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Apple, Broadcom ordered to pay $1.1B for patent infringement

Jan 30, 2020 - 11:48 AM

Apple is ordered to pay $837 million and Broadcom must pay $270 million to the California Institute of Technology, in what is thought to be one of the largest patent verdicts ever

PATENT FINES. A Los Angeles jury on January 29, 2020 orders Apple and Broadcom to pay $1.1 billion to a university in California for infringing on four Wi-Fi technology patents. Photo by Justin Sullivan, Loic Venance/AFP

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Radiohead denies filing lawsuit against Lana Del Rey

Jan 11, 2018 - 8:25 PM

The pop star earlier tweeted that the band is demanding 100% of publishing royalties for her song 'Get Free'

RADIOHEAD. Reps for the English rock band say they have not filed a lawsuit against Lana del Rey. File photo shows the band playing the main stage at the TRNSMT Music Festival in Glasgow on July 7, 2017. Photo by Andy Buchanan/AFP

Riot Games sues mobile game developer for copyright infringement

Jul 11, 2017 - 11:35 AM

Riot s lawsuit against Shanghai Moonton Technology follows attempts to get the Google Play store and Apple App Store to take down the infringing games

Kim Dotcom can be extradited to US – NZ court

Feb 20, 2017 - 1:24 PM

Defense lawyers immediately vowed to appeal the decision and maintain the long running battle to stop Dotcom being sent for trial in the United States over piracy allegations

This file photo taken on August 29, 2016 shows internet mogul Kim Dotcom attending his extradition appeal at the High Court in Auckland. Dave Rowland/Pool/AFP

Nokia sues Apple for patent infringement

Dec 22, 2016 - 9:20 AM

The lawsuit claims that Apple products have been using Nokia technologies without the proper licenses

Google says anti-piracy effort has delivered $2B

Jul 14, 2016 - 2:45 PM

Half of the music industry s YouTube revenue comes from fan content claimed via Content ID says Google s Katie Oyama

CHALLENGES AHEAD. More than a decade after its debut in 2005, YouTube faces challenges from many competitors. File photo by Samantha Sin/Files/AFP

Ivanka Trump accused of ripping off Italian shoe design

Jun 24, 2016 - 10:38 PM

Italian shoe brand Aquazzura files a complaint against Ivanka Trump because she copied nearly every detail of their design

IVANKA TRUMP. Donald Trump's daughter is accused of copying the shoe design of Italian brand Aquzzura. File photo by Justin Lane/EPA

China's Huawei sues Samsung over wireless patents

May 25, 2016 - 12:15 PM

The lawsuit claims that Samsung and its affiliates have earned billions of dollars by selling [mobile] products that use Huawei s technology

Apple ordered to pay more than $625M in patent case

Feb 04, 2016 - 3:20 PM

The tech giant vows to appeal the verdict saying it is surprised and disappointed

Microsoft and Google call truce in patent wars

Oct 01, 2015 - 11:48 AM

In addition to ending all patent infringement litigation against each other Microsoft and Google will also collaborate on certain patent matters

CA junks Tanduay appeal over infringement of Ginebra trademark

Aug 07, 2015 - 5:57 PM

The court rules that Tanduay did not present any new argument in its motion for reconsideration

CA orders pullout of Tanduay's 'Ginebra' products

Nov 16, 2014 - 4:54 PM

UPDATED The Court of Appeals orders a market pullout of Tanduay products that carry the trademark Ginebra and slaps the San Miguel s archrival with a P2 million fine

STRIKINGLY SIMILAR? The Court of Appeals ruled that Tanduay Distillers Inc. is guilty of violating fair competition for using its archrival's trademark "Ginebra" in its products.

Mouse artist goes ear-to-ear with Disney in trademark row

Sep 04, 2014 - 6:22 PM

Electro musician deadmau5 says he will not be bullied

Nintendo wins latest case in global patent fight

May 20, 2014 - 11:04 AM

US District Court rules Nintendo did not infringe on patents of Wall Wireless in its DS and DSi handheld gaming devices

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Oct 20, 2013 - 10:11 PM

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Some Samsung imports banned in US patent case

Aug 10, 2013 - 10:32 AM

The ruling was the latest in a long running and bitter global battle over alleged patent infringement between the two giants

A file photo dated 17 August 2011 shows a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (R) and an Apple Ipad2 (L) at a store in The Hague, The Netherlands. Photo by EPA/Robert Vos

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Apple to pay VirnetX US$368.2-M in patent infringment trial

Nov 08, 2012 - 12:02 PM

A federal jury told Apple to pay for infringement of patents related to virtual private network VPN technology

PATENT INFRINGMENT. VirnetX wins patent infringement dispute against Apple.

Two sentenced to US prison for copyright piracy

Nov 03, 2012 - 9:28 AM

Two members of an Internet piracy group were sentenced to prison Friday November 2 on charges stemming from unauthorized online distribution of first run films officials said

Google backs off patent complaint against Apple

Oct 03, 2012 - 8:04 AM

Google owned Motorola Mobility withdrew a patent complaint filed with a US commission but remained quiet Tuesday October 2 as to the reason for the legal ceasefire

Google's Schmidt hits out at mobile patent war

Sep 27, 2012 - 4:01 PM

Google s Eric Schmidt criticized raging patent disputes in the global mobile industry warning that they stifled innovation and reduced consumer choice

LG accuses Samsung of infringing patents

Sep 27, 2012 - 3:32 PM

South Korea s LG Display one of the world s top flat screen TV makers said it had filed a patent infringement suit against Samsung Electronics over the use of advanced displays

S. Korea court says Samsung, Apple infringed patents

Aug 24, 2012 - 2:45 PM

The ruling is part of a bitter international patents battle between the two rival firms and comes ahead of a high stakes US jury verdict expected to set the course of their tussle for smartphone and tablet PC supremacy

P1.1-B worth of pirated goods seized in 2011

Jul 07, 2012 - 10:52 AM

The seized pirated materials were 123 higher than the Optical Media Board s total haul in 2010 of P535 M

Wikipedia founder speaks out over student's extradition

Jun 25, 2012 - 8:40 AM

Jimmy Wales launches a petition against the extradition to the United States of a British student who created a website allowing people to watch films and TV shows for free