Posts Tagged: smartphone patent wars


Nokia, Apple drag the world back to patent war

Being targeted by PAEs is nothing new for Apple — but in an anti-trust complaint dated December 20, 2016, Apple finally said enough was enough. Pulling no punches, Apple accused …
By Purva Sharma
3 years ago 7

5G Mobile Networks: The Next Big Battleground

5G is expected to generate even higher revenues from applications and services due to explosion on mobile application and services because of broadband-like speed, which are crucial …
By Rana Pratap & Rahul Vijh
4 years ago 6

Smartphone innovation has soared because of patents

It’s impossible to actually support the idea that patents harm smartphone innovation because there is no consumer product that has changed so much over the past …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 10

What is the future of BlackBerry?

When the question "What is the future of BlackBerry?" was entered into the virtual Magic 8 Ball the response was: "Don't count on it." Hardly scientific, only mildly …

Will President Obama Come to Apple’s Rescue?

If the President disapproves of the ruling for policy reasons he has the authority to nullify the determination. The statute specifically explains that upon disapproval of the …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 8

Do Patents Promote Innovation? The Market is the Final Arbiter

In my opinion the best way to judge the success or failure of the patent system is by looking broadly at the type of competition it enables …
By Marc Ehrlich
7 years ago 0

ITC to Review Google’s Claims of Patent Infringement by Apple

After examining the record of the investigation the Commission decided to review the ALJ's determination with respect to the claim construction of the phrase "touch sensitive input …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 0

No Permanent Injunction for Apple in Samsung Patent Battle

Yesterday, the Judge Koh of the United States District Court for the Federal Circuit denied Apple's request for a permanent injunction in their ongoing patent war over …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 12

Apple vs Samsung: The Smartphone Patent War Continues

Why is this fight so important? It could be a crucial decision for both companies, with the winner gaining leverage in the fast-paced and ever-growing billion dollar …
By Corinne Kerston
7 years ago 0

Apple’s ‘Innovative’ Australian Patent Strategy

As readers will no doubt be aware, Australia is one of the jurisdictions in which Apple is currently pursuing litigation against its Android-based smartphone and tablet competitors. …
By Mark Summerfield
7 years ago 10

Apple v. Motorola: Analyzing Judge Posner’s Decision

J. Posner also brought the value of the patents declared to be essential under standards bodies to bear on the damages question.  Essential patents must be evaluated …
By Cheryl Milone
7 years ago 1

The Smart Phone Patent Wars: Is Government Action on the Horizon?

Last month, both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives held hearings related to patent disputes, the ITC, SSOs and FRAND licensing – no doubt …
By Raymond Millien
7 years ago 2

Some Observations on the Market Reverberations of the Smart Phone Patent Wars

Commenting on the Yahoo! Inc. patent infringement lawsuit filed against Facebook in March of 2012, Mr. Cuban concludes his post by stating: “I hope Yahoo[!] is awarded $50 billion …
By Raymond Millien
7 years ago 2

The Smart Phone Patent Wars: What are FRANDs For?

In all cases, the IEEE, JEDEC, ITU and TIA policies apply to both issued patents and pending applications (regardless of whether such applications are published). Further, all …
By Raymond Millien
8 years ago 3

The Smart Phone Patent Wars: What the FRAND is Going On?

This all came to a head when, on February 22, 2012, Microsoft Corporation filed a formal competition law complaint against Google with European Union antitrust regulators. Microsoft’s complaint …
By Raymond Millien
8 years ago 3