Patent Infringement Archives - Page 8 of 26 - Mandour & Associates, APC - California Intellectual Property Blog

Apple, LG Electronics did not Infringe Alcatel-Lucent’s Patents

By Joseph Mandour on December 14, 2012

Patent Lawyers San Diego – A jury in San Diego found that Apple Inc. and LG Electronics Inc. did not infringe patents for electronic devices including phones and computers owned by Multimedia Patent Trust, an Alcatel-Lucent SA subsidiary.  The verdict was issued Thursday after a trial that lasted more than two weeks in the Southern District of the United States District Court. The trial was presided over by U.S. District Judge Marilyn L. Huff. Read the rest »

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Both Apple and Samsung Argue That $1.05 Billion Patent Infringement Verdict is Unfair

By Joseph Mandour on December 11, 2012

Set of touchscreen smartphones California – After a $1.05 billion verdict was found in favor of Apple in August, both Samsung and Apple are back in court arguing that the ruling is unfair. Read the rest »

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Judge to Decide Reasonable Royalty Rates for Essential, Industry-Standard Patents

By Joseph Mandour on November 13, 2012

cellphone-flip-isolated-in-white-200x148 San Diego – For the first time, a federal judge will determine what constitutes a reasonable royalty rate for patents that have become an industry standard.  The case, which begins Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in Seattle, started when Microsoft filed a lawsuit against Motorola in November 2012 claiming that Motorola breached its contract to provide use of its patents at a reasonable rate.  The technology relates to online-video viewing and wireless usage. Read the rest »

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Apple v. HTC Patent Infringement Battle Finally Over

By Joseph Mandour on November 12, 2012

cellphone_blackberry-thumb-200x150-37027 California – After a daunting thirty-two month patent infringement lawsuit between Apple Inc. and HTC, the two tech giants announced a confidential 10-year licensing agreement that will cover both current and future patents held by both companies. The companies also dismissed all pending lawsuits against each other. Read the rest »

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Apple Ordered to Pay $368 Million in Patent Infringement

By Joseph Mandour on November 8, 2012

Los Angeles Patent LawsuitsOrange County – A federal grand jury in Texas has awarded VirnetX Holding Corp. $368.2 Million in a patent infringement lawsuit with Apple Inc. The lawsuit against Apple Inc. was filed last year with the United States District Court in East Texas citing claims of infringement of four VirnetX patents by Apple’s popular Face Time application. Read the rest »

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Microsoft Sued For Patent Infringement Over Windows Live Tiles

By Joseph Mandour on November 1, 2012

microsoft-200x132 Los Angeles – Though it was only launched a week ago, Microsoft is already being sued for patent infringement over its Windows 8 Live Tiles.  The lawsuit was filed Tuesday by SurfCast in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine.  In its court documents, the Portland, Maine based company claims it owns the intellectual property for Live Tiles, the most popular feature of Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system.  The lawsuit further alleges that the dynamic tiles system used in Windows 8 infringes on SurfCast’s patent for a “System and Method for Simultaneous Display of Multiple Information Sources.” Read the rest »

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Uniloc Sues 12 For Software Licensing System Patent Infringement

By Joseph Mandour on October 29, 2012

binary-150x150 San Diego – Uniloc Inc. filed a flurry of patent infringement lawsuits against 12 separate companies in Texas federal court on Friday, asserting its rights in a patent for administering license terms for software on a computer network. Read the rest »

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Lenovo, B&N, Other Tablet Makers Sued Over Double-Click Patent

By Joseph Mandour on October 29, 2012

tablet_pc-200x150 California – Lenovo Inc., Barnes & Noble Inc., Amazon.com Inc. and other makers of tablet products were hit with new infringement allegations on Friday at the hands of Hopewell Culture & Design LLC, which accuses the tablet makers of misappropriating its patented technology for double-clicking an interactive display. Read the rest »

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SCOTUS Won’t Hear Nova Appeal Of $61.7M Dow Plastic Patent Verdict

By Joseph Mandour on October 29, 2012

California Patent AttorneyOrange County – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up Nova Chemicals Corp.’s petition for a writ of certiorari to review a Federal Circuit decision that left untouched a $61.7 million patent infringement award against Nova in favor of Dow Chemical Co. over plastic polymers. Read the rest »

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Union Sues Glaxo, Teva Over Lamictal Pay-For-Delay Patent Deal

By Joseph Mandour on October 26, 2012

Patent Attorney Los Angeles – GlaxoSmithKline LLC and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. illegally conspired to delay the entry to the market of a generic version of Glaxo’s epilepsy drug Lamictal in order to preserve the validity of Glaxo’s patent for the drug and allow Teva generic exclusivity, a union healthcare fund alleged in a new class action on Thursday. Read the rest »

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