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Apple and Samsung are Back at it in Patent Battle

By Joseph Mandour on February 17, 2014

Intellectual Property Infringement San Diego – The nation’s two top mobile device makers will head back to court next month to duke it out yet again.  This trial, the third between the big name rivals, will start March 31st and will cover five patents and a total of twenty devices that the companies respectively claim are infringing.   The setting is familiar for both companies, as it will take place in the same courthouse and will be heard by the same judge as the last two trials.

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Cell Phone Controlled Drone Maker Sues Rival for Patent Infringement

By Joseph Mandour on February 11, 2014

drone-150x150 Los Angeles – Drone Technologies, Inc., a Taiwanese company that specializes in the manufacture of remote controlled drone devices is taking Parrot Inc. to court for allegedly infringing on some of its patents.  After squabbling back and forth about the alleged infringement since 2012, Drone Technologies has decided to file a formal complaint in U.S. District Court in Pittsburgh.

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Blackberry Goes After Ryan Seacrest’s iPhone Keyboard for Patent Infringement

By Joseph Mandour on January 17, 2014

iphone-apps San Diego – Blackberry Ltd. has filed a federal lawsuit in San Francisco against Typo Products LLC, alleging patent infringement of its smartphone designs.   Blackberry’s lead counsel announced the filing and said that Typo’s product “is a blatant infringement against BlackBerry’s iconic keyboard, and we will vigorously protect our intellectual property against any company that attempts to copy our unique design.”  He did not expand on whether or not his company had attempted to come to an agreement with the Los Angeles-based startup before filing its complaint.

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Samsung Patent Reveals Plans for a Futuristic Foldable Smartphone Display

By Joseph Mandour on January 6, 2014

Intellectual Property Infringement California – The next generation of Samsung smartphones will likely feature a game changing foldable dual screen, as revealed by a patent filed in Korea. Read the rest »

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Beardo Sues over Bearded Hats Patent Dispute

By Joseph Mandour on November 19, 2013

shaver-thumb-200x149-76802California – In a complaint filed last Wednesday, Beardo, Inc. brought a lawsuit under the name of its parent company, Stat Ltd., claiming that three other companies have infringed on its popular hat design. Read the rest »

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New Patent Battle Marks A New Chapter in Apple vs. Google Lawsuit Saga

By Joseph Mandour on September 18, 2013

Patent DisputeLos Angeles – Apple and Google are back in court, this time to argue over whether a judge should reopen a case over patented technology featured in their smartphones.   The latest in the blow by blow between the two companies happened last week when Motorola Mobility, Inc., a subsidiary of Google, Inc. filed an appeal that an older case be reopened.   The original lawsuit, filed in 2010, quickly snowballed into a tangle with each company claiming that the other had infringed the other’s patents by including certain technology in their respective smartphones.   Notably, Motorola charged that Apple had infringed one of its most basic essential patents that functions to make the phone power on.

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Judge Dismisses Patent Infringement Claims between Rival Diaper Companies Based on Laches

By Joseph Mandour on July 31, 2013

California PatentOrange County – The case between two rival diaper companies over patent infringement claims was dismissed by a Kentucky judge on Monday, who ruled that Swedish-based SCA Hygiene Products AB took too long to file claims against First Quality Baby Products LLC. Read the rest »

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Major Victory for Tech Firms Against “Plug-In” Patent Infringement Claims

By Joseph Mandour on July 26, 2013

Patent Dispute Los Angeles – An appeals court on Monday affirmed a lower court ruling for Google, Inc., Yahoo, Inc., and Amazon.com, Inc. against patent infringement claims brought by Eolas Technologies, Inc.

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Activision Takes on Mazda over Patent Infringement

By Joseph Mandour on July 17, 2013

watchLos Angeles – Car manufacturer Mazda Motor of America, Inc. was hit with a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Delaware on July 9, when Activision TV, Inc. filed a complaint alleging patent infringement.

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Facial Recognition Patent Infringement Claim Lodged Against Toshiba

By Joseph Mandour on July 9, 2013

face-150x150 California – Technology company CeeColor Industries, LLC filed a complaint on July 2nd against Toshiba America, Inc. in Delaware Federal Court, alleging patent infringement. Read the rest »

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