The Secret HTC-Apple Settlement Might Not Be Quite So Secret

Last month HTC and Apple decided to play nice when they reached a settlement over a patent license. While Apple was forced to tell Samsung how much that deal was worth, it thought the rest of the case was secret—but it turns out that might not quite be the case. » 12/04/12 3:42am 12/04/12 3:42am

In 2010 Samsung Declined an Offer to License Apple's Patents. Oops

The latest word out of the epic saga that is Apple vs. Samsung is that in October 2010, Samsung passed up on an offer from Apple to license certain of their patents for royalty rates: $30 per smartphone and $40 per tablet device. Additionally, Apple was willing to offer Samsung a 20% discount if they agreed to… » 8/11/12 12:02am 8/11/12 12:02am

Judge to Samsung: You Can't Use Sci-Fi Films as Evidence in Court

Samsung has a tough time on its hands battling Apple over tablet patents. But in the process of fighting hard, it seems to have made some questionable calls when it comes to choosing evidence—including the use of sci-fi footage to prove its case. » 8/03/12 4:24am 8/03/12 4:24am

Is The Latest Apple-Samsung Court Case Really All About Google?

In a court case kicking off today in San Jose, Apple is tackling Samsung over software and hardware patent infringements in an attempt to win over $2.5 billion in damages. But behind all the claims and counter-claims, is this court case really a fight between Apple and Google? » 7/30/12 4:00am 7/30/12 4:00am

Apple and Samsung Can't Even Agree on Where to Sit in Court

Apple and Samsung are gearing up for one of their largest legal battles to date, which centers around their devices looking incredibly similar. But before things can start, they still need to agree on where to sit in court—which is proving more complicated than you might expect. » 7/27/12 4:30am 7/27/12 4:30am

Google Told Samsung Not to Copy Apple

Apple's continued disputes with Samsung reach new levels next week when yet another trial kicks off. But this time, Apple plans to argue its case using a raft of internal Samsung documents that openly admit that the company mimicked the iPhone—and was even warned off doing so by Google. » 7/26/12 8:32am 7/26/12 8:32am