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US ITC to Probe Samsung, Sony, Others Over creative Patent Violation

the united states worldwide change fee (USITC) is launching an investigation into mobile devices made by eight smartphone vendors inclusive of Samsung Electronics Co over an alleged patent violation, the trade panel stated on its internet site. The probe follows a complaint filed via Singapore-based totally creative generation Ltd and US-based totally creative Labs Inc that several handset makers have ... Read More »

US Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Apple-Samsung Patent Fight

The US Supreme Court on Monday stepped into the high-profile patent fight between the world’s two fiercest smartphone rivals, Apple and Samsung, agreeing to hear Samsung’s appeal of what it contends were excessive penalties for copying the patented designs of the iPhone. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd paid Apple more than $548 million in December related to a jury verdict from ... Read More »

German Court Rules Against Apple in Video Streaming Patent Case

A German court has ruled against Apple Inc in a case over video streaming patents, handing Kudelski’s OpenTV unit a victory in its ongoing intellectual property licensing campaign against major technology companies. OpenTV sued Apple in 2014, alleging that various products infringe its patents, including the iPhone and iPad. The ruling on Tuesday from the Dusseldorf District Court said Apple ... Read More »

Samsung Wins US Appeal in Apple Patent Case

A US appeals court on Friday handed Samsung a win over Apple in a long-running patent fight, overriding a jury verdict ordering it to pay $119.6 million to the iPhone maker. The court ruled that two Apple patents at issue were not valid, according to a copy of the decision posted online. “We are delighted with the resounding victory from ... Read More »

Samsung Patent Tips Future S Pen Stylus Doubling as a Kickstand

A new patent granted to Samsung by the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) suggests that the South Korean tech firm might make its future S Pen stylus work as a kickstand for smartphones. The South Korean tech giant filed the patent back in Q3 2015. The schematics in the patent, shared by Patently Mobile website, suggests that users will ... Read More »

Apple Patent Tips iPhone Home Button With Trackpad Functionality

Apple has been granted a new patent, which suggests company’s future plans for its iconic circular home button on the iPhone and iPad. The patent, published by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) last week, gives an insight how Apple might use the home button as a trackpad on future iOS devices. The patent titled “Force-Sensitive Fingerprint Sensing Input” ... Read More »