patent infrigement

Shaw’s BlueSky TV Faces Patent Lawsuit that Seeks to Stop Rollout

Shaw has been served with a patent infringement lawsuit by OpenTV and Nagravision units of the Kudelski Group, who hope to stop the company from launching its pay TV service that relies on Comcast’s X1 platform, reports MultiChannel. Shaw launched its next-generation pay TV service branded as BlueSky TV earlier in January in Calgary. It...

Apple Ordered to Halt iPhone 6 Sales in Beijing Over Patent Infringement

The Beijing Intellectual Property Office has ordered Apple to stop selling the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in Beijing, because the handsets violate the design patents of a Chinese company, reports the Beijing Morning Post (via Engadget). The Chinese smartphone manufacturer has a handset called 100C marketed under the 100+ brand and a patent, ZL201430009113.9, which protects...

Apple Agrees to Pay $25 Million to Settle Siri Lawsuit

Apple has settled a multi-year lawsuit claiming its virtual private assistant Siri violates a patent from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professors. The iPhone maker agreed to pay $24.9 million if the initiator, Dynamic Advances LLC, drops the case, reports the Albany Business Review. According to court documents, Rensselaer patented the technology Siri uses four years before Apple...