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An out-of-court settlement was reached between Apple Inc. and complainants in a class action lawsuit regarding e-book price-fixing allegations, according to Reuters. The settlement keeps the lawsuit from reaching a trial, in which the company faced $800 million in claims.…>read moreNo Comment June 17, 2014
Bloomberg News has reported that Apple Inc. and Google Inc. have declared a cease-fire in their intellectual-property wars. The two companies have filed about 20 lawsuits against each other in the U.S. and Europe and compete fiercely on many…>read moreNo Comment May 19, 2014
Apple Inc. has accused Samsung Electronics Co. of copying key features of the iPhone in creating its own lines of smartphones. According to The Indian Express, Samsung Electronics has countersued, claiming that two of its patents were infringed on. Apple…>read moreNo Comment May 6, 2014
The bill known as the Employment Non-Discrimination Act has been passed by the Senate, but according to 9 to 5 mac, has struggled to make it through the House of Representatives. The law would prohibit companies with 15 or more employees…>read moreNo Comment April 15, 2014
Apple Inc. lost a bid to stop appointed monitor Michael Bromwich from conducting interviews with company officials and board member Al Gore, after a judge found that the company conspired to fix e-book prices. The judge ruled that court-appointed antitrust…>read moreNo Comment January 14, 2014
A smartphone is a mobile phone built on a mobile operating system, with more advanced computing capability and connectivity than a feature phone. Intellectual property: its patents, trademarks, user interface and style have been subject of litigation claims by smartphone…>read moreNo Comment January 9, 2014
Apple faces opposition from the federal government. The tech giant sought the temporary suspension and plans to appeal the July findings of U.S. District Judge Denise Cote. Apple cannot block a verdict that found it had conspired with major book…>read more1 Comment December 31, 2013