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Steve Jobs Threatened Patent Litigation To Enforce ‘No-Hire’ Agreements

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Steve Jobs shakes hands with Eric Schmidt.

Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs threatened Palm CEO Edward Colligan with patent litigation if he did not agree to stop poaching Apple employees, according to a court filing that was made public on Tuesday.

Confidential emails between the pair, along with documents from Adobe and Google, have surfaced in a civil lawsuit that claims a number of major companies in Silicon Valley violated antitrust rules by entering into agreements not to recruit each other’s employees. Five employees are now fighting for class action status and damages for lost wages as a result of the “no-hire” agreements.

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Tim Cook Ordered To Give Deposition In Antitrust Case Over ‘No-Hire’ Agreements

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Apple CEO Tim Cook must provide a deposition in a lawsuit that claims the Cupertino company, along with other major firms in Silicon Valley, violated antitrust rules by entering into an agreement not to recruit each other’s employees. Apple’s lawyer, George Riley, had objected to the order handed out by U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California, on Thursday.

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Judge To Samsung: You Must Show Apple Your Galaxy Sales

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Samsung’s request to keep some of its sales data sealed in an ongoing patent dispute with Apple in the United States has been denied by District Judge Lucy Koh. The Korean electronics giant wanted to keep its figures secret while it appeals an earlier sealing order, but it will now have to disclose the information to Apple.

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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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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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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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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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Judge Instructs Jury That Apple Destroyed Evidence, Just Like Samsung Did

Judge Instructs Jury That Apple Destroyed Evidence, Just Like Samsung Did

Samsung has been handed a lifeline in its trial against Apple.

Judge Lucy Koh has overruled Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal in the ongoing Apple vs. Samsung trial and handed the Korean company a chance to get a better verdict. Rather than providing an adverse interference instruction against Samsung alone over deleted emails — as Judge Grewal ordered — the court will tell the jury exactly the same thing about both companies.

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U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh: Apple’s Lawyers Are “Smoking Crack” In Samsung Case

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh: Apple’s Lawyers Are “Smoking Crack” In Samsung Case

Once again, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh has lost her patience with the lawyers at the Apple vs. Samsung trial. As noted in our ongoing Apple vs. Samsung liveblog, a frustrated Judge Koh asked Apple’s attorneys if they were “smoking crack” after trying to book too many few witnesses for their last few hours of making their case.

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