Apple, Samsung Both Found Guilty In Korean Patent Case
A patent infringement case in South Korea has concluded with Apple and Samsung both found to have infringed on certains patents held by the other. Apple's patents on the design of the iPhone and iPad were part of the case, but Samsung was not found to have infringed. Rather, Samsung was found guilty of treading on Apple's patent on the "bounce" when reaching the end of a list or other screen. Apple, meanwhile, was found to have infringed on Samsung patents related to networking. Both companies face injunctions and small fines. Apple is barred form selling the iPhone 3GS and 4, as well as some iPads, in Korea. Samsung is barred from selling the Galaxy S II and Galaxy Nexus.
Powermat to Upgrade Starbucks Charging Mats to Support iPhone X
Powermat, which has deployed PMA-compliant wireless chargers at thousands of Starbucks locations around the U.S., plans to update its charging pads to support the iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone 8 from Apple. At the moment, there are two competing wireless charging standards, PMA and Qi.
Court Blocks Samsung's Attempt to Appeal Apple Ruling
A federal appeals court has shut down Samsung's hopes of overturning a jury verdict that found it guilty of violating Apple's patents. In 2012, a jury found Samsung had willfully violated a number of Apple patents in handsets such as the Galaxy S and S2.
Samsung to Pay Apple $548M for Patents - with a Catch
Samsung will send Apple a check for $548 million to settle its ongoing patent litigation, according to FOSS Patents. The companies filed paperwork with a California court on Dec.
Appeals Court Exonerates Samsung in $120M Case
Samsung won a reversal of a $120 million patent-related fine thanks to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C.
Apple Found Guilty of Infringing U. of Wisconsin Patent
Apple is facing a massive judgment in a patent complaint concerning processors found in the iPhone and iPad. A jury in Madison, Wisconsin, found Apple guilty of using a patent owned by the University of Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) without permission.
A Positive For Apple.
Is this the result they wanted ?