Apple’s accusations of patent theft by saying it was Google that wrote the Android software used on its phones and tablets.

# patent-wars - Monday 31 March, 2014

Apple and Samsung return to court again as patent dispute heats up

Apple has accused Samsung of infringing on five patents on newer patents, while Samsung made a counterclaim, saying Apple stole two of its ideas to use on iPhones and iPads.

# patent-wars - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Michael D, rugby and video games: The week in numbers

How many people love (or loathe) the Lovely Girls? How popular is Guinness? And how long does it take a video to become viral?

# patent-wars - Monday 30 July, 2012

Court to hear Apple’s €2 BILLION patent claim against Samsung

The smartphone giants will lock horns in a federal court in the US today, with Apple seeking $2.5 billion for patent infringement.

# patent-wars - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Google CEO grilled in court over anti-trust allegations

Larry Page takes the stand in a case taken by Oracle, who claim Google stole some Java technology for the Android OS.

# patent-wars - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Just weeks before IPO, Yahoo hits Facebook with patents lawsuit

The social network’s preparations for stock market glory are dampened by news of a lawsuit brought by Yahoo.

# patent-wars - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Apple scores first victory in patent disputes with ruling against HTC

The International Trade Commission has ruled that Taiwanese phone maker HTC has infringed on one Apple patent, a key win for the Californian tech giant.

# patent-wars - Friday 9 September, 2011

Apple v Samsung: German court upholds injunction banning sale of Galaxy tablets

The battle between Apple and Samsung continues with another ‘win’ for Apple in Germany today.

# patent-wars - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s wrap-up: Journalists released from Tripoli hotel; Cloyne archbishop agrees: ‘O’Callaghan should have quit’; injunction bans Samsung Galaxy sales in Ireland, and can you be hurt by bullets fired into the air?

Apple wins injunction blocking Irish sale of Samsung Galaxy phones

A Dutch court issues a preliminary injunction blocking the sale of certain models of phones in some countries including Ireland.