Patent Battle

Apple and Qualcomm’s Multi-Billion Dollar Patent Trial Begins Today

Apple and its allies are set to kick off a jury trial against Qualcomm today in San Diego, seeking up to $27 billion in damages while alleging that the chipmaker engaged in illegal patent licensing practices. Meanwhile, Qualcomm is seeking up to $15 billion from Apple alleging that the iPhone maker forced its business partners to quit paying...

Apple Wins $119.6M in Slide-to-Unlock Patent Battle Over Samsung

After years of court trials, Apple has finally claimed victory over Samsung in the Slide-to-Unlock patent battle for a total of $119.6 million. The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a Samsung appeal over slide-to-unlock, text prediction, and other utility patents of Apple's that it was found to have used. Samsung believed that the...

Only the U.S. Supreme Court Can Overturn Samsung’s $120M Verdict

A federal appeals court has denied Samsung’s request for a rehearing this week, on a decision that the South Korean company infringed on two Apple patents, The Verge is reporting. The case is now effectively closed unless the U.S. Supreme Court is willing to hear it, and overturn the $120 million Samsung verdict which was reinstated earlier this year after...