Smartflash Sues Apple Again Over Newer iPhones
Smartflash, a Texas-based patent holding firm that won a courtroom victory over Apple earlier this week, is suing the company again. According to Smartflash, it was unable to include Apple's most recent devices, such as the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and iPad Air 2, in its initial lawsuit. Now that it has won in court, it wants the same findings applied to Apple's newest devices, which it says violate the same patents. "Apple cannot claim they don’t know about these patents or understand that they are infringing. A diligent jury has already rejected those arguments," said Smartflash's attorney in a statement provided to Reuters. Apple did not immediately comment on the matter.
Apple Faces New Trial in iTunes Patent Squabble
A judge tossed $532.9 million in damages levied against Apple earlier this year after reevaluating the results of the trial. In February, a jury found Apple guilty of infringing on three patents owned by Texas-based SmartFlash, a patent-holding company.
Qualcomm Says iPhone Violating 16 More Patents
Qualcomm this week filed yet more lawsuits against Apple over alleged patent infringement. Three new lawsuits say Apple's iPhones violate some 16 additional Qualcomm 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.
VirnetX Lawsuit Returns to Take a Bite Out of Apple
Apple was ordered this week to pay VirnetX Holding Corp $302 million in damages for violating the company's patented technology. This case has been bouncing around the court system since 2010 when VirnetX accused Apple's FaceTime app of using its intellectual property concerning VPNs without permission.
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.
I'm Suing Apple
Normally Im against patent troll firms...
Just goes to show one of the biggest patent trolls of them all...
the one who fired the opening salvo in the war of stupid non-unique non-patentable patents...
the one who intentionally made those PTO employee's lives hell for Years...
even you with your astronomically inflated stock price...
you too can get a little of what you deserve.
So pot meet kettle, I'm glad they are hitting you where it hurts.