After two years of failed settlement talks and pre-trial motions, Oracle began its infringement and copyright lawsuit against Google this week in a U.S. District Court in San Francisco. You might be wondering what all the fuss is about, and how it could affect the future of Google's Android mobile operating system. But what you're missing out on is the potential impact this kind of lawsuit could have on Apple.
We broke down the situation to try to answer some of these questions, and even got a business expert to weigh in on the discussion. Read on for more.
A nasty lawsuit is being leveled against Apple and five other companies, and this time not by another smartphone manufacturer, but by the United States of America. Selling ebooks is all fun and games until someone starts price-fixing.
Cue the "dun dun" and let's break down the situation as the hammer falls.
In this week's Law & Apple, we see a lawyer begin to explain how it is not his client's fault that she walked into a wall. Also, the leftover crumbs from a company that went bankrupt three years ago have decided to sue everyone that has ever made a decent, or even not so decent, smartphone.
Another fun trip on Apple's legal roller coaster, so let's cue up the "dun dun", and go for a ride to crazy land.
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.
Let’s say you got your hands on some clearly marked beta software, and once you started using it, you find it's a little buggy. Do you just stop using it until a new update comes out? Or do you try to get a refund?
If you are Frank M. Fazio of Brooklyn, you forego either of those choices and just sue instead. Sounds reasonable, right? No?
Cue the "dun dun" and let's get into the annoying details.
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?