Monday, August 03, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Xiaomi Has Reclaimed Top Spot in China, Huawei Pushes Ahead of Apple
Older Noctua Heatsinks To Support Upcoming Skylake Ptrocessors
Sony's Midrange Xperia C5 Ultra and M5 Smartphones Come With Strong Cameras
Photos of Upcoming Samsung Phablet Appear Online
Lattice Releases First superMHL Solutions for USB Type-C
AUDI AG, BMW Group and Daimler AG To Buy Nokia's HERE Digital Mapping Business
AT&T To Offer Wireless Service And DirecTV's Pay-TV Offerings
Microsoft Sees Growth Beyond The Desktop With Windows 10
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > Mobiles > Motorol...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, October 07, 2010
Motorola Mobility Sues Apple for Patent Infringement


Motorola, just days after being targeted in a patent suit by Microsoft, filed complaints against Apple on Wednesday alleging that the iPhone, iPad and other products infringe its patents.

Motorola's subsidiary, Motorola Mobility, Inc., has filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) alleging that Apple?s iPhone, iPad, iTouch and certain Mac computers infringe Motorola patents. Motorola Mobility also filed patent infringement complaints against Apple in the Northern District of Illinois and the Southern District of Florida.

Overall, Motorola Mobility?s three complaints include 18 patents, which relate to early-stage innovations developed by Motorola in key technology areas found on many of Apple?s core products and associated services, including MobileMe and the App Store. The Motorola patents include wireless communication technologies, such as WCDMA (3G), GPRS, 802.11 and antenna design, and key smartphone technologies including wireless email, proximity sensing, software application management, location-based services and multi-device synchronization.

Motorola Mobility has requested that the ITC commence an investigation into Apple?s use of Motorola?s patents and, among other things, issue an Exclusion Order barring Apple?s importation of infringing products, prohibiting further sales of infringing products that have already been imported, and halting the marketing, advertising, demonstration and warehousing of inventory for distribution and use of such imported products in the United States. In the District Court actions, Motorola Mobility has requested that Apple cease using Motorola?s patented technology and provide compensation for Apple?s past infringement.

Kirk Dailey, corporate vice president of intellectual property at Motorola Mobility, said, "Motorola has innovated and patented throughout every cycle of the telecommunications industry evolution, from Motorola?s invention of the cell phone to its development of premier smartphone products. We have extensively licensed our industry-leading intellectual property portfolio, consisting of tens of thousands of patents in the U.S. and worldwide. After Apple?s late entry into the telecommunications market, we engaged in lengthy negotiations, but Apple has refused to take a license. We had no choice but to file these complaints to halt Apple?s continued infringement. Motorola will continue to take all necessary steps to protect its R&D and intellectual property, which are critical to the company?s business."

Patent lawsuits are a regular occurrence among technology giants and Motorola's complaints against Apple come just days after US software giant Microsoft filed suit against Motorola.

Microsoft on Friday accused Motorola of violating its patents in mobile phones powered by Google's Android operating system.

Apple is currently being sued by Finnish mobile phone giant Nokia for patent infringement and has fired back with a countersuit against Nokia.


Previous
Next
Samsung Now Producing Lowe Power 100 and 200GB Solid State Drives for Enterprise Storage        All News        3D TV Shipments to Approach 50 Million in 2015
Sony Commercializes 16.41 Megapixel Back-Illuminated CMOS Image Sensors for Mobiles     Mobiles News      Samsung Launches High-end Samsung WAVE II Smartphone

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Xiaomi Has Reclaimed Top Spot in China, Huawei Pushes Ahead of Apple
Motorola Unveils New Moto G, Moto X Play and Moto X Style Android Phones
Apple Watch Coming To Best Buy stores
Smartphone Market Posts Year-Over-Year Growth in Q2 2015
Apple Reports Strong iPhone Sales, Watch Sales Still Unknown
Apple App Store, Apple Music Services Partially Down (Updated)
Apple Dominates The Market Of Wearable Bands: Canalys
Motorola Teases With July Event
New Apple iPod Touch Has A Faster Processor, Better Cameras
Apple Pay Launches in The U.K.
FTC To Examine Apple Rules For Streaming Music Rivals
South Korean Display Makers To Provide Flexible Display For Next Apple Watch: analyst

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .