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Will public shame stem Apple’s patent aggression?

Will public shame stem Apple’s patent aggression?

You could hardly make it up: Apple, its patent arguments not only rejected by UK courts, but instructed to do some advertising on Samsung's behalf to dismiss its rival's "arch copyist" reputation. That's a reputation Apple was instrumental in creating, of course, and while Samsung is throwing no small amount of money at its own defense, this latest spanking to its Cupertino rival/customer's pride is only likely to bolster its unofficial stance that the ongoing phone and tablet war is nothing but good for brand awareness. Question is, will being forced to make a very public apology temper Apple's appetite for litigation?

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HTC is happy about victory over Apple in UK

HTC is happy about victory over Apple in UK

Yesterday we mentioned that a UK court had ruled HTC wasn't infringing on a key Apple patent in the patent infringement row between the two companies. The UK court did uphold the Apple patent was valid, but found HTC didn't infringe on said patent. The High Court in London came to the ruling yesterday and deemed three other Apple patents invalid covering slide to unlock, multitouch, and a multilingual keyboard.

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Apple denied emergency HTC handset ban

Apple denied emergency HTC handset ban

It wasn’t that long ago that Apple scored an injunction against the HTC One X and the EVO 4G LTE in the United States. The handsets were eventually let into the country once HTC proved the phones were no longer infringing Apple’s patent. Cupertino cried foul, saying that HTC continued to infringe the menu related patent on 29 devices. The company called on the ITC to issue an emergency ban, a request which has now been denied.

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Samsung: We’re working on an Apple attack with Google

Samsung: We’re working on an Apple attack with Google

Samsung says it is working on an anti-Apple legal plan with Google, confirming the search giant's direct involvement with its legal issues for the first time, and suggests a patent settlement is in the pipeline. Having seen the Galaxy Nexus slapped with a preliminary injunction last week, which it promptly appealed, Samsung now says it has a "game plan" with Google, The Korea Times reports, on how to squeeze more royalties out of its Cupertino rival.

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Samsung will oppose Apple’s Galaxy S III ban request

Samsung will oppose Apple’s Galaxy S III ban request

Apple and Samsung continue to dance to the tune of litigation, with Cupertino seeking a fresh ban in the United States, this time targeting the Galaxy S III. Samsung has shot back, saying that it intends to move ahead with the Galaxy S III launch and will fight Apple’s request. Samsung say that it will “vigorously oppose” any move by Apple’s to block the Galaxy S III in the US, and intends to meet the June 21st release date.

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Apple seeks Galaxy S III ban in USA

Apple seeks Galaxy S III ban in USA

This week the legal department at Apple is set to defend several of their patents against what they say is infringement on the part of Samsung with the upcoming USA release of the Galaxy S III. A preliminary injunction has been filed, this available for your perusal at Foss Patents, that's quite similar to the one that was issued earlier this year against the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and the team seeks to get the Galaxy S III (see our full review) pulled from shelves before it hits the market in just a few short weeks.

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HTC sales target cut for Q2

HTC sales target cut for Q2

It appears that the HTC One series is doing well, but not quite as well as HTC had hoped when they first launched it as HTC Corp cut its second-quarter revenue target by just a bit here in the first half of 2012. Cutting their second-quarter revenue down by 13.3 percent this Wednesday, HTC is noting that it's not least of all because of slow sales in Europe. USA sales of the HTC One line appear to be doing quite well, on the other hand.

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HTC One X and EVO 4G LTE escape US customs

HTC One X and EVO 4G LTE escape US customs

If you’ve been worried about not being able to get your hands on an AT&T HTC One X or an EVO 4G LTE, worry no more. HTC says that the customs ban has been lifted now that the affected handsets have been found to be free of patent infringement. The phones will now make their way past customs and into retail stores, and eventually into customer’s hands once stock levels normalize.

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Xbox 360 could face ban in US over Motorola patents

Xbox 360 could face ban in US over Motorola patents

Microsoft may have scored a victory against Motorola’s Android phones in the US, but Moto has just landed its own heavy blow. A judge has recommended that the Xbox 360 should be banned in the United States following the discovery that Microsoft has infringed on four of Motorola’s patents relating to H.264 and the use of wireless tech in controllers. Microsoft was found to infringe the patents last month, but the recommendation for the sales ban was issued on Monday.

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