Tag Archives: Lawsuits

Apple suing Ericsson over LTE patents

Apple is suing Ericsson after failing to reach an agreement regarding the pricing of LTE wireless-technology patents used by iPhone and iPad make and owned by Ericsson, reports Reuters. Apple is alleging that the Swedish company is demanding excessive royalties and has asked a federal court in California to rule that Ericsson’s patents aren’t…

5 of today’s top Apple news stories: Ban on Samsung products denied, “Attack Detection” patent and more…

Today has been a busy day in the world of Apple news. With stories surrounding the Cupertino company ranging from more court battles vs. Samsung to stock dividend increase, there has been a wide variety of news today. Below are five of the top stories from around the web about Apple that hit the news feeds today. 1. Apple’s ‘attack detection mode’…

Apple proves popular to patent trolls with 171 lawsuits over 5 years

Usually when you think of Apple and patents, you think of Apple suing someone or some company for violating one of Cupertino’s prized intellectual property patents. Well, this just goes to show that it isn’t always Apple doing the suing, but actually a lot of the time it is the one being sued. That’s right, Apple gets sued, and it gets sued a lot. Over the…

Apple files motion against ITC import ban on iPad 2 & iPhone 4

Last month, a shock court decision by the ITC (International Trade Commission) ordered that Apple cease to import specific models of legacy GSM iPhones and iPads. The devices in question featured a 3G connection technology patented by Samsung. Where the confusion comes in is that said technology is in fact a standards essential patent. In other…

Boston University suing Apple for patent infringement

Apple is regularly involved in lawsuits, in fact, I’ve lost count of the number of cases it’s involved in. One thing they generally all have in common: Patent infringement. Either Apple’s being accused of using someone else’s technology without paying a license fee, or Apple’s the one doing the suing. The most recent case features an unlikely…