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LG Files Patent Infringement Complaints Against BLU Products In United States

29 Mar lg-logo-600x384

LG Electronics (LG) filed complaints with the U.S. International Trade Commission and United States District Court for the District of Delaware against BLU and its products for infringing five LG patents that have been declared as essential to the LTE standard. LG took these legal actions against BLU following numerous unsuccessful attempts over the past year to engage BLU in licensing discussions. (more…)

Invensas Wins IPR Proceeding Against Broadcom

21 Mar tech image

Xperi Corporation has announced that the U.S. Patent Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) denied a petition for Inter Partes Review (“IPR”) of U.S. Patent No. 6,849,946 (the “‘946 Patent”) filed by Broadcom Ltd., Broadcom Corp., Avago Technologies Ltd., and Avago Technologies U.S., Inc. (collectively, “Broadcom”). The patent is owned by the Company’s subsidiary, Invensas Corporation (“Invensas”). (more…)

LG Wins Major Victory In Federal Counterfeit Wearables Case

16 Feb lg-logo-600x384

A U.S. federal court has awarded more than $168 million in damages, plus attorneys’ fees and interest to LG Electronics MobileComm USA in a case against 17 defendants found liable for manufacturing, distributing, trafficking and selling counterfeit and knockoff LG TONE headsets. (more…)

Uber Projects Itself as a Smartphone-Based Technology Service before Europe’s Top Court

1 Dec uber-germany_injunction-e1445364324739-1024x512

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

On Tuesday, Uber presented its case for being considered a technology company rather than a transportation one in Europe’s top court. The $63 billion American ride-hailing giant stated that it is helping bolster the digital economy by making it easier for European citizens to get around and cut down on pollution. (more…)

Apple and Samsung are Headed to Supreme Court over Their Six-year Old Patent Dispute

13 Oct appleevent-600x400

By Deepanshu Khandelwal, The Tech Portal

The over six-year old patent infringement dispute between Apple and Samsung, which has the former accusing latter of “blatantly copying” design elements of its iPhone models, is now headed to Supreme Court. The latest verdict in this case arrived last year in December, when a US federal court had asked the South Korean giant to pay close to $548 Million to Apple. (more…)

Yahoo Faces Numerous Class-action Lawsuits for Negligence over Massive Security Breach

26 Sep yahoo-bangalore-tp-featured-e1450166353105-768x384

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Yahoo, the soon-to-be Verizon owned company, is now facing class-action lawsuits from people who believe that their accounts have been hacked in the massive security breach confirmed just yesterday. They both are accusing the company for failing to secure customer data — putting their financial and personal data at risk — from a state sponsored attack in 2014. (more…)

John McAfee Sues Chipmaker Intel Corp. over Trademark Infringement Threat

6 Sep john-mcafee-antivirus-990x661

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

John McAfee, the creator of the oh-so-popular antivirus service is currently questioning the availability of his own name for christening future ventures. With regard to the same, he has now filed a lawsuit against chipmaker Intel, who’d bought the antivirus company for $7.8 billion in 2010. It has since then been merged with Intel’s own security division and renamed to ‘Intel Security’. (more…)

Is Apple Being Sued in a Beijing Court by a Defunct Chinese Smartphone Maker?

24 Jun appleevent-600x400

The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that the Chinese smartphone maker suing Apple in a patent dispute case in Beijing is nearly defunct. According to the Wall Street Journal, nobody answers phone calls to the company, Shenzhen Baili Marketing Services Co. Furthermore, its websites have been deleted. Journalists who attempted to visit the company’s three registered addresses did not locate any company offices. (more…)

Apple and Broadcom Sued by Caltech over Violation of Wi-Fi Chips’ Patent

1 Jun 5G-TOWER-illustration

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Apple seems to be having a particular run of bad luck with academic universities. After it was ordered by a Jury to pay the University of Wisconsin-Madison damages of a whooping $234 million last year for violating a patent involving processor performance, the company has run into fresh trouble with Caltech for using Wi-Fi chips that infringe some of it’s patent rights. (more…)

Apple Loses iPhone Legal Battle in China

5 May iphone-wallets

Apple has lost a legal battle with a Chinese firm that a Beijing court says is allowed to use the iPhone name on wallets and handbags. (more…)