Oracle Appeals

Oracle Appeals

In an interesting bit of news, Oracle submitted its brief in the Oracle v. Google appeal. Groklaw has the full coverage, but in essence, this brief is 89 mind-numbing pages of boredom that resembles something I would submit . . .  if I was being paid $1 gigamillizillion per hour by Oracle. I’m waiting for…

Infographic: Apple v. The World

Infographic: Apple v. The World

Here’s a cool infographic I grabbed from HelloAndroid that breaks down the Apple versus everyone litigation. I hadn’t realized that the patent wars were/are in 30 courts on 4 continents. We haven’t seen the end of these battles, but we’re hearing less and less. Even with its $1B victory, Apple saw a public relations backlash…

Samsung Hits Apple

Samsung Hits Apple

I said Samsung would sue Apple for infringing on its 4G LTE technology, and now Samsung’s started fighting. However, it doesn’t look like it’s over 4G, but rather a set of other patents Samsung already sued Apple for, and merely seeks to add the iPhone 5 to the list of infringing devices. This lawsuit came…

Weekly News Round-up: What You May Have Missed in the World of Android

Weekly News Round-up: What You May Have Missed in the World of Android

This week is filled with furor and speculation over the decision in Samsung. The big question is whether this decision hurts Samsung, Android, Google, or Apple in the end. My gut says none of the above, but we’ll wait and see. Meanwhile, Apple and Google appear to be negotiating patents, which could be a first-step in…

Poll: Is Apple v. Google a Future Reality?

Poll: Is Apple v. Google a Future Reality?

With Samsung out of the way, and Apple a theoretically $1 billion richer, do you think the next showdown for Apple will be Google? Ultimately, do you believe that Apple will sue Google over Android OS? Take the poll. Also, when do you think the showdown will happen? 1 year? 5 years? Leave a comment and let…

Android Isn’t Going Anywhere

Android Isn’t Going Anywhere

After Samsung, the Apple fanboys are going nuts about the “demise of Android,” and the “swift show of justice.” The truth is, Samsung (minimally) hurt Samsung for it’s infringing elements. I say minimally because most of the affected devices are sub-standard models, not even being marketed anymore. There’s “bigger and better” on the market now. We…

Apple v. Samsung – What Now?

With the “trial of the century” over, as far as it relates to the patent world, the big question is going to be, what now for Samsung? Obviously, Samsung is not going anywhere. As the world’s number two device maker, and 2012’s second quarter sales leader, Samsung, as one Tweeter commented, merely paid $1 billion…

All I Can Say is, “Wow”

All I Can Say is, “Wow”

I know what Samsung’s attorneys feel right now. It’s a feeling of discouragement that is beyond comprehension and description. Fortunately for them, their jury was out longer than the five minutes it took for my client to lose his case, and his savings. I subtly guessed Samsung would lose this case, though I thought Samsung…

Motorola Mobility Opens its Cannons on Apple

Motorola Mobility Opens its Cannons on Apple

With Samsung and Apple still fighting in California, Motorola Mobility (a.k.a. Google) has finally moved into the “theater” and decided that it will begin blasting its patent cannons at Apple. This time, Motorola Mobility is asking the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) to invalidate and block sales of iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Macs in the…

Samsung Stays the Stay

Foss Patents is reporting that the Appeals Court for the Federal Circuit has granted Samsung’s motion to stay the injunction pending the appeal. Foss reports that this might be a temporary stay, as Apple has until July 12 to respond to Samsung’s motion. Whether Samsung will be successful on the appeal is still to see….

Kiss the Galaxy Nexus Goodbye, For Awhile

Kiss the Galaxy Nexus Goodbye, For Awhile

Well, Apple took some of their cash reserves and posted a bond for $95 million yesterday. shortly after Judge Koh denied Samsung’s motion to stay. Samsung presented, in my opinion, some well-thought-out arguments against the injunction, but these failed to persuade the judge. This injunction is going to hinge on the ‘604 patent, which as Foss Patents tells…

Samsung Readies to Oppose Injunction

Samsung Readies to Oppose Injunction

Courtesy: Nexus404.com With the preliminary injunction issued, Samsung has filed it’s notice of appeal and motion to stay pending appeal. Yesterday, Judge Koh held a status conference, presumably to address the appeal issue and stay. I’m still waiting for information about the conference. While I perused the docket sheet, I noticed this gem, which isn’t receiving…