“There are some ideas we want every company to copy,” reads the top of an Apple ad running in UK newspapers today. Printed just in time for Earth Day, it’s no coincidence that the ad coincides with Apple’s ongoing patent trial with Samsung. Apple ad on back cover of this morning's Metro: 'There are some… Continue reading Apple Taunts Imitators in Print Ad on Earth Day: ‘Some Ideas We Want Every Company to Copy’
It’s happened to the best of us: that dreadful moment when your phone runs out of battery. It usually happens at the worst times too. But that could soon no longer be an issue for iPhone users, as Apple has filed two patents for battery-conserving technology that learns how and when we use our devices.… Continue reading Your iPhone Will Learn Your Behavior and Never Run out of Battery Again
Apple and Samsung have resumed negotiations to resolve patent infringement disputes that have raged on for the past two years, according to the Korea Times. “As far as I know, the companies recently resumed working-level discussions toward the signing of a potential deal. They are in the process of narrowing differences over royalty payments,” the… Continue reading Apple, Samsung Reportedly Resume Patent Talks
Patents were invented to help spur new inventions and protect the intellectual property rights of inventors. Many, however, believe that patents do more harm than good in current affairs. Patents have become a breeding ground for copyright trolls and have led to endless litigation between competing technology companies. The recent patent wars started in 2012… Continue reading Samsung Proposes 5-Year Moratorium on Patent Injunctions to Avoid EU Wrath
In a shocking yet not-so-shocking move, President Obama on Saturday vetoed an International Trade Commission (ITC)’s patent ruling that would have banned the importation of some older Apple devices. In June Apple suffered its first loss in a patent case with Samsung when the ITC ruled patent violation and called for an import ban on… Continue reading Obama Vetoes Apple Product Ban and Samsung Sees Its First Patent Win Stripped Away
In a somewhat surprising turn of events, Apple experienced their first loss against Samsung in a patent case, a decision that may result in a ban on imports of some older mobile devices, including the iPhone 4.