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Apple Sues Nokia in UK, Looks to Invalidate a Patent

Apple Sues Nokia in UK, Looks to Invalidate a Patent

The ongoing war between Apple and Nokia took another heated step late Wednesday evening, as the Cupertino-based company revealed they would be suing Nokia in the United Kingdom, in hopes of invalidating a particular touchscreen patent. The patent that Apple is looking to invalidate is the touchscreen scrolling patent that Nokia used to sue Apple in Germany, way back in September of 2010.

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Hopewell Culture and Design Aims at Apple, Others in Double-Click Lawsuit

Hopewell Culture and Design Aims at Apple, Others in Double-Click Lawsuit

If it weren't for the technology industry, there'd probably be a lot of downtime for some of the major courts around the United States. This time around, several companies are being targeted by plaintiff Hopwell Culture and Design. Of those companies, Apple, HTC, Adobe, and Samsung are being named. According to the plaintiff, these companies are violating a patent entitled Double-Clicking a Point-and-Click User Interface Apparatus to Enable a New Interaction with Content represented by an Active Visual Display Element.

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Microsoft takes i4i case to Supreme Court

Microsoft takes i4i case to Supreme Court

You might remember that a small and relatively unknown company called i4i was successful in suing software giant Microsoft in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Tyler division back in the summer of 2009. The suit centered on i4i's allegation that Microsoft had willingly infringed on i4i patents that cover Extensible Markup Language or XML as covered by patent 5,787,449.

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