A roundup of Apple lawsuits in January 2013


A roundup of Apple lawsuits in January 2013

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Apple lawsuits for the month of January 2013 had the ever present patent lawsuits and many rulings in the Apple vs. Samsung case.

  • Apple’s false advertising claim it brought against Amazon’s App Store has been dismissed, with the judge citing lack of proof of confusion as the reason for the dismissal.

  • The California Supreme Court decided that Apple and other online retailers didn’t break California law by asking people to provide their address and phone number before they used credit cards to make payments.

  • Samsung has been ordered to reveal sales figures, as opposed to how many units were shipped, to determine how much Samsung will have to pay Apple in damages.

  • Adaptix, a patent troll from Delaware, filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple’s iPhone 5 and iPad mini over two 4G patents.

  • Russian Railways sued Apple over trademark infringement due to its logo being used in Railway Tarif, a third-party app that allows users to track cargo delivery costs and times in Russia. Russian Railways is seeking up to $65,000 as compensation.

  • British Telecom sold one of their patents, entitled Mobile Radio Handover Initiation Determination, to Steelhead Licensing who is using it to sue Apple, Sprint Nextel, RIM, and Motorola.

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Simply put. If your law firm get hired by Apple, you’ve hit the jackpot.


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