Judge Rules That Samsung Did Not Willfully Infringe on Apple's Patents

Because the court system is an inescapable never ending maze of appeals and paperwork, a ruling doesn't seem to mark the end of anything. Even when the court said Samsung had to pay a billion dollars to Apple back in August, it can rule something differently tomorrow. Or at least, tweak and overturn something.… » 1/29/13 10:45pm 1/29/13 10:45pm

Apple Has Been Denied a Permanent Sales Ban on the Samsung Phones and…

Though Apple won a fresh billion dollars in the US patent infringement case that saw Samsung basically lose everything, Apple won't be able to kill Samsung products dead. Judge Lucy Koh, the federal judge that presided over Apple v. Samsung, has denied Apple a permanent injunction against Samsung. Samsung can still… » 12/17/12 11:12pm 12/17/12 11:12pm

What Do You Think About the Apple vs. Samsung Verdict?

After hearing trade secrets from both Apple and Samsung throughout the court hearings and waiting forever for the jury to make a decision, the verdict finally came in today. Shockingly swift, the jury leveled Samsung and rewarded Apple with a huge victory: Samsung now owes Apple $1.05 billion in damages. Was it… » 8/24/12 8:00pm 8/24/12 8:00pm

Samsung Says the Minuscule Sales of the Galaxy Nexus Means It's Not a…

In the other court battle between Apple and Samsung, Apple is accusing the Galaxy Nexus of violating Apple's "universal interface for retrieval of information in a computer system" patent with its Universal Search. Samsung is saying Apple shouldn't feel threatened by the Galaxy Nexus because the sales of the phone are… » 8/20/12 10:30pm 8/20/12 10:30pm

Samsung Says the Galaxy Tab 10.1 Project Began Months Before the iPad

Jin Soo Kim, a Samsung industrial designer, was called to the stand today by Samsung at Apple and Samsung's court battle and revealed this: the Galaxy Tab 10.1 project couldn't have ripped off the iPad because the Tab 10.1 project began in October 2009 (while the iPad was announced on January 27, 2010). Kim even went… » 8/15/12 11:25pm 8/15/12 11:25pm

Oracle v. Google Juror: 'Wanted Steak. Got Parsley'

Jury duty! The worst. Civic duty? Oh please. And since we can't avoid serving, it better be good. One unnamed juror from the high-profile Oracle v. Google case was described by Jury Foreman Greg Thompson, 52, as dissatisfied with Oracle uber-lawyer David Boies's attempts to prove Google had infringed on both its… » 5/25/12 2:30am 5/25/12 2:30am