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The patent war between NVIDIA and Samsung isn't going to wind down any time soon. Samsung has backed up its countering lawsuit against NVIDIA with a US International Trade Commission complaint asking the agency to block imports of NVIDIA's GeForce graphics chips and Tegra mobile processors. While...

November 22nd 2014 at 3:01pm 0 Comments
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In early August, Apple was on the receiving end of some good news as the Obama administration vetoed an ITC import ban on older models of the iPhone and iPad. While Apple was lucky enough to avoid an import ban on its products, the same can't be said for Samsung. In a statement issued today, the...

October 8th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Samsung isn't getting much of a chance to revel in its recent legal victories, it seems. While the President vetoed an ITC ban on imports of older Apple devices, he's not extending that same courtesy to Samsung -- his administration just upheld a parallel ban on certain Samsung phones. The Korean...

October 8th 2013 at 11:46am 0 Comments
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Poor HTC. As if it didn't already have enough to deal with, the troubled manufacturer now has to meddle with the original design of the One and other smartphones in order to avoid infringing on a couple of Nokia patents. According to the Wall Street Journal, HTC is currently working with Qualcomm...

October 2nd 2013 at 3:45am 0 Comments
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Microsoft has been awarded $15 million in damages by a jury following a patent infringement lawsuit first filed by Motorola in 2010. Motorola spokesman William Moss said in a statement (via the Seattle Times) that the company was "disappointed" but is looking forward "to an appeal of the novel lega...

September 7th 2013 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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As mentioned earlier, it's a triple witching day for Apple's legal and intellectual property teams, with multiple decisions expected. The US ITC ruling on Apple's patent case against Samsung, where Apple had claimed infringement of multiple patents, has arrived: the commission found that the Korea...

August 9th 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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The LA Times has a good breakdown of what's happening today. Today, Apple has three coincidental rulings set to happen. The first is with the ITC, the same group who handed Apple a loss to Samsung, which was then vetoed by the president (something that hasn't happened in decades). In this case, th...

August 9th 2013 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Over the weekend, the Obama administration vetoed the US International Trade Commission's import ban pertaining to older generation iPhones and iPads. The move marked the first time since the '80s that a US president vetoed an ITC ruling. While Apple is of course thrilled with the Obama administr...

August 5th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments