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Internal Samsung Email Accidentally Admitted Into Trial, Just How Much Will It Hurt Samsung?

In a candid email exchange, Samsung’s Mobile Head of Communications JK Shin highlighted the difference between Apple and Samsung smartphones as the “difference between heaven and earth.” This memo was one that Samsung had sought to keep out of the trial and unfortunately was admitted as Samsung legal counsel mentioned the “crisis of design” in a question to Samsung strategist Justin Denison, thereby allowing the memo to be admitted as evidence. “Influential figures outside … [read full article]

Apple Sent Takedown Letters To Retailers Selling Galaxy Tab 10.1, Galaxy Nexus Devices

Oh Apple, receiving a court-ordered ban on the Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Tab 10.1 devices just wasn’t enough? Steady your anger as Apple apparently sent out letters to various third-party retailers requesting that they comply with the court order: “[The injunction] applies not only to the named Samsung entities, but also to anyone ‘acting in concert’ with them. Apple … [read full article]

Google Confirms Galaxy Nexus Pulled From Shelves Due To Injunction

In a non-surprising move, Google has confirmed to ABC News that the Galaxy Nexus was pulled off the market due to the recent injunction granted to Apple. For its part, Google said it would begin selling the Galaxy Nexus again next week with the latest Android ROM, Jelly bean, which addresses the issues in dispute. Google had mentioned as of the most recent court decision that … [read full article]

There Are 11 Patents Causing Friction Between Apple, Google And Their Partners

With all the talk of Android and Apple lawsuits lately, we’re forgetting that Microsoft has played a part in this mess as well, forcing at least some Android partners into licensing agreements due to patent infringements. Still, we wanted to know more about the patents currently causing all of this friction and thanks to Intellectual Property expert and Foss Patent guru Florian Mueller, who put together a list of the 11 patents, both … [read full article]

Apple Wins Preliminary Injunction Against Galaxy Tab 10.1 Tablet

Apple has won a court order blocking US sales of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1″ tablet as Reuters reports Judge Koh has granted the Cupertino-based company’s request to block sales. Details are a little vague at the moment, but we know it’s a preliminary injunction — meaning that if Samsung eventually wins the case, the injunction will lift and sales will immediately resume. According to All Things D, who received a copy of the … [read full article]

Apple Won’t Block Galaxy S III Launch, Will Still Go To Trial

Apple won’t be able to stop the June 21st launch of the Galaxy S III as US District Judge Lucy Koh denied Apple’s request for an early injunction due to having no time to hear the case before the date. Unfortunately, this does not affect the trial date itself, which will go on as planned, just not before the launch itself as Apple had hoped. For both sides, this is a pretty … [read full article]

T-Mobile Hit With NFC-Related Lawsuit Alleging Patent Violation

On Track Innovations has announced the filing of a lawsuit against T-Mobile USA alleging T-Mobile sells NFC-equipped smartphones that violate OTI’s patents. The lawsuit was filed in the Southern District of New York and claims T-Mobile infringes on OTI U.S. Patent No. 6,045,043. OTI did not say if it was seeking damages or a licensing agreement with T-Mobile USA. “We believe in the strength and value of our intellectual property and have the … [read full article]

(Update: Granted) AT&T, Deutsche Telekom File Motion With Court, Ask For More Time To “Evaluate Options”

Update: Judge Huvelle has granted the stay reports Harold Feld from Public Knowledge. AT&T has just released the following statement with regards to its planned merger with T-Mobile: AT&T and Deutsche Telekom advised Judge Huvelle this morning that they wish to stay any further Court proceedings until January 18, 2012, to allow the two companies time to evaluate all options. The U.S. Department of Justice joined in the filing. AT&T … [read full article]