It happens every summer. We get all excited with the hype for an upcoming blockbuster, and it turns out to be a dud. Last week, Judge Posner wearied of the pretrial drama between Apple and Motorola and effectively told everyone that the show is over, now go home.
Meanwhile, fearing delays to their upcoming trial, Apple wouldn't pull the trigger on requesting an injunction against Samsung, so Judge Koh will not stop the Galaxy S III from landing on U.S. store shelves. Join us, won't you, for another gripping week of Law & Apple.
Apple's biggest trial to date in their ongoing global fight against Android is set to begin next Monday, as Cupertino goes up against Motorola in Chicago. The past few days have been crazy-busy for the judge in this case, as he does what can to keep the two companies fighting a clean fight. Let's catch up on the last minute rulings.
Earlier this week, an interview with Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page claimed that Steve Jobs really didn’t hate Android as documented in his official biography. Now, the man who literally wrote the book on Jobs is setting the record straight, saying it was definitely not “for show.”
Motorola -- and by Motorola we mean Google and the Android operating system -- now faces a serious threat in the looming trial against Apple set to begin this summer. And just in case that was not enough to keep the competition up at night, Apple hooked up with a former arch rival to double-team Motorola in Europe.
Temperatures are rising in the global patent wars, so let's get a "dun dun" going and check out the details in this week's Law & Apple.
The blogosphere is discovering that discovery requests in lawsuits can be complicated. Sometimes, what seems like a huge win for one company is really just a procedural maneuver to limit their eventual losses.
Cue the “dun dun” and let’s review what has happened so far between Apple and Motorola, including yesterday’s ruling that is not the loss for Apple many people are saying it is.
If you’ve happened to watch Wednesday’s keynote on Apple’s website, you may have noticed a curious thing that CEO Tim Cook did early on -- he stopped the show for a moment to get a few swift kicks in the head to Android’s Twitter app, which he dismissed as simply a “blown-up smartphone app.”
It was Google’s decision to get into the phone business with launch of the Android operating system that led to Apple’s extremely aggressive courtroom maneuverings, but Cupertino has yet to drag Google into the courtroom. Apparently, all of that is about to change.
It was always about Apple vs. Google, and the one-time friends (and now fast frenimies) are soon to be directly involved in the same case. As the plot thickens, can you hear that dun-dun sound in the background?
Apple unleashes a patent assualt of biblical proportions on Samsung, and this time the chances of Cupertino blocking the latest and greatest Android device from the U.S. market is real.
Will this new lawsuit be the one to melt Android's Ice Cream Sandwich operating system? Will it be the lawsuit to tip the scales in the ongoing global legal war between Apple and Samsung? Let's get a dun-dun and review.
We know, we know. You’ve wanted to switch to an iPhone for a long time, and now that the next iPhone is almost here, it’s finally time to make moves. But what about all your precious Google Contacts, the photos you’ve taken throughout the years, and precious music? Fortunately, with a few easy steps, you can move all that stuff to your iOS device faster than you can say "I can’t believe I stuck with Android this long." Here’s make the move without the hassle.