A federal judge discarded on Thursday what he said was a “grossly excessive” $1.3 billion verdict in favor of Oracle in a case against SAP in a move which is likely to spark anew the flames of a long-drawn intellectual property infringement showdown between the two tech companies.
A U.S. federal judge has rejected a $1.3 billion-damages award to Oracle in its fight against SAP. Image: louisvolant / Flickr (CC)
The rejection of the massive damages award came from Judge Phyllis Hamilton of …
Microsoft has filed a lawsuit to stop Motorola from selling its mobile phones in the U.S, reports PCWorld.
Microsoft claims that a large number of Google-owned Motorola phones in America infringe upon seven patents of Microsoft including synchronization of calendars and contacts as well as changes in signal strength notifications, etc.
Motorola is a US company but its phones are produced overseas. The company believes its latest lawsuit would result in ban on many of the Motorola phones in US …
Hewlett-Packard has filed a lawsuit against AU Optronics Corp accusing it of conspiring to fix prices of TFT-LCD panels, reports Bloomberg.
HP serves as one of the largest clients for AUO. AUO based in Hsinchu, Taiwan is second largest maker of LCDs in Taiwan. It supplies panels to HP for laptops and computer monitors.
Jun Kim, an HP vice president, filed a document on Aug 19 in federal court in San Francisco. In its complaint, HP sought for damages alleging violations of antitrust laws. In the …
A small games development firm based in Texas has taken Zynga, the biggest developer of games on Facebook, for allegedly violating patents, a report from The Associated Press reveals.
Small game development firm Agincourt has filed a case alleging industry giant Zynga has violated two patents it owns. Image: tymesynk / Flickr (CC)
According to the report, Plano, Texas-based Agincourt is suing Zynga for allegedly violating two patents it owns.
Agincourt has reportedly sued Zynga in the U.S. …
HTC has again sued Apple Inc in the latest salvo in the ongoing legal war between the tech powerhouses.
According to reports, HTC filed a case on Monday at the U.S. District Court in Wilmington, Delaware accusing Apple of infringing on three patents it owns.
The same court was where Apple filed a case a year ago against the Taiwanese smartphone and tablet manufacturer, a report from The Associated Press notes.
According to the report, the three patents HTC is accusing Apple of violating are …
Apple will have to pay $8 Million to Personal Audio after losing the Playlist patent lawsuit, reported CNet.
The case was filed in 2009 by Personal Audio demanding $84 million in damages from Apple. Sirius XM Radio, Coby Electronics, and Archos were among the initial defendants but they all settled their cases last year.
Apple was accused of violating patent rights for downloadable playlists in this case. The ruling was given by a federal jury in Eastern Texas.
Personal Audio, which holds the …
Apple has filed a fresh injunction in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California seeking to ban Samsung’s latest four devices in US. This latest move of Apple is bound to take the legal battle the two companies to a new height.
In the latest filing, Apple has sought for stopping Samsung to make, sell, or import Galaxy S 4G, Infuse 4G, Droid Charge smartphones, and Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet.
“A preliminary injunction is necessary not only to protect Apple’s rights, but …
Samsung, South Korea based company, has asked the US International Trade Commission to impose a ban on import of Apple’s iPhones, iPads and iPods, reports Reuters.
ITC would first have to agree to investigate the case before accepting the Samsung’s request. Experts believe this …
Apple Inc. on Friday, in its latest move in its legal battle against Samsung, has asked the U.S. District Court in San Jose, California issue a preliminary injunction against the South Korean consumer electronics giant, a report from Reuters reveals.
According to the news organization, the preliminary injunction will prevent Samsung from “infringing three Apple design patents, and one …
Viacom Inc has filed a lawsuit against Cablevision Systems Corp in Manhattan federal court, accusing it of unauthorized streaming of its programming on gadgets such as Apple’s iPad.
Viacom has urged the court to stop the unauthorized streaming by Cablevision.
Earlier the documents of the court suggested that Time Warner Cable Inc (Cablevision’s rival company) and Viacom are in the process of resolving a dispute of similar type out of court.
Viacom while filing the suit against Cablevision …