Apple vs the World
Apple is tied up in legal battles with competitors including Motorola, HTC and Samsung over products Steve Jobs felt were derivative of Apple's iconic iDevices. iTnews follows the latest in patent suits in Australian courts and around the world.
Apple loses US sales ban request against Samsung 
By Chris Jager | Dec 18, 2012 | Comment Now 
Injunction quashed by Californian judge.
 
Samsung claims jury foreman in Apple patent case lied 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 5, 2012 | Comment Now 
Wants new trial, ruling thrown out
 
Motorola withdraws patent claims against Apple 
 
Samsung adds iPhone 5 to US lawsuit 
Oct 2, 2012 | Comment Now 
As Galaxy Tab 10.1 allowed for sale.
 
Apple seeks $707m more in Samsung damages 
Sep 24, 2012 | Comment Now 
Wants most products blocked in US.
 
Motorola seeks ban on all current Apple devices 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 21, 2012 | Comment Now 
Samsung to attack iPhone 5.
 
US sale ban on Samsung Galaxy 10.1 upheld 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 19, 2012 | Comment Now 
But may be lifted between injunctions.
 
Apple cleared of Samsung infringement in US 
Sep 17, 2012 | Comment Now 
Preliminary ruling finds no case for four patents.
 
Galaxy S III joins Apple-Samsung battle 
Sep 3, 2012 | Comment Now 
Android phone makers consider other options.
 
Apple lawsuit about 'values', not money 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 27, 2012 | Comment Now 
CEO emails staff after $1bn victory.
 
Apple claims Samsung abused monopoly power in patents battle 
 
Apple and Samsung chiefs urged to talk again 
 
Apple in hot seat as Samsung alleges infringement 
By Dan Levine | Aug 15, 2012 | Comment Now 
Focuses on smartphone features, not 3G.
 
Apple licensed design patents to Microsoft 
By Dan Levine, Edwin Chan | Aug 14, 2012 | Comment Now 
Anti-cloning agreement built in.
 
Apple, Samsung spar over device ads, features 
By Dan Levine, Poornima Gupta | Aug 13, 2012 | Comment Now 
What are patents worth to consumers?
 
Apple, Samsung lawyers engage in 'hot tubbing' 
Aug 7, 2012 | Comment Now 
Aussie case takes weird turn.
 
Apple seeks new orders on Samsung info leak 
By Dan Levine | Aug 3, 2012 | Comment Now 
Wants patents validated in US case.
 
Samsung found iPhone 'easy to copy': Apple 
 
Apple, Samsung prepare last-ditch fight in US 
By Dan Levine, Poornima Gupta | Jul 30, 2012 | Comment Now 
Anticipated court battle begins.
 
Samsung forced to seek new evidence in Aussie Apple suit 
 
Apple claims superiority over Samsung 3G patents 
By Primrose Riordan | Jul 27, 2012 | Comment Now 
Parties argue dictionary definitions in Federal Court.
 
Apple, Samsung fight over patent royalties in US 
By Dan Levine, Poornima Gupta | Jul 27, 2012 | Comment Now 
Samsung chided for deleted emails.
 
Apple demands $2.5b damages from Samsung 
By Jonathan Stempel | Jul 25, 2012 | Comment Now 
Last-ditch arguments before full-blown trial.
 
Court calls for mediation in Samsung-Apple fight 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 24, 2012 | Comment Now 
Three-month long trial begins.
 
Apple ordered to publish Samsung apology in UK 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 19, 2012 | Comment Now 
'iPad is cool' judge balances the scales.
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