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Judge Wants Global Peace Treaty To End Apple Vs. Samsung Nuclear Patent War

Judge Wants Global Peace Treaty To End Apple Vs. Samsung Nuclear Patent War

The ongoing legal battles between Apple and Samsung were rather entertaining early on, now it’s like watching two school children fight over who was first to own the latest pair of trendy sneakers. Even the judges presiding over the cases are beginning to lose their patience. As the pair continue to fight it out in the U.S. district court of Northern California this week, Judge Lucy Koh has made a plea for “global peace.”

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Judge Agrees To Re-Examine Jury Foreman Who Awarded Apple $1.05b In Damages

Judge Agrees To Re-Examine Jury Foreman Who Awarded Apple $1.05b In Damages

Jury foreman Velvin Hogan.

Judge Lucy Koh has agreed to re-examine the role of jury foreman Velvin Hogan, who found Samsung guilty of patent infringement and awarded Apple more than $1 billion in damages earlier this year. Samsung requested a retrial back in October after it became apparent that Hogan failed to disclose details of a lawsuit against Seagate that he was involved in 20 years ago.

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Apple Adds Galaxy Note 10.1, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean To Lawsuit Against Samsung

Apple Adds Galaxy Note 10.1, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean To Lawsuit Against Samsung

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is Apple’s latest target.

Apple has added the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and the software that powers it, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, to an existing lawsuit against Samsung in California. The Cupertino company told U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewel on Tuesday that both are guilty of infringing patents owned by Apple.Apple Adds Galaxy Note 10.1, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean To Lawsuit Against Samsung

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U.K. Judge Gives Apple 48 Hours To Correct “Samsung’s Not As Cool” Non-Apology

U.K. Judge Gives Apple 48 Hours To Correct “Samsung’s Not As Cool” Non-Apology

The teeny tiny link to Apple’s statement.

A court of appeal has reprimanded the “non-compliant” statement Apple published on its website regarding the case against Samsung’s Galaxy Tab in the United Kingdom. Apple now has 48 hours to correct the statement, which must then be displayed on the homepage of its website until December 14.U.K. Judge Gives Apple 48 Hours To Correct “Samsung’s Not As Cool” Non-Apology

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Apple: Samsung Didn’t Copy The iPad Because It’s Not As Cool (But It Did Copy The iPad Really)

Apple: Samsung Didn’t Copy The iPad Because It’s Not As Cool (But It Did Copy The iPad Really)

You weren’t expecting Apple to issue a straight and sincere apology, were you?

Having lost its appeal against the Samsung Galaxy Tab in a High Court ruling in the United Kingdom earlier this month, Apple was ordered to publish advertisements in British newspapers and magazines, and on its website, which must say that Samsung did not copy the iPad.

The Cupertino company has now published a statement on its website, and it makes for a very humorous read. Basically, Apple quotes the judge, who said that Samsung’s tablets “are not as cool” as Apple’s, then says that despite the decision, Samsung did copy the iPad really.

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Apple Forced To Admit Defeat To Samsung In Newspaper Ads After Losing Appeal In U.K.

Apple Forced To Admit Defeat To Samsung In Newspaper Ads After Losing Appeal In U.K.

Apple will now have to publish adverts that state Samsung did not copy its design.

Apple has lost its appeal against a High Court ruling in the United Kingdom that deemed the Samsung Galaxy Tab does not infringe its copyright for the iPad. Despite the similarities between the two devices, the Court of Appeal upheld its decision that Samsung did not copy the iPad when producing the Galaxy Tab.

Apple will now have to place “prominent advertisements” in magazines and newspapers, explaining that Samsung did not infringe its design.

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Samsung Asks Judge To Order A Retrial Against Apple After Complaint Of Jury Misconduct

Samsung Asks Judge To Order A Retrial Against Apple After Complaint Of Jury Misconduct

Is Samsung clutching at straws?

Samsung has asked Judge Lucy Koh to throw out the patent infringement verdict that saw Apple awarded more than $1 billion in damages this summer and order a new trial. The Korean electronics giant claims that the foreman of the jury, 67-year-old Velvin Hogan, is guilty of misconduct after he failed to answer the court’s questions truthfully and did not disclose a potential conflict of interest.

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Samsung Moves To Block iPhone 5 Sales

Samsung Moves To Block iPhone 5 Sales

Who’d have thought it?

We had a sneaking suspicion Samsung would add the iPhone 5 to its patent infringement complaint against Apple shortly after the device made its debut. And the Korean electronics giant has now done exactly that, asking Judge Paul Grewal for permission to include the device in its latest countersuit against Apple.

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Tim Cook To Make Last-Ditch Attempt To Reach Agreement With Samsung CEO Over Telephone

Tim Cook To Make Last-Ditch Attempt To Reach Agreement With Samsung CEO Over Telephone

Tim Cook is hoping to make a last-minute arrangement with Samsung before the jury steps in.

The lengthy Apple vs. Samsung trial is now reaching a close, and this week the jury will make a verdict on who’s guilty of what. But before that happens, Apple CEO Tim Cook is set to make a last-ditch attempt to reach an agreement with Samsung CEO Kwon Oh Hyun over the telephone.

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Apple & Samsung Delay Jury Decisions As They Argue Over Verdict Paperwork [Report]

Apple & Samsung Delay Jury Decisions As They Argue Over Verdict Paperwork [Report]

Apple and Samsung still can’t see eye to eye.

Apple and Samsung have now made their closing arguments against each other in the ongoing patent trial that is now entering week three, but they’re no closer towards seeing eye to eye. Both companies are now pushing for their own version of the jury’s verdict worksheet, which will be used to determine the outcome of the trial.

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