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Apple in the process of adding more glitters to its patent wars all around everywhere in the world, add another glory to it – the company reportedly asked a bankruptcy judge for permission to sue Kodak, one of the pioneers of modern photography company over alleged patent infringement used in printers, digital camera and digital picture frames. Kodak which already filed for bankruptcy back in January has previously made pioneering investments in digital and materials deposition technologies in recent years, generating approximately...

The iPad maker, Apple which on late January has appealed a Chinese court on last December ruling rejected its ownership of iPad trademark in China. Proview – the company against which the Apple had originally filed a lawsuit over the trademark control issue. But back in December, Apple’s claim was rejected by the Shenzhen Municipal Intermediate People’s Court. Chinese...

FOSS Patents reported yesterday that the iPhone maker, Apple has filed a preliminary injunction motion in the United States District Court against the Samsung Galaxy Nexus on the account of infringement on four patents held by the company – Galaxy Nexus is an official Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Samsung lead device in close venture with Google. The motion which...

What we called it as a proper setback – this is what happens today in German’s Mannheim Regional Court – the Judge Andreas Voss announced that a Motorola Mobility lawsuit over a patent declared essential to the 3G/UMTS wireless telecommunications standard has been dismissed. The ongoing patent spat between Motorola and Apple which has reached an interesting...

The settlement ends a November 2009 Delaware case, the world’s largest chipmaker, Intel agreed to pay (a mere amount of) $6.5 million to resolve antitrust lawsuit in which New York based attorney general accused the company for threatening computer makers and paying billions of dollars to maintain its market dominance. According to Reuters, “Cuomo had accused...

The leading German news agency, dpa, and the AllAboutSamsung blog report that the Düsseldorf Regional Court has denied Apple‘s motion for a preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Tab 10.1N. The court determined [translated version] that the 10.1N is reasonably distinct from Apple’s products and, therefore, does not constitute an infringement of Apple’s...

Conglomerate Honeywell, the company which develops thermostats, had recently filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Nest Labs, the developer of the innovative smart thermostat alleging the infringement of seven Honeywell patents related to its thermostat technology. In response to this, Nest released a statement stating, “vigorously defend itself against Honeywell’s...

The ongoing patent spat between Motorola and Apple has reached an interesting twist – Motorola has offered to end the patent dispute and license its wireless patents to Apple – in exchange for 2.25 percent of Apple’s sales. Recently German court granted an injunction against sales of many of Apple’s 3G-bearing products, including older model iPhones...

Conglomerate Honeywell, the company which develops thermostats, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Nest Labs, the developer of the innovative smart thermostat. The lawsuit, which was filed United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, alleges infringement of seven Honeywell patents related to its thermostat technology. The company has invested...

The leading German news agency, dpa (Deutsche Presse-Agentur), quotes an official Apple statement according to which the company has just removed, as a result of an injunction Motorola won in Mannheim over a FRAND-pledged patents declared essential to an industry standard, several 3G/UMTS-capable products from its German online store: the iPhone 3G, the iPhone 3GS,...