The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has already issued first Office actions concerning three Apple patents that are being asserted against Samsung in district court and at the ITC (in chronological order, the rubber-banding ’381 patent, the “Steve Jobs” ’949 touchscreen heuristics patent, and the pinch-to-zoom API patent). But those are far from [...]
If you’re not already sick of the never-ending smartphone patent wars then here’s some more lawsuit shenanigans for you to sink your teeth in to.
Apple must make Schiller availabe for deposition by Monday. Apple executive Phil Schiller will have to provide further testimony to lawyers for Samsung Electronics as part of the appeal proceedings related to their big patent infringement case, a California court ordered Thursday. The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Monday ordered [...]