Samsung Brings Another Eight Patent To Continue Its Legal Fight With Its Long Lasting Love Apple

Posted on Apr 20 2012 - 8:01am by Editorial Staff

The love between Samsung and Apple on patents lawsuit front never seems to be ending soon. The South-Korean giant brings out another eight patents to Apple’s Northern District court injunction. Two of these patents are licensed under FRAND terms. In recent times, the US District Court Lucy Koh had referred representatives from both the companies for the settlement talks. The talk which includes both companies CEO – Apple’s Tim Cook and Samsung’s Choi Gee-sung to be a part of it.

  • U.S. Patent No. 7,756,087 on a “method and apparatus for performing non-scheduled transmission in a mobile communication system for supporting an enhanced uplink data channel” accused products: iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad 2, and New iPad declaration of standard-essentiality to ETSI in May 2006 presentation of claim charts to Apple in October 2010
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,551,596 on a “method and apparatus for signaling control information of uplink packet data service in mobile communication system” accused products: iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad 2, and New iPad declaration of standard-essentiality to ETSI in May 2010
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,672,470 on an “audio/video device having a volume control function for an external audio reproduction unit by using volume control buttons of a remote controller and volume control method therefore” accused products: all iPhones, all iPads, and all iPod touches
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,577,757 on a “multimedia synchronization method and device” accused products and services: all iPhones, all iPads, all iPods, all Apple computers, Apple TV, iCloud, and iTunes acquired from ReQuest in September 2011
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,232,058 on a “data displaying apparatus and method” accused products: all iPads
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,292,179 on a “software keyboard system using trace of stylus on a touch screen and method for recognizing key code using the same” accused products: all iPhones, all iPads, and iPod touches dropped from Samsung’s counterclaims in the first California litigation in July 2011 (to be precise, Samsung converted a separate countersuit into counterclaims, and in that process left a couple of patents behind) presentation of claim charts to Apple in October 2010
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,226,449 on an “apparatus for recording and reproducing digital image and speech” accused products: all iPhones, all iPads, iPod touches, and Apple computers acquired from Hitachi in August 2011
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,579,239 on a “remote video transmission system” accused products: all iPhones, and all 3G iPads with cameras acquired from a group of three inventors in October 2011

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