May 10, 2014
by Kimberly Bennett
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled Friday that programming interfaces in Oracle's Java technology can be protected under US copyright law, allowing Oracle to pursue its legal case against Google. The litigation arose four year ago when Oracle sued Google, alleging its Android ...[read more]
August 8, 2013
by G. Redd
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled Wednesday that the International Trade Commission (ITC) erred while reviewing Apple and Google patents related to the iPhone and Android systems. Specifically, the court held that the ITC applied an inappropriate standard of review ...[read more]
January 2, 2013
by Daniel Mullen
A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of California on Wednesday dismissed a false advertising claim by Apple against Amazon over the use of the term "APP STORE" for the Android device software. While Apple claims that Amazon misused the phrase to solicit developers, Amazon ...[read more]
October 5, 2012
by Michael Haggerson
The Mannheim Regional Court in Germany ruled for Motorola Mobility, a subsidiary of Google, against Microsoft on Friday. This was the fourth decision in a suit between Motorola and Microsoft to be issued this year, all of which were countersuits by Microsoft against claims by Motorola. All of the ...[read more]
August 24, 2012
by Matthew Pomy
The US Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it is shutting down three of the most highly trafficked Android piracy websites. This marks the first time the DOJ has seized website domains involving cell phone apps. The DOJ acted in conjunction with the FBI and Dutch and French agencies. FBI ...[read more]
July 16, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On July 16, 2010, the US International Trade Commission (USITC) ruled that HTC infringed Apple's patents after the company filed a complaint against Apple relating to cell phones using Android operating systems. A year prior, Apple had filed suits against HTC alleging patent infringement in the US ...[read more]
May 7, 2012
by Jaclyn Belczyk
A jury in the US District Court for the Northern District of California failed to reach a conclusion Monday in a copyright dispute between Oracle and Google. Oracle has alleged that Google's use of Java in its Android OS violates Oracle's patents and copyrights, seeking up to $1 billion in ...[read more]
April 3, 2012
by Michael Haggerson
Settlement negotiations between Oracle and Google mediated by the US District Court for the Northern District of California broke down on Friday. The case is now set to head for trial on April 16. Oracle has alleged that Google's use of Java in its Android OS violates Oracle's patents and ...[read more]
October 25, 2010
by Matt Glenn
Digital security company Gemalto announced Monday that it has filed a lawsuit against HTC, Samsung Electronics, Motorola and Google, as well as some of those companies' US subsidiaries, based on the use and sale of the Android operating system and the Dalvik Virtual Machine, which Gemalto claims ...[read more]

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