Dusseldorf Court: Motorola Xoom doesn’t Imitate iPad Design

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On Tuesday, a German court found Motorola’s Xoom tablet clear of Apple’s infringement charges and thus denied the iPhone maker’s EU ban request against the product. However, Motorola’s motion to invalidate the company’s community design rights for the iPad meant to protect the distinctive looks of the device was dismissed as well.
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Apple Injunction versus Motorola Handsets Could Have catastrophic Results

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At Wednesday’s hearing in an Illinois district court, Judge Richard Posner who oversees the Apple vs. Motorola case didn’t make any decision. However, he did note injunctive relief against Motorola’s devices could have devastating effects. According to attorney Matthew Powers, Apple was not pushing for a ban on handsets in question and would be pleased […]
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Google wins regulatory approval to acquire Motorola

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On Saturday, both Google and Motorola announced their proposed merger has been approved by China. Back in February, the two companies received permission from the U.S. justice department and European Commission and had been waiting for China to speak its final word. The country’s law requires that deals between firms pricier than $63 million in […]
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According to the Court Motorola can not enforce essential patents against Apple

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Apple has just achieved an important victory in its continuing patent battle with Motorola Mobility. The Karlsruhe Higher Regional Court stated that in Germany Motorola Mobility is not allowed to enforce its essential, standard patents against Apple until the companies are involved in an appeal. FOSS Patents has been the first to make a report […]
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German court permanently bans Motorola on Apple slide-to-unlock patent

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The California device maker has scored a crucial legal victory over Motorola in a Munich court, as the telecom giant was permanently banned from using Apple’s unlock motion patent. The company’s current handsets allegedly imitate two techniques first introduced on the iPhone in 2007. Out of three different embodiments evaluated by the court, Apple won […]
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Apple wins a 3G UMTS patent lawsuit against Motorola

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According to Foss Patents, Motorola has failed to impose another 3G/UMTS-based patent ban against the iPhone builder in the Mannheim Regional Court. Evidence brought forward by Motorola’s lawyers was dismissed as inconclusive. Instead of presenting sufficient evidence of Apple violating the patent in question, Motorola had made an attempt to argue that the company had […]
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Android photo gallery likely to be found infringing on Apple patent

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Last week, a German court indicated that Apple is likely to win a patent lawsuit against Motorola that allegedly infringed on one of the company’s patents by launching the Android photo gallery. Granted in September of 2010, the patent in question is entitled “Portable Electronic Device for Photo Management”, also known as European Patent 2059868. […]
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