Samsung tablet blocked from U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO  -- Apple Inc. is on a patent tear, winning an injunction that bans sales of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in the United States. Adding to its patent victories the

Published on: June 27th, 2012 sarah jacobsson purewal

EU launches antitrust investigation of Samsung patent

PARIS - The European Commission is investigating the way Samsung Electronics licenses its patents on technology essential to mobile communications networks, concerned that it may be in breach of European competition law.The Commission,

Published on: January 31st, 2012 Peter Sayer

Microsoft down to final option in i4i case

Toronto company i4i Inc. has won another legal battle against Microsoft Corp. in an ongoing war over XML patents. And Microsoft may have to make its last stand before the Supreme Court of

Published on: July 27th, 2010 Dave Webb

Court reaffirms i4i’s patent win against Microsoft

The U.S. Federal Court of Appeals has once again upheld a jury's verdict that Microsoft Corp. willfully infringed on patents awarded to i4i Inc.The verdict, which the appeals court first affirmed in December, required Microsoft

Published on: March 11th, 2010 Nancy Gohring

Apple sues HTC for patent infringement

Apple Inc. filed a patent infringement lawsuit Tuesday against HTC Corp., claiming that the Taiwanese company is infringing 20 Apple patents. The patents are related to the iPhone user interface and the smart phone's underlying

Published on: March 2nd, 2010 Nancy Weil

Microsoft asks for rehearing in Word ruling

Microsoft asked an appeals court for a rehearing in the patent case that requires the software giant to pay US$290 million in damages and prevents it from selling the current version of Word

Published on: January 8th, 2010 Nancy Gohring

Court upholds Microsoft Word injunction

The U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., has upheld the Aug. 11 verdict that ruled in favour of i4i Inc., finding that Microsoft Corp. had wilfully infringed on the Toronto-based

Published on: December 22nd, 2009 ComputerWorld Canada staff

Ruckus patents technique for video over Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi equipment vendor Ruckus Wireless Inc. has patented a technique that appears to be widely used to improve video on wireless local-area networks.The company recently received patent protection in Europe after earlier having

Published on: December 7th, 2009 Stephen Lawson

Nokia sues Apple over iPhone ‘free ride’

Nokia today said it has sued Apple Inc. in a U.S. court, charging that the iPhone infringes on 10 patents owned by the Finnish mobile phone maker.The patents have been used by the

Published on: October 22nd, 2009 Gregg Keizer