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Apple files patent for crumb and dust-resistant MacBook keyboard

Apple files patent for crumb and dust-resistant MacBook keyboard

The design could resolve the issue of dust and dirt getting lodged in the gaps.

Mar 11, 2018, 19:58 PM IST
Apple files patent for foldable iPhone: Report

Apple files patent for foldable iPhone: Report

The foldable iPhone panel production could start from 2020.

Nov 25, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
Apple wins iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus patent case in China

Apple wins iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus patent case in China

The disputes were over the exterior design of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models, which Shenzhen Baili claimed were a copy of their 100C smartphones.

Mar 27, 2017, 12:29 PM IST
Apple loses patent retrial to VirnetX, owes $302.4 million

Apple loses patent retrial to VirnetX, owes $302.4 million

A federal jury in Texas on Friday night ordered Apple Inc to pay more than $302 million in damages for using VirnetX Holding Corp`s patented internet security technology without permission in features including its FaceTime video conferencing application.

Oct 01, 2016, 12:12 PM IST
Apple wins patent trial against Pendrell subsidiary

Apple wins patent trial against Pendrell subsidiary

A U.S. jury on Friday found Apple Inc (AAPL.O) did not infringe five antipiracy patents owned by a Pendrell Corp (PCO.O) subsidiary at trial in a Texas federal court.

Nov 23, 2015, 11:49 AM IST
Apple patents a fuel cell to power cell phones for weeks

Apple patents a fuel cell to power cell phones for weeks

Apple Inc has been awarded a patent for a 'fuel cell system' that would replace the clunky, toxic batteries found in its Macbooks with cells that have the potential to last 'days or even weeks.'

Sep 08, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

Apple ordered to pay $533 million for patent infringement

Apple Inc has been ordered to pay $532.9 million after a federal jury found its iTunes software infringed three patents owned by Texas-based patent licensing company Smartflash LLC.

Feb 25, 2015, 12:10 PM IST

Apple patents tech that rotates phone mid-air to break fall

The phone will be able to detect that it is rapidly falling downwards and identify its distance and angle from the ground.

Dec 03, 2014, 19:54 PM IST

Apple loses latest bid to block e-books antitrust monitor

The case is U.S. v. Apple, 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, No. 14-60.

Feb 11, 2014, 10:27 AM IST

Apple loses bid to block antitrust monitorship

Apple Inc lost a bid on Monday to block an antitrust monitor appointed after a judge`s finding that the company conspired to fix e-book prices.

Jan 14, 2014, 11:16 AM IST

Mysterious Steve Jobs emails hang over Apple trial

The late Steve Jobs has taken centre stage in the latest twist in the Apple antitrust trial on ebooks.

Jun 18, 2013, 09:38 AM IST

Apple loses ‘slide-to-unlock’ patent protection in Germany

All of Apple's claims for the method of unlocking the screensaver by pushing a slider-button across the screen to the right have been invalidated.

Apr 06, 2013, 11:05 AM IST

Apple patents ‘button free, wraparound’ 3D display iPhone design

Their functions would be performed by touch gestures bringing up software-based controls on the wraparound screen.

Mar 30, 2013, 10:38 AM IST

US Judge dismisses Apple’s lawsuit against Google-owned Motorola

A judge in the US has reportedly dismissed a lawsuit by Apple against Google-owned Motorola Mobility, over alleged patent abuse.

Nov 06, 2012, 11:07 AM IST

UK court tells Apple to re-write Samsung statement on its website

The court has also asked Apple to place it more prominently on its homepage.

Nov 02, 2012, 09:48 AM IST

Apple did not violate Samsung patents: US judge

Apple and Samsung have taken their bruising patent disputes to some 10 countries.

Sep 15, 2012, 13:00 PM IST

Apple wins patent case against Motorola

Apple Inc has won its lawsuit against Google-owned IT company Motorola over patents on the design of smartphones and tablets.

Sep 14, 2012, 11:02 AM IST

Dutch court orders Apple to pay Samsung damages over patent infringement

A Netherlands court has ordered Apple to pay damages to rival Samsung for infringing a patent held by the Korean mobile maker.

Jun 21, 2012, 12:28 PM IST

Apple Inc grilled in Google Smartphone case

Apple Inc was on Wednesday grilled by a US Federal Judge for the company’s bid for a sanction against Google Inc's Motorola Mobility unit.

Jun 21, 2012, 10:09 AM IST