Samsung Wins Import Ban Against Apple Devices
The U.S. International Trade Commission today ruled that Apple has violated a standard-essential patent regarding 3G technology owned by Samsung. Per Samsung's request, the ITC voted in favor of banning some Apple products, including the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and 3G versions of the original iPad and iPad 2. Apple may appeal the decision with federal courts or ask the White House for a reprieve. Neither company offered a statement on the ruling.
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.
Appeals Court Says Samsung Didn't Copy Apple's Designs
A federal appeals court today reversed part of a verdict won by Apple against foe Samsung regarding its designs and patents. Apple alleged Samsung copied its iPhone designs, or "trade dress," as part of its 2011-2012 lawsuit.
Ericsson Sues Apple Over Telecom Patents
Ericsson today sued Apple in the U.S. and alleges the iPhone maker is violating multiple wireless patents.
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.
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.